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Communist Vietnam bans “Abominable” film over South China Sea map; promises to be “more vigorous in censorship”

The communist government of Vietnam has pulled the family-friendly animated movie “Abominable” from theaters nationwide. Why? The movie has a scene which shows a map that the government doesn’t like. What’s the big deal? The map as shown includes a feature which has come to be known as the “nine-dash-line,” which demarcates the territorial claims of China in the resource-rich

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Australia banned 4 games in August, and you probably didn’t even notice

Australia sure is taking its history as a prison colony seriously, as those in charge simply can’t trust their adult population with video games featuring sex, violence or drug use. Even after introducing an R18+ rating in 2013, Australia has still banned a significant number of video games, and the Aussie ban hammer has been very busy as of late..

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The Japanese version of “Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore” could be censored, too

We reported last week that the Switch remake of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE appears to be censored based on its reveal trailer from last week’s Nintendo Direct. However, information has started to surface which suggests that not only could the western release be affected, but the Japanese version could very well be censored, too. According to Sankaku Complex, the Tokyo

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Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is coming to Nintendo Switch- and it’s still censored

One of the big reveals during Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct presentation was an updated port of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, Atlus’ mashup of Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem originally released for the Wii U in 2015. This time titled Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore, the Switch version will include new story segments and an all-new song. However, if the game’s

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Square Enix has censored ”Final Fantasy 8 Remastered”

It looks as though Square Enix’s upcoming remaster of Final Fantasy VIII will indeed be censored. Japanese outlet Dengeki Online recently posted several screenshots of the new version on PS4, and as you can see from the comparison images below (provided by Hiecchi), the Siren enemy character model in Final Fantasy VIII Remastered has additional feathers placed on her waist

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We asked gay icon Jack McFarland: What exactly is “Ogay”?

Last week, Ion Fury developer Voidpoint apologized after individuals from Reset Era criticized content in the game that they found offensive, including an image of a personal skincare bottle jokingly labeled “Ogay” (an “Olay” pun, in case you needed it spelled out). After the complaints surfaced, Voidpoint announced that they would donate $10,000 to The Trevor Project (an LGBT anti-suicide

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Visual novel “Raspberry Cube” now the 30th PS4 product to be censored by Sony; Switch version remains unaltered

The Japanese website Switchsoku has revealed that iMel’s upcoming visual novel Raspberry Cube is censored on PS4, while the Nintendo Switch version remains intact. According to Raspberry Cube‘s official product listing, the changes are significant enough for the PS4 version to receive a CERO C (15+) age rating while the Switch version has a CERO D (17+). So what was

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