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Rocket League reaches 34m players worldwide

Rocket League just debuted a new banning system to make sure it’s a harassment-free place,” creator Psyonix just revealed. This follows the developer’s announcement that Rocket League has just reached an impressive 34m players worldwide. Announced by Rocket League’s community manager Devin Connors in a blog post, the new ban …

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EA blocks Origin in Myanmar but promises to try and fix the issue

Over the weekend a Reddit user kicked up a fuss when they discovered they couldn’t access Origin games in Myanmar, but EA has said it plans to reverse this country ban. The Reddit thread explained that when anyone located in Myanmar tried to access EA’s PC distribution service they were …

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From Software is investigating alleged unfair Dark Souls 3 bans

A number of players claim to have been wrongly banned from the online component of Dark Souls 3. From Software has since the days of the original Dark Souls struggled with policing the series’ community. Historically players who are deemed to have cheated in any way are pooled off into …

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Bethesda successfully appeals German Fallout 3 ban

Having been banned in 2009, Bethesda has successfully overturned Fallout 3’s German ban. IGN reports that Bethesda "initiated a difficult and rarely-successful trial" with the Federal Department for Media Harmful to Minors (BPjM) to de-list the title ahead of the end of its statutory ten year sentence. Doing so would …

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Australia has banned 220 games in the last four months

Over four times as many games have been banned in Australia in the last four months as were banned in the entirety of the period between 1994-2014. ABC reports that around 220 games have been banned since March, the majority of which are mobile titles. By contrast only 50 titles …

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Turkey wants to ban Minecraft after government investigation decides it IS too violent

Minecraft could actually be banned in Turkey after a government investigation concluded that the game is excessively violent. The country’s family and social policies minister Aysenur Islam last month ordered an investigation into the game to assess its suitability for children. Although one would hope that the ministry at least …

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Super Smash Bros 3DS players hit with 136-year online ban

71,582,030 minutes – that’s the length of an online ban being sent out to some players of Super Smash Bros on 3DS. A handful of Reddit users have received the – presumably erroneous – ban as punishment for what the platform holder has deemed to be overtly aggressive targeting of …

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