EA Sports removes Kareem Hunt from Madden NFL 19 video game

EA Sports, the developer for the Madden franchise, have decided to remove former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt from the Madden NFL 19 video game in the wake of the scandal the player has been embroiled in. They removed Hunt from their online rosters, offline rosters, and the Ultimate Team game mode in […]

Square Enix removes three mobile games in Belgium after loot box ban

Square Enix will no longer offer three of its mobile games in Belgium after the country banned loot boxes this year. You’ll no longer be able to pick up Mobius Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts Union X or Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia in the nation. The publisher said in a statement in the games it’s […]

‘Explain this censorship’: Facebook removes Guardian writer’s video on British colonial crimes

Guardian columnist George Monbiot is the latest to decry Facebook’s increased censorship after a video he made, on the crimes of European colonialism, was taken down by the tech giant. In his tweet, following the removal of the video Monbiot wrote: “Here’s our video about the airbrushing of colonial history, that @facebook has gone and […]

OnePlus ignores its own user polling, removes headphone jack on OnePlus 6T

给江小夏的第一千零一封信 OnePlus is working on a followup to the OnePlus 6, the OnePlus 6T. The company’s latest smartphone should launch sometime in October, and until then we’re getting a slow, continual drip of information on the device. The latest news is not so great. The company has revealed that it’s dumping the headphone jack on […]

Handicapped kid removes prosthetic legs to win street fight (VIDEO)

A video shared by UFC Heavyweight Derrick Lewis shows a handicapped boy remove both of his prosthetic legs, before unleashing the mother of all MMA beatdowns on his opponent in a street brawl. In the video, the handicapped boy appears to have the measure of his tall but cagey opponent. Halfway through the fight he […]

Amazon removes Nazi and white supremacist listings

Amazon’s policy prohibits the sale of racist and ‘hatred-glorifying’ goods, but a couple of watchdog groups recently found Nazi and white supremacist products sold on the platform. Those products include jewelry adorned with Nazi swastikas and even a children’s book normalizing racist beliefs written by George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party. Now […]

Spotify removes some Alex Jones podcast episodes for “hate content”

Enlarge / Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. (credit: Sean P. Anderson / Wikimedia Commons) Spotify has removed episodes of InfoWars host Alex Jones’ podcast from its streaming service, according to multiple reports. The music streaming company deleted an unspecified number of The Alex Jones Show episodes for violating its hate content policy. “We take reports of […]

Valve removes game purchases from Steam Link’s iOS beta

Apple and Valve have been at an impasse for weeks over the release of Steam Link for iOS, but it looks like they might be closer to an arrangement… if not necessarily the one you’d hope for. TouchArcade has discovered that the latest beta test for Steam Link’s iOS edition removes purchasing from within the […]

Facebook removes Pages of two groups run by Richard Spencer

Earlier this week, during his testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Mark Zuckerberg responded to a question from Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) about hate groups by saying, “We do not allow hate groups on Facebook, overall. So, if there’s a group that their primary purpose or a large part of what they do […]