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Steam Video Games Promote Rape Myths, Sexual Violence in Our #MeToo Culture

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has identified some in the video game industry as perpetuating rape culture and rape myths. In July NCOSE reached out to Steam, a video game distribution platform and one of the most egregious culprits, asking the company to remove sexually exploitive games. After NCOSE’s complaint, Steam added black […]

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Issue: Sexual Violence

Statement: Why Are Rape-Themed Video Games Being Sold in the Age of #MeToo?

Washington, DC – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has identified some in the video game industry as perpetuating rape culture and rape myths. In July NCOSE reached out to Steam, a video game distribution platform and one of the most egregious culprits, asking the company to remove sexually exploitive games. After NCOSE’s complaint, Steam added […]

Videogame Company Tries to Block Concerns about Pornographic, Sexually Coercive Games

Steam, a popular videogame distribution platform that could be likened to the ‘Walmart of online videogame distribution,’ is selling games that normalize and promote sexual coercion and exploitation. These games, House Party and Porno Studio Tycoon, are easily available to an estimated 35 million children who buy videogames off of Steam. Background Information About Steam: […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

This New Popular Video Game Didn’t Disclose Its Sexualized Content

After three years of anticipation, the wait is officially over for the latest Call of Duty: Black Ops. This recent release, which can be played on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One, is sure to be at the top of many teens’ Christmas lists this season and has received mostly […]

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