Controversy

Coronavirus Attack: The Steam Game Sparking Outrage

Coronavirus Attack is a new Steam title that contains politically motivated content and racist undertones, sparking controversy throughout the gaming community. With elements that can be assumed to be targeted at China, it's clear this game is not he...

Cooking Mama Cookstar Removed from eShop

Cooking Mama Cookstar Removed from eShop over Legal Battle

The new entry in the Cooking Mama franchise was removed last week. Since then, rumors have abounded as to why. The game's developers recently cleared up a few theories and have explained the true story of Cooking Mama Cookstar. Cooking Mama Cookstar ...

Blizzard Stock Fall

Activision Blizzard’s stock takes mild fall following Pro Player ban

Sometimes controversial decisions cause major consequences. Activision Blizzard stock falls in what seems to be a direct response from the community after they banned a Hong Kong player due to a repeated political statement. Following yesterday’...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #67

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week we have plenty of news for you regarding Cybe...

Night in the Woods Developer Passes Away Following Rape Allegations

One of the creators of Night in the Woods has passed away after being accused of rape by Zoe Quinn, a developer who first rose to prominence during the Gamergate controversy. Holowka’s sister states that he had been struggling with severe depression ...

Skyrim Composer Calls Rape Allegations “Outrageous”

Legendary composer Jeremy Soule has finally weighed in on his numerous sexual assault accusations. He flatly denies the first claim that he raped a co-worker at a development studio, while in regards to a new accusation that he sent an inappropriate ...

Skyrim Composer Accused of Rape and Abuse

Another prominent industry figure is embroiled in controversy. Jeremy Soule, renowned composer of the Elder Scrolls series, has been accused of rape by Nathalie Lawhead, an award-winning independent game designer. Lawhead claims that Soule raped, man...

Chinese Breath of the Wild Ripoff Sparks Outrage Among Fans

A new Chinese RPG is taking plenty of "inspiration" from Breath of the Wild. At ChinaJoy 2019, Sony revealed a new RPG called Genshin Impact. Many fans immediately lashed out at this title, calling it a shameless Breath of the Wild ripoff. The Chines...

Fire Emblem: Three Houses VA Credit Removed, Recast After Abuse Allegations

Fire Emblem: Three Houses has only released today, but it already has a major controversy on its hand. The voice actor of its male protagonist has been embroiled in criticism following multiple allegations of abuse, breaking NDA, and other poor behav...