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Activision Bans Top Call of Duty Streamer From $100,000 Tournament Over Marriage Prank

Activision hosted a Call of Duty tournament this weekend, and the top competitive player was noticeably absent from the lineup. In a now-deleted tweet, Doug “Censor” Martin revealed that the publisher had banned him for competing in Fortune’s Keep, citing that he had “harassed [Nadia Amine].” The ruling likely refers to a recent incident where Martin streamed a fake marriage proposal to her.

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Activision Bans Top Call of Duty Twitch Streamer From $100,000 Tourney Over Marriage Prank

Activision hosted a Call of Duty tournament this weekend, and the top competitive player was noticeably absent from the lineup. In a now-deleted tweet, Doug “Censor” Martin revealed that the publisher had banned him for competing in Fortune’s Keep, citing that he had “harassed [Nadia Amine].” The ruling likely refers to a recent incident where Martin streamed a fake marriage proposal to her.

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Elden Ring Twitch Streamer’s Drawing Tablet Run Is Getting Ridiculous

Another day, another Elden Ring challenge run. Since FromSoftware’s massively popular Soulslike dropped on February 25, Tarnished the world over have tackled the game in some absolutely nutty ways. But while beating it with a single hand and playing it with a harp are impressive, Twitch streamer Luality has been taking it to a whole new level lately by attempting to finish Elden Ring with a freakin’ drawing tablet.

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The Best Sex Games On Steam, According To OnlyFans Creators

If Steam’s huge list of sex games is a gated, glistening community pool, I am the discarded, embarrassing flamingo float, doomed to skim the surface for all eternity. I make attempts to dive in—I look at each 2D succubus thumbnail carefully and determine whether or not demon porn is against my core values. I carefully consider “about” sections, which explain in didactic detail why this game’s anime girlfriend with big tits is better than that game’s anime girlfriend with big tits. I nod my head and pretend to understand where to start with all this, how to evade everything titled…

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Twitch Pulls Shooting Vid Quickly, But Facebook And Streamable Reuploads Reached Millions

Amazon-owned streaming platform Twitch said it removed a livestream of a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York over the weekend within two minutes of it going live. But that response time was not enough to stop recordings of the footage from spreading to other online platforms, like Facebook, where links to the heinous act remained accessible for hours. This once again raises questions about how much social media companies are really invested in moderating harmful content.

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Another PlayStation ‘Console Exclusive’ Comes To Xbox

At this point, it’s fair to assume that any proclamations of “console exclusivity” should be taken with an entire deer lick of salt. The PlayStation 5 launch title Bugsnax comes out on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S on April 28, as part of the Game Pass library, developer Young Horses announced. It’s also getting a release on Nintendo Switch. Oh, and it’s getting a free expansion. Bugsnax, an adventure game about exploring an island of anthropomorphic snacks, first made waves at E3 2020 due to that contagiously catchy tune from Kero Kero Bonito in its trailer. Folks may have…

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Twitch Pauses ‘Boost’ Feature After Porn Sneaks Onto Front Page

Twitch just can’t seem to scrub porn off its platform. Thanks to the “Boost This Stream” feature the Amazon-owned company introduced last October, viewers are paying to promote, or “boost,” sexually explicit content onto the platform’s front page. Unsurprisingly, Twitch has paused the boosting feature indefinitely.

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EA Cancels Its Big Summer Event

First kicking off in 2016, Electronic Arts has traditionally used the week of E3 in early June to hold its own EA Play Live event, during which the publisher would make many of its biggest announcements for the year. That’s coming to an end in 2022. EA has decided to cancel this year’s event, in favour of what sounds like holding smaller showcases focused on each new and upcoming game individually. In a statement sent to IGN, the publisher says: We love EA Play Live as it’s our way of connecting with our players and sharing what’s new with all…

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Hearthstone Streamer Swatted Live On Twitch

Twitch streamer Alexandra “Alliestrasza” Macpherson, a prominent Hearthstone player and a member of esports organization Fade 2 Karma, was arrested on February 9. But it wasn’t her fault. She was swatted while playing the collectible card game live on stream, with police showing up fully strapped and ready to take down whatever threat was lurking in her home.