Banned video games
This is a list of video games that had been censored or banned by governments of various states in the world. Governments have been criticized for banning games for many reasons, including, but not li...
Censorship in Australia
Censorship in Australia is called classification and material though technically being given an advisory rating can officially be Refused Classification which results in the material being banned. The...
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Video gaming in Australia
The video game industry in Australia is worth $1.1 billion annually as of 2014. There are 11.1 million gamers in Australia and 56% of them spend money on games. Australia is ranked 13th in the world i...
Video gaming in Australia - Wikipedia
Video gaming in the People's Republic of China
Video games in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is a massive industry and pastime that includes the production, sale, import/export, and playing of video games. The landscape of the topic is stron...
Censorship in the People's Republic of China
Censorship in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is implemented or mandated by the PRC's ruling party, the Communist Party of China (CPC). Notable censored subjects include but are not limited to, d...
Censorship in Cuba
Censorship in Cuba is the most intense in the western hemisphere. It has been reported on extensively and resulted in European Union sanctions from 2003 to 2008 as well as statements of protest from g...
Greek electronic game ban
In 2002 the Greek government, ostensibly in an attempt to fight illegal gambling, passed the ambiguous and controversial law 3037/2002 which effectively banned all electronic games in public places. T...
Censorship in Iran
Censorship in Iran is the limiting or suppressing of the publishing, dissemination, and viewing of certain information in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The majority of such censorship is implemented o...
Video gaming in the Republic of Ireland
Video game development in the Republic of Ireland is a major growth industry with the national government trying to encourage investment via tax breaks.Manhunt 2 was the first video game banned in Ire...
Video gaming in Japan
Video gaming is a major industry in Japan. Japanese game development is often identified with the golden age of video games, including Nintendo under Shigeru Miyamoto and Hiroshi Yamauchi, Sega during...
Video gaming in South Korea
In South Korea, video games are considered to be a major social activity, with most of the games being cooperative or competitive. Locally developed Role-playing games, MMORPG and Mobile games have pr...
Video gaming in the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is Europe's largest video game market and the third largest in the world, with sales totaling $6 billion in 2008. In 2009, the profits of Britain's video game industry exceeded thos...
History of Eastern role-playing video games
Eastern role-playing video games are role-playing video games developed in East Asia, including Japan, and, to a lesser extent, South Korea and China.
While the Japanese video game industry has lo...
History of Eastern role-playing video games - Wikipedia
Game sweatshop
Gold farming is playing a massively multiplayer online game to acquire in-game currency that other players purchase in exchange for real-world money. People in several developing nations have held fu...
Internet censorship in Iran
Internet censorship in Iran has been increasing. In the first few years of the 21st century, Iran experienced a great surge in Internet usage, and, with 20 million people on the Internet, currently ha...
Internet censorship circumvention
Internet censorship circumvention describes various processes used by Internet users to bypass the technical aspects of Internet filtering and gain access to otherwise censored material.Circumvention ...
Media of Iran
The Media of Iran are privately and publicly owned but is subject to censorship. A special court has authority to monitor the print media and may suspend publication or revoke the licenses of papers o...
History of massively multiplayer online games
The history of massively multiplayer online games spans over thirty years and hundreds of massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) titles. The origin and influence on MMO games stems from MUDs, Dung...
History of massively multiplayer online games - Wikipedia
Human rights in Cuba
Human rights in Cuba are under the scrutiny of Human Rights Watch, who accuse the Cuban government of systematic human rights abuses, including arbitrary imprisonment, unfair trials, and extrajudicial...
Telecommunications in Cuba
Telecommunications in Cuba consists mainly of NTSC analog television, analog radio, telephony, AMPS, D-AMPS, and GSM mobile telephony, and the Internet. Telephone service is provided through ETECSA (T...
Internet in Cuba
The Internet in Cuba is among the most tightly controlled in the world. It is characterized by a low number of connections, limited bandwidth, censorship, and high cost. The Internet in Cuba stagnated...
Internet in Cuba - Wikipedia
Communications in Cuba
Telecommunications in Cuba consists mainly of NTSC analog television, analog radio, telephony, AMPS, D-AMPS, and GSM mobile telephony, and the Internet. Telephone service is provided through ETECSA (T...
Media of Cuba
The Cuban government and Communist Party of Cuba (Partido Comunista de Cuba—PCC) strictly censor news, information, and commentary and restrict dissemination of foreign publications to tourist hotels....
Cuban law
The substantive and procedural laws of Cuba were later based on the Spanish Civil laws and were influenced by the principles of Marxism-Leninism after that philosophy became the guiding force of gover...
Television in the People's Republic of China
The television industry in China includes high-tech program production, transmission and coverage. China Central Television is China's largest and most powerful national television station. By the 198...
List of banned films
For nearly the entire history of film production, certain films have been banned by film censorship or review organizations for political or moral reasons. Censorship standards vary widely by country...