The sex game House Party, which has gained popularity among Youtubers and Streamers, was removed from Steam yesterday due to “pornographic content.”
The early access game bills itself as a raunchy sandbox in the style of the ’90s game Leisure Suit Larry. You play as a male party-goer who can “pick up chicks, get insulted, and make friends,” according to the trailer below.
While games with explicit nudity and sex are not banned from Steam (as seen by titles like The Witcher 3, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and Conan Exiles), Valve does forbid the sale of “pornography” on its platform.
According to the developer, Valve — the company behind Steam — sent a statement over to Eek! Games citing “a number of complaints about your title, House Party, with claim that it contains pornographic content. After investigating this, it does appear that your title is pornography.” Read more…
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