Twitch Users Try Bootlegging Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight, Get Banned

Twitch exists for gaming content. Sure, you can find other stuff on there—music has been gaining more of a presence of late—but it’s still primarily a place to play or watch games. So it’s probably not a surprise to hear that trying to illegally stream a boxing match is considered a big no-no. » 5/03/15 12:21am 5/03/15 12:21am

Game Developers Can Now Ban Steam Users

In a move that’s bound to yield some very interesting results, Valve just announced that it was changing the way it administers bans on its ridiculously popular gaming service Steam. Rather than adjudicating the entire process on its own, the company is effectively handing over power to individual game developers. » 4/30/15 11:20am 4/30/15 11:20am

Game Bans: Misinterpreting the Gaming Experience

People like banning things — books and films have been dealing with this issue for quite a long time, and the banning of games is no different. We watch the decisions of approval and censorship boards, waiting to see what will slip past, what will receive a de facto ban, and what will be banned outright. Vancouver… » 9/14/08 4:30pm 9/14/08 4:30pm