While this might otherwise be just another day, this particular release is special.
X-rated gaming is here and it’s growing fast
These usually involve a person taking control of a character in a fairly linear story-line, with the main aim being to romance and have sex with one or many sexual partners. While game-play and polish vary on these titles, the obvious draw is the X-rated content within. Until earlier this year, it was possible to find various different kinds of adult games on Steam.
Images courtesy: Dharker Studios. Then, back in May, Valve had a change of heart and began taking down adult games on the platform.
Visual novel makers especially were miffed. They said their content was erotic yes but not outright pornographic, and many of them had taken great pains to run everything by Valve representatives.
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Not just existing titles, even new ones at the time began getting held up before approval by Valve. All while the company failed to address the issue and provide any clarity on what their guidelines really were.
Eventually, many developers began releasing their content with black censor bars on explicit imagery to get it on Steam. They they directed users to external sources where they could download a patch to disable the censorship. Finally though, it seems erotic game developers can breathe a little easier and probably their fans too. The main draw of these types of games is obviously the chance to see characters like this naked.
However, Negligee is still the first game to be approved since, as the company has been working on a compromise. That involves setting up a filter system for adult content, so parents have some control over the listings their kids see.
Now some of you might be asking, why do we need to have adult games even available on Steam? The platform is for playing, not porn right? Well, the simple answer is no. In fact, Steam's move is a step in the right direction for major corporations, that of allowing a freedom of expression while also providing adequate content warnings.
The first official " percent uncensored" adult game is launching to pc game platform steam
Then, you have to read a detailed description of the explicit content therein before seeing the actual listing or buy button. Videos News India.
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NEWS 2 years ago. A troubled past Until earlier this year, it was possible to find various different kinds of adult games on Steam. Images courtesy: Dharker Studios Then, back in May, Valve had a change of heart and began taking down adult games on the platform.
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