Nearly 180 games axed from Steam in last month

Nearly 180 games axed from Steam in last month

Since the start of September, just under 180 releases have been dropped from Steam.

That's according to PCGamer, which counts 179 titles being pulled from Valve's storefront due to being those 'straight up trolling' games the company referred to when it opened up the Steam platform earlier this year.

Titles pulled the marketplace include Boobs Battleground, Putin, Boobs and Trumps, Home Alone Girlfriend, Big Dick, Make Borders Great Again and Dad's co-worker.

Oh, there are also seven games featuring 'hentai' in their name.

You can keep track of these banned apps right here

Over the years, Valve has made its Steam platform more open. This started with Greenlight in 2012, Greenlight last year and culminated in the company totally opening up the storefront earlier this year. In short, anything goes except it is illegal or is 'straight-up trolling'. What that actually means has been left up for debate largely. 

This slow opening of the platform can be traced back to Minecraft's success

Editor - PC Games Insider

Alex Calvin launched in August 2017 and has been its editor since. Prior to this, he was deputy editor at UK based games trade paper MCV and content editor for marketing and events for London Games Festival 2017. His work has also appeared in Eurogamer, The Observer, Kotaku UK, Esquire UK and Develop.


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