Over the years, some video games have gotten banned in countries all over the world, and this actually had to do with the usual culprits: violence and sex, with overzealous censors wanting to protect the youth from the supposedly corrupting influence of a certain video game.
But there are other reasons as well, like security concerns and even national pride that have gotten video games banned in certain countries. And without further ado, here follows a list of 10 video games that got banned in some of the world’s countries.
1. Pokémon Go (Iran)
And apparently the Iranian government saw Pokémon Go more as a threat than a harmless pastime as the country’s censors decided to ban the game citing “security concerns”, in a move that many would consider an overreaction, as Niantic’s game has been mostly a joyful experience for people around the world to date.