Nintendo has reportedly carried out extra restrictive measures to crack down on grownup content material on the Switch eShop.
According to writer Gamuzumi, who specialize in “mature (LEWD) titles” like Beauty Bounce and Elves Fantasy Hentai Puzzle, the corporate’s newest recreation, Hot Tentacles Shooter, has been rejected by Nintendo following an alleged change of coverage.
In a Twitter thread, the writer claimed: “We received an answer from Nintendo and now we have a confirmation that they do not allow uncensored boobs on their consoles now.”
They added: “Basically obscene content material may injury the model and infringe its insurance policies. This implies that now all video games with boobs nudity ought to be censored and that’s why our recreation (Hot Tentacles Shoot) was rejected within the first place.
So, the unhealthy information first:
We obtained a solution from Nintendo and now we now have a affirmation that they don’t enable uncensored boobs on their consoles now.
— Gamuzumi (@gamuzumi) September 30, 2022
“Also, our recently announced game, Elves Christmas Hentai Puzzle, was also rejected due to having nudity.”
“It’s a shame that now, all consoles have restrictions about nudity content, this probably will affect not only our games but also games from other publishers/devs,” added Gamuzumi.
Hot Tentacles Shooter has been out there on Steam and the PlayStation retailer since September 9, described as a “shoot’em arcade up with an irresistible strongly ecchi vibe”. An outline reads: “Free 20 beautiful girls from the clutches of big tentacles.”
Nintendo has beforehand authorised plenty of grownup video games on the eShop, together with Elves Fantasy Hentai Puzzle, Hentai vs. Evil and Hentai Uni, described as a “puzzle game that can be played with one hand”.
Back in 2019, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa stated (through Censored Gaming) the corporate was towards making use of censorship restrictions independently exterior of third-party ranking techniques. “If platform-holding companies choose arbitrarily, the diversity and fairness in game software would be significantly inhibited,” Furukawa stated.