In video games, it is possible to include items that will not be welcomed by some countries or communities. It is not known whether the game developers do this on purpose, although sometimes the opposite is true. The last example of this occurred in the game Life is Strange: True Colors and Chinese players quite angry.
The game Life is Strange: True Colors takes place in the city of Haven Springs, and the Tibetan flag was seen at the entrance of a shop called Treasures of Tibet in the city. The aforementioned flag symbolizes the Tibetan freedom movement and Banned in China. This naturally led to Chinese players making complaints on Steam.
‘Tibet is part of China’
Although the rating of the game based on user ratings is Very Positive, the majority of the negative reviews of the game are for Chinese players. In one of the negative reviews “ The game contains elements of Tibetan independence and this implies the partition of China. ” is included in the words, while in another “ Tibet is a part of China.”.
A similar situation occurred in the game called Devotion. chinese players, Comparing Chinese leader Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh gave a much larger mirror than Life is Strange for the game that referenced a ‘meme’.