This is a list of video games considered controversial. They include games that have earned controversies for violence , sexual content , LGBT themes , racism and review bombing from fans. Some of the video games on this list have been banned or regionally censored. Activision later removed the Favela multiplayer map from Modern Warfare 2 following complaints from Muslim gamers, which shows picture frames on the second floor bathroom of one building within Favela.
The inclusion of sex and nudity in video games has been controversial since the early days of the video game industry. While many video games have used scantily clad images or characters to sell or enhance games, some go further, using sex acts or nudity as a character motivation that is, the reason for a character's behaviors and actions , in-game reward, or simply as a gameplay element. These games originate worldwide, on most platforms and can be of any video game genre. While releases in Europe and North America have been sporadic and often unlicensed, Japan has seen the emergence of a pornographic video game subgenre— eroge , first appearing on the NEC PC computer platform in the s.
In , Japan's Koei , founded by husband-and-wife team Yoichi and Keiko Erikawa and later known for strategy video games , released the first erotic computer game with sexually explicit graphics, Night Life ,  an early graphic adventure game  for the NEC PC That same year, Koei released another erotic title, Danchi Tsuma no Yuwaku Seduction of the Condominium Wife ,  which was an early role-playing   adventure game with colour graphics, owing to the eight-color palette of the NEC PC computer. It became a hit, helping Koei become a major software company.
BoneTown is an adult action-adventure video game developed and published by American studio D-Dub Software , released for Microsoft Windows on November 12, The game follows the player as he completes missions and has sex with various women. BoneTown is an adult video game , in that it is sexually explicit in nature. The premise of the game is that as the player completes more missions, his testicles become larger; the player is able to have sex with more attractive women as they become thinner.