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Steam reviews become a battleground following PewDiePie controversy

The Next Web Wednesday, 13 September 2017 ()
Steam reviews become a battleground following PewDiePie controversyRecently, we talked about Campo Santo, the studio behind adventure game Firewatch, and its campaign against foul-mouthed YouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg. A studio official announced his intention to have Kjellberg’s footage of their game removed and called on other studios to treat him the same. Now Kjellberg’s supporters are striking back by going after Firewatch‘s review page. It’s called “review bombing,” and it’s the practice of spamming a game with negative reviews to force its overall rating down. All you need to do is glance at the Firewatch Steam page to find the reviews from people who have a few words for…

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