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Death threats against Gabe Newell resulted in game deletion - A News for Steam

An indie developer by the name of Mike Maulbeck recently released his game named Paranautical Activity. However, the guys at Valve did a little mistake and the game was marked as early access, while actually being a complete product. The developer turned out to be anything but cold-blooded, and started being hateful on Twitter: ["ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME STEAM? WE JUST RELEASED OUT OF EARLY ACCESS AND THIS IS OUR FRONT PAGE BANNER?"](https://twitter.com/SpooderW/status/524213797805125632 "") ["First they force me to delay the game because I can't release on weekends, now this. Steam is the most incompetent piece of fucking shit."](https://twitter.com/SpooderW/status/524213891229052928 "") ["fucking steam is just fucking taking money out of my pocket. misinforming people that my game is in fucking early access."](https://twitter.com/SpooderW/status/524217374116179968 "") Then came the death threat. ![](http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--tiD1S9BY--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/itqfpqhpgxpwsll0geqw.jpg "") Even though Mike soon removed the offensive tweet, there was more than enough time for it to spread. As a result, Valve removed the game from Steam. ["Welp. PA no longer on steam. I'm done making videogames now. It sucked while it lasted."](https://twitter.com/SpooderW/status/524327596939440128 "") (there should be Phil Fish awards for these kind of things) [Source 1: Kotaku](https://archive.today/UMTYy "") [Source 2: The Know](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGI639X2yVU "")
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    > **Posted by BrainZ** > > > **Posted by DuskEalain** > > > > This is the internet my friend. 9/10 act childish when the answer is simple > > That doesn't justify it. Indeed but I'm just one guy....I can't do anything to stop it
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    > **Posted by DuskEalain** > > This is the internet my friend. 9/10 act childish when the answer is simple That doesn't justify it.
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    Funny how fast things escalate when dealing with game addicts. - "Woopsie" - "I WILL KILL YOU" >(Then they turn around and say "1v1 CSGO. my server. awp only mofo")
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    ha, what a douche
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    > **Posted by Arman Ossi Loko** > > "Howerver"? Oops, slight typo there. Thanks.
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    > **Posted by DuskEalain** > > > **Posted by Ganryu** > > > > > **Posted by DuskEalain** > > > > > > This is the internet my friend. 7/10 act childish when the answer is simple > > > > FTFY. > > Read the comments of youtube for one day. And you will see my point. YouTube comments are an intentional cesspool of idiocy, just like a majority of 4chan, reddit, Facebook, twitter, and various other forms of social interaction and media sites. There are a few sites out there, however, that don't exactly condone or intentionally allow that kind of idiocy, instead favoring a more civil way of interacting with others on the site. I digress though, as this is going off-topic from the point of this conversation.
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    > **Posted by Ganryu** > > > **Posted by DuskEalain** > > > > This is the internet my friend. 7/10 act childish when the answer is simple > > FTFY. Read the comments of youtube for one day. And you will see my point.
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    > **Posted by DuskEalain** > > This is the internet my friend. 7/10 act childish when the answer is simple FTFY.
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    > **Posted by BrainZ** > > Honestly, ignoring the death threat, what he did was childish regardless. > > _Oh, Steam made a mistake and accidentally put an Early Access banner on my game that recently got out of Early Access. Let's rant on Twitter._ > > Instead of just asking them to correct it, but nooooooo~~ This is the internet my friend. 9/10 act childish when the answer is simple
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