Sony has forced a Saudi gamer to change his PSN Online ID after declaring it offensive.
"In the grim dark future there is only war." Warhammer 40K doesn't mess about when establishing the tone of its brutal, galaxy-spanning fantasy. "There is no peace amongst the stars, only an eternity of carnage and slaughter, and the laughter of thirsting gods."
These are the words, the mantra, that lure fans of Games Workshop's venerable tabletop game into its bloody embrace. It's a promise: an invitation to a hell of endless combat, religious zealotry and constant sacrifice where violence is the only constant, death is the greatest honour and the prose is always deliciously purple. It's heady stuff.
In the hands of developer Eutechnyx, once famous for its driving games, now infamous for Ride to Hell: Retribution, Warhammer's florid, ferocious vision has been boiled down to... queuing.
UPDATE 24/04/2014: The Android version of Warhammer 40K: Storm of Vengeance is out now on the Google Play store.
There it costs £2.99.
ORIGINAL STORY 31/03/2014: Lane strategy game Warhammer 40K: Storm of Vengeance launches proper this week after a stint as a Steam Early Access game.
UK developer Eutechnyx has unveiled Warhammer 40K Storm of Vengeance, its PC and mobile "lane strategy game" due out on 27th March.
Gateshead developer Eutechnyx, creator of the NASCAR series of video games and free-to-play online PC racing game Auto Club Revolution, has suffered another round of layoffs.
UPDATE: Eutechnyx has told Eurogamer Storm of Vengeance is a "strategic tower defence game and not a MOBA".