YouTube star Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg has a free new game out right this moment, however you possibly can solely play it on Android as of this writing. Apparently, the poop-oriented title was an excessive amount of for Apple, which Kjellberg says rejected his enterprise onto the App Store.
Poopdie is a low-key gross-out game that appears to take some cues from The Binding of Isaac. In it, you play as a worm that poops out minions that may then do your bidding. Kjellberg himself has some voice appearing work in it. As the title suggests, Poopdie goes all in on its fecal focus, together with issues like “poopgrades” and “fartspells.” The Swedish entertainer uploaded some footage of the game right this moment, the place he jokingly tells viewers that Apple thought the game was too “stinky” to look on the App Store — however that he’s working to repair that.
Bulbware, the developer behind Poopdie, says the game was rejected as a result of it has “crude imagery and sound effect which may disgust users,” which in flip signifies that the game doesn’t match Apple’s tips for the shop. The Krakow-based studio says it’s at the moment attempting to attraction the choice within the hopes of reaching a greater settlement. Apple didn’t reply in time for publication.
“C’mon Apple!” the Bulbware weblog submit says. “We have received hundreds of iOS users’ requests who are eager to start pooping!”
The end result right here might not be stunning. Previously, Apple rejected The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth due to its depiction of violence, and it additionally has a historical past of dismissing games that tackle severe topics, such as politics.