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SOURCE: https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/03/thq-nordic-parent-corp-issues-formal-apology-for-8chan-ama/
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Further ReadingThree hours after allying with 8chan, THQ Nordic goes into full apology modeAlmost a week after hosting an "Ask Me Anything" Q&A on controversial imageboard 8chan, the parent company of game publisher THQ Nordic is formally apologizing for the move."This letter is to offer my sincerest apologies and regret for THQ Nordic GmbH Vienna's interaction with the controversial website 8chan last Tuesday, February 26," the statement from THQ Nordic AB co-founder and CEO Lars Wingefors reads, in part. I do not condone child pornography, white supremacy, or racism in any shape or form."Despite that apology, the original link to the AMA remained on THQ Nordic's Twitter account for the better part of a day before finally being deleted.THQ Nordic AB is the parent company of THQ Nordic GmbH, the publishing house that controls game franchises including Darksiders, Timesplitters, Kingdoms of Amalur, and Red Faction.You must login or create an account to comment.Join the Ars Orbital Transmission mailing list to get weekly updates delivered to your inbox.

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