Hentai Battle Royale Removed From Steam Due To Cryptomining Scam
Hentai Battle Royale

BadDoge Development and BadDoge Publishing is part of the portfolio of Okalo Union. For those of you who don’t know, Okalo Union was a developer that was recently booted off the Steam marketplace for using cryptomining in the game Abstractism. Okalo Union attempted to use the game Hentai Battle Royale to do the same thing under the BadDoge Development umbrella, but Valve pulled the plug on the scam.

Originally Hentai Battle Royale was due out for release at the end of July. It was a game that was built around the Battle Royale concept but supposedly it was going to feature a wide range of waifus and anime girls. According to the cache of the store page, there was going to be a hidden hentai mini-game, along with a vehicle system, and a large range of weapons to choose from. If you attempt to access the store page now, it just redirects you to the Steam storefront.

There’s a lot of dank memes on the store page, but even still a lot of people seemed geeked for the release, just until they saw the trailer.

Gamers quickly realized that the assets were flipped from a Unity store package called UnitZ Battlegrounds, which is available for $49.50 over on the Unity Asset Store.

Others pointed out that the anime girl models used in the trailer didn’t have walking animations, or any animations at all. That’s not to mention that the Early Access description makes no mention about a time-frame of how long the game was supposed to be in development or when it would be complete.

Steam user Zarkow made a thread on the Steam forums and warned gamers away from Hentai Battle Royale, stating that the developer was already caught using his other games to inject cryptomining scripts into his games.

The thing is, if you click on BadDoge Development you’ll find that there are no other games under their Steam profile. However, in the Steam forums you’ll note that there’s a pinned topic for Hentai Battle Royale from the developer. Who is the developer? Well, it shows that it’s Okalo Union.

If Okalo Union sounds familiar it’s because he was one of the developers to make SidAlpha‘s spotlight for scamming users using cryptomining in the game Abstractism. This scam ended up getting Abstractism and other Okalo Union titles booted off of Steam, including Hentai Battle Royale.

A lot of gamers were actually disappointed in the forums because they were looking forward to the game, but it appears as if Okalo Union was simply using a popular concept to lure gamers in to continue his cryptomining operation, where he would use customer computers to mine for cryptocurrency. This is also referred to as cryptojacking, where an end-user’s computer is hijacked for cryptomining, and is considered a cybercrime.

If you were hoping to play a hentai Battle Royale game, it looks like you’ll have to wait a little longer because Hentai Battle Royale is no longer available on Steam.


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