Russia's MPs ban popular simulation game, The Sims, due to its LGBTQ+ content.

Gayme Over for Sims as Russia's MPs Declare Love Life Too Rainbow for Console

Luis Payaso
Luis PayasoDecember 30, 2023Ersatz News

Gayme Over for Sims as Russia's MPs Declare Love Life Too Rainbow for Console


In a shocking turn of events, Russia's MPs (Members of Parliament) have recently put a ban on one of the most beloved simulation games of all time – The Sims. Why, you may ask? Well, it seems that the game's portrayal of LGBTQ+ relationships and content has rattled a few lawmakers' cages.

The Love Life Rainbow

However, it seems that Russia's lawmakers aren't too fond of love blossoming in a rainbow-colored pixelated world. They find the inclusion of LGBTQ+ content in the game to be offensive and against the morals of the nation. As a result, they have made a bold move to ban the game entirely.

The Russian Debate

We Need to Talk About The Sims

To better understand Russia's lawmakers' perspective, we decided to have a little chat with one of them. We spoke to Ivan Ivanov, a member of parliament from the great city of St. Petersburg. When asked about the ban, Ivanov began his response with a deep sigh.

A Rainbow Revolution

While Russia's MPs might be busy playing pretend guardians of morality, the rest of the world sees the situation differently. Many view the ban as another attempt to suppress LGBTQ+ rights and visibility in the country.

The Lasting Impact

The ban on The Sims will undoubtedly have a lasting impact on the gaming industry in Russia. In a society where video games have become an escape and a means of self-expression, many fear that this decision will lead to a further crackdown on artistic freedom and creativity.


As Russia's MPs wave their moral flags high, they seem oblivious to the fact that their actions will only amplify the voices of those fighting for equality and justice. The Sims ban is not just a blow to the gaming community but also a stark reminder of the uphill battle the LGBTQ+ community still faces in many parts of the world.

Disclaimer: This article is a work of satire and does not intend to offend or provoke any individual or group. The opinions expressed in this article are fictional and should not be taken seriously.

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