Steam’s latest hit is being review-bombed for referencing a meme directed at China president Xi Jinping. Devotion, a horror game developed by Taiwanese company Red Candle Games, had been going down a storm on Steam since its release this week, and saw a positive user reception based on thousands of glowing reviews. But after the game was found to include a reference to the Xi Jinping Winnie the Pooh meme, Chinese gamers launched a dramatic review-bomb campaign that left Devotion’s user reviews rating as mostly negative. According to Spiel Times, Devotion included a poster that said “Xi Jinping Winnie the Pooh moron”. This is a reference to a popular meme that saw China censors ban Winnie the Pooh back in 2017. This sparked an apology from Red Candle Games, which in a post on Steam claimed the inclusion of the meme was a mistake and has now been removed. “Our team often reference popular internet memes for placeholders in the prototype stage. We accidentally did not delete all of them in this version because of release sync. We do not have any intention to attack or insult. They have been removed in v1.0.5. “This controversy shows that our tea...