Google pulls anti-gay game from Android app store

Google has pulled a game from its app store that encourages users to gun down naked gay men.

Titled "Ass Hunter," the game features a person in hunting regalia searching out and killing gay characters trying to attack him.

The homophobic game has been available online since 2002 but was uploaded in Google Play Sunday. The description said: "Popular game hunting on gays is now on android! Play and do not be gay!" Business Insider reported.

It was downloaded 10,000 times, according to Gay Star News, a gay media company in the United Kingdom, before it was taken down by Google. The computer version is still available online.

A Google spokesman confirmed the game was pulled early Monday, only saying that we "remove apps from Google Play that violate our policies."

The game would to appear to violate several of its policies, including those on hate speech and bullying.

"We don't allow content advocating against groups of people based on their race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation/gender identity," according to the policy on hate speech.