Two months after child safety scandal, Habbo Hotel is nearly back at full strength

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Habbo Hotel, the social networking game/platform for teens and pre-teens, is recovering after a tough couple of months. Although the game’s been around since 2000, the title and its developer Sulake recently came under fire following a media report claiming underage Habbo players were at risk and the game was a “pedophile haven.”  Since then, the game’s operating at close to full steam and Sulake CEO Paul LaFontaine took some time to chat with us in order to set the record straight about exactly what happened, how the game’s even more secure for its player base and where Habbo is headed.

Damning accusations

In June, U.K.-based



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