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http://www.gamerevolution.com/news/square-enix-apologizes-for-tasteless-hitman-promotion-on-facebook-16361
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"We were wide off the mark with the app, and following feedback from the community we decided the best thing to do was remove it completely and quickly. This we've now done.
We're sorry for any offence caused by this."

Wide off the mark? You think?
The sad thing is, this promotion could have actually been fun and creative. It's a shame that someone in PR thought it was a good idea to go the insult route.

Man, can you imagine what would've happened if it didn't get pulled?
People might have started joking around on the internet! eek.gif

This is the second time they've had to apologize this year. The first time was for the "Sexy Nun" incident.
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Id say that was one of the biggest EPIC fails i have heard to date. rolleyes.gif
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Oh Square if only you would make a "quality non linear RPG" or hell even a remake of any of the older final fantasies you would probably make more money than doing what they are doing now.... frown.gif
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Originally Posted by KuuFA View Post

Oh Square if only you would make a "quality non linear RPG" or hell even a remake of any of the older final fantasies you would probably make more money than doing what they are doing now.... frown.gif

They already released a Final Fantasy 7 Remake this year.
Give em time. tongue.gif
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I though it was pretty stupid, and probably in bad taste, but not a big deal.
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They already released a Final Fantasy 7 Remake this year.
Give em time. tongue.gif

Oh I know about that (I own it, i am a sucker for anything 7) But like the PS3 tech demo they did years back, if they did it like that I would gladly pay 60 bucks for that, but the rehashed pc that was just released is..... alright... lol.

Edit: just realized you were being sarcastic lol..... tongue.gif
Edited by KuuFA - 12/5/12 at 11:11am
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LOL that sounds hilarious! Obviously i can see why they pulled it but come on its quite funny.
Edited by jacksknight - 12/5/12 at 12:39pm
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Yea....

I don't think that was a good move at all.
    
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People have no sense of humor anymore.
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It may have seemed funny and harmless on the publisher's end, but virtually no one outside of Square Enix found any slice of humor in it.


LOL I thought it was hilarious! Guess i can see why people would be upset... but still, hilarious.... why are we all so stuck up about what we look like anyway...
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