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post #11 of 60
not that big of a deal. i prefer my games to have a little humor in them. thats why borderlands is so awesome.

i still want the new hitman game either way
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Game developers have to fight off a constant assault from people claiming to be "offended" by what they made, and frankly I wish all developers could just tell those people to shut up and tie themselves to a car that was slowly rolling off a cliff, but I guess that would end up with people getting even more "offended". Sigh.
post #13 of 60
Wow, people are mad about the insults, and not the fact that you were able to order a fake "hit" on someone?

This is a game about killing other people..... If we can handle that, we should be able to handle some sarcastic insults.
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post #14 of 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

People have no sense of humor anymore.

Pretty much.
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post #15 of 60
Its SO sad how people can be so easily upset or offended. I thought it was HILARIOUS. People need to chill out and relax it was meant to be as a JOKE
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post #16 of 60
To be the makers of a "tasteless" game, they really have small balls when it comes to stuff like this..
Should everyone start doing the same then? Start pulling stuff back, and apologize for stuff that should not need apologizing?

Grow some balls and stand up for your creations.
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post #17 of 60
Quote:
Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

http://www.gamerevolution.com/news/square-enix-apologizes-for-tasteless-hitman-promotion-on-facebook-16361
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.

People offended? On the internet? The horror!
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post #18 of 60
Wow, those were the built in options? That is really...rude. With friends sending things like that who needs enemies.

It is silly though...but just another piece evidence how humans place more weight on words than actions. I mean we are all fine when 47 strangles an innocent maid or something (most of us anyway) , but the insults in the options are too much for people.
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I thought it was hilarious.
    
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post #20 of 60
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 virtually no one outside of Square Enix found any slice of humor in it.

 

I thought it was hilarious. Shame on the general public for being so stuck up, it's an 18 rated game after all.
 

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