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Not clicking.

1. Kotaku.

2. Kotaku.

3. Really?
Like I said, it was the only source without loads of profanity. I know they're SJW garbage.
post #152 of 266
Regrettably, i watched the trailer after having noticed this thread.
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post #153 of 266
Meh, this game looks like how I play literally every open world game.
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Originally Posted by ChampN252 View Post

Playing God of War makes me want to jump on the back of the biggest creature I could find, like an elephant and just stab it on the neck repeatedly. Then jump off and chain it down and kick it's face in.

And get into a bed with two women begging to give themselves to me. Can't forget about that part. Clearly it's the best....besides killing everything.
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Looks like we've forgotten the difference between fiction and reality again.

You need to realize that fiction and reality go hand in hand with imagination.

If someone truly believes that they can do what the characters can do in a game they will do it, movies also play a huge role.

Honestly, I have to admit that this game is tooo much ... Why? Well.. Virginia Tech, That Army Base, Columbine ... and then some. Its too soon man, STILL.

Like I have said, where do you think the MAKERS themselves got the idea to create this game ? ... Real life events played a role and so did a few movies I know of.


Its not that people forget, it's that the imagination is a very powerful tool and it can be used for good and bad things... Sorry man, this is the truth.
    
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You need to realize that fiction and reality go hand in hand with imagination.

If someone truly believes that they can do what the characters can do in a game they will do it, movies also play a huge role.

Honestly, I have to admit that this game is tooo much ... Why? Well.. Virginia Tech, That Army Base, Columbine ... and then some. Its too soon man, STILL.

Like I have said, where do you think the MAKERS themselves got the idea to create this game ? ... Real life events played a role and so did a few movies I know of.


Its not that people forget, it's that the imagination is a very powerful tool and it can be used for good and bad things... Sorry man, this is the truth.

Then that's a problem with the person, not with the game or movie.
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You can't say that a game like this will make people go do the actions in the game. If you find it deplorable, then viola! Vote with your wallet. If killing people in a game keeps you from doing it in real life, then great. Games are often used to escape reality and stress. It's all perception. Is chopping off someone's head in skyrim any less violent? Are you any less absorbed into the game because it's a different setting? I'm sure the publishers know that the increased media from the violent trailer only brings in increased free marketing.

I can't believe that people think games like this will turn people into gun toting zombies. People that do things like that have existing conditions that eventually lead to the actions. It's a game. Yes it's dramatic. That is their focus, using the extreme amounts of violence to sell the product. Is this any worse than painkiller or manhunt? Personally I would love to give it a whirl just to see what it's like. Don't that mean I want to shoot up people and cops in reality? Absolutely not.
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Looks fun. biggrin.gif

Kotaku's extremely liberal/ feminist bs is getting old.
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I'll buy 2 copies just to spite one of the people out there boycotting it.
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Yep and to add to that, they obviously are not real people. It's not real you know? Why project empathy for cgi images?

I play games like Brutal Doom. Games that're so excessively gory that the movie Cabin in the Woods would be jealous about. (love that movie btw) However, like the equally gory Left 4 Dead 2 as well, there's an obvious sense of fantasy and you're more or less fighting your way through/trying to survive till you get to the designated safe zone. I'd even put this beyond Postal, because like the guy on Kotaku says, at least games like that aren't supposed to be realistic.
     
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