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CNN is now reporting that Church of England officials want Sony to pay up for its unauthorized use of Manchester Cathedral in PS3 shoot ‘em up Resistance: Fall of Man.

Church official met today to discuss the controversy, which The Very Reverend Rogers Govender (left), Dean of Manchester Cathedral, described as “beyond belief.†Official also drew up a list of demands. According to CNN these include:

1.) Church leaders want the game removed from shop shelves or modification of the section of the game to remove the Cathedral interior.

2.)They also want an apology from the company for using “realistic photo quality†images of its building without permission.

3.) Govender said the church would also seek a donation to be used in its work with young people. He did not specify how much the company would be asked to pay.

Govender urged Sony to get in touch with the church within the next few days to discussed the points raised by church leaders, and hoped the two parties would be able to find a “mutually satisfactory conclusion.â€

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=0 Interesting.
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yeah i mentioned this in the manhunt 2 thread(ireland ban one) It's retarded.
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This is pretty surprising, because many games have Churches that have fight scenes or a battle in them, but no suing. If it was like that, then it would be religion vs. Video Games. Why even cry about this?
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Church of England will win, they have God and Jesus and all their magical little creatures and genies to help what does sony have..... erm a ps3 but how that helps against creationists i dont know because creationists made the world and everything in 6 days, what they can do in the time now well that will be amazing!

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this pretty much sums up my views on it

Ctrl+Alt+Delete comics are so right about this

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this pretty much sums up my views on it

Ctrl+Alt+Delete comics are so right about this

lol!
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Dude...that was awesome...lol
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I Cant Stop Laughing!!!
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This sort of thing disgusts me. I feel that it is outright wrong that any organisation, be it religious or corporational, should have any influence on what the people of a nation choose to view or play. The younger people here may feel that its a load of fuss about a video game, but I look into it deeper. If the cathedral were to get its way then I worry as to what may happen when another controversial game, film, or any other sort of media is released in this country.
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