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Modern Warfare 2 US Gameplay Causing Controversy

There's no doubt that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be a gigantic seller, but the game is suddenly facing its first real bout with controversy.

We're not posting the trailer here for a variety of reasons, but in the latest promotional video for the game in question, we clearly see massive battles being fought on American soil. More specifically, Washington DC, where both the Washington Monument and the White House get reduced to rubble, which is bound to turn some heads. Of course, it's not a civil war; opposing forces are attacking, but perhaps in light of the past decade of terrorist fear, it might go over badly in the eyes of certain people. Veterans may grimace at the imagery as well, so don't be surprised to see some vocal complaints and even boycotting on the part of offended citizens. Up until now, we didn't know that some of the gameplay would take place in the US, but we do remember Infinity Ward saying they hadn't shown everything yet in regards to available media. Well, maybe it would've been a good idea to keep a firmer lid on this until the game launches, even though the controversy may have been inevitable either way.

Feel free to discuss this topic but fair warning: if anyone starts a political or moral war, they're gonna get booted. If you can't suppress the urge, go to the forums.

Related Game(s): Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

10/5/2009 10:34:43 AM Ben Dutka

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Hezzron
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 10:49:01 AM
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I don't see the big deal. That kind of stuff has been shown in games and movies before. I find Activision's CEO more offensive.

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Cpt_Geez
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 10:56:29 AM

Likewise!!

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KING313
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:03:14 AM

AGREED

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TheUglyBassist
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:06:14 AM

Yeah, I don't get it either. I mean, how many movies have shown the White House getting blown up, seriously?

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AshT
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:20:03 AM

exactly, totally agree

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coverton341
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:41:40 AM

I think I remember this movie called Independence Day...I'm not quite sure but I think that had something in it about an exploding White House...Maybe I'm remembering wrong though. Oh, right that movie did pretty well at the box office but we were triumphing over an evil invading alien attack, in this game we would just be triumphing over an evil terrorist threat.

EDIT: I see Troy beat me to the Independence Day punch

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Titch1794
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:31:22 PM

The Day After Tommorow.

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Alienange
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:42:55 PM

MW2 is ripping off Fallout 3.

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screw_off
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 1:25:20 PM

I dont think MW2 is rippping anyone off, expecially Fallout 3. Fallout 3 is post nuclear war, where as MW2 would more then likely be post terrorist attack. Different concepts at the same general location. I feel that if someone doesn't like this Sinario of MW2, don't watch Independence Day with Will Smith, don't watch any Die Hard movie, don't watch the news, and don't play Fallout 3 (still not the same concept). Basically don't live life as an American because we like what-if situations...

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archs13
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 1:26:10 PM

politics are for the pretentious people who think they know what's going on in the world.

for me, i admit that i don't know because i like to play games.

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Gregory Freeman
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 3:25:54 PM

remember, movies with ppls insides hanging outta their ass are acceptable, but a game with a few F-Bombs, or a realistic scenario such as this 1 will obviously be boycotted...

what will it take to change that mindset??

im canadian, so maybe i dnt understand... but yet if it was ottawa tht was on fire and our parlement was F'd to sh!t, i'd prolly love to play that game...

@ titch:

remember the previews for 2012??

you know... the 1 where the JFK aircraft carrier was riding a wave right for the whitehouse??? if mw2 gets bi+ched at for that, and 2012 gets perfect reviews, i've lost all hope in humanity...

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fluffer nutter
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 4:38:16 PM

@coverton341, you are correct. In ID4, they were pulling away in a helicopter and you saw the large beam blow up the White House. Kablooey!

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mastiffchild
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 8:29:18 PM

There was NO controversy when the Conduit was set in and around the monuments and sights of Washington so why would this matter?

Sure, you fight aliens in The Conduit but still-THEY'RE BOTH GAMES-and this isn't in any way goin to effect the world of international terrorism in any way. People should realise entertainment is entertainment-COD isn't about total accuracy anyway, it's an arcadey FPS rather than a simulation like Flashpoint or based on real events(well not this time at all)like the pulled "6 days.." was.

Very little to see here, imo.

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Qubex
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 9:37:37 PM

Yes, I agree...

Q!

"i am home"

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djbool
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 9:38:06 PM

I have to agree with your sentiments

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Aftab
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 10:54:34 AM
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I'm sure it's deliberate. It just means the game gets more publicity, and those who publicly protest are inadvertently helping them.

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www
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:13:28 PM

True!

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johnld
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:37:05 PM

I agree with you here. I bet its even planned by activision. Controversy = Exposure (mainstream). Remember when that falujah game was introduced before it was canned. Everyone was talking about it. I was even interested in it for a bit. But then some people who didnt really get that its just a game got it canned.

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Cpt_Geez
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 10:55:40 AM
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It didn't offend me, some ppl just take things out of context. The footage actually excited me now I can wait to get my hands on the game.

There shouldn't be a big deal its just a damn game ppl.

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Gregory Freeman
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 3:29:50 PM

AMEN...

now, the sooner we get to liberate washington DC, the sooner i can play that spec ops mode that i've been hearing about all too much

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Cavan
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 10:58:59 AM
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the way i see it, dont throw stones if you live in a glass house, as in, dont think its ok if your shooting russians in russia in a video game, but then if the battle is in washington kick up a storm, this is a world wide game not a game just for americans.

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Troy Powers
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:02:24 AM
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This is politically and morally wrong, and I DECLARE WAR!!!!

Nah, I don't see the big deal. The white house got blown up in Independence Day, and I'm sure a ton of other movies.

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Sir Shak
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:26:24 AM

If it can happen in crappy movies like Mars Attacks , then why can't it happen in a game ?

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johnld
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:39:38 PM

thats because those were aliens and can be clearly classified as fictional while modern warfare can really possible. Whether aliens are real is a completely different subject, lol.

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gumbi
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:07:22 AM
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meh... everything is a controversy these days. people need to chill out.

like Troy said, we've seen these buildings blown up before in movies, no biggie.

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Nynja
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:19:13 AM

Exactly. Just a few examples;

- Eastern Shore = Deep Impact.
- White House, NY City = Independence Day.
- Day After Tomorrow = NY City
- White House roof = Superman 2

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coverton341
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:49:09 AM

Let us not forget the Statue of Liberty in Planet of the Apes, the original with Charlton Heston.

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Nynja
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:08:55 AM
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I'm offended by all the offended people over the questionable offensive material about sensitive subjects.

Why are we Americans so damn sensitive? When did we become a bunch of tutu wearing pansies? First Fallout 3, now Modern Warfare 2. Who the F*** cares? Its fictional!

It's not like Activision made fun of Nigerian billionaires.

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coverton341
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:47:40 AM

I was wore a tutu and ate chocolate pudding in Golden Gate Park while a buddy of mine blared LeftOver Crack on a boombox and another buddy video taped the whole thing. We were carted off by the police for being a "public nuisance".

See even if you are wearing a tutu you still aren't in the right.

I don't think there is anything you can do to make everyone happy.

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Karosso
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:11:42 AM
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Who is gonna boycott the game? Most likely people who would never buy it anyways... Stupid and pointless, I say let them have their little freaking out party and we just go out and buy the game.
I'm tired of all this crap that comes along every time a game has combat in US soil and some landmarks get caught in the crossfire, if it was a Hollywood movie, we would not be getting any flake for it... Wish they would extend the same respect to games.

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Godslim
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:16:37 AM
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so people r fine with stuff getting blown up in other countries but when it happens in the America people get offended

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Jawknee
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:42:02 AM

People would be equally offended if it were France or Great Britian. Depends on who your talking to. Besides I doubt anyone outside the US is going to care and most likely the Americans that do care are the ones who will try and turn this into another race debate.

You see it's racist to blow up a fake white house right now.

/sarcasm

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Godslim
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:15:59 PM

lol yeh thats what i mean not just in america in all the big countries like england,france etc

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:23:25 PM

Actually, I'm starting to think people around here would be MORE offended if another country's capital was blown up.

If it was ours, many would just say, "meh, it's our fault, anyway."

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coverton341
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:36:32 PM

I have to agree with Ben on this one. I think a ton more people would be up in arms and protesting if an American game studio was making a game and it depicted another countries capitol being blown up.

Heck, my ex's cousins are just that sort of people.

I knew that there were a lot of those people on the west coast because I get to hang out with them all the time but I thought the East coast was a bit more level-headed.

Looks like there are people of both extremes everywhere with no one standing in the middle.

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Jawknee
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:38:43 PM

It was never popular doing what's right. Like standing up for freedom in the face of tyranny.

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Wage SLAVES
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 1:56:35 PM

People gotta chill. The Power and Relevance of the Constitution isn't found on the paper it was written on. What I'm saying is that ideas live longer than materials. The trouble is when the idea crumbles like the aforementioned building.

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johnld
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:43:35 PM

Think about COD world at war and the japanese. I believe that it didnt get out in the japanese market and they wouldve been pissed.

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Random_Steve
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 2:07:18 AM

in resistance 2 London got blown up, i wasnt offended

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Godslim
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 3:51:39 AM

yhe i wasnt offended when london got blown up in r1 and 2...actually thought it was pretty cool to look at from a game perspective

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frostface
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:24:14 AM
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So there's no controversy when it's depicting battles on German, Japanese or Russian soil but whatever you do don't have anything happen on US soil because thats too much realism for the Americans to take. Sorry if that sounds too political, it's not meant to be but...CoD5 depicted battles against the Japanese and the Nazi's, ok fair enough thats history being told (CoD style), but how did the Japanese or the Germans take CoD5? Was there any controversy at all? I'm sure they didn't want to be reminded of that part of their history. But did they complain or did they go out and buy the game? I didn't hear any complaining (someone prove me wrong here please), don't know how the sales went but these are war games. The movies depict these kind of scenarios all the time and noone blinks an eyelid or boycotts the movie, so why should they for this game? Other then ya man Activision Bobby being a complete tit, I don't see why this game shouldn't be allowed to be left alone.

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AshT
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:25:16 AM
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one thing is for sure, infinity ward is pretty smart in creating all this hype around MW2, although they do know its essentially gonna be same as MW1, and i'm still gonna buy it :)

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Kevadu
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:27:52 AM
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So has anyone actually been offended yet? Because if I'm reading the article right you're just speculating that people will be offended...

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godsman
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:30:11 AM
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After playing Uncharted 2 when it comes out next week, i'm sure it'll be hard to play games with lesser graphics. I hope MW2 lives up to it's visuals.

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Jawknee
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:35:35 AM

It looks no different then MW1. It's not even going to display in 720p. 600p is the max IW could get out of the Xbox while maintaining 60/fps. Don't expect any new achievements in the graphics dept. It may look slightly better but it will be no Uncharted 2 or even a Drakes Fortune for that matter.

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coverton341
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:58:05 PM

So is that what the xbox is stipulating now? I know they released the strangle hold they had on the "You must run at 720p or more to be on the 360" stipulation a bit ago. Are they now requiring games to run at 60fps and is that why MW2 is being held back from the 720p point?

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johnld
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:45:52 PM

Modern Warfare isnt about its graphics, its more about its gameplay. Uncharted 2 is marketed/main point is in the graphics especially what the ps3 is capable of. Of course it great that the gameplay is amazing too. We get the best of both worlds.

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bearbobby
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:30:36 AM
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Obvious publicity stunt is obvious...

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frostface
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:32:24 AM

obviously :)

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Jawknee
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:31:35 AM
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No doubt the uber liberal media elites will figure out a way to call this racist.

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Jawknee
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:45:06 AM

Another thing. Where people this upset about the white house being blown up in Independence Day?

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:22:15 PM

To first comment: No doubt.

To second comment: Damn good question.

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Lemon_Saint
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 1:46:58 PM

Uber liberal?! How about, "Extreme right"! Both sides of the coin will be bitching about this one ....

It sucks that our political and entertainment heads speak bounds to the rest of the world on how I think .... Rubbish!

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Jawknee
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:17:09 PM

A conservative will have less of a problem with this then the nutters in the media who can turn this into a race debate to further advance their career as a racial opertunist.

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Wage SLAVES
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:41:14 PM

@Jawk

Lol! Sad but true. To even have an opinion nowadays is akin to being racist.

Anyways just saw the trailer and it looks fuggin dramatic! Kinda got me emotionally charged seeing our capital like that but in a way that I wanna beat the game...

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johnld
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:49:02 PM

I would say that the white house being blown up in independence day is because it was done by aliens.

Terrorists/War has a higher possibility of becoming reality while aliens can be brushed off like "thats never gonna happen". Just like always, if something comes close to home or has that possibility, they will bitch.

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Lemon_Saint
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 3:26:40 PM

@ jawk: That statement would have been totally unfounded if non-existent during the Bush admin ... whichever side is "ruling" at the moment, everywhere you turn are the naysayers spouting the exact opposite. NOW we are in the "liberal" media's agenda ... but wasn't it that same entity that made the word "liberal" a naughty word just a scant three - six years ago? What, they've changed their tune? Or could it be that they continually side with the powers that be at the moment?

Media has always, and will always, be a propaganda tool to further an agenda of fear. Turn it off, don't listen to it, totally ignore it. WE are what matter most in this country, not those who spoon feed the drivel and scare tactics to a "hopefully" brainwashed society...

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Fane1024
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 4:48:20 PM

"Feel free to discuss this topic but fair warning: if anyone starts a political or moral war, they're gonna get booted. If you can't suppress the urge, go to the forums."

Looks like Ben can't even abide by his own rules.

Jawknee should have been spanked for that obvious bit of political trolling, but because Ben agrees with it, he not only doesn't "boot" him, he makes a comment in support.



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OtisFeelgood
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 10:11:25 AM

Totally agree with Fane1024. lol @ conservatives.

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BeezleDrop
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:38:36 AM
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Fallout3 turned my nations capitol into a wasteland. I don't remember people b!tching about that, like MW2 need's another more positive or negative publicity.

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maxpontiac
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:55:28 AM

Enough said.

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Alienange
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:44:30 PM

My thoughts exactly. And for the record, I thought it was brilliant!

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Diggity Dan
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:40:48 AM
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OK, I actually think this sounds intriguing. I like stories that arent afraid to go into uncomfortable emotional territory. Terrorist attacks are a real possibility.

This kind of plot point can really help advance a game, IMO.

EDIT: Nov 10th cannot get here soon enough.

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frostface
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 11:46:27 AM
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The video's up on you tube for anyone interested in seeing it. Looks like fun like when aliens blew up the white house in Independence Day or Mars Attacks :)

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jaybiv
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:07:13 PM
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Anyone who complains needs to get a life. It's a video game.

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NightHawk17
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:09:03 PM
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They should have kept a lid on it not because of causing controversy but because of major spoilers, some of us actual do like stories and single player

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BTNwarrior
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:12:18 PM
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this reminds me of that story a while back when some terrorist group was using some of fallout 3's concept art to show what they are going to do to america. Overall it was very funny and if people have a problem with this than they are pussies

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maxpontiac
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:30:29 PM
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Just watched the trailer.

I am not sure why it's not being posted here.

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Lemon_Saint
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 1:48:30 PM

Exactly!

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AshT
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 12:39:35 PM
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COD's single player campaign kinda suck anyway, hope it's better this time.

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johnld
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:51:11 PM

i hated how you had to control the guy when the helicopter went down from the blast. It was slow as hell and you had to move them. Just make it a scene already.

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tlpn99
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 1:15:04 PM
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Wasn't there outcry from the Church or some organisation regarding Resistance Fall Of Man ? I know this is not a building being blown up but ffs it's a game for crying out loud.


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Imagi
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 1:57:49 PM

The cheif kiddy fiddler at manchester protested at a part of the game that had you battling aliens in a church located their.

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Imagi
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:03:49 PM
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Anyong getting mad at this needs to get over themselves. It is hardly the same getting mad at a simulated/game war on your own turf, and not to oppose the real deal dishing it out on others. Sit down and smell the crisp charred human flesh, O wait you can't, this is just a game, and can end with a single touch of a button.

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Streets_74
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:46:30 PM
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@ coverton I'm from the midwest so I stand in the middle lol, as for the topic I think mountains out of mole hills. I don't think its going to be a big deal by the games launch, or is it a big deal right now, unless this game is no longer a game but indeed a war simulator, no thats not it its just plain interactive entertainment.

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Bardock617
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 2:53:27 PM
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its no big deal. i mean in (the incredibly HORRIBLE) Turning Point: Fall of Liberty it showed the US covered with Nazi flags so, what difference does it really make?

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NULL
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 3:02:55 PM
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Only reason I'm offended is because of how ridiculous this plot is.

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Kowhoho
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 3:23:39 PM
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How is this any different than Resistance 2 showing the destruction of North America? And don't say it's because R2 is scifi, because both games are works of fiction.

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Geobaldi
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 3:55:17 PM
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It was ok for the White House to get nuked in the movie Independence Day but a game's not allowed? I have no problem with it. That's one of the coolest parts of Fallout 3 when you finally made it D.C. and wandered around the ruins looking for the remnants of the monuments. People get offended too easily nowadays.

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THEVERDIN
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 5:38:38 PM
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There is controversy because of who is presently in the White House.

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Geobaldi
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 5:56:07 PM

All the more reason to destroy it ;)

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BTNwarrior
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 6:44:54 PM

I can see the fake headlines in the game, "White House Falls, Black President Responsible"

or at least that is what my twisted mind thinks after watching the Cheppelle show

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alexmac77
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 5:56:02 PM
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they are just simply hinting at whats gonna happen down the road.

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kevinater321
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 7:26:44 PM
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And i first thought this article was a joke. This isn't just an American game! But really thought, if it was out side the CN Tower i would be f**king pissed! Who cares aboot America, as long as it has no famous Canadian buildings.





Sarcasm btw. (hard to tell on internet)

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The CEO
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 7:36:04 PM
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I dont understand the controversy about it. Its a game, plenty of games, movies and and books are based on the same subject matter with no complaints. I really dont understand not posting the video every other gaming site is. This site is one of my favorite gaming sites but it just shocks me you would not post it unless you yourself did not like the footage. I have read enough of your articles to know you are a good unbiased journalist for the most part so what gives?

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LowKey
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 8:33:29 PM
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Screw that, we Canadians burnt down the Whitehouse. And everything is just fine.

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Fane1024
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 5:10:12 AM

Technically, that was the British, as Canada didn't exist until 55 years later.

p.s. I bet most of the Americans didn't even understand your comment, since they don't really teach much about the War of 1812 in the U.S. I know I never learned anything about it until we moved up north.

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LowKey
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 5:48:11 AM

Even still the US and the UK are are all buddy buddy. So I don't see how this could be offensive to Americans. Government buildings get blown up in the movies all the time.

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dveisalive
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 8:45:48 PM
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i believe this is a sign of the future. But that trailer was epic. It makes me want to play single player 1st now, but MP i really want to play 1st which one do I choose to play 1st?????

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LightShow
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 9:01:09 PM
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the fact that just about anyone could tell that this would generate some sort of controversy leads me to believe that there might be a bit of boundary pushing going on. something that they knew wouldnt hurt sales by any measurable number.

looks like something harmless they included to get a bit more press. big whoop, activision, i've grown to expect more spectacular publicity stunts from you...

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LowKey
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 4:16:24 PM

You know, mabey thats what the industry needs, is to start pushing the boundries.

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GuernicaReborn
Monday, October 05, 2009 @ 10:45:18 PM
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I bet you'll have to pay for the downloadable US fighting content. That way, a 60 dollar purchase will become 75!

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LyleCapua
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 1:29:52 AM
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Who is offended? You didn't really make this clear in the article.

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___________
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 2:16:06 AM
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so what?
why are people so fussy and sensitive to this stuff these days.
what showing DC blown up in a video game is no good but im sure if it was Baghdad they could not care less.
seriously ITS A VIDEO GAME GET OVER IT!!!!!!!!!!
same with ratings for video games, the watchmen the movie has arms sliced off heads sliced off left right and center.
a video game gets that and its thrown off the shelf before you can say boo.
im sick of the media these days, and im sick of video games being the scape goat.
video games are the cause of all evil, there the reason Hitler came to life.
whats ok is ok for everything.
as the watchmen said, its either all ok or nothing is.
whats good for the goose is good for the gander.

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Snaaaake
Tuesday, October 06, 2009 @ 3:27:29 AM
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Those people are just game haters that's all.
Do you see people blasting GI Joe for knocking down the Eiffel Tower?
Or the GG Bridge in X Men 3?
Or the Statue of Liberty in Cloverfield?

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Darwin1967
Wednesday, October 07, 2009 @ 1:47:33 AM
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Absolute crap. Just another way to try and push someone elses agenda down another persons throat. It's a bleeping video game, pure and simple, nothing un-american about it and to try and paint it as anything other than a video game is simply retarded.

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bigdaddyarnold
Friday, October 16, 2009 @ 4:23:28 PM
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hey

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bigdaddyarnold
Friday, October 16, 2009 @ 4:29:53 PM
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i am a concervative and a former marine and not offended, actually i think it is an honorable thing to release such an awesome game that has marine corps elements to it on the marine corps birthday, oorah!!!

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