[UPDATED] Malaysia blocks Steam entirely to stop FIGHT OF GODS

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  1. the_randomizer

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    I can see banning a game, but an entire digital download service? Wow, and I thought the government here unnecessarily banned stuff :lol: Just use a VPN or similar service to circumvent the ban :creep: Government official snowflakes much?
     
  2. Subtle Demise

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    I think in the first one for SNES you do actually fight Yahweh
     
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  3. Byokugen

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    If there is a option to make a custom character, I would adore this game.
    Being able to beat the crap out of Jebus and Lalah and other bastards. This would make my day, no year, no DECADE!
     
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  4. Abu_Senpai

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    Ah okay. I was referring to smt final primarily though and let me clarify that Fog doesnt offend me in any ways. but i do see why it would offend others.
     
  5. gameboy

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    that area of the world is actually VERY religious and are very conservative. If anyone can remember when Manny Pacquiao said something about homosexuals and animals he took a lot of heat in the USA and UK but everyone else was fine with it.
     
  6. Sonic Angel Knight

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    No offense but I'm more shocked that PQube published this game. :ninja:
     
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    Well it's nothing like the Russian Pokemon Go player, that was just some gigantic retard actively breaking a law he knew existed and yet defied anyway for youtube views.

    Just country officials being morons as usual. I doubt they contacted anyone and just outright banned steam anyway. Amazing how people are so hilariously sensitive sometimes.
     
  8. GhostLatte

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    Ah nothing like good ol' censorship.
     
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  9. the_randomizer

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    Censorship, good for nothing but protecting over-sensitive pantywaists :creep: :P
     
  10. DeslotlCL

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    Even if the game is bad, this just proves that religion is just plain stupid.
     
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    There have been positives to come out of religion. And I'm saying this as an atheist.
     
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    Wow, another situation where overly-religious people act in irrational ways. Who would have thought? /s

    You can be stupid and still do good things.
     
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    Most wouldn't actually care. The loud bigots in power and their followers would freak out though.
     
  14. Tony_93

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    Stay tuned for that awesome Allah/Mohammed dual character DLC pack :creep:
     
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  15. Sketchy1

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    cant wait for the new Equal rights vs feminist game

    jokes aside though, I'm just surprised this outraged enough people to call for a ban, because dosent something like steam have different servers in different regions? like, cant they only pull it from that regions store, instead of banning it entirely?
     
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    That's not actually something to joke about. Such games actually exist and are there as (crude) recruitment tools by supremacist organizations to make people desensitized to racially charged beliefs and push forward their own ideology. And these have been getting made regularly since the 80's. The reason why these games don't get noticed and mentioned is because they embody the absolute worse possible reasons for creating a game. These are not designed to poke fun at stereotypes or racial differences, they are there to promote hate and ignorance, and subsequently are not distributed through usual means as a matter of policy. Even if you don't care for censorship, it's a good reason why this kind of vile and repulsive shit doesn't see the light of day outside those circles very often. What you said may have been intended as an attempt at a witty joke on some random forum, but this is the exact sort of thing that leads to massive backlash against gamers and game makers while only benefiting the filth of the world.

    Talking about race in a respectful manner is fine and good. It is a discussion that needs to happen. But not like this. Even if your intent is to frame it as parody, the way it would be used and perceived would not be in respect to humor. It would be used to further real racist views and label you as such, forever tainting any future work or endeavors. That is not something that most people enter into willingly, spend thousands of dollars and years of development into. If that's what you want, then I wish you the life of pain and misery you deserve. Thank god you are just some random idiot on the internet.
     
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  17. Sketchy1

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    but its the internet, anything goes

    but besides, although I can see completely why its offensive, you have to remember, in the gaming industry, the CONSUMERS gave the power, and they can take it away. therefore, if its offensive to someone, they can simply not buy it
    (not trying to start an argument)
     
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    There's a little phrase I like saying. From patriotism comes ignorance.
     
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  19. Abu_Senpai

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    Tsch...will NEVER happen since Allah was never given any form in any part of Islam(meaning there are no drawings of him. Nor is there enough information out there to actually create an image of him). Also regarding Muhammad, it is agreed on all sides that there are no authentic visual tradition as to the appearance of Muhammad.

    Of course people have tried to draw Muhammad and that hasn't gone down well in the past and nor would it in the future. There are drawings from the 13th century of Muhammad. But then again nothing can be 100% confirmed and thus both Allah and Muhammad can never be recreated without significant backlash from over almost 2 Billion Muslims.

    So as a result in Islam, Both Muhammad and Allah are usually both presented through verbal descriptions and calligraphic text.
     
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  20. Tony_93

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    @Abu_Senpai Bruh my comment wasnt supposed be taken seriously lol
     
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