God of War: Ascension to get censorship in an update

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  1. Xuphor
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    God of War: Ascension, like all God of War games, is extremely violent and filled with blood and gore. It's well known as one of the most violent game series ever made, which is made even more violent feeling by the fact that Kratos is an extremely hot-headed guy with a huge temper and a passion for killing enemies in the bloodiest ways possible. Not to mention there are minigames where you clearly have to do the right motions to perform sexual acts correctly.

    So which of these is going to be censored, you may ask?
    Find out here
     
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  3. GameWinner

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    This happened to Ratchet and Clank (kinda).
    The original name for "All 4 One" was "Bros before Foes" but Sony changed it to the former name. Still a game like God of War is getting censored like this?
     
  4. Gahars

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    The issue is more that people thought the joke was made in poor taste. Rewarding players with a "Bros Before Hos" trophy right after brutally curbstomping a woman to death would sort of be akin to rewarding players with a "Jew-thanized!" achievement in a WWII game. It would be kind of uncomfortable and moment-shattering without serving any real purpose.

    Besides, "Bros Before Foes" is the funnier of the two lines anyway, so this minor edit hardly hurts.

    (Side Note: Apparently there's some controversy over when exactly the trophy is rewarded. Some are saying that reviewers like Adam Sessler mislead their audience - the trophy is actually supposed to be awarded well after the execution scene in question. I can't say for sure either way, I haven't played the game, but I thought I'd just drop that in there.)
     
  5. Xuphor
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    Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

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    Oh yes Gahars, that's right. Sure. Yup.
    We all know that calling a woman a "ho" after killing her is SOOOOOOO much worse than violently dismembering hundreds of other people, blood spewing out of their limbs, then going to have sex mini-games where if you don't perform well you can't pass that sequence of the game.

    Yea, so much worse.
     
  6. Gahars

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    Yes, because that's exactly what I said. A+ reading skills.
     
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  7. Xuphor
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    Yea, I know. I'm agreeing with you. ;)
     
  8. Fear Zoa

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    Actually the original name was Rachet and Clank 4 play.
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    Link to article.


    As for the topic at hand, I understand why it offends people but I really don't think it should be changed. The game is offensive but at the end of the day you aren't forced to buy or even play it.
    Think of it this way, if some weird ass fetish porn offends you, then don't watch it. You don't go on a crusade to eradicate the fetish.
     
  9. tbgtbg

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    PC running amok! Well maybe not amok (who really cares about trophy names much) but still, stupid annoying PC people inserting themselves into matters.
     
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    it was a "proposed" title along with tons of others, not the original title as there was none
     
  11. GameWinner

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    Whoops, it was one of the proposed titles before it was dropped by Sony.
    Had to look it up.
     
  12. TwoBladedKnight

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    From what I saw, the achievement is earned a few minutes after the fight, because you side with some guy whose name escapes me, rather than some chick, whose name also escapes me. I find it kind of funny really, considering the name of the achievement was apparently named by a female team member.
     
  13. Qtis

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    Playing God of War Ascension and the thing that you find offensive is a Trophy name? A feature that isn't even in the game unless you get the trophy and after that it's never going to be displayed. Great job :3
     
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    I think the industry has become 'whether it is for entertainment or not'.
    Naming a trophy is not entertainment but an insult while gore,maturity and so on is part of 'entertainment'. its like MW2 with the killing of innocents in the airport, t'was entertainment and not an insult.
     
  15. emigre

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    Bros before Hos.

    Try and censor me you bastards!
     
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    EDITED

    Reason: 2edgy4me
     
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    The words of a black man are censored. Oh, what a surprise!
     
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    Don't be sexist.
     
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  19. ShawnTRods

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    I see what you did there :ph34r:.

    Lol when I read censorship, I thought probably cut-scenes or the stuff that goes on in the game. But a trophy o.o
     
  20. narutofan777

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    so the bros who think it's offensive are -------?

    and they get hurt about every small thing?

    :blink: