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Peter Molyneux says GODUS is 'invest-to-play'


The man does come up with great soundbites
Feb 17
After weighing in on the backlash against EA's latest Dungeon Keeper drama, Peter Molyneux has been talking to Pocket Gamer about how he plans to implement a different kind of free-to-play model for his god game, GODUS. ... read
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Biden: No legal reason why 'violent' games can't be taxed


Vice President tells Reverend Asshole that'd be just fine
May 14
Vice President Joe Biden recently had a meeting with religious leaders to discuss gun control, and violent media was discussed. God forbid we don't obfuscate the gun discussion with more demented strawmen.  Reverend Fran... read
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Modern Warfare 2 map removed after Muslim complaints


Allah's not longer in the toilet
Oct 08
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has removed a map from its servers after Muslim gamers complained (in fairness, quite politely) of offense. The problem lies in two paintings hung in a bathroom in the Favela map, containing the... read
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What religions are allowed in Diablo III?


May 22
It seems that, in a world populated by very real angels and demons, association with religions revolving around such creatures is frowned upon in Diablo III's world of Sanctuary. When Jon Bloodspray alerted me on Twitter that... read
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EA defends itself against homophobic hate mail


Apr 05
Electronic Arts has come under fire from right wing Christian groups for the sin of allowing gay-friendly content in its games. A letter campaign, seemingly spearheaded by the Florida Family Association, accuses EA of corrupt... read
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Priest sells DS, forgets there's child porn on it


Mar 22
A catholic priest, doing his bit to fulfill every negative stereotype about his fellows, recently sold a Nintendo DS and forgot to remove the child pornography that was stored on it. This classic goof led to an investigation,... read
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FRC: The Old Republic is full of homosexual activists


Jan 30
Star Wars: The Old Republic will definitely turn all of your children gay, according to right-wing Christian lunatic group, the Family Research Council. FRC president Tony Perkins recently criticized BioWare's MMO for being f... read
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New book studies Zelda from a Christian perspective


Dec 30
Author Jonny Walls is soon to publish a new book that studies The Legend of Zelda from a Christian perspective. The Legend of Zelda and Theology aims to show how the fiction of Zelda all points to and relates to God... read
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Christian police groups want to ban The Darkness II


Aug 15
Various Christian law enforcement groups have colluded to express their distaste for upcoming 2K Games sequel, The Darkness II. They'd like to see it go very far away, in fact, for fear that it will make people hate the polic... read
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Christian group wants games banned due to Norway killer


Jul 29
The Australian Christian Lobby is using the Oslo massacre to call for a ban on violent videogames in its home country, stating that the behavior of murderous idiot Anders Behring Breivik was evidence that games are evil,... read
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Enoch walked with God; then he was no more, because God took him away. [Genesis 5:24]Every hero has something unique or extraordinary about him, and as Enoch, grandson of Adam, grandfather of Noah, titular character in El Sha... read feature

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Videogames that make you feel godly


Jul 08
Videogames provide the perfect tools for pure escapism or utter powerlessness. As a fully interactive media, the player can be as involved as the developer in the fate of our characters, or we can be utterly impotent in swayi... read
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Vatican Wars, the hot new game for Catholic Facebookers!


Jun 22
Do you spend more time on Facebook than at Mass? Well, you dirty little boy, why not combine your idleness and the word of Christ with Vatican Wars -- a hot new social game in which you can become Pope! The game allows y... read
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Cursed Crusade gets website, possible release date


Apr 14
The very promising Cursed Crusade got an official website and a potential release date today. As a word of warning, don't have your volume up high as I did when visiting the site. I damn near shat myself.  As far as the ... read
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El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is now available to download on the Japanese PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, and naturally I fired up my foreign account to give it a whirl. Having put the demo through it's paces, I'v... read feature

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El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron goes gold


Jan 31
Ignition has announced that the exciting El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is finished and ready to go, comfortably ahead of its April 28 Japanese release date.  "The creation of El Shaddai has truly been a long and ... read
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El Shaddai hits Japan in April so have some screenshots


Jan 12
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is one of my most eagerly awaited games of 2011, and Japan has just been confirmed for an April 28 release date. There's no word for us worthless roundeyes yet, but have some screenshots ... read
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El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron gets me sexy


Dec 10
It's been a while since we got to chat about El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron, so it's fortunate that Ignition has spewed up a luvverly bunch of fresh screenshots. Now, I could tell you why I'm excited for this game... read
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The Bible Online is a new strategy MMO game ... seriously


Aug 25
If you've ever read all the rape, genocide and deep-seated racism in The Bible and thought to yourself, "Man, that sounds like my kind of world," then this is the game for you! The Bible Online allows players to "slip into th... read
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Muslims shouldn't play games, urges Islamic writer


Jul 26
When games are criticized in America, the attack usually comes from some right-wing fundamentalist Christian nutcase. That's not to say that other religions can't get in on the fun, though. Writer Ebrahim Saifuddin belie... read
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Okami artist goes biblical with El Shaddai for 360/PS3


Jun 11
Sawaki Takeyasu, character artist for Okami and Devil May Cry, is taking to the director's chair for El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, a sweet looking action game inspired by The Old Testament's Book of Enoch.  The ... read
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'Satanic-themed videogames' concern Christian alarmist


Feb 24
Worried that videogames may be teaching your children to worship the Horned One? Fear not, my good friends, because a righteous crusader is here to save us all! Philadelphia paper The Bulletin sheds light on mostly old and/or... read
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Church: Games are a bubbling sewer of sexual pornography


Feb 13
The Church of England synod, usually content to keep out of peoples' business and discuss gardening tips over a cup of milky tea, has decided to whine about videogames again, still carrying a vendetta it's carried since 2007,... read
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Insane Christian group wants to ban Modern Warfare 2


Dec 22
It wouldn't be Christmas without some good ol' fashioned Christian intolerance, would it? A bunch of radical wingnuts have taken issue with Modern Warfare 2, declaring that all decent people should denounce it and the "massac... read
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Fanboyism should be called religous fandamentalism


Dec 20
We've all seen fanboys before. Ranting and raving, upsetting themselves by pretending that other people are trying to upset them, feeling persecuted while happily persecuting others. Wait, did I just describe fanboys or relig... read
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New Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition screens


Dec 18
Here are some new Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition screens to repent over. If you read other blogs, you may not have heard about this game because it seems that I'm the only writer who gives even a vague crap about the thi... read
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Watch a mad Christian evangelist rant about Pokemon


Dec 11
Remember that whole, "Pokemon is evil" fad that was popular among Christian extremists in the nineties? Ever seen a religious leader seriously ramble about the demonic influence of the Japanese game with a straight face? No?... read
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Left Behind devs making Bible Adventures for Wii/Xbox 360


Dec 10
Left Behind Games, the company responsible for the insane Eternal Forces series, is bringing its classic brand of heavy-handed, poor-quality Christian wackiness to the Wii and Xbox 360 with a new game in the works called Bibl... read
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Church attacks Resident Evil, Capcom fights back


Nov 25
Thank God for the clergy! Those guardians of our frail humanity are always here to set things right, and they have protected us from Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, a game that glamorizes violence and promotes the occ... read
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Visions: The Christian MMORPG you never knew you needed


Nov 25
For many years, I have pondered my purpose on this small planet we call Earth. Now, by the grace of God, who loves me best of all His children, I know what I have been destined to do with my precious gift of life. I was put h... read
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For those who can't get enough God on TV or in one of America's ten billion trillion Churches, B&H Publishing Group has the thing you've been waiting for! The Bible is coming to Xbox 360, via the Indie Games Channel. It w... read feature

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Shocker: Crazy Christian game selling well in the South


Nov 04
Remember a while ago when we said that the controversial (and decidedly insane) Christian-themed RTS Left Behind: Eternal Forces would be sold in Walmart? The game's publisher has today declared that scheme a success, selling... read






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