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In Clumsy God, helping looks a lot like hurting

The itch.io Twitter is always bringing strange morsels to my attention. Today, it's Clumsy God, a Windows game about a giant heavenly hand helping people recover from an earthquake. "Just be careful not to crush anyone along the way... unl...

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

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. "What we need i...

 
 
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Biden: No legal reason why 'violent' games can't be taxed

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 Franklin Graham (so...

 
 
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Modern Warfare 2 map removed after Muslim complaints

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 phrase, "Allah...

 
 
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What religions are allowed in Diablo III?

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 no characters ...

 
 
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EA defends itself against homophobic hate mail

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 corrupting children an...

 
 
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Priest sells DS, forgets there's child porn on it

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, in which photo...

 
 
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FRC: The Old Republic is full of homosexual activists

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 full of homosexu...

 
 
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New book studies Zelda from a Christian perspective

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 -- that's the ...

 
 
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Christian police groups want to ban The Darkness II

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 police. Go figure.&n...

 
 
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Christian group wants games banned due to Norway killer

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, due to some lo...

 
 
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El Shaddai Preview: Heretical Art

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 Shaddai: Ascension...

 
 
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Videogames that make you feel godly

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 swaying our destiny,...

 
 
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Vatican Wars, the hot new game for Catholic Facebookers!

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 you to join eith...

 
 
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Cursed Crusade gets website, possible release date

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 release date go...

 
 
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Jimpressions: El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron demo

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've come away wit...

 
 
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El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron goes gold

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 exciting journe...

 
 
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El Shaddai hits Japan in April so have some screenshots

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 anyway. Go on, ...

 
 
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El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron gets me sexy

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, but I think I...

 
 
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The Bible Online is a new strategy MMO game ... seriously

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 the role of Abrah...

 
 
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Muslims shouldn't play games, urges Islamic writer

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 believes that videog...

 
 
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Okami artist goes biblical with El Shaddai for 360/PS3

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 game is said to...

 
 
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'Satanic-themed videogames' concern Christian alarmist

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 obscure games,...

 
 
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Church: Games are a bubbling sewer of sexual pornography

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, when Resistanc...

 
 




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