Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, E3 News

               
Dark theme   
PC   |   PS4   |   XBOX   |   SWITCH   |   3DS   |   VITA   |   JAPANESE   |   FILM   |   TOYS   |   MERCH


 

 

Dante's Inferno not coming to Middle East (legally)

0

Surprise surprise! Dante's Inferno, a game about a mental Christian who carves a cross into his chest and visits a Hell full of big-breasted demons, is not going to be released in the Middle East. Apparently they might have some sort of problem with that, so Electronic Arts has opted not to bother trying. Essentially, the game would have been banned anyway, so EA's just saving itself the paperwork. 

Unfortunately, due to the whole religious insecurity thing going on over there, a lot of games get banned for even hinting at something God-related. God of War is banned just for having the word in the title, and Darksiders was barred because it features a not-so-subtle allegory of Heaven and Hell. It's all pretty infantile if you ask me, but then, most religious sensitivity seems childish to your humble writer.

Of course, as with all the other banned games, we're sure the United Arab Emirates residents who want to play Dante's Inferno will find a way. More power to them! We gave Dante's Inferno a 9.0 in our official review, and I'm sure Allah would agree that it's well worth a play.




You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Jim SterlingThank God // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts12535Blogs 194Following42Followers1579


 


READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


Can't see comments?   EasyList, Avast, and others may block them. Please whitelist [*].disqus.com to fix it


Unsavory comments?


Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. On the right side of a comment you can flag the user to anonymously report them (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments, or is something busted? Check our mini support FAQ

 




 
 
 
spacer