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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...   read

 
 
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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, ...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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,...   read

 
 


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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...   read

 
 
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Insane Christian group wants to ban Modern Warfare 2

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 "massacre level" conta...   read

 
 
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Fanboyism should be called religous fandamentalism

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 religious fundamenta...   read

 
 
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New Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition screens

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 thing. Anyway, go ...   read

 
 
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Watch a mad Christian evangelist rant about Pokemon

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? Well today is ...   read

 
 
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Left Behind devs making Bible Adventures for Wii/Xbox 360

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 Bible Adventures. T...   read

 
 
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Church attacks Resident Evil, Capcom fights back

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 occult. Several me...   read

 
 
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Visions: The Christian MMORPG you never knew you needed

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 here as a prophe...   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

 
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Shocker: Crazy Christian game selling well in the South

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 well in that g...   read

 
 
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Walmart to sell that f*cked up crazy Christian game

Most of you will have at least heard of the Left Behind series. For those that haven't, they're a series of screwed up PC titles that allow Christian extremists to either convert or kill non-believers. In a somewhat terrifying twist, users ...   read

 
 
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Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition introduces Godric

Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition is one of the more obscure new games coming out, but it's certainly interesting. Its medieval setting and quasi-religious tone gives it a very unique premise, and today we've been introduced to the game's...   read

 
 
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E3 09: Protestors descend upon the Dante's Inferno booth

Well, maybe descend isn’t quite the right word. It’s more like they were peacefully standing outside the convention center waving signs with slogans like “EA = Electronic Anti-Christ,” and “Hell Is Not A Game.&...   read

 
 
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Hindu Society pissed about PS2 game, asks it be pulled

Who is Lord Hanuman? Well, in case you aren't familiar with the name, he's a monkey god held beloved by followers of Hindu. In the ancient Sanskrit epic the Ramayana, Hanuman leads a monkey army to fight a demon king. Sounds like a perfect ...   read

 
 
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Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition gets site and screens

I could make the obligatory Monty Python reference, but I'll leave that for others. Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition was revealed a few weeks ago, and now developer Flying Fish Works is back to promote the intriguing title with a Web sit...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson's secret Veggie Tales twin discovered!

Ever since Jack Thompson lost his job, I resolved to stop covering the man's antics until he did something supremely stupid. That said, I could not resist following up on the suspicions that had been aroused yesterday when I was flicking th...   read

 
 
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Islamic leader wants more Jew-killin' in his videogames

We all like a good laugh here at Destructoid, which is why we're more than happy to chat about Imam Nabil Al Awadi, an extremist Islamic leader who wants more videogames about slaughtering Jews. Oh Mr. Awadi, you do make us laugh. Back in 2...   read

 
 
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DS game allegedly claims that 'Islam is the light'

A mother in Indiana is currently kicking up a stink after discovering an alleged religious message in the kid-focused DS game Baby Pals. Bought for her 8-year-old daughter, the game speaks a phrase that sound a lot like "Islam is the...   read

 
 
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