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Mario Galaxy 2 website details 2P co-op, also cogs

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is almost here, but you wouldn't know it from the way Nintendo of America is acting. We haven't heard anything from Reggie and the gang about the game since that press event a few weeks back. We've have to turn to Japan...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Home player 'sexually assaulted'

Sexual assault is not funny. Sexual assault in PlayStation Home is hilarious. This is a truth we have all come to accept, but one PS3 user believes it to be serious business. Claiming her roommate was "sexually assaulted," PSN member "Whoef...   read

 
 
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Erotic game makes a humorous rape disclaimer

Ever since the RapeLay controversy, things haven't been going well for the noble and honest men of the Japanese erotic game industry. Japan has banned a number of games containing scenes of rape and other extreme sexual content, but one par...   read

 
 
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Guardian: These videogames are extreme pornography!

Film critic Mark Kermode wrote a very interesting article recently comparing the recent scares and controversies surrounding videogames to the similar scares and controversies that surrounded horror movies back in the 1980s. The Guardian, b...   read

 
 
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A Real Girlfriend lets you stick your finger up her nose

[As posted on Japanator] And by "real girlfriend" I mean Real Kanojo, an upcoming title  from Illusion Soft, better known to most English-speakers as "The RapeLay guys." It seems they've held off from causing immediate controversy and ...   read

 
 
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Atlus promises Shiren the Wanderer won't make you cry

Don't worry, Atlus may be known for its propensity for importing Japanese cruelty (alonside Shin Megami Tensei games), but they promise that THIS time, with the February 10 release of Shiren the Wanderer for Wii, you won't be completely bro...   read

 
 
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Assassin's Creed 2: Sodomy, rape & 'crying as I f*ck her'

It's been said before, but someone really ought to compile the best ESRB ratings and make a book out of them. The latest, and perhaps most surprising, of the game rating summaries is for Assassin's Creed 2, which details some of the game's ...   read

 
 
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Xbox 360 users enraged over Tales of Vesperia PS3 port

There is a reason why many Japanese gamers own an Xbox 360, and it's not because they love Halo. It's because Namco Bandai's Tales series is massive over there and, at one time, Tales of Vesperia was an Xbox 360 exclusive. Vesperia helped s...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: AGENT landing in 2010

At E3 this year the Sony press conference had a bit of very good news for the company. The PS3 would play exclusive host to Rockstar's upcoming game AGENT. Those in attendance saw the word agent pop up on the screen and heard a few words ab...   read

 
 
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United Nations calls for ban on Japanese sex games

The ludicrous RapeLay controversy just hasn't stopped. The game's been booted out of the United States, torn down from Japanese store shelves, and criticized eight ways from Sunday, but still people are getting angry about it and other titl...   read

 
 
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Defending virtual rape: Not the same as condoning it

This week, William Usher of the Web site Cinema Blend wrote a rather scathing editorial aimed at the Destructoid community, as well as the community at News 4 Gamers. The article concerned reactions to a story I had written, in which Japane...   read

 
 
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Rape games become Platinum games for one Japanese company

The controversy over Japan's ... specialist ... gaming media continues following the RapeLay madness, with retailers and developers doing whatever they can to appear more clean and wholesome. Take, for example, PC download site BGameBox, a ...   read

 
 
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RapeLay devs announce a game, lift Dragon Quest designs

Capitalizing on the Dragon Quest fever that is currently spreading through Glorious Nippon, RapeLay developer Illusionsoft has announced an H-game suggestively titled Yuusha kara wa Nigerarenai (You Can’t Escape From The Hero). The fa...   read

 
 
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Owning RapeLay might be a federal offense

Time to start scrubbing those hard drives, kids. A recent article over at GamesPolitics suggests that owners of the controversial hentai title, RapeLay, could be found guilty of possessing child pornography in US courts.This stems from a re...   read

 
 
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Atlus site violated, impregnated with Trojan

If you visited Atlus' official Web site before the weekend, be warned. It's possible that a filthy trojan virus found its way onto your PC, courtesy of some scumbags who hacked into the niche game publisher's site and embedded a nasty bit o...   read

 
 
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Force girls to do handstands so you can see their panties

You can always count on Japan to skim the line between child molestation and charming merriment. A new erotic game from the country that makes rape fun, Hypnotism Class, grants players the power of mind control. With such mental gifts, what...   read

 
 
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Prison rape in games? Judge Mathis has you covered

Television pundits and politicians may claim that videogames allow you to virtually rape women, but really, only a certain few games do that, and they remain in Japan. Come revel in the irony, then, of TV Judge Greg Mathis and his new Stree...   read

 
 
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How Guitar Hero Arcade rapes your wallet and then some

Yes, an arcade machine version of Guitar Hero (mostly based upon Guitar Hero III) actually exists. While this isn't the first time we have heard about it, I don't believe anyone has taken the time to write about their personal experience wi...   read

 
 
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Senator determined to find rape in GTA IV, even though there isn't any

We always knew that these anti-game wing nuts were looking for problems that weren't there, but never has that idea been so literal. Connecticut State Senator Gayle Slossberg is currently searching as hard as she can for the rape scene in G...   read

 
 
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Dtoid history: Bad idea blooper reel

Look, I drink...and that has a tendency to result in some, let's just say, less-than-industry-standard ideas. For example, at the last Dtoid NARP, I tried to hire both midgets and strippers. Those little bastards make me laugh and I like na...   read

 
 
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50 Cent will be the Burnout of shooters: So, a car wreck then?

50 Cent: Blood in the Sand director Julian Waddows wants his game to be the Burnout of shooters, to take the genre as it exists and emphasize all that is fun."We wanted to do for the shooter genre what Burnout did for racers," sta...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson, guilty man: 27 of 31 misconduct charges recommended by judge

Jack Thompson, controversial attorney and hater of Grand Theft Auto has been recommended guilty in twenty-seven of his thirty-one misconduct charges by Judge Dava Tunis. Last year, the madcap defense attorney was on trial for charges of mis...   read

 
 
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Mekuri Master: Making sexual assault fun again!

If you were a game publisher and I pitched the below idea to you, what would you think?“Okay, so I have the best idea for a videogame. You play as a cool guy wearing a trench coat, okay? And you run into a school and try to lift up as...   read

 
 
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Dear Silent Hill (featuring new in-game video)

Dear Silent Hill,I don't know what it is about you. I have no reason to want to be lost in a place that offers a consistent threat to my ability to remain alive, but I can't seem to stop thinking about you. I think that first time I heard y...   read

 
 
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Destructoid review: Resident Evil: Extinction

Friday night. It's a time when we all go out to the movies and enjoy the finest pickings that Hollywood has to offer. Well, this week, if you weren't interested in Good Luck Chuck or Sydney White, then Resident Evil: Extinction is your only...   read

 
 
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