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Deep Silver releases 'offensive' Dead Island torso edition

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Controversial bundle on sale despite apology

Deep Silver has proceeded to release the Dead Island: Riptide Zombie Bait Edition, after "deeply" apologising for the 'offensive' game bundle earlier this year.... read more

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Deep Silver releases 'offensive' Dead Island torso edition

Postby theopopp » 23 Apr 2013, 16:30

Oh dear. What a bizarre product, feels very uncomfortable to sexualise/fetishise a brutalized woman. It really doesn't help with the idea that all gamers are immature and stupid. If we want to move the industry forward and reach more people then we need to vote with our wallets and not buy things like this. Or maybe this is what people want? Hopefully not.
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Postby Zellpunch » 23 Apr 2013, 16:31

Delighted the Political Correctness boys can chalk this one down!!!! Zero interest in this game however! Doubt this offends too many also I don't know many people who's nearest and dearest have been devoured by zombies. Its a product, you don't like it do not buy it.
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Postby Agent K » 23 Apr 2013, 16:33

Fairplay! I will be buying it! :lol:
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Postby Agent K » 23 Apr 2013, 16:34

Fairplay! I will be buying it! :D
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Postby richomack360 » 23 Apr 2013, 16:39

A dismembered limited edition item from a game featuring dismemberment.....

Not sure how people would be shocked.
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Postby FishyGinger » 23 Apr 2013, 16:40

richomack360 wrote:A dismembered limited edition item from a game featuring dismemberment.....

Not sure how people would be shocked.


Because it looks s**t.
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Postby fightclubdoll » 23 Apr 2013, 16:42

It is offensive... no need to put it in quotes. It generated a veritable **** storm of outrage.
But it's pretty clear that their "apology" was less than sincere.
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Re: Deep Silver releases 'offensive' Dead Island torso editi

Postby steve_2003 » 23 Apr 2013, 16:50

Looks like she's been on a date with Luis Suarez. :)

Talking of which, do you think it would be a good idea to include 'Suarez' in the next DLC?
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Postby TheLastDodo » 23 Apr 2013, 17:02

richomack360 wrote:A dismembered limited edition item from a game featuring dismemberment.....

Not sure how people would be shocked.


Miraculously, every zombie left the tits intact.
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Postby TheCrimsonFenix » 23 Apr 2013, 17:04

FishyGinger wrote:
richomack360 wrote:A dismembered limited edition item from a game featuring dismemberment.....

Not sure how people would be shocked.


Because it looks s**t.


I'd definitely be more offended if the model was of a steaming turd.
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Postby mikachuuu » 23 Apr 2013, 17:05

Who gives a f**k, Seriously if ppl go up in arms about a this thing than i don't know lol. Guess if it would a male torso it would be fine eh?
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Postby Mobius Evalon » 23 Apr 2013, 17:06

What's the "offensiveness" here exactly?

Apparently literally everything can cause paranoid, small-minded, bigoted people to become offended and demand that their personal outrage be addressed. It's a dismembered and headless torso included with a zombie game, who cares?
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Postby Mini-Nev » 23 Apr 2013, 17:30

While I have no interest in the statue (or game for that matter) I'm very happy to see this being released. I'm getting tired of sensitive people always moaning, if you don't like it don't buy it. Don't try to stop others from being able to buy it.
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Re: Deep Silver releases 'offensive' Dead Island torso editi

Postby JuDDa » 23 Apr 2013, 17:49

This....

Mobius Evalon wrote:What's the "offensiveness" here exactly?

Apparently literally everything can cause paranoid, small-minded, bigoted people to become offended and demand that their personal outrage be addressed. It's a dismembered and headless torso included with a zombie game, who cares?


And this...

Mini-Nev wrote:While I have no interest in the statue (or game for that matter) I'm very happy to see this being released. I'm getting tired of sensitive people always moaning, if you don't like it don't buy it. Don't try to stop others from being able to buy it.
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Re: Deep Silver releases 'offensive' Dead Island torso editi

Postby sammikid » 23 Apr 2013, 18:05

mikachuuu wrote:Who gives a f**k, Seriously if ppl go up in arms about a this thing than i don't know lol. Guess if it would a male torso it would be fine eh?

Bahahaha

What I find offensive are those willing to pay 90 quid for this piece of crap.
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