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Offline shock223

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Re: Resident Evil 5 controversy
« Reply #105 on: August 17, 2008, 03:21:20 pm »
Well, if you look at the actual controversy it was not that it was whites killing blacks, but the imagery of the killing.

"The point isn't that you can't have black zombies. There was a lot of imagery in that trailer that dovetailed with classic racist imagery." - the Newsweek critic

But there was nary a fired chicken or afro in sight. ???

your confusing american sterotype with the african sterotype.

 

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Re: Resident Evil 5 controversy
« Reply #106 on: August 17, 2008, 03:49:54 pm »
Meh. The majority of people in Africa are black, so if there's a zombie outbreak there then most of the zombies will be, you guessed it, black. It's nothing to be riled up about, so I don't see why people in these civil rights groups are.

Well, if you look at the actual controversy it was not that it was whites killing blacks, but the imagery of the killing.

"The point isn't that you can't have black zombies. There was a lot of imagery in that trailer that dovetailed with classic racist imagery." - the Newsweek critic

But there was nary a fired chicken or afro in sight. ???

your confusing american sterotype with the african sterotype.

 

Stereotypes like what?

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Re: Resident Evil 5 controversy
« Reply #107 on: August 17, 2008, 06:47:12 pm »
For one, it's an African American Stereotype. Get it right people.
Second, if you were viewing a tv show based on America from another country the usual stereotype is that americans have shiny cars, are rich, and the majority being Caucasian.
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Re: Resident Evil 5 controversy
« Reply #108 on: August 18, 2008, 07:33:02 am »
Not all Africans are American, as far as I know. It's a silly term.

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Re: Resident Evil 5 controversy
« Reply #109 on: August 18, 2008, 07:48:03 am »
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Re: Resident Evil 5 controversy
« Reply #110 on: August 18, 2008, 09:41:32 am »
For one, it's an African American Stereotype. Get it right people.
Second, if you were viewing a tv show based on America from another country the usual stereotype is that americans have shiny cars, are rich, and the majority being Caucasian.

Obese illiterate racist hicks

Rich, white, shiny cars. Got it.


I doubt that whining about the game is going to get it banned, so there isn't really much point. Out of curiosity, though, how does the ESRB usually handle racism in games?
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Re: Resident Evil 5 controversy
« Reply #111 on: August 19, 2008, 12:57:50 pm »
My guess.

Get some inside opinions and if it's voted to be a controversial game than it get's delayed and edited some how or the game doesn't come to market in places like the UK and the US. Manhunt almost got that treatment but I doubt people will see RE5 as a problem other than the tolerant ignorant extremists.

As long as the they don't use the 'N' word then I see no problem with this game.
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