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(UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« on: July 11, 2005, 12:23:09 pm »
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Rockstar has denied that the "Hot Coffee" pornographic mini-game, which is enabled by a mod for Grand Theft Auto San Andreas, is actually a part of the game, after it became the subject of an investigation by the ESRB in North America.

So Rockstar has finally made a statement, and apparently, they are trying to put the blame on the mod. I think it's time for those politicians to stop hagging this topic.

Read complete article -> http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?aid=10032

Original Source: Gamespot ->  http://www.gamespot.com/ps2/action/gta4/news_6128759.html
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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2005, 12:29:19 pm »
I knew they would denie it.

Someone will eventually get someone to take apart the 'hot coffee' mod and see if it added the minigame or if it just activated the minigame.

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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2005, 12:36:03 pm »
Somehow i doubt this.  But whatever, i don't really see the problem.  The game is rated Mature in America, and 18+ across Europe.  What's the problem?

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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2005, 01:02:50 pm »
Somehow i doubt this.  But whatever, i don't really see the problem.  The game is rated Mature in America, and 18+ across Europe.  What's the problem?
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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2005, 01:10:30 pm »
I did, i still don't get the problem.  Steve makes an excellent point when he says the Sims features sex, nudity, and death and is rated for teens or something or other.  GTA is rated 17+, where people are mature enough to be having sex and know what it is like. 

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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2005, 01:29:45 pm »
Yea, but kids get their hands on this stuff anyways.
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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2005, 01:31:27 pm »
That's not the company's fault, that's the parents.  Pornography is 18+, kids still get their hands on it - does that mean a lawsuit or whatnot should be filed against the porn industry?  No.

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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2005, 01:40:37 pm »
Yea, but I people think that you shouldn't hid stuff like that in the first place.
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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2005, 01:51:07 pm »
I don't care what "people" think.  Rockstar Games did NOTHING wrong.  It isn't illegal to be tasteless.  And that is all this little thing is - tastelessness and immaturity on the part of Rockstar Games.  Sorry... i just cannot stand these people who come along and point the finger at video games.  I played video games non stop as a kid, and i'm not so bad.  I do not put myself being irritable, forceful, or strong-willed down to computer games.  A kid should know the difference between video game and real life.  Most do, and if they do not then they will end up being weird and anti-social anyway.

In my opinion, books are worse!  I've read some pretty sickening/twisted stuff in novels - and there isn't an age necessity required for them!

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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2005, 01:54:26 pm »
Yea, I don't blame Rockstar, this is just complementary to Steve's podcast and the whole controversy.
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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2005, 01:55:56 pm »
Heh, yeah i'm not attacking you or anything - just using this thread as a way to vent my frustration at the situation, because there really is nothing to it.

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« Reply #11 on: July 11, 2005, 01:57:48 pm »

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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2005, 02:00:03 pm »
Lol, nah not quite like that - it would ruin my hair ;).

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« Reply #13 on: July 11, 2005, 02:02:06 pm »
Glue them back   :P
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Re: (UPDATE!) Rockstar DENIES Sex in GTA:SA
« Reply #14 on: July 11, 2005, 02:28:56 pm »
Well the whole problem with the mod is the game is rated M and the esrb also had
  • Nlood and Gore
  • Intense Voilence
  • Strong Language
  • Strong Sexual Content
  • Use of Drugs
If the footage was put in the game and left then they would of had Sex and maybe Nudity which with all that would bump it up to a NR/AO rating.

Mature is 17+ but i'm only 16 and I got a copy, but if it was NR/AO then I probably wouldn't have gotten my hands on a copy ever. People take the NR/AO rating alot more series. I was playing Mortal combat back when I was 6 and that was rated M back then.