While many of us are still trying to process the recent news that Kingdom Hearts III has finally gone gold (I’m mean, a lot of us thought this day would NEVER come), another interesting piece of news has popped up regarding Square-Enix and Disney’s upcoming RPG. Recently, Chinese game site A9VG covered Kingdom Hearts III, there was a pretty noticeable omission in the story: Winnie the Pooh. Above, … Continue reading Behold China’s Censorship of ‘Kingdom Hearts III’…
It’s time for Episode 117 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses your favorite homes from TV and movies as floor plans, who created the Blue Screen of Death, dirty pirates get a surprise in The Sims 4, and OH BAI GAWD Jim Ross to announce for MMA fights! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling.
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So, if you were one of the folks who decided to illegally download a torrent of The Sims 4, then you certainly discovered something completely unexpected: complete and utter censorship — via pixelation — of most of the newly-released game. Now, those familiar with The Sims are aware of the game normally pixelating your Sims when they are buck-naked (such as taking a bath, going number one or number two, you get the idea). According to various online reports, pirated copies of the game make ALL Sims PERMANENTLY pixellated, presenting the entire game in a goofy, censored look, a’la the above image from nihwtf. Continue reading “If You Pirate ‘The Sims 4,’ YOU’LL GET CENSORED IN-GAME!”
Around this time last week, South Park: The Stick of Truth was released and has been widely praised by critics and gamers alike. The game, containing a mix of indelicate humor and Obsidian-style roleplay, now has the honorable distinction of being the first licensed South Park game that wasn’t disappointing and/or just sucked. Of course, due to the nature of the show’s content and language, some regional versions contained completely censored game sequences. I present to you all, the alternative censored screens that European and Australian console gamers see instead of the original scenes from South Park: The Stick of Truth. They are quite amusing, also LANGUAGE AND SPOILERS AFTER THE BREAK!