A rumor recently pinged around the internet that EA’s forth coming Sci-fi shocker Dead Space had been banned in China, Japan and Germany. The weird thing? The rumor seemed to have emerged from within EA itself, with widespread suspicious that it might simply be a marketing ploy. (An EA rep told us they were not aware of any action against the game). Whatever the exact truth of it, we do know that if Dead Space does end up banned by some of the world’s queasier censorship authorities, it won’t be a massive surprise.
A few minutes and polite questions passed before anyone tackle the enormous zombie elephant in the room. So… how did resident evil 5 producer Masachika Kawata react to the accusation that the game’s use of African villagers as monstrous enemy was inherently racist? “It was a little bit unfortunate,” he explains calmly. “And we feel that it was a little bit unfair because we set the game in Africa and then obviously we had to make the indigenous people, and they happened to be black people. We don’t take racism so lightly it was just a coincidence nothing more.”
Exclusive Red Xbox 360 Resident Evil Limited Edition Console available on Friday, March 13th when Resident Evil 5 ships! Since its exclusive is there anything new or special you might ask, well no. Its very red, apart from the top which isn’t and the color matched controller. Everything else is standard, with a black 120GB hard drive and the standard component, HDMI and ethernet cables.
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Let’s start off this morning with a few leaked screenies. I’ve always been a huge fan of RE (Resident Evil), now Capcom has finally brought it to the fifth chapter, I for one am really looking forward to this! One disappointment though, I was really hoping to see a zombie riding dirt bike in one of those screenshots, unfortunately none seen…
That’s just a mini clip we created, the screenshots in higher resolution after the jump…