Are games starting to push the wrong buttons?

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    actsnoblemartin I love Andrea & April

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    Are games starting to push the wrong buttons? - plugged in - Yahoo! Games

    As video games evolve from a niche pastime into a leisure activitiy that's part of two-thirds of U.S. households, it's only natural for game developers to test their boundaries -- and, occasionally, break them. Consequently, the last few years have seen video games embroiled in scandals around race, religion, violence, sexual content, and even attitudes toward war. Here's just a handful of recent games that rubbed the public the wrong way.
     
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    Oh my god, RESIDENT EVIL 5? That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard. In every other RE game you gun down white people. In this one you gun down black people because you're in Africa. Talk about taking things way out of context.
     
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    People just look for reasons to be offended. Notice the one truly offensive game isn't even mentioned ...
     
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    I find teh article offensive.
     
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    Chess must be a racist game, too, as the game is typically played as White v Black or Red.
     
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    tigerbob Increasingly jaded.

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