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News Saudi Crown Prince to become largest SNK shareholder at 51%

Kdad

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Since when is SNK South Korean? It literally has "Nihon" in its name.
It is listed on the Korean stock exchange (KOSDAQ)...that is the reference they are making.
Head office is Japan
 
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Kdad

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The idiom is used sarcastically more frequently than not. Move along, lad.
Uh huh...just like people use dictator to be a short form to convey a message...lad. Its ok...you can admit when you're wrong...you're in a safe environment.
 
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Kdad

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Because dictator is a shorter form of monarch? Please just stop digging your hole deeper.
A short form to convey a message =/= synonym. I'm positive the vast majority here understood what the fellow was trying to say...this isn't where you need to be a Karen. How about you stop hijacking the thread and keep your comments to SNK or move along?
 
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A short form to convey a message =/= synonym. How about you stop hijacking the thread and keep your comments to SNK or move along?
If your message is to convey the ruler is dictator use the word dictator.

If your message is to convey the ruler is a monarch use the word monarch.

As you said, they aren’t synonyms. ;)

I will now move along, lad.
 
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Uh huh...just like people use dictator to be a short form to convey a message...lad. Its ok...you can admit when you're wrong...you're in a safe environment.



He is 100% right. I don't even understand how somebody could argue against him...
 

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He is 100% right. I don't even understand how somebody could argue against him...
I'm stating he is wrong about his use of Heaven forbid, which he hand waves away while riding some guys ass about using dictator when we all know what he meant. This thread has devolved and is off topic.
 

Amiga

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I hope to god this guy a 2d pixel purist. PLEASE SAUDI PRINCE.

Need more this:


and this:


and this:


And less of this:

:messenger_smiling_hearts: At one point SNK were the coolest thing in Japan but they failed to evolve.
 

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I'm stating he is wrong about his use of Heaven forbid, which he hand waves away while riding some guys ass about using dictator when we all know what he meant. This thread has devolved and is off topic.
I'm talking about his use of "heaven forbid". It's almost always used sarcastically so he used it correctly for the point he was trying to make.
 
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Can an actual Wahabi Islamist chime in here? As long as her face is veiled is everything else okay here?
Any Muslim can tell you that as per the Islamic injunctions, everything except the face, hands and feet of a woman are her 'awrah' (lit. vulnerable; taken to meant as private parts), and so are to be covered (Another major interpretation is that even face and hands must be covered in public). For males, their 'awrah' is the area from the navel down to right below the knees so it must be covered at all costs, even among males only (exceptions exists of course like doctor's examination etc.). In addition, the phenomenon of veiling extends to gatherings of any kind where the men and women are to be segregated and not allowed to intermingle.

Of course, this was a very simplified explanation of the matter. Hope it helped!
 
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No excuse not to use that expensive artwork from KOF 13 here on out.
And Improve on that style
 
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Amiga

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It's a bit rich the man who is a prominent member of a government in a country that will arrest and/or fine people for showing the smallest deviation from ultra-conservative form of Islamic values will now be the largest shareholder in company that has games filled with half naked women & modern liberal values.
I defer to any Saudis here especially since I'm no expert in the region, but my understanding is that Mohammed bin Salman is actually a reformer, so not completely surprising if true.




 

InDaGulag

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Well, in the context of Saudi Arabia. Not making a judgment good or bad. As a counterpoint, check out his recent women's rights reforms.

Which has coincided with a massive arrest campaign of activists, opposition folks, and members of his family. Not to mention the frequent warmongering in Yemen and Qatar. Oh and then there's also his love of staging assassinations on foreign soil. Dude's an evil man.
 

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SNK died in 2015, when it was majority acquired by a Chinese investment consortium. From a product standpoint, all that matters now is how the current company is supported by its ownership and whether the new bosses want significant involvement in operations.
 

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Which has coincided with a massive arrest campaign of activists, opposition folks, and members of his family. Not to mention the frequent warmongering in Yemen and Qatar. Oh and then there's also his love of staging assassinations on foreign soil. Dude's an evil man.

fake news, and Yemen was already in a year long civil war before Saudi contained it to 20% of the country.

if want details open a topic in the political section.
 
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InDaGulag

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fake news, and Yemen was already in a year long civil war before Saudi contained it to 20% of the country.

if want details open a topic in the political section.

Nah. Don't want to bother debating the morals of government that has Atheists like me arrested and executed for merely existing and speaking our minds.

Not worth the effort.
 

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Ok. But I mean it's no secret the Saudi government is an Islamist monarchy and not your average secular government that respects freedom of speech.

Maybe MBS intends to take his nation to that point. But as of right now it's anything but.

Man ‘sentenced to death for atheism’ in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia listed feminism, atheism, and homosexuality as forms of extremism. Then they (sort of) took it back.

In harsh Saudi crackdown, famous feminists are branded as ‘traitors’

Jailed for seven years, Canada to press the case of human rights blogger Raif Badawi with Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's public decency law has women in the dark about legal codes

Still No Churches in Saudi Arabia, But Small Steps Toward Religious Freedom

Saudi Arabia freezes new trade, investment after Canada demands activists be freed

Saudi Arabia Won't Be the Last Country to Censor Netflix

One year after Khashoggi’s murder, MBS finally admits full responsibility

Saudi Arabia’s “Reforms” Don’t Include Tolerance of Shia Community

I mean Saudi Arabia still has a religious police, but they were told to be gentle, so I guess it's okay now.

Like you don't need to defend your country/government no matter what. My country of Canada has done loads of bad shit and I don't defend it. Because that's not how we improve society.
 
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As usual fake Media reports .. you talk about a country and people you don't know shit about them

And you wonder why everyone laugh at western Media in general. Bunch of propagandist

If you are atheist and you came to Saudi Arabia it will be safer for you than your own country

See from the people who actually living here


 
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as long as the game is good, I could care less about MBS.
I’m not holier than thou.

If only the deal with Newcastle didn’t fall through, damn it.
 

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Based on this topic, TIL MBS already seems to have viral marketers on this board since acquiring SNK. I guess that means he has big plans for it?
 

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Al-hum-do-lillah Al-hum-do-lillah ... now MBS can finally issue an order to cover up that sexy slut Mai Shiranui ...

Lashes for anyone who objects

Pick up the DOA6 DLC before it is pulled poeple...
 
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Vaelka

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Fighting games are big in the middle east. Guess we'll see what happens.

Fighting games in 2022.

Cammy in a Burqa.

The chinese version of KOFXIV was censored.
Most Super Sidekicks games are delisted because they feature Taiwan and Hong Kong.
They removed the japanese imperial flag from Art of Fighting 2.
They changed the names of the teams in Baseball Stars, erasing any reference to TW/HK.

It can't be worse than this

The mobile game is censored in China too, they use the censored art for marketing too even in the West.
Mobile companies are extremely regressive when it comes to this and you need to censor the shit out of your game to market it in app stores.
Luckily the game is uncensored in game at least in the EU, but even very tame stuff gets censored to appear in the store.

People defending that shit too annoy me to no end, it's not even just sexualized content to begin with countries like China censor political content and much more too.
I don't imagine the Middle East being any better where being gay is literally a crime punishable by death.
 
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Don't ask how the sausage is made! Try not to think about it and enjoy it for what it is.

Look hard and deeply enough and you'll find dirt. Guaranteed.

Every product you love will eventually enrich somebody or some institution you disapprove of.