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Vito on Sony censorship

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If I made an anime game defending Hitler views and actions in WW2 it would be totally OK because FICTIONAL is not REAL, right?
If you defend Hitler's views, you're a nazi. If you like sexy anime girls, you're a weeb.

Find the difference ... 🤦‍♀️
 

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On one hand it was stupid decision by Sony, it backfired in their face.
And on the other hand pedo bait games like Criminal Girls is a piss poor porno masquerading as a DRPG.
Senran Kagura was never even mediocre let alone decent or good, extreme big boobs are disgusting, gimme something like this or GTFO.

 
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I would rather we ban football, that’s one thing I can’t bloody stand. Turns men into utter knobs.
I agree, I hate the sport, and I hate that it's somehow socially acceptable to be a complete moron who obsesses over sports fandom, but if you're a fan of something related to "geek" culture, then you're a complete loser. But I digress.

I guess I wouldn't ever really say I would ban it, because what I try to get across to people is that we need to stop being judgmental of things we don't like because it doesn't conform to what I like, or what I believe in. Especially when you're talking about things from completely different cultures. The problem with the internet, which at the same time is part of what makes it great, is that we are exposed to every thing from all parts of the globe. For me, it's exposed me to all the aspects of Japanese culture I might have not been introduced to before, and what I fell in love with. For those who are comfortable in their little bubbles, and think their way is the "right" way, anything they don't approve automatically should be banned. That's horseshit I think and needs to be discouraged, yet there are people in parts of the internet, especially REEEra, that want anything they don't approve to be abolished. It's fucking stupid.
lol sounds like you nerds got your ass whopped by jocks at school
 
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lol sounds like you nerds got your ass whopped by jocks at school
And it sounds like you're an asshole with no empathy. I find you more pitiable than any "nerd who got their ass whooped by jocks", which I didn't really. I was more bullied in elementary and middle school, being called things like "freak" and "a thing", but hey, you sound like someone who doesn't give a shit about anyone else but yourself, so congrats, you're the first person I'll add to my ignore list.
 

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Fictional pedo addiction can be a step before real pedo actions IRL.
Yet Japan has one of the lowest if not lowest rape statistics in all of the western world yet this shit adorns the bulk of shops, cafes, anime and manga sold there. Not to mention being able to buy child sex dolls in any adult shop you walk into. So it's either helping stop rape or ???

Let's get this clear, I'm fully against any rape and would be the first in line to cut a pedos dick off. But victimising drawings and dog piling the people who enjoy them is stupid.
 
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Sony wont change their policies unless enough customers say they don't want it. That's the only thing that will change their minds. Just bitching on forums wont do a bit of good. They need to see and hear large amounts of people say they don't want censorship, large amounts aimed directly at them.

Sony isn't doing this to be evil or anything. They just see the overall climate and are trying to act accordingly is all. They are doing what they think customers are wanting because the people who are for censorship are louder than the ones who are against it.
 
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Sony wont change their policies unless enough customers say they don't want it. That's the only thing that will change their minds. Just bitching on forums wont do a bit of good. They need to see and hear large amounts of people say they don't want censorship, large amounts aimed directly at them.

Sony isn't doing this to be evil or anything. They just see the overall climate and are trying to act accordingly is all. They are doing what they think customers are wanting because the people who are for censorship are louder than the ones who are against it.
That's why these censored games sell so well ... oh wait.
 

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Fictional pedo addiction can be a step before real pedo actions IRL.
Yet it never has because it's known to be fiction like anything else. The people who actually were such predators admitted or caught so far have been the ones who were advocating to put a hard ban on it.
 
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It's hard to be sympathetic to someone's cause when the reason they want to end censorship is so they get to look at scantly dressed underage girls.

This is not free speech.


Also, just get your fix on PC or something.

Some are hurtful for their victims... There is a difference between fetishism for BDSM between consenting adults and liking kids or pre-teen girls.
1. It's drawings, not real girls. There is a huge distinction
2. It actually is free speech. Freedom of speech is here to protect speech you, or anyone else, finds abhorrent. That's the entire point of it. I'm not into these games at all but i am a free speech fanatic
 
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"Our" B O I Tobyhanna man Amirox is a pretty nice example xdd :
And we had Resetera's pedo discord (feat prominent members like LordKano and ZhugeX, who both vanished since then) uncovered only couple months ago.

The people playing these games are harmless. They can discern fiction from reality. It's the people demanding censorship and bans that are dangerous. They're the ones equating fiction with reality, which is just gross and alarming.
 

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And we had Resetera's pedo discord (feat prominent members like LordKano and ZhugeX, who both vanished since then) uncovered only couple months ago.

The people playing these games are harmless. They can discern fiction from reality. It's the people demanding censorship and bans that are dangerous. They're the ones equating fiction with reality, which is just gross and alarming.
"The lady doth protest too much, methinks." A quote from Shakespeare that fits those types to a T.

Those folk are insincere with their ire and I always have more suspect on those who adamantly refuse and advocate for censorship or change of something. They tend to be the ones secretly into it the most.

Anyways, unless it is mandated by the government due to any illegality of the content, there is no reason to add more censorship. If something is in the game that I or someone else doesn't like, then I will deal with it on my own. I don't need a company to make that choice for me.
 

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How to people still equate fantasy to reality?

I thought we solved that issue when we realized games don't cause school shootings.
It's a misguided or intentional waste of money and time by not going after actual criminals or leads but instead focusing on drawings and other forms of fiction that have yet to play a part in anything.
 

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I find this especially concerning when it leads to affecting clearly adult women in AAA games. Didn't Sony stealth back down from this already?
 
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Pretty good video OP thanks. I used to love Sony but after the Vita treatment and censorship I prefer to support other systems, particularly Switch, Xbox and PC. In the year I've had my X and launch Switch I've spent more there than on PS (where I have nearly 1k titles). Only game I want in the future for sure is FF7R and I wait for ports on other games. If they ever stop being stupid and want my money I'll be there. But it sucks man. On the other hand PC content and hell even Switch is surprisingly great and I can't wait to go through Yakuza again on Xbox next year. For me personally this was the biggest disappointment Sony has made. Even the PS3 reveal with its boomerang controller, Riiiiiiiiiiidge Raaaaacer, and the initial price were nothing compared to the trust I've lost with them.

I sincerely hope they turn it around though.
 
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Try having a daughter or niece aged 10-12 and not being disgusted by this
And this was on the "" censored "" NA version.
But sure thing Keep crying CENSORSHIP, whenever these kind of games get banned
It's weird when some people defend twisted shit like this in games, thinking it's normal.

No matter how many M18 ratings you put on a box, video gaming will always skew to young people. Some console makers take issue with this, some don't. PC is an open platform so nobody can completely control it.

It's amazing when people defend this.

It's like when popular mainstream stores ban Playboys, Penthouse, and cigarettes. The store simply wants to cut down on a potential bad image and influencer for young people.

99% of people will be fine and understand why the stores do this and it's not a big deal. If you want it that bad, go to a variety store and grab a copy of Hustler from the top rack.

Yet, there's that 1% that will always fight tooth and nail for dumb shit.
 
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This is funny af. Nobody cares about this censorship. It has my approval. Seems like it has a bunch of approval in here. Sony should just sell them disc only in pornshops for fun.
 

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If that’s true then couldn’t the same be said for violent games, especially violent ones like GTA series in particular?
Are you seriously comparing violence with pedophilia? I get what you are saying, but imo you are just a twisted fuck if you play games with girls that intentional looks like a minor.
 
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I'm still trying to figure out out how people are still bitching about censorship in gaming as if it's some new, never before seen thing that must be combated. Why does it seem like gamers love chasing their imaginary tail?
 

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That's why these censored games sell so well ... oh wait.
Those games are so niche that it's impossible to tell how much the censorship affects the sales, and you know that. Sony is hardly affected by the loss of 1k sales (guessing a number) of a titty game when the mass of their profits comes from AAA games that sell millions.
Its super niche and in the 100m ps4 owners out there not even 250k care enough about it.
 
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Are you seriously comparing violence with pedophilia? I get what you are saying, but imo you are just a twisted fuck if you play games with girls that intentional looks like a minor.
You realize the exact same argument could be made about violence right?
The point is there is no correlation that i'm aware of between what is depicted in a game and what fucked up people go out and do in the real world. You may not like how girls are depicted in this game. I may not either. As long as we cannot demonstrate a correlation between this game and actual pedos who abuse children, there is no valid reason to censor it because if we do, then the exact same argument can be made about GTA. Then we're back to Jack Thompson

We don't have to like it and we're free to vote with our wallets but to say it should not exist or to applaud censorship is a dangerous road to go down. You may agree with the current sentiment on what is acceptable but things change and one day you may find yourself in the minority on a topic, with people suppressing your right to express yourself on it. That is why it's so important to reject censorship at every turn. A lot of our progress as a civilization happened because brave people dared to speak up against the current dogma at great personal risk. Let's not go back to the dark ages because of moral panic
 

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Are you seriously comparing violence with pedophilia? I get what you are saying, but imo you are just a twisted fuck if you play games with girls that intentional looks like a minor.
it's always the fucking anime avatar users

i also like the people that want to ban it are pedo spin.
cause that certainly makes sense
 
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Are you seriously comparing violence with pedophilia? I get what you are saying, but imo you are just a twisted fuck if you play games with girls that intentional looks like a minor.
Has it even been posted what the ages of the girls even are?

Intentionally looking underage? Have you not seen what some young Japanese girls(of age) look like? Quite a few are mistaken to be younger then what they appear as. So that might be what they draw it from. I don’t play these games personally, but that would be my guess. I’d be concerned if they show actual underage girls(or in other words loli shit) in lewd and even that might be questionable since they aren’t real, just someone’s drawings.

But hey Sony has the right to censor stuff, but they arent just censoring weeb shit with questionable age.

and yeah if your only priority is to fap to these games then yeah you probably got some serious issues.
 

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it's always the fucking anime avatar users

i also like the people that want to ban it are pedo spin.
cause that certainly makes sense
I mean it is weeb culture, I think most are afraid that this will snowball and it kind of has already, since it’s pretty much been proven that shit outside of questionable age is getting censored as well. Hopefully it won’t spill over into western developed games.
 

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let me be very clear here.
using censorship on games or allowing pedophilia are 2 very very different things.
Let me be very clear here.

Using censorship on games and allowing pedophilia are certainly different things.

And there are laws that dictate what is and what isn't pedophilia. That isn't up to your personal taste. Quite obviously, legislation all over the world judged that this isn't, as this game was released on PC and Switch worldwide with no issue whatsoever and no censorship required. The same goes for many similar games.

So this is about censorship, not "allowing pedophilia." It's not rocket science.
 
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If woman would do that expression in front of me, I would uppercut her so hard that her tongue would turn into the monster from The thing.

Disgusting face
Never understood what’s so seducing in the expression. You look like a fucking psycho not sexy

But seems like it’s a thing for weebos since they don’t have any real world interactions
 
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WTF is this thread? Did I wander into Resetera?

I hate actual porno loli anime shit but I still wouldn't want shit censored because it always initiates a neverending slipperly slope of what ifs. Plus its not real and nothing is hurt outside of extreme fragile sensibilities.

Been dealing with this shit with casuals in gaming and especially the earlier days of my anime collecting/watching in the mid to late 90s. Wish they'd all fuck off out of both fandoms forever.

lol sounds like you nerds got your ass whopped by jocks at school
I actually broke the star wrestler's nose and stole his wrestling shoes as well (and wore them to class the next day just to piss him off). He stood a half foot taller than me and outweighed me by 40 pounds to boot. That's what that guy got for trying to use me as an example to impress a friend. This was back in 1996.

A month later and he's playing my Gameboy (Wario Land) in woodshop. lol

I don't stay mad at people and I actually talked to him recently and bought him two cases of beer (Bell's Official and Solid Gold).
 
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I'm still trying to figure out out how people are still bitching about censorship in gaming as if it's some new, never before seen thing that must be combated. Why does it seem like gamers love chasing their imaginary tail?
It's new. Sony started its censorship agenda about 2 years ago. I will fight censorship of creative freedom to the death if necessary.
 
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I'm still trying to figure out out how people are still bitching about censorship in gaming as if it's some new, never before seen thing that must be combated. Why does it seem like gamers love chasing their imaginary tail?
It may not be new, but it certainly must be combated. Zero doubts about that.

Crime is not new. Feel free to go complain to the police that they shouldn't be "bitching" about it.
 
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