Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

November 25, 2009 -

Capcom has responded to criticism of its Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles by religious leaders with a double-barrel return blast of its own.

Bishop Bryant of Jarrow, Archdeacon Brian Smith and Rt Rev John Goddard accused the game of promoting the occult and violence reports MCVUK. Goddard said about the game, “If we dabble in this area we open ourselves to influences and put ourselves at risk. I would regard any encouragement for children to be drawn into this behaviour with extreme horror.”

Capcom’s Leo Tan fired back, saying, “Most games (and movies) like Resident Evil show characters fighting evil not supporting it. Unfortunately the clergy is showing a lack of understanding of the video games industry and is too quick to splash the holy water and lump video games players into stereotypical boxes.”

He continued:

This is scaremongering and typical religious hysteria. You cannot blame society’s ills on video games. It’s just absurd.

The title, developed for the Wii, is due out in Europe on November 27. It was released in the U.S. last week.


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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

GP is slack'in again since this was article not updated....


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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

These are the kinda people that give normal religious people a bad name.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

No, these are the type of journalists that give religious people a bad name. Check a few posts up; the story's a fake.

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Oh, whoops.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

You know, since it is all fake, we can also blame the lazy news journalism for causing the most violence in the world because they don't care about being accurate, as long as a story sells news for them, they don't care if it is false or totally inaccurate to begin with.

 

So I think we have all been fooled by this one guys.

 

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

For example, does anyone know where the myth of Saddam Hussein having Weapons of Mass Destruction originally came from?

If you listen carefully, it is most likely coming from lazy news journalism during the aftermath of September 11 and though that inaccurate information just trying to sell the news, it has caused the deaths of many many people and instead everybody is trying to blame George Bush and other Politicians for believing in the news in the first place.

False information can be so dangerous when the powerful people in the world suddenly believe it.

However I do commend the people in this topic who had responded that they had no idea what the game was about and did not say anything that the news papers alleged to have quoted them for saying.

Someone who says that must either have allot of guts and honesty, or maybe they are trying to wash their hands off from being miss-quoted.

Also remember from the Mass Effect smear? The person who criticised the game was only told of false information and was asked to talk about it without any knowlage of the game in question.

Perhaps this is how news journalism works, so perhaps we are all better off not listening to the news in the first place and maybe we will all have better views of the world by doing that.

 

TBoneTony

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

You better be careful.  Blaming Iraq on anything other than George W. Bush will get you into trouble here.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

This unfortunly.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

You should have seen the firestorm I caused when I blamed Iraq on Saddam Hussein, GW, all of the Senate and House (minus the two - TWO - out of over four hundred that voted no) and the US Army.  It was hilarious.  I was a typical Bush supporter because Bush wasn't the only one to blame.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

It IS a fake story:

http://www.totalvideogames.com/Resident-Evil-The-Darkside-Chronicles/new...

 

TVG contacted the relevant members of the clergy, all of which expressed surprise that their thoughts have been expressed in such a way and stressed that they have no knowledge of the game in question and as such wouldn't be in the position to comment on the subject.

The Right Reverend Brian Smith insisted that he was "very surprised" to find his name linked to the issue.

"I made it clear that I was not qualified to make a comment," Smith told us. "I suggested that the researcher should contact someone in one of the dioceses in London where I understood she was working."

"There is no way I could or would have made further comment about a specific game which I have not even seen," Smith added.

The Bishop of Burnley, The Right Reverend John Goddard expressed similar thoughts, claiming that while he was concerned by issues surrounding the occult and particularly children having access to such themes, he nonetheless wouldn't make a specific comment about a game that he hadn't seen and had been wrongly informed was aimed at children.

"I believe that I have been misrepresented," The Right Reverend Mark Bryant added. "Not least as I do not think I knew that this was an occult game, and I know enough not to go offering outright condemnation of things about which I know comparatively little."

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

I don't think it's so much "fake" as it wasn't taken with a grain of salt.

Frankly, it sounds like the comments WERE made, but when only portions of the comments were released by the "researcher", thereby perhaps having the comments taken out of context (had the comments previously been qualified with the points that the leaders weren't in a position to make such comments or that they had little knowledge of the specific subject matter), now the leaders are scrambling to cover themselves where they may not have exactly needed to in the first place.

Imagine having said "I've never actually seen Mass Effect but women portrayed in sexual themes is bad" having been stated on the Fox News interview instead of just simply saying that because women may have been portrayed in a sexual manner, that the game was bad.

That seems to be the situation here. 

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The Bishop of Burnley, The Right Reverend John Goddard expressed similar thoughts, claiming that while he was concerned by issues surrounding the occult and particularly children having access to such themes,

Yay i know, God forbid that children have access to information, ideas and Free Speech. No they should be put in an intellectual bubble until they're 18 to protect their fragile little minds. That way by the time they reach 18 and are released from that bubble, they'll have no mind of their own and be unable to deal with the real world as we know it. Just like the state and religious authorities want them to be. Sigh!

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Yeah, but you're forgetting the rest of the quote, something about "I won't comment without having actually seeing the game."  All in all, a fair-minded response, considering the fact that it is coming from clergy.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

That, however, is so far off-topic it's in another galaxy.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Yes i know, but whenever i hear the same ol' "protect the children" or "we must shield the children" bullshit it just pisses me off so much i have to respond to it regardless of how little it applies to the topic at hand.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

This looks pretty bad.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Not necessarily for Capcom though. Reading through the article makes it look like a journalist has deliberately misrepresented them, and then Capcom has responded to what it saw reported.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

So the press sensationalised, blame the press?


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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

It would appear so, the only odd thing in itself is that apparently the priests "quotes" never actually appeared in any published article, so how did Capcom hear about it? Unless they issued their press release after the reporter got in touch with them to say "This is what some priests are saying about your game, what's your response?"

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Every time when religion tries to be mixed into science, it always fails badly and we are left with allot of myths that are not even close to being true.

Religion == Belief that there is someone more higher up than us who made our world.

science == a study of theories that are put under intense criticism to see if they can stand up to any criticism though logic and evidence.

Science + Religion == a belief made up of a theory that is given a conclusion before it has started therefore allowing the science to become manipulated by a belief and has never been put under any intense criticism because of people with agendas wanting to uphold a public opinion without ever being questioned.

I did not intend to knock religion, because sometimes religion brings out the best in us when we have faith in humanity, but at the same time beliefs can be manipulated by people with great power over public opinion being turned into common sense, and this can also be done without religion at all too.

 

 

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Religion only needs to be knocked when its more devision and snobbery than a beflie in how one should live thier life.



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And this is why I am agnostic and hate the church and their egotistical leaders

 

 

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

 Had something to say, but now that people are pointing out that this may be a fake story...

Well, it's giving the "I H8 gOD" brigade something to rant about, so I guess let them have their fun.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

The exacy same thing happened with Doom. John Carmack pointed out that in Doom you play an Space Marien fro mthe US killing demons, so you're more or less on god's side. Of course all arguments to that point are happily ignored.

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Always looking for easy enemies.  Looking for something else to blame so that they can keep denying where the responsibility should really lie.  With the individual. 

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Like Soldat, I can't find any reference to the quotes by the clergy anywhere.  No initial article that Capcom would be responding to.

Several non game news sites, tiny ones, referencing the same quotes.  WomanAlive (one of the sites brought up by Google) said the clergy "told journalists".  But no source reference.

I'm wary of jumping on my usual "Protect the Children from religion!" rant until I see further evidence.

Google also seemed to refer to USA Today, but I can't see an actual article when clicking to there beyond what everyone else is posting.

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That's because the article was never printed, as the clergy in question made no real comments.  Capcom was miffed, so they "responded" anyway.  See DarkSaber's post below, with a link to a TVG article pointing out how fake it really was.

Going by the TVG article, the religious people in question are actually pretty level-headed guys.  One guy basically said "I haven't seen the game so I won't comment."  Another guy claims he was told about the game by the reporter, and that it was marketed to kids, so he responded that he thinks a game focusing on the occult shouldn't be targeted to kids, but that he won't comment on something that he knows "comparatively little" about.

Don't all you anti-religion people on this board look like douchebags?

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"Don't all you anti-religion people on this board look like douchebags?"

No, we don't.  And you REALLY don't want me going down the path of the arguments that I've built up over time.  You REALLY don't.  The arguments I've built up would be far more successful in creating legislation to "Protect the Children!" than any attempt to legislate any form of media.  There's certainly enough factual evidence to lay waste to ALL religion.  Fortunately, I'm more intelligent than that.  Or am I?  Considering the great amount of harm that HAS and still DOES come to society at large from ALL religion.  Even your statistical claims of the majority being of the "good" religion has long since been disproven, one way or another.

I really should get to writing that book that I've been wanting to write for so long.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Why would we look like Douchebags?

I know that MY Comment was directed at religion, in general. Pretty much unrelated to the story. The history of Religion, and even more specifically, Christianity, has enough black marks on it to pretty much make it indefensable.

Any group of people who worship an invisible man, based on the writings of a book thats been fiddled with more than a Stradivarius over the course of history clearly have a screw loose. This gets taken even further when people let thier behavior get shaped by those beliefs.

Personally, I've got no problem if people want to belief in some fake entity and waste thier life in worship of it. The problem is that so many of these folks can't keep it to themselves. What people need to realize is that there are a growing number of people who are sick of the hardcore Christians Holier than thou religious bullshit. Let ME live MY life the way I want to, and I won't have to be prejudiced against you, plain and simple.

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You'd look like douchebags because your faux-anger is totally misdirected, and none of you are humble enough to say anything apologetic for the mean-spirited words you spewed.

As to your previous comments about religion standing in the way of science, I submit Stephen Hawking, you know, the greatest scientific mind of the last fifty years.  Also, devoutly Christian.  Read his book "A brief history of time."  He's talking about all of the wonders God created in the universe.  Are you so lacking in humility that you'd say he's got a screw loose, too?

I also find it very telling that, aside from one fleeting comment, probably added as an afterthought, about Islam, you only bash Christians.  I'm guessing your mommy made you go to church when you were a kid, and you're mad at her because you really wanted to sleep in on Sunday.

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Frankly I think ALL religion is crap. It's all made up fairy tales that, while they MAY have had thier place in the DARK AGES, they have NO place in Modern Society.

I only mention Christians most often because they happen to be the most prevalent, and, if I might add, most ANNOYING religion in America. (I suppose Scientiology might give it a run for it's money, though..) Every time I think of all the people I've met that have pissed me off through thier words and behavior, Hardcore Christians find thier way to the front of my mind, EVERY time.

You did get one thing right about me, though.. I was raised Catholic. It didn't take long for me to begin questioning the things they taught me, though. It was very telling that when I questioned "Why?" or "How?", (Both very, VERY important questions to ask when seeking the truth) I was brushed away or told to be silent, and to accept the teachings the way they were being taught. Needless to say, it didn't take long for me to come to the conclusion that EVERYTHING they were teaching me was complete and utter crap.

Now that I think of it, that's probably the WORST aspect of religion. When someone asks "Why?" the answer is "It's God's will." When someone asks "How?" the answer is "God can do anything." With those questions "answered", what's the motivation to find out more about the world around you?

If scientists from the past had caved in to the church's INCORRECT teachings, we'd still think the Sun revolves around the Earth, we would have never gone to the moon, and we'd have never advanced the science of Human Sexuality as far as it has.

Looking to the modern day, Homosexuality would still be a executable offense, we'd be no closer than we were 100 years ago to curing disesases like Alzheimer's, Diabetes, and repairing Spinal Cord Injuries, all of which are assisted by embryonic stem cell research. If the world had listened to the pope's suggestion not to distribute condoms in AIDS torn Africa, the currently abysmal AIDS infection rate in Africa could be DOUBLE what it is, now.

Face it, Religion is holding humanity back. For all of the good it may do, in social programs and providing faith to the weak minded masses, it does even MORE harm to the progression of Humans as a Species. Until humanity abandons it's use of Religion as a crutch to explain the world, it can't truly advance into the next age of humanity.

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I was raised Catholic.

That's probably your problem. Catholicism seems to have a lot more trouble holding onto people for exactly the reasons you've brought up. Try studying some of the protestant branches and read some Calvin and/or Kuyper before you start talking about religion being worthless.

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That's not even totally it.  Vald had a bad pastor, so he feels the need to lambaste all religion, thereby proving he's as un-humble as the religion he was once a part of tried to prevent him from becoming.  All religion is about the humility that comes from NOT being the most superior being in the universe.  All religion is NOT about a holier-than-thou attitude, which is not limited to religious people at all (Valdearg, lol).

I've had religious debate with many people, both religious and non-religious, and I'm not a religious person, so I don't have a CLUE as to what Vald is talking about.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Sorry to break it to you but not all people who hold religious beliefs are hardcore extremist wackos who want to jam their beliefs down your throat.

I'd say about 80% to 90% of Christians tend to be moderate or liberal in their belief structure. Most of them tend to keep their religion to themselves hence the reason the 10% of the outspoken crazies are perceived unfortunatly as encompassing christianity as a whole. Most of these crazies are also so far from the teachings of Christ i don't even know how they could consider themselves Christian.

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The occult? So they're saying magic and demons are real? If you believe that I've also got some body Thetans to audit for you.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Its not a quesiton of being real in a commen sense persay but being pervasive enough to do harm.

 

The problem is the harm comes from free will(and questioning the world) and they wish to limit free will(and stifle thought).


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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Really, we're back to saying games promote the occult? Christ, it's like the anti-game crowd have run out of arguments so they've gone back to the arguments the anti-Dungeons&Dragons crowd used in the 70s. Maybe they hope no-one remebers them or something.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

probably off topic, but i actually wrote a paper based on the anti DnD occult acusations and stereotypes.

It was almost insane (having started playing in the last year or two) reading what some people tried to claim DnD could do to you.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Have some material on that?

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

There's quite a lot of material about it on the internet, it's quite a well-known "controversy" of the same style video games have been going through lately.

EDIT: As good a place as any to get the general gist of it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dungeons_&_Dragons_controversies

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Thank you

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Isn't it hypocritical of religious leaders/followers to accuse media of causing people to do bad things when religion has so much blood on its hands?  Until religious people answer for the evils their faith has caused, they can go to hell.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Yeah! And the same goes for human, and men, and women, and Americans, and Europeans, and...and...

Look what we're doing. We're being ourselves down to their level by "blaming" problems on a "stereotype." And "until...people answer for the evils [they have] caused, they can go to hell."

Let's face it. No one group is more guilty than another. That's the whole point this articles trying to make. These pharisees are trying put focus on one area. It tends to make the problem easier to behold. "Take out these trouble-makers, and the problem will be over." And yet that's what half these comments are also saying. "Once we get rid of religion, we'll never be bashed again." When we know most of our beloved (sic) anti-gaming fearmongers have no affiliation with any church or denomination.

Come on. We're better than that.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Ugh, now if you could only get 3/4 of the people on the Internet to realize that fact, we might have intelligent comments instead of a bunch of uninformed people posting "religion is evil!!!1!" without knowing anything substantial about the religions they're blaming.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

What exactly do you propose they do to "answer"?

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

 Sell the Vatican and Feed the World. That's about what it'd take for me to even remotely have a shred if respect or to even consider taking them seriously. Fortunately for them, I'm the minority, and the stupid-majority still makes them rich. So I doubt they care what I think.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

Funny how you mock the Vatican, when they say that Anglicans, not Catholics, bashed the game.  Also funny, as it all turned out to be fake.  See DarkSaber's link below.

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Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

The Vatican (Or more appropriately, those who are in the Vatican) are the figureheads for the largest, and, might I add, Loudest religious group in America. While there are PLENTY of other factions of Christianity, many of those who aren't intrinsically involved with religion view Catholics, Anglicans, Lutherans, etc., as different shades of the same color, essentially.

Therefore, it's easy just to point at the Vatican, and claim they represent the whole of christianity, and, frankly, the Vatican makes no attempt to differentiate between Catholicism and Christianity when it makes it statements.

That being said, I think pinworm and zerodash have a larger point that needs to be stressed.

While most religions, Islam included, claim to be "Peace-Loving," "Compassionate," and "Tolerant," they tend to act almost the opposite. They are only compassionate, as long as you agree with them, aren't tolerant of behavior that goes against thier tenets, whether or not the "offending" individual is even a member of thier religion, and religious wars and religious violence is responsible for a VERY large share of bloodshed between humans.

In addition to that, the Christian church, specifically, has been at odds with science since the Da Vinci's time. While the church's beliefs are based on a book written thousands of years ago, and constantly revised, rewritten, and restranslated over the years. Science's "beliefs" are based on Logic, Fact, and Research.

Lets face it, Christianity has historically been standing in the way of both social and scientific progress for the better part of the past 2 centuries, at least, if not even farther back in history. If Religion didn't exist to poison the minds of those who aren't able to realize the insanity of religious belief, from Allah to Zeus and back again, I'd be willing to bet that Humanity would be in a MUCH better position than it is, even today.

Therefore, I can't blame Pinworm for making the comments he has, because, frankly, I think the world would be MUCH better off if ALL religion, especially the big ones like Christianity and Islam, were dismantled and left to rot away as an embarassing side note in Human history.

Re: Capcom: “Absurd” to Blame Society’s Ills on Games

 Why you gotta be like that and lump me with the crazies? I'm on your side! 

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(ironically, given the context) amen to that

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SleakerHere's Bukkit's explanation attempt at shutting down due to EULA changes: http://forums.bukkit.org/threads/bukkit-its-time-to-say.305106/08/21/2014 - 8:55am
SleakerEZK - it's the largest server mod for MC, in actuality without it minecraft for sure would not have been as popular (#1 game now).08/21/2014 - 8:54am
SleakerTo the point that it seems they have completely lost what it means to be for-community, and having transparency. Along with dumping restrictive EULA's onto people.08/21/2014 - 8:53am
E. Zachary KnightWhat is Bukkit and why should I care?08/21/2014 - 8:53am
SleakerMinecraft community exploded again today. Apparently Mojang owns all of Bukkit, and never put out a statement saying as such 2 years ago when they acquired them. I have to say, their transition from indie has been rough.08/21/2014 - 8:52am
james_fudgeThere aren't many left in America08/21/2014 - 1:50am
MechaTama31I sure have. Dorky's barcade in Tacoma, WA.08/20/2014 - 5:56pm
Matthew WilsonI have not been to a arcade in years. I know arcades are still big in japan.08/20/2014 - 5:38pm
Sleaker@AE - Ah no it's called GroundKontrol - I was just referring to it as a Bar-Arcade.08/20/2014 - 4:39pm
Andrew EisenStill looking for confirmation that High Moon Studios (dev behind the PS3/360 versions) isn't working on it.08/20/2014 - 4:38pm
ZenGotcha.08/20/2014 - 4:37pm
Andrew EisenI already updated the story with it!08/20/2014 - 4:36pm
Zenhttp://www.gonintendo.com/s/235574-treyarch-isn-t-working-call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-for-wii-u-either08/20/2014 - 4:36pm
ZenLet me send the link for the Tweet as well...they state Treyarch is not working on it. Grabbing it now.08/20/2014 - 4:34pm
 

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