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Drug dealing minigames in GTA DS cause 'controversy' already

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars isn't even near release yet, and British comic The Sun has already begun to cultivate its own controversy around the game. Having caught wind of the drug dealing aspects of Rockstar's portable title, The Sun has decided to report on the "Fury over drug dealing vid game," and cited Drugsline rep Darren Gold, who had this to say:

"Anything using drug-dealing as entertainment is sending out the wrong message. Glamorisation doesn't help our work trying to educate kids of the dangers of substance misuse."

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FantasyStar3704d ago

Soccer Moms can't give it a rest, can they?

Pebz3703d ago

"Anything using drug-dealing as entertainment is sending out the wrong message. Glamorisation doesn't help our work trying to educate kids of the dangers of substance misuse."

That statement is so silly, especially when linked to GTA.

GTA is NOT a kids game, if you want to keep the children blissfully ignorant, don't allow them to get the game.

It's still GTA. The focus of the game is on stealing, killing etc... and you throw a fit about drugs? Not that drugs is new to the series anyway.