The changes coming to the Far Cry series with its fifth entry are big, and already fans are freaking out, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
The controversy is completely artificial. It's the kind of situation where people think "people are surely upset about this", but in reality almost no one is. It's just journalists looking for opportunities to write articles. Yesterday's petition was very clearly a joke/satire/fake. If you don't believe me, please re-read the part where they say "Us gamers are sick of having our romantic advances being rejected due to our hobby". There is no way that was serious. Chances are it was actually written by a journalist who wanted a nice little fake controversy to write about. The only people who are actually upset about this probably live in trailer parks and don't even have access to the internet or electricity
Its the Fake News Syndrome. Controversy to rile the People up.
Fake or "real news " is all bout riling people up an controversy Is the way most of the world gets their attention like a kicking screaming six year old
I am hoping that overly political left are hyping this and that its just cultists and not trying to make any political statements. While some might enjoy that, I wouldn't, I like my games non political and SJW free. Im taking a wait and see on this one and I love the Far Cry games. If it becomes a political mess, then I will avoid it like the plague.
This is the first Far Cry I am interested in because of the political entertainment value. It is a fictional game, so not sure why you have a problem separating fact from fiction or getting your political views tarnished with propaganda....I mean, you can't be that weak, can you? I would love to see what some of your favorite games are since you avoid politics in games. How about murder in games...you cool with that? I like how everyone is fine with straight up senseless digital murder, but once "politics" comes into play, that is where you draw the line. I guess you have priorities, lol.
I dont totally avoid politics in games, Bioshock/Deus Ex are great for instance. What I meant was I dont like having a pointed political message in that one belief is bad or one belief system is good, that the politics of the dev gets pushed on me when i dont want that.(Like mass Effect: Andromeda) If Far Cry 5 is going to be a conservative or christian is bad baloney, then yes I wouldnt play it, but I suspect its not, though some writers are making their previews seem that way.
it's just religious cultists. it's quite apparent just by the last supper homage in the image that's been used to represent the game.
Thats what I figured.
That's because americans get a sore a$$ anytime someone takes a shot at them in any form of entertainment. The whiniest country in the world I swear.
even worse now that their president is crying about how mean the news outlets are. so very very mean
So True. smh.
It's 2017. No one is freaking out but the game sites trying to stir the pot. I think it actually looks really good. This world is filled with religious psycho's. It's nothing new. Looking forward to it more than any other far cry.
The only reason this is controversial is it is pointing out the truth of Americans in the Bible Belt (albeit taken to the extreme). I hope this game does not pull it's punches and holds a mirror up to America.
It's not set in the Bible Belt lol. If it held a mirror up then none of that would be going on lol. I think a more accurate similarity is when people from the north east ruin their state and move south. It's nice to see them siphon their state retirement and dump their money here but they bring their voting with them. They are like cockroaches and invade small towns and counties just like in the game. Sure they aren't shooting up the place but they do demand conformity. That's what leftists do, the modern day cultists.
so your saying these religious fanatics are from New York and washington???
No, I'm just saying that it's a more accurate representation of what is going on in the game as far as ideologies taking over towns, counties, etc. I would consider modern progressives religious fanatics though. The faith based collective. It's cultish and robotic for sure.
In other words, liberals are liberals as long as they don't have to live under what they advocate.
The game is actually set up North. The Bible Belt is in the South.
I don't know why people are so offended. The enemies here are clearly cultists. No one likes cultists, right?
looks really cool, i can't wait for far cry 6 where it takes place in California and you have to travel around and avoid being assimilated into a Borg-like Socialist environment that pushes group think in an ever encroaching echo chamber you are trying to escape!
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