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NYC Politicos Get Panties in a Twist Over GTA IV Trailer

The latest version of an ultraviolent video game will unleash its murderous mayhem on the streets of New York.

And outraged political leaders say the rampant brutality of the game, Grand Theft Auto IV, has little in common with reality.

"Setting Grand Theft Auto in the safest big city in America would be like setting Halo in Disneyland," said City Councilman Peter Vallone, chairman of the Council's Public Safety Committee.

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princ3ofp3rsia3858d ago

SDFU politicos!! I'm gonna get the game on the release date just in case some world wide GTA ban happens.

T-Virus3858d ago

""In previous incarnations, players advanced through the game by killing cops, selling pornography to children and killing prostitutes. Details of the latest version have not been released.""

Selling Prono to kid? I can't remember doing that?

Razzy3858d ago

I read that and I thought WTF? Does anyone remember selling porn to kids in the game? Rockstar shoud sue over those comments.

Rasputin20113858d ago

There has been NO selling of porn to kids in the GTA series so I have no idea where this fuk gets off stating BS like that!

Boink3858d ago

the whole hot coffee thing, where the was porn in the game via a crack, and kids did get access to it.

Azurite3858d ago (Edited 3858d ago )

It's rated M for Mature(17+).
So I guess the kids in this case are 17-year-olds.
After all, it's not rated Adults Only(18+).

If clerks sell them to minors it's not the creator's fault.

Actually, San Andreas was rerated to Adults Only and San Andreas was patched on the PC-version.

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Chexd3858d ago

hahahaha he said "halo". ;)

..... its entertainment....a video game....will they complain about Spiderman? After all new york is the safest city....no need for a superhero.

sovietsoldier3858d ago

thats code word for jack tompson!

JasonPC360PS3Wii3857d ago

Him and the other anti Free Speech advocates, first rule of fascism remove there rights before you rule.

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