Game Informer: Fox News blogger John Brandon is at it again. The author has written another blog post about Epic Games' upcoming Bulletstorm game, in which he wonders why the shooter was censored in Germany but not in the United States.
"he quoted psychiatrist Carol Lieberman as saying “The increase in rapes can be attributed in large part to the playing out of [sexual] scenes in video games.” Lieberman later said her statement was misrepresented in Brandon's original piece." Great job Fox News for the continuation of misinterpretation.
Two Words. Fox. News.
Another two words.. Mainstream News.
The only thing they're good for now is a couple good laughs around the dinner table. Otherwise they're useless.
I don't expect to see a similar article from them asking why death penalty is allowed in the US (when it's banned in Germany or universal health careis available in germany (they pay, literally, half as much and get better quality health care) but not in the US.
Hide yo wife, hide yo kids, hide yo husband cause bulletstorm is coming for your ass.
lol conservatives and FOX all should just be ignored
liberal in america aren't you. hows obama's numbers? america made a big mistake and they know it.
Conservatives in general are not bothered by this, they stand for freedom of speech under the first ammendment and censorship is a violation. Its the liberals that are fighting the case in the supreme court to have the 18+ sticker used in California... This fool on the Fox news blog, thinks he speaks for the gamer community and hopefuly nobody listens to his nonsence.
"Conservatives in general are not bothered by this, they stand for freedom of speech under the first ammendment and censorship is a violation." I wish that was actually true in reality.
You've got it completely flipped from what it actually is, it seems. All I hear from conservatives is how WikiLeaks should be censored, the FCC should have control over internet access, and other bullshit such as this.
republicans and old white dudes plus a lot of red necks who love dodge,ford and chevy lamo
That's the lame stereotype that the Fox haters usually try to push.
a republican leader can do bad yet no blame but everything bush did fox expect Obama to fix everything in 2 years when Clinton left america had respect in the rest of the world now we are the laughing stock people in the usa needs to open their eyes and mins more than any other news channel i am from pakistan most of the news we get in this country is very controlled watch international news from India, Pakistan or any middle eastern country and you will see the difference watching glenn beck and his one sided views will not help move this country or its people forward call it stereotype i am from Pakistan i call it as i see it watch daily show sometimes to see how big of a laughing stock is fox news and how much they lie and get away with in usa news means covering Brittney spears cutting her hair more than covering a earth quake or something over seas
Even though I'm a Republican, American and love Chevy. I cant wait to pick up my copy of BulletStorm. Midnight release for me. The more they bash it, the better it'll do. It's like the M17 labels, or rated R films, the worse they are for you, the more people will want to see and play and do those things.
Just so people know, Fox news is also reporting having too many friends on Facebook can be deadly as it leads to stress issues. Just thought Id let you know a bit about their credibility right now.
@NukaCola (Obama is NOT a liberal...at best he is a centrist) This is the kind of person Fox News attracts. The first part of this not the last. Life and the world is GRAY....not BLACK AND WHITE. Wanting to Be a Good, Not Bad Person is the Foundation That Rules Conservatives by Paul E. Sjordal Christianity and most other religions use good and bad, sinner and non-sinner, as the fundamental concept to teach their view of morality. With the earliest formations of religion, it became the simplest and most effective way for religious leaders to gain dependable followers and grow their particular faith. Because it is far too simplistic to label people as good or bad, this thinking has caused unbelievable suffering and violence throughout world history. What needs to be taught is that children and adults make good or bad decisions that has nothing to do with who they are as a person internally. No valid argument could claim that bad people always make bad decisions and good people always make good decisions. Yet, that seems to be an important part of conservative logic when they constantly place blame on liberals because liberals are bad people and a danger to the conservative tribe. The good v. bad concept, both for people and science, results in a black and white, with little or no gray, approach to every problem and human relationship. People are not inherently good or bad. They are a sum of all their life experiences in addition to the body, brain and genes they are born with. As George Lakoff so clearly lays out, the strict father parenting style used to raise a child forms the fundamentals that conservatives live by and what they see as a moral life. This approach confuses children on what compassion and empathy means especially when dealing with non-tribal members. When taught by a strict father who uses shame and blame that is compounded with a good child, bad child imprint on every experience, the ability to learn compassion and empathy for those outside your tribe is greatly hampered. If you are not a member of the tribe or practice your tribe's beliefs, you are subhuman because if you are hurt or suffering bad consequences, you only have yourself to blame and should have been a practicing member of our tribe. In not wanting to think of themselves as a bad, shameful children, a child raised to be a good child or else, naturally chooses to use blame and convince themselves that other things or people are at fault, not them for causing them to feel bad (insecure) because things didn't go the way they wanted. In case you are wondering...this was written by my father, a retired USAF officer and a liberal/progressive. I am and will continue to raise my children with the color of GRAY.
If children are trapped into thinking that their entire life's worth is decided by comparing themselves to others as a means of judging their own worth, they then have to put other bad people down to feel good about themselves. More critically, it means that they don't learn to take responsibility for the consequences of their decisions. This leads to developing keen rationalizing skills to avoid facing their own weakness and damaging decisions. That can only be done by lying to oneself. It explains what seems to liberals as bizarre conservative thinking and actions, especially when made by business tycoons or RW politicians. To conservatives in a rapidly changing world, the tribal leaders of today must be followed for one to feel safe, just like your parents made you feel safe when you were a child. The internal and external security aspect of conservative thinking is essential to understanding and dealing with them. Fear and shame ruled their lives as children which increased internal insecurity contradicting the goal of strict parenting. This internal contradiction confuses conservatives because to accept you have insecurities means you aren't tough enough. A conservative has to be really tough to face the world and since big boys don't cry when they are hurt, they have to stuff their emotions inside until they burst out in anger or in the case of House Speaker Boehner, shamelessly crying because you were so tough that you succeeded at such a high status level. Effective liberal parenting teaches a child to take responsibility for the consequences of every decision. The goal of the parent is to teach the child to be self-reliant when reaching adulthood and to compete with oneself instead of judging your performance by the performance of others. These parents want the child to see the world as gray and that no decision is all good or all bad nor can people be judged that same way. Instead of shame and blame, these parents give feedback when they believe a decision is effective and contributes to the family team and visa versa on an ineffective decision. Most importantly, these children learn that making a mistake is OK because you can learn the most when making a mistake. Conservative parents teach that mistakes are bad and so their children will do anything to not make a mistake. These children learn that the ends justifies the means because they don't want to feel or believe they are bad. So my core solution to a better government that takes care of everyone lies in parenting and our education systems. I found that effective teachers and parents use the same approach and goals of the effective liberal parent. If there is a contradiction between what the child is taught at home and what they are taught in school through the system that is used, it greatly handicaps the child's development which later manifests itself into dangerous decisions as adults. If we don't recognize the fundamental reason for why so many of America's systems are broken, we have little chance of helping to create a better world for our children and grandchildren.
Republicans dont like to get down to the details...to them and fox news its all about what you can fit on a bumper sticker. Yes, it should be about the gray but for them it all has to be simplified
Oddly your criticism here is a reductionist "bumper sticker" sort of broad brush charge that is lacking in detail and specificity. You seem to be the thing you claim to dislike underneath all the cheap and self righteous "my ideological opponents must be dumb, other wise they'd agree with me" bullshit.
Bulletstorm is get so little attention, it really makes me wonder if so some these "intellectuals" have been paid to build up more publicity for the game.
Wow you guys really haven't figured this out yet. I am seeing people turning this into a political thing when in reality you guys are playing right into Epic Game's hands. Its obvious Epic Games was worried that other shooters like Killzone 3 and Homefront were dominating the press so they paid Fox News to put up a fake controversy to raise awareness of their game. Q:What inspires kids to want a certain game more than any other game? A:Their parents telling them they can't have it. Do you guys really think Fox News cares about video games? With all the other crazy shit happening in the world right now? NO! This is a marketing ploy. Epic Games bet on the fact that you preachy political imbeciles aren't smart enough to see that. They won.
Lol at the political discussion on here. Who cares about what fox represents, thats not the issue in the article, its about their slander to a game. Can't we all agree their misrepresenting the game? Come on, I do hate fox news, but I feel as if other media has done this as well. Get over you political nonsense here. besides, most of you are totally misrepresenting the political ideology of the political parties...
Isn't "reporting" lies as facts and inciting genocide illegal? Shouldn't fox 'news' be revoked of any licenses to call itself news by now? Come on america!
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