View Full Version : GTAIV: Mainstream reaction roundup

May 12th, 2008, 15:10
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With all the controversy surrounding anything even resembling violence or sexual content in games taking over news networks we felt it was time to round it all up for your viewing disgust pleasure. Have you ever heard the expression, "taking your cake and eating it too?" Watch as networks and talking heads die to portray any resemblance of pop-culture understanding, ironically alienating a segment of their current and future viewers, by grasping at straws to the content in Grand Theft Auto IV (http://www.xbox360fanboy.com/tag/gtaiv) then cutting to commercial break, post fear-mongering, for a quick cash out.

There's violence and criminal activity in Grand Theft Auto? Who knew?! You know, other than anyone who can read the title that is. Sexual content? Yes. No argument there. However, watching the spin added to the optional sexual material included in the game makes us wonder what happened to investigative reporters.

If we made a claim here and were wrong our readers call us on it, but time and time again "respectable" reporters from mainstream networks get away with shoveling countless false claims against the gaming industry.

Much like GTAIV's own radio news network, the whole thing is a giant joke. Jump in for some choice selections of news links and video clips revolving around GTAIV.Continue reading GTAIV: Mainstream reaction roundup (http://www.xbox360fanboy.com/2008/05/12/gtaiv-mainstream-reaction-roundup/)

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