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 Controversial MW2 Favela Map removed - briefly
(hx) 05:43 PM EDT - Oct,10 2012
Game developer Activision has removed the 'Favela' multiplayer map from their popular game Modern Warfare 2 after receiving complaints from Muslim gamers recently. Two paintings were found in one room of Favela map with islamic verses written on it. Translation of the verse, "Allah is beautiful and He loves beauty". The muslim community protested because the painting was found inside a bathroom and over a toilet. Activision has apologized and said:
We apologize to anyone who found this image offensive. Please be assured we were unaware of this issue and that there was no intent to offend. We are working as quickly as possible to remove this image and any other similar ones we may find from our various game libraries. We are urgently working to release a Title Update to remove the texture from Modern Warfare 3. We are also working to remove the texture from Modern Warfare 2 through a separate Title Update. Until the TU is ready, we have removed the Favela multiplayer map from online rotation. Activision and our development studios are respectful of diverse cultures and religious beliefs, and sensitive to concerns raised by its loyal game players. We thank our fans for bringing this to our attention.

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MBGeekDon(07:13 PM EDT - Oct,10 2012 )
It's a F^%$@ing game ... I am tired of everyone bowing to the Muslim faithful every single time they get 'offended' ... they get offended at everything so when does it stop? A nice saying becomes offensive because it's in a VIRTUAL bathroom...enough is enough...

DON SLEVIN

spectra9(11:21 AM EDT - Oct,11 2012 )
I bet this guy is just a sore loser at that map. WHO THE HELL ZOOM IN ON A PICTURE FRAME IN THE TOILET INSIDE OF A VIDEO GAME??? Excellent way to get shot that :p

gx-x(12:47 AM EDT - Oct,12 2012 )
I am offended by nickerless guys without foreskin spreading their bad hygiene and awful smells from their their dicks and asses bcs they misinterpret their religion. Can someone remove them please.

Baconnaise(03:48 PM EDT - Oct,14 2012 )
I don't understand the special treatment that Islam seems to be getting.

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