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mw2 Favela map removed from MW2

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Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer map Favela has been taken offline following complaints from Muslim players, who discovered offensive imagery contained within one of the map's rooms almost three years after the game's release.

According to Kotaku, two paintings found in one of the map's bathrooms contained a quote attributed to the Prophet Muhammad, which reads: "Allah is beautiful and He loves beauty."

http://www.videogamer.com/xbox360/cod_modern_warfare_2/news/modern_warfare_2s_favela_map_removed_for_offensive_religious_imagery.html

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Who gives a flying frack. Now on to important issues please! Somebody DHL some tissues.

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Lalz!

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you would think after this amount of time they wouldnt care anymore.

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Muslim complains, world bends over backward. Sense of entitlement much!?

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Muslim complains, world bends over backward. Sense of entitlement much!?

Its about what is right and what is wrong.

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Shameful, more censorship to appease backwards Muslims.

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Muslims in favelas? lolwut

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good god, if you don't like what you see close your damn eyes. Why ruin things for everyone else. gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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Its about what is right and what is wrong.

and enlighten a bit some of neowin-ians what is right or wrong in this case....

so ... let me get this straight ... I paid for a game to play and you find offensive an image and go bananas on my entire experience ... keep religion in your pants and let me enjoy my freedom of expression ...

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Why would they put something like that there in the first place? It's unfortunate that they had to remove the map but it's only temporary. They're going to remove the textures in MW2 and MW3 with separate title updates.

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and enlighten a bit some of neowin-ians what is right or wrong in this case....

so ... let me get this straight ... I paid for a game to play and you find offensive an image and go bananas on my entire experience ... keep religion in your pants and let me enjoy my freedom of expression ...

It shouldn't have been there in the first place.

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Cry me a river...

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Religion winds me up. It never does good for me, only bad!

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Funny that nobody asked for the removal of the Christ the Redeemer statue, thied to javelin it a couple of times when playing the level...rofl

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Surprising nobody noticed this sooner. That game has been out for almost 3 years now.

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They removed the entire map instead of altering a tiny piece of it? Seems a bit lazy.

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Islam :rolleyes:

I guess Arab terrorists will no longer be part of games. Because it's insulting Islam. :rolleyes:

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Another gutless piece of political correctness.

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and enlighten a bit some of neowin-ians what is right or wrong in this case....

so ... let me get this straight ... I paid for a game to play and you find offensive an image and go bananas on my entire experience ... keep religion in your pants and let me enjoy my freedom of expression ...

then next time tell the developers not to include any religious imagery. they, as well as everyone in the world knows that religion is a touchy topic.

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Why are muslums people who are supposedly so religious that this being in a game bothers them, yet the game itself is totally acceptable to them to begin with?

A game featuring guys going on rampages killing people by the dozens. Totally okay.

A religious phrase appearing in said game. Totally not okay.

:huh:

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