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Capcom blames “Devil May Cry 5” censorship on European law; are they covering for Sony?

Capcom recently responded to a customer inquiry regarding the censorship of Devil May Cry V, indicating that a brief glimpse of Trish’s posterior censored in the PS4 version of the game due to restrictions imposed by European law. A “day one” patch added a garish purple lens flare to about two seconds of a non-interactive cutscene, though the censorship was

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The original “Devil May Cry” coming to Nintendo Switch

Capcom recently announced that the original Devil May Cry is coming this summer to the Nintendo Switch. It’s difficult to gauge the impact of this announcement as details are scant at the moment. After all, it’s quite possible that the Nintendo Switch version of DMC will be little more than a simple standalone port of the game included in the

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The butt is back! Latest “Devil May Cry V” patch reverses PS4 censorship

Last month, an update patch exclusive to the PS4 version of Devil May Cry V “Thanos-snapped” away Trish’s nude posterior in one of the game’s cutscenes. Now, a heroic avenger at Capcom has heard gamers’ cries for justice, and reversed the snap with yet another gameplay patch for the North American version of the game. Hail, conquering hero! We shall

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Sony’s censorship policy hits “Devil May Cry 5” on PS4

Sony’s recently implemented policy of censoring third party games on the PlayStation platform has finally come to a triple-A release. Capcom’s long-awaited Devil May Cry 5 was released last week on all platforms, but the game’s day-one patch on PS4 censors a cinematic scene in the game using, you guessed it, lens flare. Keep in mind that there are slight

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More games censored on PS4: “Crystar” and “Conception PLUS: Maidens of the Twelve Stars”

According to Japanese developer Spike Chunsoft’s website, two of the company’s upcoming releases will be censored on PS4, Crystar and Conception PLUS: Maidens of the Twelve Stars. Here are the disclosures from Spike Chunsoft: Crystar We would like to inform the community about a content change in the PlayStation 4 version of the title, the pre-title screen cinematic has had

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Veteran Ninja Gaiden Developers Announce “Wanted: Dead” for PC, Consoles

You did it this time, Bon Jovi. They’re tired of your $#!+! At Tokyo Game Show 2021, publisher 110 Industries and developer Soleil announced a new third-person action game Wanted: Dead for PC and consoles. Set in a bleak, sci-fi version of Hong Kong, Wanted: Dead will feature both gunplay and melee combat inspired by Devil May Cry and Bayonetta.

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“Super Real Mahjong PV” removed from the Nintendo Switch eShop; will be censored via patch

Japanese publisher MightyCraft announced on Monday that they’ve pulled the Switch version of Super Real Mahjong PV from the Nintendo eShop because it was found to be too explicit. Originally released in 1994 for the SEGA Saturn, Super Real Mahjong PV is a mahjong simulator with stripping mechanics added as a sexy bonus. Despite the game already being censored when compared to the

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M-Rated “Resident Evil 4 VR” Dialogue Reportedly Censored

The upcoming Oculus Quest 2 release of Capcom’s Mature-rated survival horror game Resident Evil 4 is reportedly censored, according to sources with access to recent builds of the game. So what’s being cut? Blood? Violence? Gore? Nope. The offending content appears to be the lighthearted, PG-level dialogue that implies that the characters may be attracted to one another. Can’t have

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Western Release of PS4 Brawler “Uppers” Cancelled; Still Coming to PC

Late last week, publishers XSEED and Marvelous announced that their 3D brawling game Uppers will be headed to Steam PC on 21 October. In addition to the standard edition priced at $29.99, there will also be a Digital Deluxe Edition that includes a digital art book and a 46-track soundtrack for $39.99. Keen readers of The Splintering may recall that

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Sony Censors “Aokana” on PS4; Nintendo Switch Version to Remain Uncensored

On Thursday, publisher PQube Asia announced that their upcoming game Aokana: Four Rhythms Across The Blue will be censored when it releases on PS4 in the west. Developed by Sprite and localized by NekoNyan, Aokana is a romance visual novel originally released in 2014, and has since been released uncensored across several platforms. However, due to Sony’s censorship policies put

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Hypocrisy much? Sony’s “The Last of Us Part II” to feature nudity, sexual situations while third parties get censored

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) recently assigned Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part II an M/17+ Rating. While this was completely expected for a violent zombie apocalypse game, the specific content descriptors indicate that The Last of Us Part II will feature both “Sexual Content” and “Nudity”. This may come as a surprise to those who have followed

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Sony blames #MeToo movement, video streaming sites for its PlayStation censorship policy

On Tuesday, Sony finally revealed details on why it has taken such a censorious stance towards mature-themed content in Japanese games. The company has adopted a new internal regulatory board (based in California, the pearl-clutching capital of the world) to scrutinize and approve games submitted for publishing on PlayStation platforms. It’s important to note that Sony’s new review board is

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Hot Springs DLC for “One Piece: World Seeker” won’t be released in North America

Bandai Namco’s One Piece: World Seeker has been available in North America for about a week, but for North American gamers who were still holding out hope to receive the game’s “Hot Spring Mission” titled The Phantom Remedy, consider those hopes dashed. Earlier this week, Bandai Namco confirmed that The Phantom Ready will not be released in the North American

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