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Hitman 2 Backlash

The SikhNet News' Hitman 2 Video Petition (thanks Computer and Video Games) looks to inspire a recall of Hitman 2. Here's the deal: "SikhNet has partnered with thirty-five Sikh organizations around the globe to demand that video game publisher, Eidos Interactive, recall one of its games from the market. The game, Hitman 2, incites racism and hatred against Sikhs and Dalits by linking them to terrorism. The game glorifies violence against Sikhs within a Gurdwara that looks like the Harmander Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, while Dalits are portrayed as followers of an evil cult leader, according to a vivid description that was recently removed by Eidos from its web site."

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230. Re: Hitler 2 Nov 6, 2002, 13:07 Dr.Del
And wow, it's pulled for's SO impressive. The sky really IS falling.

I love it... even when

a)the game starts getting pulled
b)a non-Sikh politician starts his letter writing
c)Eidos removes the offensive pictures and story from their website
d)Eidos agrees to remove all Sikh related content in the GC version (basically admitting that they are WRONG)
e) Eidos allegedly apologizes

when it has only been 7 days after the initial petition was released, the Hitler 2 Fanoys *still* don't think it's a big deal.

Let me guess, there are still no Sikh portrayals in the game either, right?


as I say.. I love being right.

- Dr. Del
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