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Infinity Ward pulls controversial “F.A.G.S.” Modern Warfare 2 trailer

Monday, 2nd November 2009 01:21 GMT By Nathan Grayson

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Well, that didn’t take long. Earlier this weekend, Infinity Ward posted a Modern Warfare 2 trailer that was jokingly sponsored by “Fight Against Grenade Spam.” Instead of uproarious laughter, however, Infinity Ward’s jest was met with the regular, bad kind of uproar. So, in response, the developer’s wiped the video off the face of the Internet.

I think the core gag is great, the end is a bit too far from the intent of the joke & can appreciate the concerns. Pulled.” tweeted IW’s Robert Bowling in response to a couple of particularly offended games journos.

So, back to complaining about dedicated servers, then?

Thanks, Kotaku.

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6 Comments

  1. Sethos

    People are so sensitive these days.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Uncontested

    Nah only FAGS are sensitive.

    u sea wat i did thar?

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Blerk

    What were they thinking? Did they ever envisage a scenario where this could have turned out ‘really well’? :-D

    #3 5 years ago
  4. El_MUERkO

    i got what they were trying to do but they cant be seen to encourage childish homophobic abuse, silly acti

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Santa Clause

    Ahahahahahaha…

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Gheritt White

    I do get the impression that homophobia is more generally accepted by the public at large over in North America than it is in Europe – perhaps I’m wrong, but this doesn’t do anything to dissuade me otherwise.

    #6 5 years ago

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