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Posted on Thursday, November 4 @ 18:04:56 PST by
So you live in Japan and you're excited about Call of Duty: Black Ops. Time for outrage!

No, not really though. I don't know, maybe you'll be outraged. Maybe you'll be delighted by the video at the bottom.

Square Enix, the Japanese publisher responsible for Call of Duty's localization has announced that in addition to "all scenes of dismemberment" and "expressions of brutality," Nazi swastika symbols will also be removed from certain editions of Black Ops.

Never-mind all of the other heinous material in Japanese pop culture, censorship of American games is being enforced by the CERO ratings board. If they're worried about violence, did they miss Fist of the North Star?

According to Square Enix, all versions of the game will have dismemberment and "expressions of brutality removed from the game. Only dubbed console and subbed PC versions of the game will have an affected zombie mode.

Kotaku postulated that this change could be a result of possible confusion based on the similarity between the swastika and its reversal called a "manji," usually used to denote Buddhist sites on maps and the fact that subbed voices would suggest players were mowing down countless undead buddhists. Check out the image below:



Or it could all go back to WWII.

Anyways, here's the latest commercial for Black Ops featuring Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Kimmel.



I'm loving the weapon customization in this commercial. Check out Kobe naming his noob tube "MAMBA." How about "proud n00b" for Kimmel RPG?

Kobe's appearance here is some serious Activision marketing money at work.
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