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Friday, 14 March 2008

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Game of Real Life, out today

A High Court battle over the ban of a controversial new video game has ended with the ruling that the game is safe to play, as long as players don't take the killing, shooting, stabbing, dismemberment and gang-rape role-play too seriously.

The British Bored of Film Classification (BBFC) had taken its fight to the High Court, saying the game "went way too far", and voiced, what the Video Appeals Committee (VAC) said were, "unsubstantiated claims that kids might re-enact its gory scenes on the street".

The game, Humiliate And Kill People Older Than Yourself By Gruesome Means In A Pathetic Attempt To Gain Honour 2, is the brainchild of UK-based games company Wanker Games, who claim the game is "safe", as well as "sick" and "well-proppa".

Consumer reaction to the verdict has been lukewarm though.

One potential player, Hassan 'Killer' Hussein, 12, originally from Somalia, said:

"Why buy this stupid game when you can step outside your front door and play the game Real Life for free?"

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