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When was the first time video game violence shocked you?

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Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 4:47:02 AM PST
waxc3 says:
custers revenge

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 4:52:54 AM PST
Kin-foot says:
Phantasmagoria had some crazy scenes.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 4:54:02 AM PST
Shocked me? Hasn't happened yet and I doubt it will.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 4:55:41 AM PST
Peter Faden says:
Oh Amazon. Deleting my post with no swearing whatsoever. for shame, for shame.
All I said is that nothing in games has shocked me re:violence, but that Otto biting off his tongue in SAMCRO certainly did.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 4:59:41 AM PST
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Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 5:04:47 AM PST
pyroguy says:
definitely gotta go with Mortal Kombat. haven't played the actual game, but did see someone else play, and pretty much all of the "fatalities" were pretty messed up

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 5:16:20 AM PST
I'll let you know when the shock happens.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 5:19:00 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
I've never been shocked by the violence. I've been scared. I've been disgusted by certain games themselves just because of their subject matter like Custer's Revenge or that Afghanistan shooter that was canceled, but never shocked.

They are games; they are fake. Ripping off someone's arm then beating them to death with it is funny, not shocking.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 5:30:18 AM PST
Nicos says:
Pro Wrestling on the NES. When the Amazon bit somebody's head you got little spurts of pixel blood. It was pretty intense to my barely developed senses!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 5:32:25 AM PST

Not really 3. My first GTA was London, I believe it came with GTA 2 as a double pack or something. However, GTA 3 was the first time it actually seemed real.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 5:34:37 AM PST

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 5:35:27 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
There was really nothing more satisfying in that game than the level 3 kill with the piano wire.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 5:37:04 AM PST
G-Love says:
My first big scare was probably Resident Evil 2. I was a little kid and started playing the demo at Walmart one day. It got to the scene where you die, and zombies pile on to start eating you. After a while, a bunch of blood splatters on the screen. Pretty disturbing for a kid!

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 5:38:38 AM PST
FOGE says:
GTA3 bc it was the first game in my memory where you could go on a violent rampage against innocent civilians. Which of course I did. I mean, if the game lets you do something, you have to try it out.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 5:42:17 AM PST
Is that shocking though?

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 6:08:52 AM PST
Bruce Lee on C64

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 6:11:56 AM PST
Idle Moment says:
Splatter House when I was a kid.
Mortal Kombat after that.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 6:12:37 AM PST
FOGE says:
In 2001 it was to me. And to Jack Thompson.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 6:13:47 AM PST
Ooooh that man...

We did a study on him in my Game theory and Ethics course. it was hilarious to see his reactions to things.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 6:14:18 AM PST
Kr155 says:
Doom. seeing bodies on spikes, piles of pixilated skulls and satanic simbols all over the place was pretty shocking.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 6:14:47 AM PST
Benpachi says:
Honestly didn't care until God of War III, too far.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 6:16:02 AM PST
FOGE says:
I'll bet that was actually really interesting. I remember him when he was still around. Dude was psycho. He got sued for lieing or something. He might be in jail.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 6:26:11 AM PST
he's not in jail, but he did lose his license/ability to practice law.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 13, 2012, 6:27:24 AM PST
Yes! That is it!

Posted on Dec 13, 2012, 6:30:18 AM PST
Meatwad says:
Toss up between the original Manhunt and Gears of War.
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