An article in today' paper says the title has 'horrified parents' - and claimed that it will change the family-friendly reputation of the machine.
However, the story forgoes mention of Rockstar’s Manhunt 2 – which will hit stores way before Sega’s adult-themed title.
Madworld, a third-person open world effort developed by Platinum Games, is due for release in 2009 – months after Manhunt 2’s release later this year.
The newspaper reports:
‘Nintendo will dramatically transform Wii's image with the release of ultra violent video game MadWorld which, “revolves around the themes of brutality and exhilaration”, according to its creators.
‘The decision to release a violent game on a console which has based its reputation on family fun has shocked anti-violence pressure groups.
‘Mediawatch-UK, Britains longest running pressure group campaigning for decency in TV, films and games, said MadWorld will "spoil" the Wii.
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