I'm not usually the sort of gamer who's uncomfortable with excessive profanity or gore, but I found Sunset Overdrive's tone grating enough at points that I decided to give its swear filter a shot last night. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it actually makes the game a lot more charming in its own small way.
Shocking as this might be to hear: people swear a lot on the internet. I mean, a lot.
While no character in Bulletstorm has the name, the game's script does seem overly concerned with the activities of someone named "Dick." Here's a compilation - by no means exhaustive - of two-dozen references to aforesaid Mr. Richard, within the span of a minute.
Remember our foul-mouthed Street Fighter IV friend? Anything he can do, our NBA 2K11 player can do better. Both spew words of the F- MF- (and N-) variety, but our hoopster does it to DMX. Bitch, eat that. Ho. NSFW.
Successfully competing in online Street Fighter tournaments takes nerves of steel, lightning-quick reflexes, and the ability to spew a constant stream of profanity for over two minutes. Warning: This clip features some very strong language.
In the first minutes of the T-rated Infamous, players will hear the curse commonly associated with manure and stepping in it. A new report examines how much profanity makes it into T-rated games.
Continuing in it's tradition of listing bizarre video game world record breakers, Guinness today announced the game with the most swearing in it.