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Take Two Reaches “Hot Coffee” Settlement, Danish not Included

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Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto : San Andreas contained, hidden amidst the murder, cop-killing and wanton destruction, a hidden sex mini-game. Proving that censored  pixels rubbing up against other censored pixels is wholly more offensive than those digital enactments of shooting somebody in the face, the “Hot Coffee” scandal as it was then known spurned a class action lawsuit.

Yesterday, that case was settled out of court – and the settlement makes “Hot Coffee” one hell of a pricy cup of java…and I thought Starbucks was overpriced!

The class action suit will be dismissed, following payment by Take Two of $20,115,000 into a fund for class members, which presumably will be spent on bibles, balls of yarn or whatever else it is prudes spend their money on. Take Two will only have to pony up $4,915,000, the rest of it by their unfortunate insurance carriers.

While the case pertains mostly to how the game was marketed, is consensual sex between two fully-clothed digital characters really that bad? Particularly when that content required third party hacking equipment to access on consoles, and a patch on PC?

I know I’d rather engage in a little frottage than be shot in the face with a shotgun, but maybe that’s just me.

Source : Kotaku

Last Updated: September 2, 2009


  1. Someone

    September 2, 2009 at 15:38

    So stupid.
    But hey, there are hundreds of people out there waiting to find the smallest fault in your success so they can coin an easy buck.


  2. Q121

    September 2, 2009 at 16:14

    Thats pathetic!!!



  3. dewej

    September 2, 2009 at 18:16

    lol, that is all


  4. Malkavian ++Completely Batshit++

    October 3, 2009 at 08:04

    Let them hate so long as they fear.


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