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283w ago - Hindus have reportedly urged Sony Corporation to withdraw the newly released "Hanuman: Boy Warrior" video game for PlayStation 2 console, saying it trivializes the highly revered deity of Hinduism.

To quote: We posted with some excitement a few weeks back that India had produced their first video game, Hanuman: Boy Warrior. Sadly, the game hasn't gone down too well with the Hindu community.

Rajan Zed, an acclaimed Hindu statesman, [Register or Login to view links] that the game put players in control of the Lord Hanuman, while in reality believers put the destiny of themselves in the hands of their deities. He said the re-imagining the scriptures for commercial gain would hurt devotees.

No word on whether Sony are going to pull the game or not yet, but it's obviously a very sensitive matter for Hindus.

We can't help but think it's a shame though, we were genuinely really excited for India's developer's putting out their first release and, now this.



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#1 - zeedai - 283w ago
I am an Indian Muslim living in London. I was brought up in india. I support the demand of Hindus in India. Hanuman is one of the Great Gods for Them. By making a Hanuman Game people can make Hanuman Kill innocent people or Haanuman can Die which is not accepted by them. Why to play and make a Game which hurt Someone? I dont think i will ever buy this Game.

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