It seems that ‘Hot Coffee’ is not so hot after all, according to anti-game lawyer Jack Thompson, who is now out for some Sims 2 blood.
Thompson is most noted for his recent efforts to get an ‘Adults only’ rating on Grand Theft Auto : San Andreas, potentially crippling for the game’s sales.
Now though, his eyes are firmly set on The Sims 2 from EA, which Thompson describes as the industry’s ‘latest dirty little secret’.
Sims 2, the latest version of the Sims video game franchise … contains, according to video game news sites, full frontal nudity, including nipples, penises, labia, and pubic hair.
According to Jack Thompson, there is a way to remove the blur that covers the nether regions to make full frontal nudity available in the game.
The nudity placed there by the publisher/maker, Electronic Arts, is accessed by the use of a simple code that removes what is called ‘the blur’ which obscures the genital areas. In other words, the game was released to the public by the manufacturer knowing that the full frontal nudity was resident on the game and would be accessed by use of a simple code widely provided on the Internet.
In response to Thompson’s extremely damning accusation towards Electronic Arts, EA vice president of corporate communications was quick to dismiss the claims as ‘nonsense’.
We’ve reviewed 100 percent of the content. There is no content inappropriate for a teen audience. Players never see a nude sim. If someone with an extreme amount of expertise and time were to remove the pixels, they would see that the sims have no genitals. They appear like Ken and Barbie.
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