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    Default Fox News Wants You To Be Mad About Assassinís Creed IIIís Evil George Washington DLC



    Did you know that there’s a video game where George Washington is evil? And that it’s made by the French?

    Yesterday, when Ubisoft released the first part in their trilogy of downloadable content for Assassin’s Creed III, Fox News wasn’t pleased. The French? Evil George Washington? Surely somebody should be offended by this!

    So they posted an article titled “French company releases video game depicting George Washington as villain to be assassinated.”

    Check out the first paragraph:
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    A day after the United States honored George Washington, a French software company released a video game that depicts the first president as a tyrant who hangs people and must be assassinated.
    Just look at that lede. The subtle xenophobia, the muted anger. Written as if with trembling fingers and bulging eyeballs. HOW DARE THOSE GODDAMNED FROG-EATERS TURN OUR FIRST PRESIDENT EVIL.
    The game, titled “Assassin’s Creed III: The Tyranny of King Washington” and released Tuesday by Ubisoft, can be played on Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game presents an alternate reality that depicts Washington as “the former champion of American freedom turned power-mad overlord,” according to its creators.
    (Note: The Tyranny of King Washington cannot be played on Nintendo Wii. It can be played on PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. A Wii U version is coming this week. Also, The Tyranny of King Washington is not a game. It is a downloadable add-on to a game.)
    With the introduction of our first single-player episodic DLC ‘The Tyranny of King Washington,’ we figured we should reacquaint you with the hero you thought you knew,” Ubisoft says in a statement on its website, underneath a promotional video showing an evil-looking Washington wearing a crown and gripping a throne with the American flag draped overhead.
    It’s smart, the way this article is constructed. The details are objective and (mostly) accurate, written in a way that might make you think “hey, maybe this author DOESN’T have an agenda.” But it’s the word positioning. The contrast between “United States” and “French software company.” The subtle details, crafted to paint the ugliest picture possible for swarths of Fox News readers looking to get angry at video games. They even ask for comment from the estate of George Washington. (Note: the estate of George Washington “expressed no opposition” to the Assassin’s Creed III DLC, probably because they are not insane.)

    And the comments! Half of them call the article dumb; the other half are about as xenophobic and generally terrifying as you might expect from comments on Fox News. They’re the scoop of hatred atop this glorious outrage sundae.

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    DJ76
    17 hours ago
    Some American software company should make a similar game with an heroic French leader as it’s subject…oh wait…I forgot…there have been NO heroic Frenchmen.

    postmortimer1
    18 hours ago
    Video games and the Frogs: both a waste of time!

    jimboelrod
    20 hours ago
    The only villains that need to be assassinated are socialists. That would pretty much take care of the country of this games origin.

    brian2799
    22 hours ago
    Maybe they got him confused with Obama?
    Maybe they did, brian2799. Maybe they did.

    tl;dr: Fox News is dumb. News Corp is dumber. And Americans are the dumbest.

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    LOL no heroic french heroes. I guess they never took Napoleon into account but its easy to forget a man who conquers allot than gets crushed by russia....wait we havent forgotten hitler yet have we?

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    I'm American and am not mad. Fuck the news.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh View Post
    I'm American and am not mad. Fuck the news.
    This. Fox News is well known to be a cesspool of bullshit.

    @op: Saying all Americans are stupid makes you look like an idiot too.

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    Well I do remember the history of George Washington when he was a just a military man, it wasn't that good until he was General and then had a great history as President of the US. Which now everyone cherishes George Washington and most people were offended by this content.

    Most American's aren't that intelligent, but just saying Americans are the dumbest; isn't right man.

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    I'd buy the DLC anyways. If it offends you, don't buy it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Lov Money View Post
    Well I do remember the history of George Washington when he was a just a military man, it wasn't that good until he was General and then had a great history as President of the US. Which now everyone cherishes George Washington and most people were offended by this content.

    Most American's aren't that intelligent, but just saying Americans are the dumbest; isn't right man.
    what i like about this game is it also lets you know the bad part of george washinton that american history doesnt like to tell you. Like how he was a slave owner.

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    I'll buy it, I already killed him the the game then the mission restarted.

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    I'm not offended, but I would have preferred a different candidate for the job of the evil guy.

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    If I call all Middle Eastern people terrorists do I get to look smart too?

    Calling all Americans dumb is ignorant.

    Owning slaves was irrelevant, but less irrelevant is the fact that Washington never paid the money he promised to the soldiers of the Revolutionary War. He promised money with no real power to back it up.

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