Thailand Bans ‘Fight Of Gods’ For Damage To Buddhism

PUBLISHED ON THU, SEP 14, 2017 2:31 PM

Thailand Bans ‘Fight Of Gods’ For Damage To Buddhism

By Teeranai Charuvastra, Staff Reporter

 

  

BANGKOK — A computer game that pits deities from different religions in brawls was removed Wednesday night from online stores in Thailand.

 

“Fight of Gods,” which launched earlier this month, was no longer available for purchase from within the kingdom on Steam, an online computer gaming platform. The removal followed complaints from Buddhist officials who were outraged to see Buddha trading fists with other divine beings such as Jesus Christ.

 

Full story: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/life/arts/2017/09/14/thailand-bans-fight-gods-game/

 
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