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Wednesday, 18 July 2007 11:14

Nintendo suffers from 'spastic' obession

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Can't help but insult

 

Nintendo can't seem to stop itself from making derogatory comments about people who suffer from cerebral palsy.
 
For the second time in a month, Nintendo has taken a game off the shelves for using the word 'spastic' in its derogatory sense.

Mario Party 8, a multi-player game for the Wii console, was taken off the shelves almost as soon as it was put there.

In the script a a blue wizard called Kamek appears on screen and intones: "Magikoopa Magic! Turn the train, spastic! Make this ticket tragic!"

Red faced Nintendo said a "small number of games contain the wrong version of the disk due to an assembly error". However it is the second time that Nintendo has withdrawn a game for including the word 'spastic'.

MindQuiz branded players who achieved low scores 'spastics' and 'super-spastics' and was pulled.

Nintendo said that Mario Party 8 was developed in the US, "where the word does not have the same offensive connotations as in the UK." However in the US the word is 'Spaz', not Spastic.

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