Thursday, September 20, 2007

Resident Evil 5

This is from Kotaku about Resident Evil 5:

Remember that Resident Evil 5-is-racist brouhaha? The E3 trailer showed large numbers of black zombies getting killed, which set off a firestorm of controversy. Killing black zombies? Masked racism, critics say. According to our well-placed insider, there is a reason for that: Resident Evil 5 takes place in Haiti, zombism's spiritual home. Speculation was that it took place in either Africa or Carribean. And yes, according to our insider, the setting is apparently Haiti. Makes sense!

Of course it's Haiti. Why would you immediately go onto a racist rant? Because the zombies are black? So what? The zombies before were white and animals and whatnot? That didn't seem to bother anybody (besides the violence). That constant victim position is getting very old.