Rape simulating video game boycotted by NY City Council

New York City Council is calling for a ban of the controversial PC game.

GamePolitics reports that New York City Councilwoman Christine Quinn is calling for a ban of RapeLay, a controversial PC game that encourages players to rape women, including a mother and her two daughters.

The video game Councilwoman Quinn will be protesting in Manhattan's City Hall was forcefully removed from Amazon.com's online catalogue. In addition to allowing players to commit various forms of sexual assault, RapeLay's players must also avoid the "dangers of pregnancy" while attacking victims.

Even though pornographic games like RapeLay are not sold by major video game stores like GameStop and EBGames, Quinn is still calling for US retailers to not distribute RapeLay.

In the press release for the news conference, RapeLay will be the subject of a news conference hosted by [Quinn]... who will call on all U.S. video distributors to refuse its distribution or sale... The "game" is now available in the U.S. market...

You can read the original RapeLay article on GamePolitics here.

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