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News Michael Jackson removed from Plants vs. Zombies

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 28 Jul 2010.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. LeMaltor

    LeMaltor >^_^

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    I liked the MJ guy spawning more, sad they are removing him.
     
  3. Phalanx

    Phalanx Needs more dragons and stuff.

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    I'm sure someone will mod him back in. To be honest, I don't see it as an insult to MJ, but more of an ode. Everyone recognises the costume and the dance moves.

    It's a shame the Jackson family can't understand that it wasn't done to take the piss, but as more of a tribute to the Thriller video which included zombies and fits perfectly with the games design and ethos.
     
  4. eddtox

    eddtox Homo Interneticus

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    I'm sure this has less to do with respect for the late Mr Jackson, and more to do with grabbing for royalties.

    Kudos to popcap for dodging this one.
     
  5. Hex

    Hex Paul?! Super Moderator

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    Sadly I suspect you are right.
     
  6. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    Killjoys...
     
  7. Simnol

    Simnol New Member

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    Seriously uncool :(

    Bored of this happening now.

    Freedom!
     
  8. r3loaded

    r3loaded Well-Known Member

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    Well, I shall hold onto my original copy of PvZ now - I loved the "Dancing Zombie" :D

    It even came with a disclaimer in the Almanac: "Any resemblance to any person living or dead is purely coincidental"
     
  9. eVoPhantom

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    They replaced him with a zombie with an afro on the iphone version. He now Looks like dicso stu.
     
  10. Omnituens

    Omnituens New Member

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    WTF, seriously?

    :(
     
  11. Denis_iii

    Denis_iii New Member

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    pah, jackson family only has "issues" because they aren't profiting from it.
    Give it a decade or 2 and bet they'll be auctioning off pieces of his skeleton.
    A first move on there part to licence the image of MJ and profit from it any way possible. They should of just shaded the dancing zombie black then it def wouldn't be the known image of MJ.
     
  12. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    Aww man, that's lame
     
  13. sotu1

    sotu1 Ex-Modder

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    Boo! I really liked MJ in the game
     
  14. mrdbristol

    mrdbristol Voided my warranty years ago

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    Truth
     
  15. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    :( That was my favourite zombie from the game.
     
  16. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    Money has spoken, people !

    I still have to finish the game ... I wonder if they replaced him with anything
     
  17. mrbens

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    Leave Jacko in! Fun game and the MJ zombie was a nice touch.
     
  18. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    It's been out for ages, what took them so damn long to complain about it.
     
  19. r3loaded

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    They couldn't complain until he was dead. Only now can they squeeze for cash.
     
  20. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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    been dead for a while now too.

    Probably only noticed now its on iPhone and xbox both probably considered to be cash cows by the MJ estate.
     
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