Dead Space Too Mature For Toys 'R Us!

#1 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

I just called up Toys 'R Us to see if they had Saints Row 2 and Dead Space in the store right now...and they said they won't be carrying Dead Space due to it's mature content Though they will happily sell Saints Row 2, Silent Hill: Homecoming...I don't know, but this just seems absolutely retarded.

#2 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -

That is retarded and doesn't make any sense really...

#3 Edited by get2sammyb (6412 posts) -
Kush said:
"I just called up Toys 'R Us to see if they had Saints Row 2 and Dead Space in the store right now...and they said they won't be carrying Dead Space due to it's mature content Though they will happily sell Saints Row 2, Silent Hill: Homecoming...I don't know, but this just seems absolutely retarded."
Dead Space has huge buzz at the moment for being particularly grim and gothic. I suppose you have to presume the average Toys R Us manager doesn't properly understand the content of the games they are selling so while we can see the hypocrisy, I suppose they aren't even aware.

It is stupid though.
#4 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

It doesn't make any sense...It may just be this specific store, but they have the game listed online (w/a Oct. 20th release date too). So I don't know what the hell is going on.

#5 Posted by DualReaver (3882 posts) -

I hear there is a side mission where you can rape puppies.

#6 Posted by get2sammyb (6412 posts) -
DualReaver said:
"I hear there is a side mission where you can rape puppies."
Skinless, sharp toothed puppies without eyes of course.
#7 Posted by CoolDrMoney (1978 posts) -

I oughta wring Geoffrey's neck for this one

#8 Posted by MagusMaleficus (1035 posts) -

I know a kid who works at our local Toys R Us, and he said they have it in stock in their store. Don't know why that douche would claim the store isn't carrying it due to content.

#9 Posted by clubsandwich (3795 posts) -

that's stupid.

#10 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -
DualReaver said:
"I hear there is a side mission where you can rape puppies."
I only heard about the fetus raping mission...I wonder if there will be an easter egg where you get to rape kittens too!? That would be awesome.
#11 Posted by OGCartman (4354 posts) -

I agree, thatd fucked up

#12 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

I have called up 4 Toys 'R Us stores and only that one gave me the "too mature" line, but none of the stores have the game or know when they are going to get it. One lady just hung up on me when I asked her when they might get it in...

#13 Posted by get2sammyb (6412 posts) -
Kush said:
"I have called up 4 Toys 'R Us stores and only that one gave me the "too mature" line, but none of the stores have the game or know when they are going to get it. One lady just hung up on me when I asked her when they might get it in..."
Customer service at it's best! Those multi-nationals care!
#14 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

I am just going to go to my local store and ask them when they think they're going to get the game...if they say "I don't know" or "on the 20th" I'll just pick up a different game for that deal this week. I'm kinda annoyed right now though...I was starting to get really pumped for this game.

#15 Posted by Pibo47 (3166 posts) -

LMAO! Wow, they wont carry it cause its to mature......thats......to funny, i bet they carry GTA4 and gears of war, but not dead space.

#16 Posted by Linkyshinks (9880 posts) -

That's just plain bizarre.

#17 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

I am off to investigate this case in person...I shall be back with my findings soon. :P

#18 Posted by pause422 (6172 posts) -

Toys R us are so fucking stupid.

#20 Posted by shadows_kill (3165 posts) -

awwwwwww. well there goes the buy 2 get 3rd free for me  :( i was getting it for socom and dead space and w/e looked good. guess ill need to find a different game

#21 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -

If they don't want to carry it.....oh wel. It's understandable, really. Did they carry Grand Theft Auto?

#22 Posted by Shawn (3825 posts) -

I'm guessing because of that Lullaby trailer that was banned everywhere. They want to want customers to assume Toys R Us are selling something scary like that to their children, trust me if Saints Row 2 got into advertisement controversy you wouldn't see it on shelves either, Toys R Us is just trying to preserve it's customer image. 

#23 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -
#24 Posted by jakob187 (21642 posts) -

I hit every store in town today.  All of them said the same thing:

"We have a delayed shipment so it will be arriving tomorrow morning".

I was pissed...and it shot my day all to Hell.

Tomorrow, tomorrow...there's always tomorrow...
#25 Posted by LuckyWanderDude (929 posts) -

Hypocrisy!

#26 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

I hope they get the game in tomorrow, but no store even mentioned any possible day of release. They didn't even have Silent Hill: Homecoming either...the guy just stared at me with a blank face.

#27 Posted by Willy105 (4688 posts) -

They better not be selling them at Toys R Us!

#28 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -
Willy105 said:
"They better not be selling them at Toys R Us!"
Oh yes they better! They better better!
#29 Posted by Bass (692 posts) -

Why are you transfixed on getting the game from toys r us?

#30 Posted by TheGamerGeek (2498 posts) -
DualReaver said:
"I hear there is a side mission where you can rape puppies."
Dude, there's a sex mini-game in SR2...I think...
#31 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -
Bass said:
"Why are you transfixed on getting the game from toys r us?"
Buy 2, get 1 free this week...that's why.
#32 Posted by shadows_kill (3165 posts) -
Kush said:
"Bass said:
"Why are you transfixed on getting the game from toys r us?"
Buy 2, get 1 free this week...that's why."
thats a big reason why. man i hope its at our toys r us. i was really hoping to get dead space there :(
#33 Posted by MisterSpiffy (880 posts) -

Yeah, this is pretty ridiculous.

#34 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -
MisterSpiffy said:
"Yeah, this is pretty ridiculous."
You look pretty angry in your avatar...you should calm down. Maybe smoke a little kush eh?
#35 Posted by Shocker (2339 posts) -

I hope my toys r us has it. I was looking forward to getting it.

#36 Posted by DualReaver (3882 posts) -
TheGamerGeek said:
"DualReaver said:
"I hear there is a side mission where you can rape puppies."
Dude, there's a sex mini-game in SR2...I think..."
No wai.
#37 Posted by MB (11989 posts) -
jakob187 said:
"I hit every store in town today.  All of them said the same thing:
"We have a delayed shipment so it will be arriving tomorrow morning".

I was pissed...and it shot my day all to Hell.

Tomorrow, tomorrow...there's always tomorrow...
"
It's because there was no mail service on Monday due to the Federal holiday.
Moderator
#38 Posted by BestUsernameEver (4825 posts) -

Why don't any of you have Gamefly?!! It is so much better.

#39 Posted by PenguinNerd (959 posts) -

Hmmmm I was thinking something was up.  Went to Blockbuster today to rent it and they told me that it wasn't even in their system....maybe I'll wait for Christmas and just buy the game when I have money...win win either way

#40 Posted by Carlos (504 posts) -

Do you have to buy it at the toys r us? cant you go to another store or something? it HAS to be from toys r us?

#41 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -
Carlos said:
"Do you have to buy it at the toys r us? cant you go to another store or something? it HAS to be from toys r us?"
How many times must I keep restating the whole Buy 2 get 1 free deal at Toys 'R Us deal this week...that is the reason for the specific store. It's the only reason I would even consider buying the game right now. I don't think it has to do with the holiday on Monday either because they had copies of SR2. I don't know...even Best Buy has their release date at the 15th so maybe it will be in stores tomorrow.
#42 Posted by mordecaix7 (657 posts) -

My local Toys R' Us didn't have it either.  Although he didnt' say when they would be getting the shipment in.  I'm thinking because of the big deal they got going on, with the buy 2 get 1 free, they're purposely delaying Dead Space so you can't do the deal with it.

#43 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

Wow, good job Toys R Us. Anyway, I gotta remember to look into their Buy 2 Get 1 Free sale on games. Can't forget to do that.

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