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#1 Edited by eccentrix (2365 posts) -

Is there a game called Body Language? The image is the cover of a porn DVD, Erotic Heat Volume 4. It's listed as a DVD game in a couple of databases, but the Amazon reviews are very detailed but don't even hint at any interactivity. Maybe those other game databases got their information from this site. It's even on Wikipedia's list of AO games, citing a dead link. I'm wondering if anyone has more information on this, maybe @not_rage who uploaded the image. If nobody knows of an actual Body Language game, this page should be deleted.

Also, multiple sources suggest this game/DVD is unrated, not rated AO, unless there's an actual AO Body Language game that's not the DVD.

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#2 Posted by SethMode (1887 posts) -

I have zero assistance to provide you with but I'm dying to know how you found yourself on this path.

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#3 Posted by TravisRex (819 posts) -
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#5 Edited by SethMode (1887 posts) -

@eccentrix: haha that's great all around. Well, thanks for responding. I am now invested in this.

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#6 Posted by soulcake (2642 posts) -

I need to "check" this game out.

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#7 Posted by xhaktmtjdnf (70 posts) -

One can only hope this was filmed at the same location the Bomb Crew stayed at that one E3.

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#8 Posted by CupOfDoom (94 posts) -

The only evidence I can find of this being a game is a listing on the ESRB with the platform is "DVD". The archived version of the Wikipedia link calls it an "interactive dvd" but, that might just be extrapolation from the ESRB rating it. It is super weird because, the publisher is a porn distributor and neither the Amazon reviews or product listing imply any kind of interactivity.

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#9 Edited by eccentrix (2365 posts) -

@cupofdoom: That is strange.

It's worth noting the UPC code is 064572157012, EAN is 9786305281078 and ISBN is 6305281076, courtesy of Bicycles n Cruisers, which has it listed under Folding Bikes.

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#10 Edited by rethla (3725 posts) -

Im still waiting for the quicklook

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#11 Edited by nnickers (495 posts) -

Oh man, it’s a slow day in my office and these Amazon reviews of old porn videos may be just the treasure trove I needed to get through the day.

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#12 Posted by FlashFlood_29 (4396 posts) -

To add to the weirdness of this thread, refreshing this thread leads to a 404 (as well as trying to follow it's link if copy/pasted).

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#13 Edited by eccentrix (2365 posts) -

@flashflood_29: I was having that error until I took the numbers off the end. I don't use the forums much, so I didn't know if that's a regular bug.

Edit: Oh, it just takes you to random forum threads depending on the number at the end. That's fun.

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#14 Posted by dudeglove (13684 posts) -

Yeah so I look at that amazon review page and get these in the suggestions.

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I swear this site is the best and the worst sometimes.

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#16 Edited by Seikenfreak (1494 posts) -

This sounds like something the crew needs to get to the bottom of ASAP. An excursion into unknown lands for the good of all.

"They are professionally filmed, artistically directed vignettes set to music, andyou'll actually be proud to own and show them."

Duders.. I just got this new porno. You have to come by and check this out. I'll make the popcorn.

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#17 Posted by Jesus_Phish (3766 posts) -

@nnickers: I appreciate that one person who broke down every scene in every installment.

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#18 Posted by Kidavenger (4417 posts) -

Not a game.

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#19 Posted by HellBrendy (1303 posts) -

Well, you do use a joystick.

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#20 Edited by FacelessVixen (2527 posts) -

Is it a match three game? 'Cause I'll play it if it's a match three game in the same vein as HuniePop.

...I like match three games.

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#21 Posted by eccentrix (2365 posts) -

I contacted the ESRB via the form on the website asking for more information. I assume they keep records on the rating process, unless they're just scraping other databases for release information or something. Sorry to expose the ESRB with my non-existent porn game, guys.

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#22 Posted by imhungry (1100 posts) -

This is the entire reason this website was created, hard-hitting investigative journalism.

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#23 Edited by Not_Rage (596 posts) -

@eccentrix: I'm don't have any additional info about this title. I added it at the time because it was rated by the ESRB. Apparently its listed as "interactive DVD". Who knows what that means, maybe this is a "choose your own adventure" of something like that. Or maybe it has absolutely zero interactivity.

There are plenty of titles that have been rated by the ESRB that are definitely not games. In that Wikipedia article, it says that a gambling website submitted themselves to be rated by the ESRB simply to prove that they're "AO" content. Simply as a guess, the publisher of this particular title may have said "hey this has video game-like aspects, lets submit it to the ESRB."

Others will probably disagree, but I've always felt that if something is rated by the ESRB, it should be in a video game wiki. There are other video game databases that won't allow those "Learn Math"/ "Learn to Cook" DS titles because they're not actually games. Even if they sold millions of copies and were published by a video game publisher.

In this situation, I certainly do not think all PC software should be in this game database. But the fact that it was submitted to the ESRB gives it a connection to video games in a sense. And who knows, maybe this title really is as interactive as a FMV/adventure game. (It probably isn't. A you mentioned, the reviews suggest that there's likely not much interactively.)

All of this was my opinion of course. There have been many discussions over the years about what should and shouldn't be in this wiki for various things. I've definitely been on both sides of the debates.

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#24 Posted by eccentrix (2365 posts) -

@not_rage: Thank you! I've been particularly interested in your perspective.

It's very interesting that the ESRB is the source. I read that the application process to get rated involves sending in a DVD of applicable content, so maybe the ESRB doesn't even know whether it's a game or not. Maybe they were making an interactive DVD called Body Language based on the porno and submitted the video content beforehand and the game never got finished or whatever. That's the thing that stands out to me most: the title of the DVD isn't just 'Body Language', so whoever submitted it used the incomplete title.

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#25 Posted by Crommi (401 posts) -

Considering the release date, it could simply mean that you are able to select which scene you want to watch. First DVD-players came to US in 1997 and movie companies didn't come out with first DVD versions of their movies until way into 1998. At that point ESRB probably didn't yet know how to describe the format because they could only compare it to VHS tapes.