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God of War: Ascension Trophy Renamed

Sony Santa Monica has confirmed it will change the name of a controversial God of War: Ascension trophy in a patch that will be available today for the game's launch. The trophy was originally named "Bros Before Hos," and you receive the trophy when you help Kratos, brutally pummel a Fury, one of a trio of female antagonists in the game. The change is being made because of critics' reactions and especially for the reward of doing so, perceiving it as misogynistic. 

A Sony Santa Monica rep had this to say on the matter, "We have created and will soon push out a patch for God of War: Ascension that alters the title of one of the game trophies. The text was offensive to some members of our community and impacted their enjoyment of the game [and] "We are endlessly committed to ensuring that our community can fully enjoy the experiences the team has created. As such, we've addressed the feedback and amended the trophy in question." As all PS3 patches work, as soon as you start up the game it will instruct you to patch the game to the latest build.       

Do you think this change is necessary? Does the name not fit into the spirit of the game themselves? Let us know in the comments below.


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