Dante's Inferno Grants Achievement Points For Baby Killing

The fact that Dante's Inferno features an achievement awarded for killing unbaptised babies might sound horrendous, but to be fair they are pretty ugly babies.

Pretty ugly babies with knives for arms, to be exact, and I'm not sure there is a court anywhere that would prosecute you for kicking a few of them as they waddle towards you, swinging about their razor-sharp appendages menacingly. Executive Producer Jonathan Knight spoke of this achievement yesterday at EA's Naughty and Nice holiday press event during a discussion of the game's finer points, which aren't just breasts and the odd bit of phallic architecture.

The achievement is similar to the "Kill 1,000 Children" achievement in Fairytale Fights, which might not make it into the final game. I wouldn't worry about EA taking away the "Bad Nanny" achievement though. After all, they've got one of the greatest literary works of all time backing them up.

Dante's Inferno to Feature Kill Unbaptized Babies Achievement [UGO]


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    Love it how Dante tries to be controversial but nobody cares, but you get a game like L4D2 which quite a comical game, get the red Ban sticker on it.

    As a Board Member of the International Nanny Association (INA) http://Nanny.org and the Public Relations Chair, I am posting the following official statement from the INA, regarding this topic.

    “INA feels this video game component of Dante’s Inferno was created out of poor taste and bad judgment. INA is opposed to video games that promote and encourage players to “kill” babies, even in fantasy play. It is our opinion that this type of play may promote violence towards children. The name of the trophy or achievement, “Bad Nanny,” is offensive to our association in that we strive to promote and educate the public regarding the selfless work nannies do to support families by providing quality in-home child care.”

    We have urged our membership to take action concerning this issue through the appropriate channels, as well.

      Is this for real, or a joke?

      While I agree with you that this whole game is "created out of poor taste and bad judgment" does anyone honestly think that killing monster, knife armed babies in hell with a giant scythe in a violent video game is gonna make people think "hey, maybe hurting babies isnt such a bad idea..."? As for the offensiveness of the name, whats wrong with "Bad Nanny"? I can see how "Good Nanny" or "Typical Nanny" would be offensive to your organization, but BAD Nanny? Wouldnt this only be offensive if your organization encouraged hurting children?

      Your statement- if for real- just seems like an ignorant knee jerk reaction to a developer that is just crying out for attention/publicity through controversy... congratulations, you just gave them what they wanted

      Yeah but they're ugly babies so I doubt anyone would care.

    Bwahahahaha, just made me think of metalocalypse... love the scene in the ending credits of an episode where the cannibal is going to stick his knife and fork into the live baby but it's squirming around and being all cute...

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