Welcome to another edition of
where I shine a light on the stupid stuff in wrestling
in this case,a major video game companyforgetting to edit out a line flub by a veteran commentator
Like, it's really bad.
So the new Hall of Fame Showcase DLC is out for WWE 2K17 and one of the featured matches you can play is The Godfather vs Papa Shango, which of course is impossible in real life, since they're both the same guy.
I wonder if there's an option to have Kama be the special guest referee.
Anyway, someone was playing through the match and found out that there's a point in the match-specific in-game commentary where Jerry Lawler just flat out forgets how to read, and 2K games just left the huge flub in there without any editing whatsoever.
Check this out. It's pretty amazing:
Hahaha 2K doesn't care they didn't even bother to edit Lawler flubbing and rereading thishttps://t.co/69VmUFmJvz pic.twitter.com/jkAkc5R6SN— It's KFG (@KungFu_Grip) February 21, 2017
Hahaha 2K doesn't care they didn't even bother to edit Lawler flubbing and rereading thishttps://t.co/69VmUFmJvz pic.twitter.com/jkAkc5R6SN
— It's KFG (@KungFu_Grip) February 21, 2017
Man, that's just EGREGIOUS.
If you're hoping to recreate this on your own gaming system, I'd hurry up. I expect them to release a patch for the game that corrects the mistake.
But then again, I also would have expected them to edit out the original botch, so maybe they'll just leave it there forever, and we can enjoy Lawler flubbing his line in perpetuity.
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