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Sony Santa Monica said today that it has
changed the name of a Trophy in God of War: Ascension, which drew criticism for
The original Trophy in the game was entitled "Bros
Before Hos." It was earned in the game after Kratos brutally beats a female
Fury. Many, including Adam Sessler, had criticized the Trophy as misogynistic
and for promoting violence against women.
Now, Joystiq is reporting that, on Tuesday,
the name of the Trophy will be changed to "Bros Before Foes" in a patch update
Here's the statement released by Sony Santa
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. 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."