I’m a bit too young to really remember the controversy that came about when Mortal Kombat blew up in North America… I just remember that a lot of people were pissed. I didn’t really understand it for a couple reasons: 1. I just didn’t have the capacity to understand what the big deal was and 2. I was always really bad at Mortal Kombat and could never pull off a good finisher… The whole thing was pretty mild in my mind. I was around when Manhunt came out in 2003 though, and I definitely understood the controversy. That game was f**ked and it was totally intentional… I loved it.
Mortal Kombat and Manhunt weren’t the only games that the powers-that-be disliked. Here’s a little clip of some others by Zoomingames: