GTA V rape scene? No, just naked cannibalism, Rockstar Games clarifies.

Grand Theft Auto “Rape Scene” Actually Just Naked Cannibalism

Future Tense
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Sept. 19 2013 6:30 PM

Grand Theft Auto “Rape Scene” Actually Just Naked Cannibalism


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Rockstar Games was quick to correct a post on PlayStation Universe discussing what appeared to be a rape scene in its best-selling new game, Grand Theft Auto V.

Turns out it was just a cannibal with no pants on.

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