Top Hat Studios Inc., the writer behind Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story, launched an announcement on Twitter over the weekend decrying obvious calls for for censorship of the title.
Also generally known as Project Sense, the sport was funded on Kickstarter in 2018 and was billed as one of the last ever PlayStation Vita releases (it’s additionally coming to the PlayStation 4). Sense first launched on PC to common evaluations, and is now gearing up for launch on consoles, beginning with the Nintendo Switch. It’s apparently the upcoming console releases which have induced a stir.
OFFICIAL STATEMENT REGARDING CALLS DEMANDING CENSORSHIP OF SENSE – 不祥的预感: A CYBERPUNK GHOST STORY
Our dedication to our viewers and to builders is we’ll by no means infringe on artistic freedom or expression. pic.twitter.com/VV5IcGbJ7P
— Top Hat Studios, Inc (@TopHatStudiosEN) January 1, 2021
Top Hat Studios’ Twitter assertion seemingly got here out of the left discipline. Once it acquired picked up by websites like ResetEra, many questioned whether or not there have been any widespread calls for for censorship to start with. Others suspected that the writer launched the assertion for consideration, which it did find yourself receiving together with help from Twitter customers who rushed to buy the title on Steam in a present of help. In response to this, Top Hat Studios revealed a five-part thread on Twitter filled with screenshots of emails, messages, and tweets criticizing Sense‘s art style and sexualization.
We originally did not want to make this post, as to not accidentally incite a search for these posters and cause further fights. However, as there are now industry-adjacent people slandering/gaslighting us as liars, we’ve compiled a sampling from twitter, FB, and e mail. (1/5) pic.twitter.com/TJlNS4tWTd
— Top Hat Studios, Inc (@TopHatStudiosEN) January 2, 2021
Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story has but to be dated for PlayStation platforms.