Hit 'em when they're down, Dave.

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  1. JoshF

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    I read about this last friday, I think.

    It's a bit for him to do this. They pulled his name from the game, and everyone knows that it's not a game in the "Dave Mirra" series, so what does he care?
     
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    well, like the article says, apparently they used his name to begin with, and then again after it was decided that it wasnt going to be a Mirra title.

    I dont recall ever seeing a "misleading" advertisement that showed/said anything about Mirra and this game. What I do remember is all the hoopla in the beginning that surrounded the fact that Dave wasnt going to be involved at all with this game.
     
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    I say good for him. The whole basis of the game is degrading and I would like to see Acclaim take another hit on the game which I'm sure they thought would sell like hotcakes just because of the gratuitous nudity.

    I personally was still under the impression that it was a Dave Mirra title.
     
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    Actually I was shocked by this for the same reasons as you guys, I had NO idea that it wasn't a Dave Mirra title and until this lawsuit came up I was still under the impression it was.

    I don't know if there's grounds for a lawsuit or not, but it's got more basis than most of them that get filed these days.
     
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    All it takes is for him to lose 1 deal because someone in the advertising business associates Mirra with that "XXX game" (correct or not). Mirra has a pretty clean image, and something that tarnishes his image will affect his endorsements and result in lost $$$.

    Mirra was removed from the game fairly late in development - far after Acclaim knew it was going to be a different kind of game.

    Go Mirra.

    -Dave
     
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    Plain ridiculous. Too many damn lawsuits. I wouldn't even know who Mirra was if it wasn't for the previous games. Now he's suing them for damaging his image? Please, spare me.
     
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    I'm not sure, but I remember reading about Dave Mirra XXX quite a while ago. His name was removed 3 months before release.

    -Dave
     
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    There were ads produced which showed Mirra's image, I remember seeing them in gaming mags, with lots of preview stories about it as well. The salacious content was always mentioned.
     

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