I used to throw my controller across the room when I got frustrated. These days, with touch screens and gyroscopes and motion sensors, that's probably not such a good idea. I'm well out of the video game loop by this point, but I can tell you this: I damn sure wouldn't want my console enforcing its puritan morality on me.

An Xbox One "fan" has uploaded this video of him getting T'd up in 2K14, and learning a valuable lesson: Kinect is always listening. Even in one-player mode, it's sensitive to voice commands—and swear words.


The censorship is present in other games as well (and on other consoles, it should be noted). Reddit user RossBoomsocks was playing FIFA 14 when he received this directive from his club's board of directors: cut down on the cussing.