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Bring back Roger the Kangaroo in Tekken 7.

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Katsuhiro Harada has claimed that he is taking out Roger Jr as a playable character in the upcoming title Tekken 7 due to fear of backlash of animal rights activists. Harada claims that he is fearful of animal rights activists getting involved because of the recent viral video of a man punching a kangaroo circulating through social media; and that this video may have an affect on how Roger is seen when in play. Harada also claims that Kuma (A brown bear) will still be available however because he feels as if a bear's natural strength is more equal to that of a man so isn't as bad as a kangaroo. The fact that Harada is pulling out of using Roger and keeping other animal characters because of a viral video is plainly rather silly and it seems as if he has been pushed into a corner because of how far animal rights activists take things.

Roger Jr has been a staple figure of the Tekken series since he debuted in Tekken 2 back in 1996 and over 20 years of him boxing his opponents he is going to be removed because of fear of animal rights activists. This is removal is unjust to the fans of Tekken worldwide and to the gaming community as a whole. We cannot let these ridiculous groups allow to control the games we play. If Harada pulls Roger out and let these activists win where is it going to happen next? So many games have the inclusion of animals and all the violence in these video games is not real. Too many times groups like Peta have tried to step in and censor our games. A line must be drawn here and we must make these activists realise that it is all fake. Not real. Fictional. They can try to say what they like about the killing of animals is very much real and so on, but it doesn't take a genius to go on and google "How many animals did Peta kill in 2016?" to see that these folks are incredibly hypocritical and are just trying to ruin the fun for everybody else.

Don't let animal activist groups censor the gaming community. #BringBackRoger

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