Thursday, December 22, 2011

The Violence In Video Games Is Getting Disturbingly Out Of Hand

[ via Business Insider ] 21 Dec
This is just getting out of hand
Shock moments in first-person shooter games are getting more and more ridiculous as time goes on.
Call of Duty started this whole battle by dropping you in the middle of a nuke — but at the time it was a great plot device and set the pace of the game.
Then Activision, the publisher behind it, made you kill civilians. And blow up the Eiffel Tower.
Now game developers for Rainbow Six: Patriots released a scene where "patriots" of the Occupy Wall Street sort break into a building and strap a bomb to a banker-type executive, chiding him for foreclosing on homes and being a Wall Street fat cat.

Read more: Business insider


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