"[Six Days in Fallujah] will also inevitably breed a new generation of mass shooters in America and brainwash gamers into thinking RACISM IS OK." -Change [Dot] Org Petition
Controversial game "Six Days in Fallujah" has gotten even more controversial. But like the developers have promised in respect of its game play, no one could have expected from just where the most recent attack would come.
Same as the Old Censors...in Virtual Legality.
#SixDays #Censor #Ban
Discussed in this episode:
"‘Six Days in Fallujah’: A Bloody Iraq Battle and Video Game That Almost Was"
Variety - June 4, 2018
"Konami's Fallujah game under fire"
GIBiz - April 8, 2009
"Controversial shooter Six Days in Fallujah back in development"
The Verge - February 11, 2021
"Six Days in Fallujah: Exclusive Gameplay Reveal Showcases 'Procedural Architecture' Technology"
IGN - March 23, 2021
Six Days in FallujahFAQ
"You Don’t Have To Run The Exclusive Reveal For The War Crime Game"
Kotaku - March 24, 2021
"Please take the time to sign this petition..."
Twitter Thread - Osama Dorias - March 24, 2021
"STOP HIGHWIRE GAMES AND VICTURA FROM NORMALIZING THE MASS MURDER OF IRAQIS"
Change [Dot] Org Petition
"The ridiculous, censorious social media campaign against Six Days In Fallujah"
Erik Kain - March 25, 2021
"Societal Violence and Video Games: Public Statements of a Link are Problematic"
"Violence In Video Games - Highlights of the American Senate Committee Hearings in 1993"
YouTube Video - April 21, 2019 - NeoGamer
"Grand Theft Legislature: Can Illinois REALLY Ban Violent Video Games? (VL424)"
YouTube Video - February 25, 2021 - Hoeg Law
"The Antitrust Laws"
Respondeat Superior Explainer
Weinstein v UGS (Dismissal Order) (2008)
"It's always odd to see someone go straight to the book burning arguments even before release."
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