Six Days in Fallujah, which I wrote about before, is still alive and kicking, despite fierce opposition and lack of a publisher. Its opponents say its very existence as a game belittles the sacrifice of those who died there. Its supporters say it’s an honest record of the battle. It should be published. Then we […]Read more "Six Days in Fallujah and the Dirty ‘G’ Word"
Atomic Games is teaming with Konami to release a “gameamentary” about the real-life Battle of Fallujah. UPDATED: Six Days in Fallujah has been dropped by Konami, after a storm of controversy from veterans and veterans’ associations. Atomic is still working on the game, but without a publisher at this time. I agree that this is […]Read more "Game Documentary: Six Days in Fallujah"
With thanks to John Thynne for his recent mail: “It strikes me that games like Insurgency and America’s Army are still shoot-em-ups even if their story line has a current affairs theme.” It’s true – the most successful games out there are shoot-em-ups, serious game or not. Half-Life and the Halo series spring to mind. […]Read more "Entering the Genre Wars"