Iranian video game against U.S

October 2, 2006 at 6:41 am (Games, Politics)

Reuters is reporting:

A new Iranian computer game sets players the task of blowing up a U.S. tanker in the Gulf to block the sea route for much of the world’s oil supplies, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

Well I don’t understand why this is an issue. American games have forever depicted destroy this and that of other countries in their games. No one ever complained then. Whether its “conflict: desert storm” or “delta force: task force dagger”, they have all pushed the brains of people into considering such acts as deeds of patriotism, but when Iran does it from their point-of-view its not patriotic, it becomes terrorism? Those are double standards to me.

Read the actual story @ Reuters

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Gears of Wars – leaked

October 2, 2006 at 6:34 am (Games)

Joystiq is running a story that they have been tipped off to a leak of Gears of War on some Usenet warez groups. While no one knows if the leak is actually real, this is an unfortunate turn of events for Epic.

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It must be really hard for them when they work so hard on such next gen titles, and games are leaked out even before hitting retail. But 90% of piracy starts from the office. Charity begins at home! and this again proves it.

Read more @ Joystiq

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