Help Edward Snowden Escape The NSA in Snowden Run 3D

Help Edward Snowden Escape The NSA in Snowden Run 3D

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Snowden can drop a hydrogen bomb, ridding his course of obstacles, by calling "Uncle Putin" on his mobile phone.

There has always been one thing the story of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has needed: a Temple Run-style videogame. Enter Snowden Run 3D, a free Android and PC/Mac game based on Snowden's flight from Johnny Law. In the game, the player collects USB sticks and laptops containing sensitive information while being chased by Special Agent Jake. If he catches you, you get thrown in Guantanamo Bay and the game ends. As it is an infinite runner with no actual way to "win" the game, it just goes to show that in the end, the government always wins.

Snowden has a single power-up at his disposal, a hydrogen bomb that can be dropped on the map, temporarily ridding his course of obstacles making his run just a little smoother. The hydrogen bomb is accessed by calling in a favor from "Uncle Putin" on the player's cellphone.

"Due to the very limited development time dedicated to this game," writes the developer, "There are a lot of possible improvements, especially gameplay-wise that will be made in the future through the use of updates."

"The game does not point a finger to either the US agencies and companies involved in the data-collection scandal nor Mr. Snowden," claims the developer, stating that it attempts to remain neutral "as far as a parody can be unbiased." He stresses that "There is absolutely no political motivation behind this game nor am I affiliated with any government agencies or Mr. Snowden."

Snowden Run 3D can be downloaded for free, on either PC/Mac or via Google's android Play store.

Source: Snowden Run 3D via Kotaku

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I doubt Mr. Snowden would ever have considered himself a likely candidate to star in a video game, let alone one centring around him.

Hopefully the Wifi at the Moscow airport doesn't have an upper data limit to downloads.

Steven Bogos:
Help Edward Snowden Escape The NSA in Snowden Run 3D

And if you do help him escape, the NSA will be keeping a very close eye on you in future. It stands to reason that, as we all know people who play violent games are secretly violent and people who view pornography are secret rapists, anyone who plays this game is a filthy terrorist sympathiser and deserves to be in Guantanemo themselves.

Considering our government can't tell the difference between games and reality already....

SonicWaffle:

Steven Bogos:
Help Edward Snowden Escape The NSA in Snowden Run 3D

And if you do help him escape, the NSA will be keeping a very close eye on you in future. It stands to reason that, as we all know people who play violent games are secretly violent and people who view pornography are secret rapists, anyone who plays this game is a filthy terrorist sympathiser and deserves to be in Guantanemo themselves.

You'd probably go to jail for treason.

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I like this guy.

Although I'd love the inherent irony even more, if it turned out that this app tries to spy on whatever else you are doing without your permission.

I don't know why, but 'Uncle' Putin is cracking me up right now. Hell, the entire premise is hilariously bonkers.

Wouldn't be a game about Snowden unless WE can hack it.

Fun game: predict the politician/media reaction. I'll guess it's something along the lines of 'a game where you play a TERRORIST using nukes to escape justice? THINK OF THE CHILDREN'

Wow, this game has the worst camera controls I have ever seen. On PC, if you use the arrow keys to move sideways, the camera randomly stares at the wall to your side until you crash into something and die. Not to mention you have to use the mouse to jump and slide. If arrow keys work for strafing, why can't you jump/slide with them as well? I am very disappoint in the developer -_-

Kids, this is what we call "propuhgunda". See. That's the technical term. :P

 

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