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Question of the Day, October 5, 2010

| 5 Oct 2010 13:00

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The news has recently been flooded with videogames featuring controversial gameplay. In the upcoming Medal of Honor game, you could originally play as a fighter in the Taliban before EA changed the faction. Mafia II has been accused of portraying Italian-Americans in an unfair light. Recently, 1378(km), a videogame which allows players to step into the shoes of East German guards and refugees fleeing to the West, has caught some criticism due to its emotional content. What do you think of controversial videogames?

Should videogames ever be banned?
No, works of art should never be banned.
59.7% (933)
59.7% (933)
Yes, some subjects should never be turned into a videogame.
6.4% (100)
6.4% (100)
Only if it is in incredibly poor taste.
28% (438)
28% (438)
No, as long as they are used as educational tools.
1% (15)
1% (15)
I don't care.
3.5% (54)
3.5% (54)
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