Thursday, November 11, 2010

Cuba is not happy

Assassinate Castro and you move on to the next level. Yep, that seems to be the premise of everyone's favorite new video game "Call of Duty: Black Ops". Sure it's just a video game, but did they really have to use the real Fidel Castro? I thought video games usually add characters which resemble us in real life, maybe its a hint.

I can completely understand why CUBA would be mad but you have to think, it's a video game. Video games are meant to be fun and time wasters; not "live my life according to the game". However, according to a Fox News article, "Scenes like that and others drew harsh criticism Wednesday from Cuba, which said the new video game was violent, glorified the assassination -- and will turn American children into sociopaths." Sociopaths though? First off, if you don't want your kids playing these games, don't buy it for them. Second, if a video game influences your life then I suggest you rethink your life.
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