Should the new Medal of Honour game be banned?

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Should the new Medal of Honour game be banned?

Post  El Guapo on Mon Aug 23, 2010 11:43 am

Electronic Arts are coming under fire (excuse the pun lol) over their hotly anticipated new instalment of the Medal of Honour franchise.

In this highly realistic game players are sent to an imaginary conflict in Afghanistan where they play the part of either a British or Taliban soldier.

Government ministers have slammed the game and called for a ban on the grounds of it being insensitive to the grieving families of dead soldiers currently fighting in the Middle East.

Electronic Arts have defended their position saying that the game aims to simulate any real life conflict in which there are always two sides.

What do you think? Should the game be banned? Is it right to use current events such as this as a means of "entertainment"?

Below is a clip of the game so you can see what all the fuss is about. Note the very high level of detail and realism and the section in which a Taliban soldier detonates a car bomb in an effort to kill British soldiers.