Auschwitz Game Creator Yanks Wolfenstein Mod Amid Pressure

Sonderkommando Revolt, the video game mod that reimagines an Auschwitz uprising as a bloody, pixelated shooter, may never see release, according to the project's lead creator. He blames the "emotional trauma" of media attention for its demise. » 12/21/10 7:30pm 12/21/10 7:30pm

The Ugly Fantasies Of Revenge

Beyond Holocaust museums, Holocaust documentaries, and Holocaust action movies we now have the Holocaust first-person shooter. This is our chance to virtually be an escaped Jewish prisoner of Auschwitz, heavily armed, with hundreds of Nazis in our sights. Catharsis? » 12/10/10 5:00pm 12/10/10 5:00pm

Concentration Camp Game Was Meant To Be 'Fun'

The developers of Sonderkommando Revolt, the video game set amidst a violent prisoner uprising in a Nazi concentration camp, reads like exploitative revenge fantasy. But its creator says the team behind the first-person shooter makes no political statement and has no agenda. It's "blast the Nazis fun," its maker says. » 12/10/10 3:20pm 12/10/10 3:20pm