Six Days In Fallujah, a game based on the recent war in Iraq, was deemed too controversial by its publishers Konami and dropped. Developers Atomic Games still hope it'll see a release. Some day.
Last week Electronic Arts found out the hard way that video games' latest four letter word is actually seven letters long.
While Atomic Games has missed the chance to get "Destruction 3.0" shooter Breach onto Xbox Live this summer, the new January 2011 release window gives the developer time to blur the line between military simulation and video game even further.
Arrested at the inaugural Penny Arcade Expo East in Boston for allegedly attempting to steal early code for Atomic Game's upcoming multiplayer shooter Breach, Justin D. May faces arraignment today in Boston Municipal Court.
Justin D. May, wanted after skipping bail on charges that he tried to swipe early code of a video game at the Penny Arcade Expo, plans to appear in Boston courts in May, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office tells Kotaku.
A Boston court has issued an arrest warrant for the man detained by police Sunday for allegedly trying to copy early code for upcoming shooter Breach, Kotaku has learned.
Atomic Games' Xbox Live Arcade shooter Breach impressed one PAX East visitor so much he apparently attempted to steal the code, and he might have succeeded too, if not for one fatal mistake - telling the developers he was stealing it.
With its Iraq War shooter Six Days In Fallujah still in publishing limbo, developer Atomic Games is working on a new plan of attack with its new multiplayer shooter Breach, a game that's about finding a new angle on warfare.
Developer Atomic Games, perhaps best known for its missing in action shooter Six Days In Fallujah but also responsible for the V for Victory series, has a new "multiplayer title for consoles and personal computers" that will "blow your mind."
Six Days In Fallujah, a game based on the Iraq War that Konami thought was too "hot" to publish, has according to IGN been completed, and is ready to be released.
Six Days in Fallujah might be down, but it's not yet out, with developer Atomic Games telling Kotaku to expect to a statement soon regarding the fate of the controversial shooter.
Controversial video game, Six Days in Fallujah isn't just trying to tackle the events of a very real battle less than two years after it happened, it's trying to do so from all sides involved.
By the title alone, you knew Six Days in Fallujah, Konami's planned "documentary-style" combat game about Iraq, would create an uproar. Unlike historical or generic conflict, this covers recent and real, about a polarizing war.