Taliban Invade Video Game

Taliban in Medal of Honor. Click to enlarge.

Continuing with their trend of injecting controversy into the video game world, EA will allow players to assume the role of the Taliban in their upcoming game Medal of Honor, which is primarily set in Afghanistan. The contention revolves around the game’s multiplayer component, which pits US troops against the Taliban

As is the norm in the video game industry, people have begun spewing vitriolic venom towards the game’s inclusion of the Taliban. Karen Meredith, a mother who lost her son in Iraq, censured the game on Fox News. 

“A video game based on a current war…[doesn’t make] any sense at all. It’s disrespectful,” Meredith said. read more »