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Ethics and Video Games Podcast


May 11, 2021

In 2009, 6 Days in Fallujah, the first major studio release of a game about a real ongoing war was “cancelled” 3 weeks before its release date.  Now, in 2021, there’s a new 6 Days in Fallujah game and the trailer is out.  Is this a more responsible version of the game’s concept?  We think it’s a brave and imperfect step in the right direction along a difficult path the gaming industry has to take in order to be able to tackle serious subjects.

 

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Hosted by Shlomo Sher, Ph.D. and Andy Ashcraft

Production by Carmen Elena Mitchell

Music and graphics by Daniel Sher