Skip to comments.Anti Bush video game nixed
Posted on 02/27/2010 10:20:06 PM PST by Saije
With a veritable wealth of video games in existence, one doesnt often spare a thought to those that didnt quite make it, but a recent interview with game developer David Jaffe provides some insight into what could have been a highly controversial first person shooter based on George W. Bush's polices abroad.
The game, Heartland, would have told the story of a Chinese invasion of the U.S as a result of some bad Dubya decisions, and how American soldiers struggled to cope with the aftermath.
Sadly, well never know how the soldiers resolved their moral dilemmas as the first-person shooter for the PlayStation Portable was abandoned when Sony decided to poach most of the developers for a more important project.
"Heartland was a very liberal response to the Bush administration and the Iraq War, Jaffe told gaming site Kotaku.
What I really wanted to do was to create a first-person shooter on the PSP that really tried to evoke emotions beyond the traditional emotions you get in a first-person shooter you know, adrenalin and competition. I wanted to also evoke fear and sadness.
"It was basically an invasion of the United States by a greater military power and you basically played a reserve guy who was trying to get back to his family. It was really sort of my attempt at speaking through video games about George Bush the second and the war and all that stuff. That's what Heartland was."
To say the game contained a bit of controversy would be an understatement. Jaffe explained that players would even have had to face scenes like burning a Chinese American family to death in their homes after dousing them with petrol. Charming.
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If this p.o.s game developer wanted to be true-to-life he could have based the game on Clinton's administration... which was expert at cutting the Defense Department's budget... the size of the military.
That probably had more to do with the game being canceled than anything else.
Massacre victims on the shore of Yangtze River with a Japanese soldier standing nearby
So, take out all the anti-Bush nonsense and make the damn game. It sounds good. Kind of a companion piece to the new Red Dawn movie coming out.
“story of a Chinese invasion of the U.S as a result of some” debts not being paid by the Obama administration.
Wasn’t “Heartland” the name that was chosen for the plains states when the United States was dissolved in “Amerika?”
“It was basically an invasion of the United States by a greater military power”
Typical leftdolt fantasy, at least for a little while (unless zero gets re-elected)...
There is no logical progression from any of President Bush’s policies to the premise of that game. Of course, logic would never enter a liberal’s brain.
What about the video game where China invades because of BO’s policies? A much more realistic scenario.
How about a video game where first person shooters have to deal with a United States that is over run by CHinese soldiers who come to defend the parts of our country that Zero has sold to them to pay off our debt? Or a game where one has to shoot thousands of zombies who failed to prepare for the Econopocalypse because you have food and water?
Leftwing scum are always trying to get into our kids’ heads with crap like this. As if they don’t do it enough during the school day and in damn near every other aspect of their lives.