"As much as I hate dragging the real world into my comfortable video game world, there was a piece of reality I couldn't quite ignore this week. A few day ago, I watched the now infamous video of a US Army helicopter firing on a group of people in Iraq which included two Reuters photojournalists. The morality of the act in itself is debatable. There has been much talk about whether this action was allowed under the Army's rules of engagement and whether it was justified. But as the debate raged on, what struck me the most was how much that video display of the Apache helicopter looked like a game. Then I got to thinking, as sick as it may seem, could a videogame ever portray such a complex moral quandary? I'll admit, it's not fun to have to think before you shoot something, but games, like other entertainment mediums, should be able to go beyond thoughtless fun in certain situations. That doesn't mean you can't still have mindless fun, or even have most major releases be mindless fun, but even the great games that border on art are morally simplistic."