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Submitted by thetamer 1860d ago | news

IncGamers - Six Days in Fallujah Could Be First In Series

IncGamers has learnt that Six Days in Fallujah might be the first of many games which tells the stories of the troops on the ground.

Atomic Games president, Peter Tamte, has said that the developer has been approached by different armed forces services from around the world. (PC, Six Days in Fallujah)

Djorgo  +   1860d ago
More controversy in a series. On a principal level, I am more than up for that!
Fyzzu  +   1860d ago
Interesting. I'd love to see more games built like this - based around diaries and first-hand experiences. I suspect it's going to be an amazing way to experience events.
Cogo  +   1860d ago
How many games can you really make that way though?
Djorgo  +   1860d ago
Are you kidding? There's LOADS of little conflicts that would fit nicely into a one game bitesize!
Maticus  +   1860d ago
I guess the success of the first one dictates whether the others will be made.
Recka  +   1860d ago
Controversy = free publicity, the more controversial the sequels, the higher the chance they will sell
Hill_billy  +   1860d ago
Haze was said to be controversial...
ANd it sold like poop on a stick. I am skeptical of this game not for the story but more for the gameplay and graphics. If it sucks all around then no matter how controversial it is, the game will tank like all other mediocre games.
AndyA  +   1860d ago
Agreed but there's a point where controversy becomes harmful. When certain countries refuse to release a game, it's obviously going to harm revenues.
Cogo  +   1860d ago
If the sales are not good enough in the first one, forget about it. :P

OTOH, if it's a massive success, they will want to milk that cash cow...
moondragon  +   1860d ago
now the news sites can write about something
Malfurion  +   1860d ago
The level of involvement from real troops says to me that this should be a quality title. I'm very hopeful for more.
Terrice  +   1860d ago
Maybe if enough get on board then it won't be as controversial...
thetamer  +   1860d ago
I'm not so sure that other conflicts are important right now as far as translating it into a game. Maybe we should see how this goes down
ultramoot  +   1860d ago
I thought this was console exclusive. Why is it in the PC section?
MrWonderful  +   1860d ago
I serve in the USMC and i would just like to say it would be more than hard for me or the families and friends of people that lost their lives in this battle to play, watch, or have peace knowing that their loved ones last moments are depicted in a video game. alot of the kids on this site think this crap is cool, but i can promise you that Fallujah was no game and i personally lost alot of friends in that fight.
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FragMnTagM  +   1860d ago
I appreciate you for serving our country sir
and I am deeply sorry for your losses. I have a question to ask you and hopefully you don't get upset, but wouldn't you want to tell the world about what really goes on over there, rather than what is reported in the news? The "news" only gives the people half the story (or rather what they want you to hear). If this game can manage to tell these soldier's stories without being distasteful, then I welcome it.

My father was a POW MIA from Vietnam. I have always tried to be close with him, but that war messed him up so bad in the head, that it is really hard to talk to him about what he did. He had to do and see things that no person should ever have to. I have lived through the after effects of war my entire life, so I know where you are coming from.

Many of my friends from high school have lost their lives over in Iraq. As long as this game is trying to be a message for what war is and does, instead of glorifying it and pretending it is fun, then I say go ahead and do a damn good job.

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