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Taliban controversy taking toll on Medal of Honor team's morale

The mainstream media has a nasty habit of seeking controversy from videogames. But then, developers have a nasty habit of handing them ammunition on a silver platter. Case in point: Medal of Honor's inclusion of playable Taliban characters in its upcoming reboot; a design choice that certainly fits within the context with the game, but has otherwise (and unsurprisingly) made Danger Close the target of some fairly harsh criticisms.

"I don't understand why it came when it did but it came and it hurt. It was a morale hit and everything," said executive producer Greg Goderich in an interview with CVG. "Our intentions have never been anything but honorable and this Medal of Honor game is no different than any Medal of Honor game that has come before it, in that regard, in our intent and our tone."

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tunaks12917d ago

publicity is publicity.

ultramoot2917d ago (Edited 2917d ago )

Really? That's what's bothering them? What about making consumers pay for DLCs already on the disc? That doesn't bother their "morale" at all?

Ahh, who am I kidding? This is an EA game after all. What else did we expect?

redDevil872917d ago

"Our intentions have never been anything but honorable and this Medal of Honor game is no different than any Medal of Honor game that has come before it"

I bet the media won't mention that

Dan502917d ago

I HATE WHEN THE MEDIA FORCES CENSORSHIP!!!!