UK Police Chiefs Outraged At Reservoir Dogs Game

If there's one thing in life that's almost guaranteed, it's that any high-profile videogame that leans towards the more violent persuasion will usually get identified and demonised by certain UK tabloid newspaper.

But not this time, as the newspaper appears to have been beaten to it by the UK's Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO). The group has taken it upon itself to attach some form of notoriety to Eidos and Volatile Games' forthcoming adaptation of Reservoir Dogs on Xbox, PlayStation2, and PC.

Speaking to the Yorkshire News, one representative of the ACPO said, "Anything that encourages violent emotions, including such emotions towards members of the police service, is particularly disturbing and can only be described as...It is disappointing to find violent video games on the market that may cause psychological harm to those who play them."

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The Strange, Bloody Story of How Reservoir Dogs the Game Was Made

Blitz Games and Volatile Games poured their hearts into making Reservoir Dogs the game in 2006, and it's actually kind of a strange (and bloody) story.

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TheProfessional1630d ago

Lots of interesting info in this article.I played Reservoir Dogs when it first came out, it was flawed but had some really good levels and shootouts. Like a good B action movie video game.

AK911630d ago

It wasn't a great game by any means but the writing and voice acting was surprisingly very good at the time. I got it as a rental and honestly enjoyed it quite a bit.


Reservoir Dogs is Being Made into a Game... Again

Big Star Games teams up with Lionsgate to take another swing at a Reservoir Dogs game. Find all the details here.

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Videogames and the Oscars Part II

gamrReview's Xavier Griffiths: "We continue with our article series examining the outcome of videogames based on Oscar nominated films by looking at those tie-ins produced by the videogame industry after its revival (and despite E.T.'s best attempts to kill it)."

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