EA’s release of Medal of Honor: Battlefield 3 Beta slated for October is a slam dunk for controversy from all sides. The battlefield is modern day Afghanistan and the players will be the US forces pitted against the Taliban. Whether or not the intent was provocative, the result will be swift and vocal from the media all the way to Congress. Wouldn’t you prefer a nice game of chess?
“In all combat simulations that we’ve entertained ourselves with, from pen and paper to movies and literature, you’ve always been able to experience combat from the enemy’s perspective,” he told AOL News. “That’s always been a draw about some of the best films that have been done about World War II.”At the end of the day, “It’s a game,” the title’s producer, Patrick Liu, told PSM3 magazine, adding that DICA and EA had no intention of provoking a reaction.