Video Game Law Blog

November 23, 2004

Scottish publisher Traffic Management recently released JFK Reloaded, a game that allows the player to recreate the assassination of JFK. We suspect people's opinions about the game may divide based on whether they were alive when the real assassination happened. It was literally a day you could never forget, and for those of us who were alive then, it is easy to be offended.

However, the game is not much different from other games which are recreations of terrible historical events. There are, of course, videos, movies and books about historical events such as wars, famines, disease and political assassinations.  Perhaps the famine and disease games are still to come….

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