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9/11 "Invaders!" Game Art Social Commentary?

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posted on Aug, 23 2008 @ 03:34 PM
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Furor Over 9/11 "Invaders!" Game Art







Something as provocative as Invaders! is intended to prompt discussion, and gamers are talking. Invaders! is eliciting different emotions from gamers across the Internet, with many taking Stanley's work to task, saying the piece trivializes the tragedy. Others have accused him of cheap attention-grabbing tactics. On Stanley's personal blog, he said Kotaku and its readers have "had a very negative reaction" to the work, noting that the site's "community seems pretty pissed off".


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posted on Aug, 23 2008 @ 04:28 PM
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In this day and age where most media is being 're-made' I have no idea what this guy was thinking. The majority of movies and music being re-made is to improve on existing platforms. Looking at the screenshot one still has to wonder WHY it was made I mean, it looks identical to something you'd find in an arcade in the early 1980's. This seems to be another cheap attempt at stirring up some controversy and selling some software by someone who obvioiusly doesn't have enough creativity in him to come up with his own ideas.



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