Egypt: Forbidden games

As though the Middle East needs more violence; a video game where the player controls a suicide bomber in a crowded street has gone on display in Israel. Among the other games was a Syrian-made game showing Palestinian gunmen shooting at IDF soldiers, and plotting to kidnap Bush. Some of these games are created by major gaming companies, and others by individual designers. “Who exactly is teaching whom what?” Dr. Marlyn Tadros wonders!

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