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Controversial Iraq game dropped by publisher

From Yahoo.com:

Mere weeks after its unveiling, contentious war game “Six Days in Fallujah” has reportedly been abandoned by game publisher, Konami.

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“After seeing the reaction to the videogame in the United States and hearing opinions sent through phone calls and e-mail, we decided several days ago not to sell it,” a Konami PR rep told Asahi.com. “We had intended to convey the reality of the battles to players so that they could feel what it was like to be there.”

Revealed to the press earlier this month, “Six Days in Fallujah” focuses on the Second Battle of Fallujah, a grim 2004 conflict that claimed the lives of over 2,000 civilians, soldiers, and insurgents.

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