It’s usually only about five minutes into a video game before some general tells his super soldier right-hand-man that he should do “what needs to be done” to complete the mission. After all, international regulations are for nancy politicians who don’t understand the realities of the battlefield. “You don’t exist, you’re a ghost,” right?
Maybe that’s true, but it’s also true that if you’re abandoning the rule of law then your cause is no better than the people you’re fighting against. In fact, you might just be more evil than they are. Laws exist for a reason, folks, and you don’t want to go down in history as a vicious war criminal even if your cause was just.
Above: Torture was outlawed in the Geneva Conventions, Snake.