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Army of Two uses 9/11 imagery

Sept 19. 2007

The latest trailer of EA’s military shooter Army of Two, which will be released for PS3 and 360 on 16 November, opens with footage taken from the 9/11 terror attack, showing smoke bellowing from one of the World Trade Centre towers.

A 2006 press release stated that Army of Two “will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines” and having the opening cinematic begin with the events of 9/11, it certainly seems intent on living up to that premise.

Considering that there have already been a number of films about the events of  9/11, it’s not really a surprise that games would eventually use the sensitive subject matter as a basis for plot. However, with this being the first game to do so, it’ll be interesting to see how gamers and the public react.

Watch the trailer below and lets us know what you think in the forum.

 


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