Ben Cantrick (mackys) wrote,
Ben Cantrick
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ISTGINMTSU: Christian FPSs.

This is a "I swear to god, I'm not making this shit up!" entry. From now on, these entries will have the acronym "ISTGINMTSU" in the title. ;]




"Eternal Wars: The Shadow of Light" is not the type of game Ned Flanders of the The Simpsons would buy for his do-good sons Rod and Todd. Built with the Quake game engine, "Eternal Wars" is a first-person shooter: You are an angel named Mike sent by God to battle assorted demon spawn. The prize: the soul of a troubled teenager.

For Mackenzie Ponech, president of the development company Two Guys Software, the purpose was to deliver a Christian message, but not at the expense of game play.

"We focus on building great games without shoving the bible down your throat," he said.


http://www.msnbc.com/news/954674.asp?vts=082120030810&cp1=1

Is Christian gaming going to be like Christian rock? You know, the video game equivalent of Creed? ("Jesus says, Creed sucks!!")

The only other thing I have to say is:


Mmmm... the tender, JUICY soul of a teenager... (Evil, evil cackle.)


(Thanks to Becky_Sharp over at Mrcranky.com for the link.)
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