July 28th, 2006

British Police & Politicians Condemn Reservoir Dogs Game

Eidos seems determined to challenge Take Two as the video game industry's bad boy publisher.

Last year's release of cops-and-robbers shooter 25 to Life inspired months of protests by law enforcement groups as well as legislative proclamations in Pennsylvania and Michigan. Now comes word that police in the U.K. are outraged by Eidos' upcoming game adaptation of director Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs film.

As reported in the Yorkshire Post, police officials are concerned that "players can take police officers hostage and go on to burn out their eyes with a lit cigar, chop off their fingers with a cigar cutter and hack off their ears using a scalpel, while they plead for their lives and scream in pain."
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