Six Days in Fallujah

XB360, PS3, PC / Action / Release: Nov 30, 1999 / ESRB: U

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Atomic Games: Six Days in Fallujah Not Complete

About one month ago, IGN reported that Atomic Games' controversial war game Six Days in Fallujah had been finished, though no official announcement was made.

Flash forward to this past weekend, when Atomic Games president Peter Tamte told Joystiq that while "all the levels" are complete, Six Days requires "additional AI and graphics" improvements. He would also like to incorporate some technology improvements developed for Breach, Atomic's multiplayer-only, downloadable shooter. Read more »

"That comment is the queerest attempt at papering over a fiasco: "a cultural difference between ..."
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Report: Six Days in Fallujah Complete, Release Coming

Controversial shooter Six Days in Fallujah has been finished and will eventually be released, a source close to developer Atomic Games told IGN, though a new publisher has not been announced at this time.

Originally revealed by publisher Konami in April 2009, Atomic Games' Six Days in Fallujah looked to take a realistic look at modern warfare, specially looking at the recent battles that actually occurred in Fallujah. The game took place across six days with various units based upon real-life American forces. Read more »

"Konami and Atomic spent a lot of time telling journalists (including myself) about how this game ..."
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Rumor: Six Days in Fallujah Dev to Close

Following the news that Six Days in Fallujah developer Atomic Games has terminated a number of its employees, a new IndustryGamers report indicates that the developer may be close to shutting down completely.

The report's anonymous source claims that the studio has seen its 75-person workforce reduced to "less than a dozen" employees.

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Rumor: Six Days in Fallujah Creative Director MIA

A new report by GamesIndustry.biz indicates that the creative director behind the controversial military shooter Six Days in Fallujah, Juan Benito, has left developer Atomic Games, sparking rumors that the game may have finally been cancelled.

Benito's LinkedIn profile appears to show that he has indeed departed the company. Atomic Games has declined to comment on the situation. Read more »

"I heard a report on this game on NPR just a few days ago. Odd for it to be potentially ..."
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Konami Withdraws from Six Days in Fallujah

Konami has bowed to controversy and dropped Atomic Games's "realistic" military shooter Six Days In Fallujah, a representative told The Asahi Shimbun, via VG247.

"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." Read more »

"I think Atomic Games should just say fuck it and release the Fallujah game with nut shots and ..."
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Six Days in Fallujah, One Small Problem

Like many gamers, I am not easily offended by videogames.

Whenever a morally objectionable gaming issue is raised in the media, or on a forum, the crusty Old-Man Gamer in my head pipes up. He's hardcore, for his age.

"Listen here, son. I was blowing up cops in strip clubs when I was ten years old!" he says. "I've been killing Nazis since I was old enough to crawl! In my day, we didn't have one of those newfangled Hot Latte Machiatto mods--all we needed was a few pixels and a little imagination. And I don't want to hear a thing about warfare, son. Hell, I invaded Germany wearing the skin of a Teletubby!" Read more »

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Konami Announces Iraq Shooter 'Six Days in Fallujah'

Konami today revealed "Six Days in Fallujah," a third-person shooter developed by Atomic Games.

"Fallujah" is billed as a realistic take on the United States military's attack on the Iraqi city, told over a period of six days.

"We replicate a specific and accurate timeline--we mean six days literally," said Atomic Games president Peter Tamte to the Wall Street Journal. "We track several units through the process and you get to know what it was like from day to day." Read more »

"It was pretty much a forgone conclusion that any game that deals with the Iraq war would ..."
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