26 Apr '11, 4pm

Dogfighting Game Draws Criticism From Michael Vick

Dogfighting Game Draws Criticism From Michael Vick

The heat is rising on “Dog Wars”. The Android mobile game, which allows you to fight your virtual dog against other online players, has been receiving scorn since its release last week. “You’ll have to really work them to bring out that natural killer instinct..” reads one blurb in the game. Naturally, the reaction to this game, touted by the developers as one “You’ll never find in the iPhone App Store!!”, has been negative. In fact, you know it’s bad when even Michael Vick is slamming you. The convicted dog fighter recently issued a statement saying, “I’ve come to learn the hard way that dogfighting is a dead-end street,” he said. “Now, I am on the right side of this issue, and I think it’s important to send the smart message to kids, and not glorify this form of animal cruelty, even in an Android app.” The Humane Society of the United States is backing up Vick’s comments...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/04/26/dogfighting-game-draws...

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