02 May '11, 2am

Virtual Dogfighting App is Back on Android Market

They may only be virtual dogs engaged in virtual fights to the death -- but somehow even virtual dogfighting seems really creepy and wrong. Last week. a new app available for the Google Android, called Dog Wars, created quite a bit of controversy for its realistic depiction of dogfighting, spurring animal rights advocates to urge Google to drop the app. And they did -- but not for the reason you might think; the game was "removed based on a trademark infringement complaint." Well, the game's makers seems to have sorted out that issue: dogfighting is back on the Android market, just under a different name.

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