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Black Ops 2 and Warfighter Banned in Pakistan for Portrayal of Country

January 24, 2013 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris

Mashable reports that games Black Ops 2 and Medal of Honor: Warfighter have been banned from sale in Pakistan. Both games are accused of showing the country in a poor light with regards to their links with terrorism.

Pakistani shopkeepers argue the games suggest that Pakistan’s intelligence agency supports al-Qaeda. Saleem Memom, president of All Pakistan CD, DVD, Audio Cassette Traders and Manufacturers Association says, “The problem is that there are things that are against Pakistan and they have included criticism of our army. They show the country in a very poor light.

Both games have levels based in Pakistan.

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