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Dog Fighting Game Back Up

Dog Fighting Game Back Up

The computer game Dog Wars has been renamed KG Dogfighting and is now back on the Google Android Market website. A Google policy employee has been quoted as saying they remove games related to illegal activity, “Apps that are unlawful or are directly related to unlawful activity, we do take those down.” (Source: Care2.com)

Well, apparently not. Even when it was named Dog Wars, it reportedly was removed for copyright infringement, not because whomever is running Android Marketplace has enough integrity to do what is right. Aren’t the people at Google supposed to be smart?

The Android Market Dogfighting page overview page says, “Feed, water, train and FIGHT your virtual dog against other players… action games, chatroom, many characters and dogs to choose from, virtual store, etc.”

A game that celebrates the illegal and very cruel practice of dogfighting has no sane or healthy purpose in our society. Care2.com has an online petition to have the game removed here. Also you can write a request to have an app removed from the Android Marketplace. You could also write a negative review on the Google Android site, but you must log-in first to do that.

A non-profit website from Common Sense media, which evaluates video games and movies to help parents know what is acceptable media for children says, “Text descriptions encourage players to “bring out [the dog's] killer instinct” and “give it a taste for blood.” Players can buy knives and guns to defend themselves; the developer’s help guide says the guns are for “fighting the police during a bust and they build street cred.” (Source: Commonsensemedia.org)

So far it appears there are only 13 reviews of the renamed Dogfighting game on Android, and it doesn’t seem to be popular. This number is very tiny compared with the cited statistic 400,000 new Androids are activated each day.

Image Credit: Chris Barber

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7:06AM PDT on Aug 23, 2012

pa treba bojkotovati one koji to podržavaju,i ne ići na njihove stranice

8:09AM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Shameful. Promotes suffering of animals as OK.

10:12AM PDT on Mar 23, 2012

The fools who are buying it are also disturbed!

5:37AM PDT on Mar 23, 2012

Is is sick. The programer who invented this is disturbed. The onrs whoplay it are disgusting.

7:31PM PST on Jan 21, 2012

Is this back again??? Face Book is part of corporate America and wants to make $$$$$. They apparently find sickos who are willing to pay! This app is disgusting, illegal and promotes illegal activity. I bet if they had a child porn app, it would be pulled ASAP!

Where is the petition against it?

4:37PM PST on Jan 21, 2012

facebook why would you condone dogfighting? by displaying this game, you are giving the degenerates out there something to think about. they are too damn lazy to work and would rather exploit innocent dogs. ban this game and do what is right for dogs everywhere.

4:28AM PST on Jan 21, 2012

This is horrible. Disrespctful to animals.

4:26AM PST on Jan 21, 2012

Stop glamorizing this monsterous activity.

6:16PM PDT on Jun 19, 2011

Posted to FaceBook AGAIN. This app is disgusting, illegal and promotes illegal activity. I bet if they had a child porn app, it would be pulled ASAP!

5:22PM PDT on Jun 19, 2011

FOUT!

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