Read or Not devs have said they won’t apologise for the idea of adding a ‘school shooting level’ to the game. The title has gained increasing popularity on Steam thanks to its incredibly realistic SWAT situations, the game features a number of hostage and shooter situations.
Now it looks as if the devs want to take things to the next level with plans to add in a school shooting level. This has already became a controversial topic as one of the developers took to Reddit last year in response to a fan question asking about if the level will be realistic, to which they replied “You better believe it’s gonna”.
Now, it seems in a recent interview with Dexerto, Guinevere Parsley, the community manager at VOID, has addressed the controversy.
The VOID team also took to Twitter with a post explaining the reasoning behind the choice.
The post read “We don’t apologise for this, as we want the game to be an honest interpretation. But we are aware that this is something that requires a deal of responsibility. We know that we need to be careful in how we portray things like an active shooter.”
“The story of family and friends waiting for a phone call that might never come, the story of the first responders who do everything they can only for it to not be enough. It is a look at an uncomfortable reality that has become all too common, and we hope that we can play some small part in honoring those who have been impacted”.
So, it looks as if the devs are still planning on including the level in the game despite its senstive nature.
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