No Taliban, no problem, right?
“Out of respect to those touched by the ongoing, real-life events presented as a game, Exchanges will not be carrying this product,” Army & Air Force Exchange Service Commander Maj. Gen. Bruce Casella said in a statement.
“While we regret any inconvenience this may cause, our position is consistent with the direction stated a month ago. I expect the military families who are authorized to shop the Exchange are aware, and understanding, of the decision not to carry this particular offering.”
After an explosion of controversy that not even the manliest of men were able to walk away from in slow-motion, GameStop’s military stores yanked Medal of Honor from their shelves.
Last week, EA did what many countries have failed to do and ousted the Taliban. As a result, many assumed military bases would welcome Medal of Honor back with open arms. Now, though, GameStop’s beaned EA right in the nose with quite the curveball.
We’ll get in touch with EA and see how the publisher’s taking it.