Once again, the issue of the murder of an African American came to mind. George FloydOn May 25, 2020, after he was arrested by Minneapolis police, an officer pressed Floyd’s neck with his knee for nearly 9 minutes, to prevent him from moving, while Floyd was screaming: “I can’t breathe.”
Except this time from the “game door”. It has sparked an electronic game about George Floyd Anger and resentment on social media, with some describing it as a “hateful attempt to profit from a tragedy.” One said: “It must be a joke, can someone confirm?”, while another commented: “Why are they making his killing a game to make money. This is disgusting.”
The game was developed by Iranian game developers affiliated with the Basij forces, and the player seeks to “save the life of George Floyd,” according to a report by The Sun.
It is also called “Save Freedom”, and it includes 30 levels that increase in difficulty in each stage, in order to confront those who are supposed to be trying to kill Floyd.
A picture shared on social media
It is noteworthy that the Basij forces are affiliated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
And this is not the first time that someone has tried to take advantage of the Floyd killing incident, as Amazon was forced to withdraw an advertisement for children’s clothing that had the image of the policeman perched on Floyd’s neck in June 2020, according to a report by the New York Post.