When “good intentions” turn bad, REAL BAD: Sweatshop, the game
This video is the promo trailer for the game Sweatshop, currently just a page holder that asks readers “How far would you go to avoid a fashion disaster?”. Produced by British animation company Littleloud, it is supposed to be an “educational” game but, instead, from the looks of this unfortunate promo, we are presented with a bunch of small brown people running around frantically to the demands of the factory boss. There are also cartoon like Asian slanted eyes and a general vibe of (non White) worker’s ineptitude.
I’d say it’s the perfect game for the little xenophobe in the making.
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