MPs furious at 'sickening' game 'Brexit Royale' which sees Britons fight to survive leaving the EU

Mail Online | 8/22/2019 | Ian Randall For Mailonline
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A controversial video game called Brexit Royale which will feature MPs and civilians fighting to the death in an apocalyptic post-Brexit Britain has sparked fury among politicians.

The upcoming PS4 and Xbox One game will see contenders both scavenge for food supplies and fight to be the last one standing.

Players - Avatar - Range - Options - Politicians

Players can choose their avatar from a range of options, including politicians Boris Johnson, Theresa May and Michael Gove.

Other options include 'maddened civilians thirsty for blood'.

Indy - Developer - Wave - Studios - Brexit

Indy developer Wave Studios announced the free-to-play Brexit Royale during the 2019 Gamescon held in Cologne, Germany, from August 20–24.

The Brexit-themed game has drawn severe criticism following last year's tragic murder of West Yorkshire Labour MP Jo Cox.

Death - Jo - Cox - Game - Violence

'After the death of Jo Cox, to see a game promoting violence to MPs due to Brexit is sickening,' Croydon Central MP Sarah Jones told the Star.

'Although we absolutely do not condone violence against MPs in real life, we have seen such interest in this game since teasing it,' said a Wave Studios spokesperson.

Politicians - Concept - Brexit - Royale - Game

'[We] can only thank the politicians for helping to make the concept of Brexit Royale game so realistic.'

'This is not specifically about civilians fighting politicians, it is a post-apocalyptic survival game with every man for themselves.'

'Brexit - Depressing - Process - Everyone - Fun

'Brexit has been a depressing, endless process that absolutely everyone is sick off, so we wanted to have fun with the concept by turning it into a Battle Royale game.'

The game will follow the Battle Royale format made popular by such games as Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

Exploration - Elements - Games - Deathmatch

These combine the exploration and scavenging elements of survival games with a last-one-standing-wins deathmatch.

'We’re confronted daily with the vision of our leaders in the grip of destructiveness, playing a real-life game of Battle Royale, aiming to be the last man or woman...
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