Activision has pulled a viral video released by developer Infinity Ward, reports Gamesindustry.biz. The video depicted a spoof Modern Warfare multiplayer group protesting against indiscriminate use of grenades, giving themselves the name Fight Against Grenade Spam. The offensive acronym from the group s name set off backlash among game press and the public, eventually prompting the publisher to take the video off of the web.
GI.biz points out that Modern Warfare 2 has managed its share of controversies, pointing to last week’s terrorism mission video and the uproar over the decision to forego dedicated servers for multiplayer. Read more from Gamesindustry.biz.