The main writer for the game is Tony Maniaty who was the author of Shooting Balibo, a book about war journalist killed in East Timor.
The game is still in production.
When it comes out, I wonder if it could be used in a journalism course?
Some more news coverage of the news game.
- Video Game Simulates War Correspondent's Tasks (NPR) [Audio]
- Warco: an FPS where you hold a camera instead of a gun (Ars Technica)
- Warco Video Game Puts a Camera In Your Hand Instead of a Gun (PopPhoto.com)
- Video game gives taste of war coverage (ABC.net.au)
Check out some of the game play.
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