Many of these adversaries have Muslim names. Others are simply rock musicians.
Players can choose to join the Antichrist's team, but of course they can never win on Carpathia's side. The enemy team includes fictional rock stars and folks with Muslim-sounding names, while the righteous include gospel singers, missionaries, healers and medics. Every character comes with a life story.
When asked about the Arab and Muslim-sounding names, Frichner said the game does not endorse prejudice. But "Muslims are not believers in Jesus Christ" -- and thus can't be on Christ's side in the game.
"That is so obvious," he said.
Of course it is. Kill all the Muslims. It's the American way.
I'm happy to see that the groups leading this protest are also Christian groups. Contrary to what it might look like sometimes, evangelicals aren't the only Christians out there, and any person with half a brain agrees that advocating the murder of Muslims just because they do not believe in Jesus Christ is wrong.
The Rev. Tim Simpson, a Jacksonville, Fla., Presbyterian minister and president of the Christian Alliance for Progress, added: "So, under the Christmas tree this year for little Johnny is this allegedly Christian video game teaching Johnny to hate and kill?"
Yes, and Walmart is promoting it.
It's funny how they pulled magazines like FHM and Maxim right away when just a few wingnuts complained, but they aren't doing the same for this.
"We look at the community to see where it will sell," said Tara Raddohl. "We have customers who are buying it and really haven't received a lot of complaints about it from our customers at this time."
Well, that should change.
Contact Tara Raddohl yourself to let her know that you find it offensive that Walmart would sell a product that advocates killing non-Christians.