Breakaway Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… What are the ethical and legal issues at stake in this scenario?

Karl has to deal with some ethical and possibly legal issues in the marketing of his game “Breakaway”. Ethically he has to figure out if it is acceptable to market a game that focuses on nudity, violence, and gambling. As far as legal issues, is it legal to market these things in foreign countries and even online. If they can market this game in other countries they will have to change portions of the game for each of the countries that Will has looked into targeting.

2. What are Karl’s options?

Karl can still make the game Breakaway by toning down the nudity for the United States version. The more adult version in the United States would be available for the internet gamers, which would allow nudity. The Mexican market wants to join in the market but needs the violence toned down. This game has three different options to make all kinds of revenue.

3. Discuss the acceptability and commercial use of sex, violence, and gambling in the United States?

Any and everything is acceptable in today’s society. As years pass on the world gets more and more corrupt. Sex
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Just look at Europe as an example, they have what is known as a red light district where it is legal to advertise for sex in windows. A whole street is dedicated for prostitutes legally if you are of age. More sex trafficking is done in other countries. I am not sure if gambling and violence is more acceptable there but I know in the United States, we have Las Vegas that is a huge gambling industry as well as Biloxi, Mississippi. I think that no matter where you are whether it is acceptable or not it will still happen because as we see today’s society the world is becoming even worse than it was in previous generations. I have a firm belief that eventually everything good in this word will be removed and all the bad will become legal and

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