China developing “Anti-Japan War Online”

One of China’s online gaming firms is developing an anti-Japanese war game, where you can help protect the motherland. You can only play as the Chinese.
This seriously bothers me. Many of my family of my grandparents’ generation were killed or fled from the Japanese. The few that are alive today are still haunted by the memories of the Sino-Japanese war and the Communists.
While the Chinese (Communist) government was the eventual force that drove out the Japanese – it was another time, another place. If the game would allow play on both sides, similar to Return to Castle Wolfenstein, or other war games, it would be better. The whole one-sided deal makes it a political play that is hard to swallow.

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