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APS Attack Video Game Taken Down After Negative Feedback
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Published: Jan 19, 2016

The Punjab IT Board released an Android Game themed on the Peshawar Army Public School attack last month.

Source: Screen grab from the video game
Source: Screen grab from the video game

Pakistan Army Retribution is a first-person shooter (FPS) game based on the tragedy of Peshawar Army Public School attack that took place on 16th December, 2014.

Source: Screen grab from the video game
Source: Screen grab from the video game

The game, which begins with the Pakistan national anthem, depicts events that took place on the dreadful day as terrorists breached the school’s security.

Source: Screen grab from the video game
Source: Screen grab from the video game

The player’s task is to lead soldiers into the main building and eliminate the heavily armed terrorists scattered throughout the premises.

Source: Screen grab from the video game
Source: Screen grab from the video game

The game, however, was removed after triggering a social media uproar, with critics blasting it as tasteless.