In the world of video games (or perhaps rather video game worlds), collateral damage is often hardly given a second thought. However, in some titles in particular collateral damage can often take up a good portion of the gameplay (or else can feature surprisingly significantly if the player is that way inclined). Now just imagine if somebody had to insure video characters or, worse yet, somebody else tried to take out a claim against them for the damage caused by uncontrollably destructive protagonists. Let’s take a look at some examples...
Eli Smith swears that all the characters he played in video games adhered to local laws (especially in the Grand Theft Auto series).
- Sonic the Hedgehog (the Sonic the Hedgehog series)
- Adam Jensen (Deus Ex: Human Revolution)
- Alex Mercer (Prototype)