I first came across this in a newspaper article, and I was shocked. The idea of this game is you assassinate John F. Kennedy
. You play as Lee Harvey Oswald
The developers say they aren't exploiting anything but current technology. According to them, the game was created to prove the findings of the Warren Commission, that there was not a second gunman. On the website, they champion the realism of the game's bullets compared to other first person shooters. You can even watch them in slow-motion as they enter JFK's skull. Also, you can win $100,000 if you can match Oswald's shots.
I'm not so sure about this. The premise is about as tasteful as a can of cheap dog food.
Simpleton says: Apparently its release was "timed to coincide with the 41st anniversary of Kennedy's murder" (msnbc.com). Very reverential, I'm sure.