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Video games that use the "Red Cross" symbol are violating the Geneva Conventions

Video games that use the "Red Cross" symbol are violating the Geneva Conventions

Eric Frederiksen

While game developers have to deal with legal issues all the time, it's usually not because they have violated the Geneva Conventions. But that's just what Introversion, the developers behind Prison Architect, recently found out they'd accidentally done. You know that red cross you see on all the health packs in countless action games? It turns out that's not just a generic symbol. Use...