This Video Game Lets You Shoot At A Ku Klux Klan Rally

The much-anticipated follow-up to the action-adventure video game has upset Klansmen because it lets players shoot at a Ku Klux Klan rally.

The third installment in the Mafia action-adventure video game series has unleashed a barrage of criticism from white supremacists.

The uproar came after the trailer for "Mafia III" showed protagonist Lincoln Clay shooting at a Ku Klux Klan rally.

Here are some examples of the comments by people who found the targeting of Klansmen as distasteful:

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Most of the reactions posted on Facebook have now been deleted primarily because of the racially charged nature of the conversation.

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The new game is set in New Orleans during the 1960s — a period that was infamously marked by racial violence, hence, the KKK reference.

"Mafia III" is scheduled to be released on Oct. 7 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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