Usain Bolt is the first man to win the Olympic 100-meter and 200-meter races in world record time. He is known worldwide to being ‘The quickest man’ in history. Usain Bolt will be a playable character skin to use within the game. It will simply change the look of your character to resemble the look of Usain Bolt. This will fit the game well because th game has a timer to each level. The player can feel like they are super-fast playing as ‘the fastest man alive’.
In order to generate revenue for this game with the viral meme idea implemented I would have to get permission from Usain Bolt for me to be able to include him in my game and make money from the game. If I was not to ask permission for the usage of the meme idea, the rightful owner of the viral meme in this case being Usain Bolt could in fact take legal action upon the game. This could result in the game being taken down from retail stores and unable to be accessed to the public.
Usain Bolt was born and raised in Jamaica. There are possibilities that having Usain Bolt in a violent video game where the character can attack kill and die, other Jamaican citizens may take offence and complain about the game.
They may be players that have a strong liking to Usain Bolt, and including him into a violent video game may make the players take offence. They could even change their opinion on how they look at Usain Bolt. Watching their ‘role model’ kill enemies might upset them if they are not a big fan of violence. This could also affect Usain Bolt and how he wants to look to the public.
Usain Bolt. [Internet]. 2014. The Biography.com website. Available from:http://www.biography.com/people/usain-bolt-20702091 [Accessed 18 Nov 2014].