Tuesday, March 8, 2011
THQ's Killer Balloons Attack San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANCISCO - In what was thought to be a publicity stunt for the new video game Homefront by THQ Games, hundreds of red "killer" balloons were released upon the hapless citizens of the San Francisco Bay area.
The plan was fortunately foiled by a glitch in the targeting system, sending the balloons into the surrounding waters, sparing the intended victims.
A THQ spokesman was quoted as saying, "muhahahahahaha..." He then added, "oops".
In related news, a large armada of alien warships are nearing the planet Earth, bent on the destruction of our species. Hundreds of game companies are clamoring to purchase the rights...