Monday, June 13, 2011
Despite Terrible Reviews, Gamers Oddly Compelled to Buy "Duke Nukem Forever"
Even after receiving the worst reviews of any game released so far this year, gamers have been mysteriously compelled to purchase the long-delayed Duke Nukem Forever, making it the best selling video game of this month.
"I can't explain it," gamer Sheep42 explains. "This thing has become a joke in the gaming community, but it's finally out! It's getting awful reviews, but I have to have it! And even more strangely, I need everyone to know!" "It's like watching a train wreck or a car accident," another gamer, SickF**k, comments. "Of course I would probably buy a game about a train wreck or a car accident."
2K Games CEO Ewell Bynething is ignoring the reviews, but he is not surprised by the success. "People will go for any product or celebrity just because they're popular, which of course we are counting on..."
In related news, the Kardashian sisters, Paris Hilton, and Snooki are all coming out with new video games about themselves just because they can...