Sunday, November 27, 2011
"Black Friday" Game Debuts, Banned For Violence
The new game Black Friday, was recently pulled from shelves and banned in several countries after gamers and critics alike denounced it for its brutality. "Forget Modern Warfare 3!" one gamer posted, "this one makes it look subtle! For once, I am actually traumatized! To quote Transformers, 'oh the humanity!'"
The game takes place in various shopping malls and retail stores. The gamer plays a person desperately trying to conquer growing crowds of violent hordes of people scrambling for the best deals the day after Thanksgiving. If the gamer attempts to buy something in demand, the bloodbath really starts.
Black Friday developer Batshit Crazy explains further details. "Once you grab something that's in short supply or at a discount, like a flat-screen television or an iPad 2, you run the risk of attracting attention to yourself, and that's when you grab your firearms. Thematically, it's very similar to the many zombie games on the market, but this time you have to deal with human beings at their most primal..."
In related news, Activision is discussing adding pepper spray as a weapon in the next Modern Warfare game...