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Men who live with their parents slam latest Call of Duty as ‘nothing like war’

mum still needed to supply the rationsThousands of men who live with their parents have criticised the latest instalment of the hugely successful Call of Duty franchise today, claiming the game ‘lacks the reality of real, hardcore modern combat’.

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Posted: Nov 10th, 2013
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Kent boy emerges from bedroom to hero’s welcome after six week stint on Call of Duty

parents had a Wii Fit just waiting for himThe parents of Billy Ackleton, a 10 year old firearms expert from Strood, say they’re ‘pleased to have him back’ after his extended tour of duty in the virtual deserts and ghost towns of cyberdoom, adding that they were ‘not worried at all about whether he would make it.’

But as family and friends lined the balloon and bunting clad upstairs landing of the two bed terraced house close to the high street, anticipation of his return changed to rapturous cheers of joy as the knurled brass handle of the pine effect bedroom door turned and the talented kid finally emerged.

His father Jimmy, said proudly, ‘I knew he’d do just fine. He’s always had a keen interest in guns ever since he could walk, and after I let him watch Pulp Fiction on his fourth birthday, it seemed only to cement his love of gun-toting violence from then on.

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2013
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Modern Warfare gamers ‘not properly prepared for battle’, says army

The army has warned of ‘false expectations’ among the generation of recruits familiar with the ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ games who believe they will come back to life after being shot.

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Posted: Jan 1st, 2013
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Pacifist ‘Call of Duty’ designer calls for ‘peaceful solution to avoidable conflict’

give trees a chanceAn attempt to diffuse the increasing tension between prospective players of hotly anticipated video game ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ was launched today, as one of the game’s designers called for ‘a peaceful resolution to an avoidable conflict’.

Ted Stevenson, who served as lead tree modeller on production of the game, stated that he ‘did not wish for every player to press start with murder on the mind’, but instead ‘to look around and enjoy the rich and verdant landscape’ he’d spent the better part of a year creating.

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Posted: Oct 10th, 2012
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‘Angry Birds’ designers slammed for glamorising Avian-Porcine conflict

they could get along, with a bit of sage, and maybe onionBritain’s rural community is increasingly concerned by the glorification of violence between the nation’s bird and pig communities.

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2010
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