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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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Online gamers become first to complete Internet on hardest setting

next challenge: visiting the Library without a cardTwo unemployed men from Woking in Surrey have become the first people to complete The Internet on the hardest setting, game designer Sir Tim Berners-Lee confirmed today.

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Posted: Jun 30th, 2012
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Playstation identity thieves discover Playstation owners have no identity

Unhappy hackers revealed today that there was no point to their stealing the personal data of thousands of pastey faced, black T-shirt wearing 14-34 year old males, because they could barely muster one identity between them.

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Posted: Apr 28th, 2011
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Waiting for Godot for Wii breaks first-week sales records

no-one thought this game would ever comeThe game, designed for two players, offers a series of increasingly futile activities such as arguing, exchanging hats and contemplating suicide.

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Posted: Jan 10th, 2011
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Catarrh Hero launched in time for recurrence of ‘flu virus

WiiiiiiiGame charts the player’s progress from a dry throat to the full-blown cold.

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Posted: Jan 19th, 2010
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