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Historians hail Grand Theft Otto as first video game

hailed by critics as 'a massive ego trip' from start to finish‘Players take on the role of the Prussian Chancellor, Count Otto Von Bismarck, and try to reunify Germany without catching syphilis.

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Posted: Sep 9th, 2014
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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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UK can ‘basically pack up now’ after Qatada deportation, Murray win

The prime minister David Cameron has suggested that, after Abu Qatada’s deportion and now Andy Murray’s Wimbledon victory, the United Kingdom has completed everything that was left to do and can now pack up and go home.

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Posted: Jul 8th, 2013
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Professional footballers eagerly await release of Office Manager 2012

Theo Walcott dreams of nothing but paperclips all day long‘After the drudgery of training, playing, dating beautiful women and being pursued by the paparazzi, it’s great to escape into the world of purchase orders, staff rotas and VAT returns,’ said Theo Walcott. ‘It’s what every young boy dreams of.’

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2012
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Hit new video game is based on politics

Bandwagon Jumper is already being praised for its realistic simulation of avoiding responsibility for the consequences of decisions taken earlier in the game whilst ruthlessly dispatching your colleagues.

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Posted: Nov 25th, 2011
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