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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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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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Scantily-clad model remains un-aroused by palm-held 3G gaming device

'but it's even got satnav'IPC magazines have pulled the December edition of Gadgetz magazine after the cover model remained un-aroused by the new Motorola ‘Palm Gateway’ device that she was holding provocatively throughout the photo shoot.

‘We can’t understand it’ remarked a bemused Jez Ritchey, Gadgetz editor ‘it’s a 3G phone/satnav/gaming device all in one sleek widescreen tablet; that sort of thing usually has our models in the throes of ecstasy.’

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Posted: Dec 18th, 2009
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