A new live-action trailer
(commercial) promoting Call of Duty: Ghosts is titled "Epic Night Out,"
offering a stark reminder of just how ill-equipped we gamers are to fill the
action-packed roles we take on in games like the military shooter sequel. The
clip shows a crew of couch potatoes going all Michael Bay on their enemies
without even so much as a Hot Pockets break, though realism is restored when
Megan Fox appears on the screen as an uber-gamer.
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Cyanotetyphas wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 00:49: This casual attitude towards celebrating war leaves a bad taste in my mouth.
Um, while this commercial may be especially egregious, basically your comment describes a vast number of computer games. Are you saying that you don't play any war-themed games at all? They all take a casual attitude toward celebrating war. As Francois Truffaut said, it is impossible to make an anti-war film, because films tend to make war look exciting. The same thing applies to games, and even more-so since you control the unit(s) and have the goal of "winning."
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