Posts Tagged ‘Duty Calls’

1.25 Million Download Parody AdverGame

By Jim Rossignol on February 7th, 2011.


The Bulletstorm tweeting-thing announced that People Can Fly’s free Call Of Duty parody, Duty Calls, has been download 1.25 million times over the weekend. The brief game, which mocks the “realistic” shooter genre, was an advert for Bulletstorm’s more science fictional approach on the macho manshoot. And, well, it was actually pretty funny. As adverts go, it was one of the more inventive ones we’ve seen. A kind of anti-demo. “Bulletstorm is not this,” being the message. It also, perhaps, goes some small way toward making up for the lack of an actual demo. Well, they say laughter is the best medicine. We’ll see about that.

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The Duty Calls: Bulletstorm Has A Mock

By Alec Meer on February 2nd, 2011.

UPDATE: full walkthrough video below. War never changes. War has changed.

I’m still downloading this, but I’ll point you at it while we all work out what it is. The origin: a tweet from EA reading “Stay Frosty @Bulletstorm fans. Download a FREE version of the most epically epic FPS ever: Duty Calls.” The destination: TheDutyCalls.com, a 765Mb download, a whole lot of cheeky references to Call Of Duty, and the below video.

BUT WHAT IS IT? I’ll tell you if this bloody download ever finishes. 765Mb? This is surely more than a cheap pun…
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