The unprecedented success of the Call of Duty franchise and its ubiquitous abbreviation, “CoD”, has brought the language of the fish market into internet cafes and game shops, where before there was just the smell. I wonder if the developers of Call of Cutie were confused by the constant sound of Call of Duty’s fishy acronym (I know I am), and wanted to replace CoD with something gentler and more pleasing to the ear: CoC.
Call of Cutie is a first-person-cuter or FPC. This brand new sub-genre subverts the conventions of the FPS, doing to the genre what the Parodius series and games like Star Parodier and Harmful Park did to the shoot ’em up. Welcome to the harsh, war-torn world of Call of Duty, bunny-style. Continue reading
In case my previous post wasn’t explicit enough, let me relate now that I have been extremely excited for the arrival of Pu Li Ru La on Saturn. Incredibly, Lauryn Hill even altered the The Fugees’ song Fu Gee La so that she now sings “Pu Li Ru La” throughout the chorus. I mean wow, seriously it’s so amazing that she would do that for her fans, even if it is just my imagination, like my mother keeps telling me.