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MOD’s call to arms

April 11, 2009

This is popular computer and arcade game, Call of Duty

This is the MOD’s latest recruitment advertisement, Start Thinking Soldier

What do we think of the portrayal of war as an arcade game for the purposes of recruitment?

2 Comments leave one →
  1. bo3li permalink
    April 11, 2009 6:15 pm

    dude that is cool
    the trailer is amazing …..

    for Call of Duty …. the game is more than fantastic …. some people prefered 4 but i love 5 for one reason….. THE OLD WEAPONS are back & this time we are in JAPAN

  2. dunnagall permalink
    April 16, 2009 4:49 pm

    The sad thing is, comrade, the ad is a bit more honest and up front about what new recruits might face than some of the tosh they’ve put out in the past – such as join the army to get an education, learn new skills or discover a sense of adventure. And sure anyway, doesn’t media studies tell us that the media don’t have any proven effect on anyone? So rest easy and consider a more worrying alternative: national service. Objectors, conscientious or otherwise, will be kettled at dawn and clobbered by the nearest friendly bobby.

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