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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

N. Korea video depicting missile attack against U.S. looks familiar to gamers

Read/see the whole thing at Malkin:

North Korea is threatening a third nuclear test, and this time Kim Jong Un (**Sexiest Man Alive 2012) is going multi-media by releasing a video to accompany the nuke test.

During the “dream” sequence, an attack on New York is depicted:
Drudge links to this video from the game Modern Warfare 3 that shows the exact same scene:
Sure enough:

The video isn’t from North Korea’s assuredly excellent special effects team, rather it’s taken directly from a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 cutscene. You can’t make this stuff up.

In the game, the US comes under attack by an angry Russia during what amounts to World War III, hence Manhattan being under fire by a barrage of missiles. But in the North Korean video, they’re taking all the credit.

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