Update: The Anti-McDonald’s Advergame Punk’d Everybody

Update: The Anti-McDonald’s Advergame Punk’d Everybody

Because we’re petty and jealous of their rampant success and succulent quarterly bonuses, we gave sister site Kotaku some grief when they swallowed hook, line and sinker an obviously too-good-to-be-true story about McDonald’s game division splitting from the company over green politics.

The Anti-McDonald’s Advergame Game Punks Kotaku!

The Anti-McDonald’s Advergame Game Punks Kotaku!

Imagine if this happened: at a British gaming conference, the director of McDonald’s nascent video game division divulges that their first project for the chain was to program a fast food empire simulator to help train management. However, during beta testing of the game, McDonald’s green-friendly game programmers become more and more disturbed as McDonald’s managers time and time again trigger global armageddon within the game. Consequently, McDonald’s Interactive publicly calls its parent corporation a bunch of blood thirsty baby murderers and severs their umbilical cord with their righteously gnashing teeth.