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Those zany guys at PETA are at it again. Following in the footsteps of other hilarious parodies such as Super Chick Sisters and Cooking Mama: Mama Kills Animals comes a skewering of the indie platformer Super Meat Boy. The animal-rights group's take on the game, Super Tofu Boy, replaces the fleshy hero with a gelatinous blob of the congealed soy product.
It seems the hero of the actual game has been ditched by Bandage Girl in favor of Tofu Boy, who has better breath and doesn't attract flies when he goes outside.
Between levels of clunky jumping, players are treated with factoids such as "Cows are clever and have been known to go to amazing lengths to escape from slaughterhouses" and "Tofu doesn't scream when you cut it!" Obviously, the game part is less important than the fact that people are likely to play it for a minute or so, maybe laugh a little bit, and then talk about PETA's mission--to educate people about animal cruelty in factory farms, the fashion industry, laboratories, and the entertainment industry.
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Wow that website has some "interesting" games... I don't think I wanted to know that much about stuff that people eat =S
How does this help animals?I guess they expect someone that plays it to suddenly realize What they've known for years then stop eating meat.Personally I hate PETA they want everyone else to believe what they do and if they don't PETA tries to ruin it for everybody, like a really pushy religion.What I would do as a compromise for PETA and meat eaters is to treat cows, chickens, pigs,etc. like royalty before they're slaughtered.
Back to games, Super Meat Boy rocks and if you didn't know, the acronym for it is the same for Super Mario Bros., SMB.
I love how you play through this and they try to make you feel bad... :)