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Afternoon Delight: What Action Games Seriously Needed – Some Humor

by Jerome Weeks 2 Nov 2012 12:58 PM

OK, so it’s an ad for one of the biggest video-game franchises in the history of Pow!. But hey, Call of Duty: Black Ops II didn’t just bring a jet to a gunfight. It brought some tongue-in-cheek humor.


Afternoon Delight is a daily diversion for when you’re just back from lunch, but not quite ready to knuckle down to work. Check back weekdays at 1 p.m. for another one.

If you’re an action-game fan, you’ve already seen this ad a hundred times. But if you’re not, it’s remarkable because it won’t actually insult your intelligence. Plus, there’s Robert Downey, Jr., doing what he does best: not taking himself (or the project he’s in) entirely seriously.