November 17th, 2008 by Alex Felsinger
PETA has released a downloadable videogame parody of the Cooking Mama series usually found on Nintendo game consoles. The game includes such family friendly activities as plucking feathers and removing the internal organs from a dead turkey.
Not to spoil the ending, but after preparing the whole bloody Thanksgiving dinner from slaughter to oven, Mama has a change of heart and opts for a Tofurkey instead.[social_buttons]
“We’re having a bit of fun at Mama’s expense, but there’s nothing funny about the suffering endured by turkeys and other animals who are killed for food,” said PETA’s Joel Bartlett. “With all the delicious vegan alternatives available, there’s no need to make the carcass of a tormented bird the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving table.”
Agree or disagree with PETA’s message, you’ve got to admit that this is a well-executed campaign. Hell, the graphics and controls might even be better than the first Cooking Mama Wii. To check it out in all its gory glory, visit the game’s site.
Image Credit: PETA
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