Including a game called Pizza Vs. Skeletons in this week's lineup of featured Gaming Apps of the Day seemed like a good idea, until Friday afternoon rolled around. Now I'm so hungry I could eat a deep-fried frog.
Hold the unhealthy flies; I'm watching my vitality.
Seriously though, I'm going to have to have a talk with Tina about what is and isn't acceptable in terms of daily gaming apps. An adorable physics platformer like They Need to be Fed is fine. Circadia's simple stylish rhythm gameplay? Fits like a glove. An app featuring a large, piping-hot pie with all the fixings? Completely not fair.
So what if it has eyes? I'll eat those eyes. I'll chew on them while the pizza screams. I'd record video and put it up on YouTube. I'd have t-shirts made. I'd...I'd...
I'd better order some food.
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