The 'Hard Drive' Became The Onion of Video Games by Being 'Unapologetically Left-Wing'

“Bernie Sanders Calls on Nintendo to Release Animal Crossing Early” declares a wish-it-were-true headline from the tech and gaming-focused satirical website Hard Drive. “Gamers of all classes, both social and character, shouldn’t be forced to wait any longer for an adorable little game that is ready now,” said Senator Sanders, according to the article. On Twitter, the story was eventually retweeted more than 12,000 times and liked 55,500 times.


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I kind of prefer Point & Clickbait, to be honest.