Releasing a video game on time isn't the easiest of things

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  1. Hadrian
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    So Sega suddenly decided to do something that is unexpected, they issue a press release that says "Sega announced Alex Kidd Goes Rimming for 3DS will be released 11th June 2013".

    So they get to work finishing this game off but oh no, something comes up during development that hinders the time it takes to complete it! Oh shit a bug, well better put our resources on making sure this bug has gone. Well while they are doing that they can't polish the level design...ok lets do another press release:

    "Sega Announces Alex Kidd Goes Rimming Is Delayed Until Holiday 2013".

    Well hot tits, all is going well! The game has finally finished, time to submit this to Nintendo.

    *Nintendo takes its time because they have other DS, 3DS, Wii & Wii U games to approve*

    DAMMIT!! Nintendo noticed the game may be a bit graphic with the rimming but they did say "look get rid of the actual film footage and suggest that sort of thing is going on rather than SHOW it then we may pass it".

    Sega does that, Nintendo passes it.

    Right, time to submit this game to age rate me-do-folk!

    * takes a bit of time as not only do the companies that have to go through these games to give them ratings...they also have to go through even more PC games, 360, PS3 etc etc.*

    "Yo Sega!", the age rate-me-do say, "there's suggested rimming bro! M for Mature is our rating, brAH!". Oh dear, M games don't sell as well especially cutesy pie ones...Sega wanted it T for Teen, they have to cut stuff out.

    *Sega cuts stuff out, rimming is now about erm basketball*

    So now that is all done, Sega has to get the game passed by Nintendo again...it's hyper effective! Now the age rate-me-do rate it again...fuck yeah E for Everyone! We can sell that to children!! So now to manufactuer it

    "Well we've got 17 other games to get out there, millions of them...mmm well Sega, we can get these out to the stores by mmmm middle of November" Says the manufacturing folk. November. Well kick ass! Wait....What? Are you shitting me? Nintendo are releasing None Specific 3DS Action Platformer in November? Shit...most gamers wouldn't buy Alex Kidd Goes Rimming when there is None Specific 3DS Action Platformer out at the same time...dammit, if only the economy was good enough so they can buy two games as well as Call of Duty: Fisting Wars...mmm well I guess we can release it early December...what? We're releasing our Sonic the Hedgehog Skylanders type game then? Damn, yeah we have to give that game a push, our advertising and and all that will need to focus on that...mmmm January? Oh, Nintendo are releasing Iwata Eats: Banana Edition in that month...mmmm lets talk to the manufacturing folk again.

    "Sorry guy, Half-Life 3 is getting a 3DS exclusive release so we're jammed packed making those carts until March".

    Dammit, says Sega. We'll try another maker. "Sorry bro, those guys you usually use have got dibs on all of the materials, we have the time but no materials to make even 10,000 3DS carts." Says that maker.

    *Sega announces game will ship March 2014*

    *It makes the release date*

    *It flops hard*

    The end.
     
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    tldr
    please shorten it?
     
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    My fucked up mind saw alex kidd goes rimming... rim jobs all around! No pun intended
     
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    Fuck you this is art.

    Fuck you I got likes, which is really important.

    Now a Green Arrow thread.

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