What caused the Banking Collapse? Giant Alien Maggots of Course

February 4, 2010 -

A recently released iPhone/iPod Touch game pins the U.S. recession on the collapse of a bank that was infiltrated by giant maggots from outer space.

The Bank, from Primus Productions, drops players into the game after the collapse of the one bank that started the whole economic downturn (Sun Valley Bank in Bells, Montana) and allows them to mow down said maggots while piloting a flying car named “Sally” that is outfitted with a variety of weapons.

A self-described $18.00 marketing budget resulted in the embedded video at left and a second that can be viewed at YouTube.

A video featuring game play footage can be seen here.

The Bank is available for $2.99 from the iTunes Store and is rated 12+.


Comments

Re: What caused the Banking Collapse? Giant Alien Maggots ...

It's a flash game posted here and people are not upset? Hmm, those alien maggots must be....REPUBLICAN ALIEN MAGGOTS! Gods only knows last time a flash game was posted and because it was posted in regards to our Dear Leaders staff people freaked but yeah anyone for a Palin Flash game, yeah!

Re: What caused the Banking Collapse? Giant Alien Maggots ...

How entertaining. I wouldn't be surprised if this was true. It's entirely possible.

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