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WCN Review: 'Hail to the Chimp'

WCN Writes: "Like the politicians of whom it makes so much fun, "Hail to the Chimp" promises something _ in this case, a video game that's both genuinely funny and genuinely fun to play _ that many before it have teased but rarely delivered.

On the comedy front, "Chimp" _ which documents the free-for-all electoral process that ensues in the animal kingdom after the lion is forced to resign in light of scandal _ makes good on its promise. The various characters vying for your vote represent a terrific skewering of modern-day political chest-huffing, and everything from the game's main menu (which mocks the 24-hour cable news cycle) to the various random cut-scenes (which hilariously spoof the negative campaign commercial phenomenon) is dense with wit.

But "Chimp" is a video game first and a piece of satire second, and this is where the game runs into some trouble."

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