As you’ve no doubt heard by now, this weekend brought with it some rather spectacular news: PSN will be up this week! Oh, and Osama Bin Laden was finally hunted down and killed by a small Navy SEAL team known as Team Six (aka DevGru) in a firefight in a heavily guarded compound in Pakistan. You know, that too. Seriously though, this is obviously a defining moment in our history, and we couldn’t be prouder of the continually brave men and women that put their lives on the line every day. In the spirit of celebration, and because we are gamer nerds around here after all, we thought we’d put together a little dream team of six ideally suited video game characters who would have been perfect for this historic and brilliantly executed mission.
As a special treat, we have also secured a video of what this particular mission might have looked like had it occurred in video game form. You can find this highly educational and informative video after the break.
Duke Nukem – If there’s anyone who is intimately familiar with projects that take many years to materialize, it’s the King. Plus, if you were going to have someone on hand to bring the “USA! USA!” hammer down, Duke is your man. The only challenge would be convincing him to not ride in on a missile emblazoned with the American flag on it. This is a highly tactical mission after all.
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