Virtual Hot Dog Eating Contest
Now Major League Eating (MLE) will have one too.
The Agence France-Presse reports that the video game company Mastiff is working with the MLE organization to release a competitive eating video game in time for this years July 4th hot dog eating contest at Nathan's
Player's avatars will devour as much as they can of twelve different varieties of food, while at the same time trying to keep from losing it all "in a vividly colorful reversal of fortune."
While the game's concept is indeed innovative, it's hard to imagine that the experience of playing it will rival the pleasures of actually eating a Nathan's hot dog.
Mastiff cooking up a video game for gluttons [AFP]