Ozzy Tells Kotaku Of His Secret Video Game Addicition

Ozzy Tells Kotaku Of His Secret Video Game Addicition

During our post-BlizzCon interview with Ozzy Osbourne, the rock legend revealed that he had once been addicted to a video game. Help us figure out which game that was.

Ozzy is not exactly known for his clarity, so you’ll have to forgive us if we cannot tell you exactly which game he was talking about being addicted to during Saturday night’s interview. I’ll go ahead and give you what he said, as best as I can make it out. Then you folks can help us fill in the blanks.

“The only one I ever played is that f–king (unintelligible) I got addicted to that instantly years ago was that f–king video game where the f–king guy jumps off the f–king cliff. Sort of this old (well, or whale?). I was playing all f–king night.”

You can see where we might be confused. So far we’ve come up with several good suggestions. Owen suggested Jungle Hunt. Luke thought it might be World Games, with the cliff diving. Some of the members of the press I talked to after the interview thought it might be Super Mario Bros. or maybe even Lemmings.

I would have asked for clarification, but he then launched into a story about Sharon playing Tetris.

“Tetris – my wife got addicted to it. I remember lying in bed and saying, ‘Shit. Are you playing that f–king game?’ And she’d say, ‘No.’ And then I’d hear ‘Bastard! F–king asshole!’ And then the exploded one (exploding sound effect) in her f–king hands!”

That didn’t help anything, did it? I sure hope her hands were okay.

So what are your thoughts? What cliff jumping video game was powerful enough to fell the prince of darkness? The f–king comments section is yours.


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