2012 presidential election: Obama, Romney, Biden, Ryan campaigns told in video game fights

The presidential campaign told as video game fights.
Oct. 1 2012 8:05 AM

Introducing Political Kombat '12

The presidential campaign told as a series of video game fights.

Romney vs
Santorum + Cain
Romney vs
Gingrich + Paul
Obama vs
Trump
Biden vs
Ryan
Obama vs
Romney

With the first presidential debate just days away, Slate V is unveiling its latest campaign series. "Political Kombat '12" recounts the story of the 2012 presidential race in a succession of animated video game fights.

In the opening episode, we go back to the Republican primaries and pit Mitt Romney against GOP rivals Rick Santorum and Herman Cain.

In Episode 2, Romney does battle with Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul. Episode 3 imagines a fight between President Obama and Donald Trump. And in the coming weeks, we’ll stage a fight between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan as a prelude to a battle royale between Romney and Obama. Stay tuned.

Andrew Bouvé is the co-executive producer for Slate video.

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