Call of Duty | Worker excuses himself from shift to play new game

Worker excuses himself from shift to play new game

Employees may seek time off for a number of reasons, from holidays and weddings to their own birthdays, however, asking for time away from work to play a new video game may seem somewhat unusual.

Last Friday saw the release of the much-anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which left gamers cramming in as much time as they could with the game over the weekend. It even left many struggling to carry on with their day jobs on the Friday, as they knew there was a new game to get stuck into.

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