It's fair to assume that any game with a title like 'Pandemic Shooter' is bound to be slightly topical in 2022, but we can't help but feel that the upcoming Switch title's eShop page goes a little too far with the 'humour'.

Before you accuse us of missing the joke, we're fully aware that it has been written with a tongue firmly in cheek, and even pokes fun at "all major conspiracy theories", but it does make us wonder how stringently Nintendo vets these descriptions, given that they're likely to be read by younger players – despite the game's age rating (because it's rated 'Teen', no age gate is required).

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Perhaps you think we're lacking a sense of humour? Let us know with a comment below. In the meantime, here's what the game actually looks like: