Microsoft's Xbox survival stunt brings us one step closer to the Hunger Games

I always thought it would be income inequality and a technocratic elite that would drag this world into a Hunger Games-style scenario, but what if our coming future dystopia is just a PR stunt that's gotten out of hand? I wouldn't have believed it until I saw Microsoft strap eight people onto a billboard in the middle of London for 24 hours, aim snow-cannons at them and live-stream the whole affair on Twitch. And why? All to promote the new Tomb Raider game coming out on the Xbox One.

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