It's not often you can mutter terrorism and Sega in the same breath, but the games company's old cartridges have been name checked by Al Qaeda as a weapon of choice.
This revelation, which is sure to sully any fond memories you had of the old 16-bit workhorse that was the Sega Megadrive, was printed in the New York Times, and found by the eagle-eyed journalists at games website Kotaku.
In an article about how the next US President will have to deal with what's going on at Guantanamo Bay, the
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Detonators? Sega game cartridges? That's no way to treat poor ol' Sonic The Hedgehog.
The admittance apparently came after teenager Hassan Bin Attash, who is a detainee at Guantanamo, revealed the bomb-making ways of Al Qaeda.