Killer Instinct For Hire

In the massive Nintendo booth at the bustling Los Angeles Electronic Entertainment Expo, "Killer Instinct" is the order of the day. Booth attendants pass out pewter pins and temporary tattoos with the logo for the violent new video game. Blondes in figure-hugging costumes pose for pictures with well-muscled hunks in "KI" fighting garb. Easily overlooked amid all the hullabaloo are two shy and softspoken Englishmen, the creators of Killer Instinct: Christopher Stamper, 36, and brother Timothy, 34, of Rare Ltd.

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