Newswire: Clueless Gamer gets dark as Conan and Terry Crews try to survive Battlefield 1

The whole point of Conan O’Brien’s Clueless Gamer segments is that he doesn’t take anything that’s happening seriously. Whether that’s encouraging an Overwatch feud between Game Of Thrones’ Lena Headey and Peter Dinklage, or pretending to get high with Wiz Khalifa while chopping robots apart in Gears Of War 4, O’Brien treats the whole thing like an exercise in absurdity, even as his hapless producer, Aaron Bleyaert, fruitlessly tries to keep him on task.

Still, O’Brien rarely has to riff on anything as serious as World War I, the subject of tonight’s Clueless Gamer entry, Battlefield 1. O’Brien notes that this is the rare video game that he actually gives a shit about, thanks to his love of history, and DICE’s efforts to give players a glimpse of the realities of turn of the century war. But not even the …

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