Whereas movies go to real places and blow things up, and rock stars get to prance around on stage while tripping their gourd off on the latest cool drug, games are made exclusively by sad, lonely people sat in front of computers surrounded by toys and pasty crumbs.
That's just a fact.
This could explain why games companies seem so intent on crowbarring actual celebrities into their games.
Unfortunately, this has led to another issue: an encounter with the uncanny valley, described as "the phenomenon whereby a computer-generated figure bearing a near-identical resemblance to a human being arouses a sense of unease or revulsion in the person viewing it."
Here are 10 such revolting experiments in attempting to recreate our celebrity gods.