The Metal Gear Solid soundtrack goes perfectly with this footage of a robbery gone wrong

Footage of an elaborately failed convenience store robbery went viral earlier this week. In a video originally uploaded to CTV News, a young duo fends off cops in a tense in-store showdown in Alberta, Canada. The duo's attempts are both ingenious and bumbling, and as The Huffington Post points out, it's probably the best film you'll see this year. It resembles a modern day Charlie Chaplin sketch.

Variations of the video have proliferated, but none can rival this edit made by Twitter user Omar Villegas. They've overlaid music and audio from Metal Gear Solid 2, and it works brilliantly.

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Shaun Prescott

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.