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Playstation PSP : Fake boards

I just came across this piece (Playstation PSP : Fake boards) about a set of mock-up/fake billboard adverts for the Sony PSP. It’s good to see marketers putting some effort into creative advertising which actually relates to the product. In this case the billboard puts game characters into the real world by using the billboard/PSP […]

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Moral rights, porn star Tera Patrick and Saint’s Row 2

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) aren’t something most people think about in relation to porn. However that is exactly what I thought about when I read this article, published by Kotaku  (Saint’s Row 2: Porn Starlet Tera Patrick Joins Saint’s Row 2). The porn st…. sorry adult star Tera Patrick has been appointed “Special Producer” for […]

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Negative campaigning

“Wii Is ‘Expensive Niche’ Says Sony’s Stringer” http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=19394 I don’t get it. Sony’s negative marketing* makes them look mean (and a little stupid) just as it does when Hilary Clinton or any other politician uses the tactic. More importantly it would also seem to be a less efficient use of Sony’s time/money, because there are […]

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Holocaust game shocker? … no New York Times are rubbish so no shock there then.

The New York Times web site media section posted a story (nytimes story) yesterday about Holocaust themed game Imagination Is the Only Escape, claiming that there had been disgust following the announcement of the game and that the game would not be coming to shop shelves in the USA as Nintendo of America had stated […]

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