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News: Bloodborne Begins the Hunt with Inviting PS4 Commercial

Bloodborne Begins the Hunt with Inviting PS4 Commercial

This game's going to cut you down

We all know that Bloodborne's going to be tougher than a reinforced ginger nut, but Sony's clearly banking on bringing in some more casual players with this TV spot. The clip includes foul beasts, a rambling narrator stuck in staccato mode, and some light rock to round things out. It's nice to see the firm actually...

News: This Yakuza Zero Commercial Has Got It All and More

This Yakuza Zero Commercial Has Got It All and More

TGI Friday

Fledgling marketing managers take note: this is how you sell a video game. Yakuza Zero's overseas advertisement may only have 15 seconds to work with, but it crams bad fashion, brutal beat downs, and Super Hang-On all into its reduced running time. If this doesn't make you want to own Kazuma Kiryu's latest, you're not human.

News: Now's the Time to Buy Britain's Best Selling Console, PS4 Ad Enthuses

Now's the Time to Buy Britain's Best Selling Console, PS4 Ad Enthuses

On the twelfth day of Christmas

We can’t hear the Twelve Days of Christmas without thinking of Eric Cantona, but this is the curse that’s been cast upon us as Manchester United fans. This new PlayStation 4 commercial attempts to bring some fresh lyrics to the mix, but we’re not really feeling it. Five points for effort, though, we suppose...

Weirdness: Ooh Matron! This PS4 Remote Play Ad Is All a Bit Saucy

Ooh Matron! This PS4 Remote Play Ad Is All a Bit Saucy

Carry on playing

Don’t take your temperature after watching this bizarre Belgian commercial for the PlayStation 4 and Vita, as there may be some inaccuracies in the results that you record. It would appear that Sony hasn't forgotten about its portable platform in Europe – and is quite literally, ahem, bringing out the big guns to help sell the...

News: Share Play Is at the Centre of Sony's New PS4 Commercial

Share Play Is at the Centre of Sony's New PS4 Commercial

The future of play

Sony clearly thinks highly of the PlayStation 4’s recently added Share Play feature, as it’s made the addition one of the system’s main selling points in this new European commercial. The clip shows two hopeless gamers stuck in the middle of a Viking battle, and relays ways in which some of the next-gen console’s core...

Weirdness: Wacky Japanese Commercials Live Courtesy of Valhalla Knights 3 Gold

Wacky Japanese Commercials Live Courtesy of Valhalla Knights 3 Gold

Pure gold

Growing up in an age prior to YouTube, we often marvelled at the bizarre Japanese commercials that would occasionally be included as extras with select games. Sadly, now that we have access to this kind of insanity on tap, we’ve noticed that the nation’s craziness has been on the wane of late. Fortunately, upcoming PlayStation Vita...

News: PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Keeps Things Simple in First Commercial

PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Keeps Things Simple in First Commercial

Smells like teen spirit

Sometimes a game has the power to sell itself, and that’s certainly the case with impending PlayStation 4 exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son. Much like the system that it's on, Sony’s marketing team has gone right back to basics with this 30-second European television spot for the impending superhero title, showing...

News: Over in Japan, the PS4 Launch Is an Excuse for One Hell of a Party

Over in Japan, the PS4 Launch Is an Excuse for One Hell of a Party

Play and peace

There’s little over a week to go until the PlayStation 4 officially deploys in Japan, and that means that platform holder Sony is starting to put its launch marketing campaign into gear. Fresh from cruelly teasing Eastern gamers earlier in the year, this brand new commercial makes the next-gen console’s release look like an excuse...

News: Pssht, Japan's First PS4 Advert Is Pretty Predictable

Pssht, Japan's First PS4 Advert Is Pretty Predictable

Where are the dancing fish?

There was once a time when Japan used to create commercials that would force you to question your very own sanity, but this inaugural PlayStation 4 spot is about as conventional as they come. Posted on the platform holder’s official YouTube page overnight, it shows several of the system’s big launch events from around...

Weirdness: Watch Kevin Butler Staple His Tie in This Wendy's Commercial

Watch Kevin Butler Staple His Tie in This Wendy's Commercial

VP of Delicious Snacks

Some things never change. Jerry Lambert, the actor previously employed by PlayStation to play Kevin Butler, may have been taken to court over the character, but he’s still portraying dim-witted office workers on North American TV. This brand new Wendy’s spot shows the performer staple his tie – while he ogles a fictional...