Sega's Got You Covered If You're Searching For 'Disgruntled Shooter' On Tweetdeck

The good people at Sega want to make the most of the world's love of Twitter, so they're being vigilant about people who Tweet in the voices of their characters and they're trying to get blurbs about their games in front of people who are just searching for stuff...


Sega's Got You Covered If You're Searching For 'Disgruntled Shooter' On Tweetdeck

You know, like if they're searching for "disgruntled shooter"...

Sega's Got You Covered If You're Searching For 'Disgruntled Shooter' On Tweetdeck

Or maybe they're just looking for plain old "shooter"...

It seems that Sega's bought some of these trends and search terms on the popular Tweet-filtering program Tweetdeck, something that was first noticed by Talking Points Memo reporter Benjy Sarlin:

Oh, companies do this all the time, you might say. Yes, but this is Sega, one of gaming's most vexing entities. Who can explain why Sega does anything? Let's consider any possible methods for getting into their collective heads—to see how they think—as precious.

Sega's Got You Covered If You're Searching For 'Disgruntled Shooter' On Tweetdeck

So let's see what they tell Tweetdeck users who, for some reason, search for "Sonic Shooter".

Sega's Got You Covered If You're Searching For 'Disgruntled Shooter' On Tweetdeck

Or just "Sonic."

Sega's Got You Covered If You're Searching For 'Disgruntled Shooter' On Tweetdeck

Sometimes companies clash, of course, and here we can see what happens when Verizon's interests stomp all over Sega's.

Sega's Got You Covered If You're Searching For 'Disgruntled Shooter' On Tweetdeck

It looks like Verizon has locked up "Best."

Sega's Got You Covered If You're Searching For 'Disgruntled Shooter' On Tweetdeck

But no one's grabbed this one? Weird!

And with that, I hope you have a slightly better understanding of the Sega video game company.