A History Of Video Game Consoles, In Commercials

It's terrifying how long video games have actually existed. Utterly terrifying. Even more terrifying (and hilarious) are the commercials used to sell video games. Just for fun I decided to trail back through history to unearth almost a commercial for almost every single home console ever released. From the Magnavox… » 2/24/14 9:30pm 2/24/14 9:30pm

China's Communist Mouthpiece Wants Less Sex in Gaming

Sex sells. It's a cheap and simple ploy that video game marketers have used for years. The Chinese game industry is no different. In recent years, famous Japanese adult film stars have been tapped to represent and market games to consumers, but now, one of the country's biggest newspapers has come out against sex in… » 2/17/14 6:00am 2/17/14 6:00am

The Chinese Gaming Console with the Jackie Chan Seal of Approval

Chinese super star Jackie Chan, singer, dancer, and all around movie star, has endorsed loads of products in his lifetime, and will probably endorse many more to come. Recently in China, Chinese netizens have been going over some of Chan’s earlier product endorsements, including one that should’ve been banned. » 11/04/13 6:00am 11/04/13 6:00am