Ocean Marketing's Christoforo Sues Former Client for Defamation of…

Paul Christoforo, best known as the man who set off an Internet firestorm after a spat with a customer went public last December, has filed a lawsuit against the company he worked for then. » 5/08/12 2:30pm 5/08/12 2:30pm

Avenger Controller Company Announces $10,000 Donation to Child’s Play

Some good may be coming out of the "Ocean Stratagy"/Paul Christoforo customer service debacle. N-Control, the company that makes the Avenger controller formerly repped by Christoforo, announced that they'd be making a large donation to Child's Play. » 1/06/12 12:15pm 1/06/12 12:15pm

A Beatdown in Which No One Threw the First Punch

The guy who supposedly started this rides a crotch-rocket motorcycle, and his Facebook gallery is full of shirtless, sunglassed, dudebro posturing, koozied beer in hand. He's in marketing and he can't spell for shit, even when he's insulting you. He may even be a steroid user. » 12/30/11 9:00am 12/30/11 9:00am

Ocean Marketting Jackass Earns $10 Discount for All Pre-Orders

In a statement just released, N-Control, maker of the "Avenger" accessory linked to the infamous marketer Paul Christoforo, has promised a $10 discount coupon for all who pre-ordered the device, as an apology for Christoforo's conduct toward a customer, which drew the wrath of the global video gaming community earlier… » 12/28/11 11:15pm 12/28/11 11:15pm

PR Trolling "Ocean Stratagy" Out of Business, Avenger Controller Maker…

The PR tempest in a teapot born of one misused gamer and shockingly bad customer support seems to have mostly run its course, leaving a one-man PR firm in apparent shambles and a unique video game controller accessory struggling to survive. » 12/27/11 10:30pm 12/27/11 10:30pm

'Ocean Stratagy' Guy is 'Sorry'; Penny Arcade Deems him a 'Bully'

An update to the ongoing drama (part 1, part 2) of an ex-controller marketing guy, an angry customer, and Penny Arcade. The guy's "sorry." Penny Arcade thinks he's a "bully" who's sorry he got caught. Part 3's on Penny Arcade. » 12/27/11 6:42pm 12/27/11 6:42pm

Cut Paul "@OceanMarketting @OceanStratagy" Christoforo a Break—He Might…

It's been a heck of a day for Paul Christoforo, whose flippant email to a customer asking about his Avenger controller order has made Christoforo a walking memetic punchline. But maybe we should cut Christoforo a break for his overly aggressive emails: he could just be feeling the effects of roid rage. » 12/27/11 3:45pm 12/27/11 3:45pm

Soon Your PlayStation 3 Controller Can Look Like a Robot Ninja Octopus

It looks crazy but it just might work. N-Control has opened up preorders for the PlayStation 3 version of its Avenger controller cover, adding levers, pulleys, and other odds and ends to a controller design that's worked perfectly well for over a decade. » 8/23/11 10:00pm 8/23/11 10:00pm