Video Game About Masturbating Is A Lot Less Fun Than It Sounds

Video games have a lot in common with porn. That's not meant as a criticism—some of the best minds in the business have compared the two as a way to advocate on behalf of the creative merits of both. But here's the thing: once you accept that video games are often structurally similar to porn, what does that say about… » 4/29/14 6:15pm 4/29/14 6:15pm

New Gamestop Ad Preys On Your Worst Fears

It is an advertising truism that Sex Sells, but so does fear. Whether it is fear of human odours fuelling deodorant marketing or fear of Terror selling a war, manipulating our darkest fears is a surefire way to get the public to sign on the dotted line. Full marks then for Gamestop's latest ad which is all about… » 11/17/08 5:20pm 11/17/08 5:20pm