Don't looks so sad, zombie girl. You may be undead, but at least your production staff have a pretty good grasp on proper video game product placement.
Transformers: Age of Extinction's been out only a weekend and it's already making bank in China. There's no getting around the fact that a movie based on a line of toys is anything more than a major vehicle for product placement—including Chinese product placement, especially with the movie partly set in China.
Mere days after the announcement of its $350 price tag and June release date, Nvidia's Shield Android handheld is already showing up in the background of popular television shows. Look what Modern Family's Luke Dunphy has traded in his Nintendo 3DS for.
Last night Panasonic's dubious new gaming console, the Jungle, made a guest appearance on Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory.
Let the Kinect product placement commence! Or let it continue, as in addition to making a none-too-subtle cameo on HBO's Entourage this week, the Xbox 360 motion controller has been featured prominently during Justin Bieber's current world tour.
While we won't be seeing Microsoft's Kinect until November, the family in science-fiction made-for-TV movie The Jensen Project already has it all set up, though they might want to do something about that errant Xbox 360 logo in the corner.
Behold the glory of purposefully obvious fake product placement, as everyone's favorite obnoxious little fat-ass betrays the savior for a copy of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.
This hits close to home, because home is a shithole (that's what $1500 rents you in Silicon Valley) and I'll soon be paying IKEA plenty to make it look less so, because it's right around the corner in the East P.A. and I can't afford Ethan Allen. And if you want to trick out your Sims pad with BJARNUM or HENSVIK or…