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'Sega does what Nintendon't' and other trolling game ads

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'Sega does what Nintendon't' and other trolling game ads

Postby RSebire » 07 Nov 2012, 18:20

2 of the videos don't have sound. And the last one for the Vita, is not taking a pop at the competitors, but taking a pop at the PSP. Well done for shooting yourself in the foot SONY :!:
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Re: 'Sega does what Nintendon't' and other trolling game ads

Postby nologo » 07 Nov 2012, 18:37

those videos do have sound...
enjoyable story :) love the end of the sega adverts.. "SEGA!"
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Re: 'Sega does what Nintendon't' and other trolling game ads

Postby paperywhiteboy » 07 Nov 2012, 19:36

The president of HAG looks WAY too much like The Dean from Community.
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Re: 'Sega does what Nintendon't' and other trolling game ads

Postby sevvybgoode » 07 Nov 2012, 20:55

No segata sanshiro cvg? For shame...
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Re: 'Sega does what Nintendon't' and other trolling game ads

Postby bloodbathrich » 08 Nov 2012, 05:58

paperywhiteboy wrote:The president of HAG looks WAY too much like The Dean from Community.


HAHA you are not alone matey!

Thought seeing  Ethan Suplee from my name is earl in the game gear advert was fecking funny also :)
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Re: 'Sega does what Nintendon't' and other trolling game ads

Postby solamon77 » 08 Nov 2012, 12:08

Sega's marketing department worked overtime back in the 16-32 bit era. i guess they had to since they were usually working with an inferior product (technologically speaking).
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Postby cowboybibop » 08 Nov 2012, 17:10

Above all... thanks for the article CVG.

I was a huge Nintendo Fan, and i remember the little rivalry between SNES and Mega Drive owners back then here in Portugal.
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