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Think of something new, videogame advertisers!

Monday 8th February 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Has anyone noticed how many game adverts of recent years have used the gimmick of juxtaposing violent imagery against music that’s classical, laid-back, sombre, old-fashioned, jaunty, or otherwise incongruous?

I think the trend began in 2005 with the museum advert for Criterion’s Black:

Then we had:

Methinks these advertising agencies have been watching Face/Off a little too much…

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