05Nov 2013

Why does this distrubing trend in some game ads continue?

I always have Adblock Plus on because I hate pretty much all ads ever made. (Yet I work in Marketing. Go figure.) But I had seen the ads for Evony which featured buxom and scantily-clad women referring to the viewer as “My lord”. I had rolled my eyes and put it in the back of mind, hoping it was an isolated incident that would go away. Oh how naive I was.

Apparently they are nothing compared to Wartune or Scarlet Blade ads. I’m afraid to know what other games have ads like this.

I guess nothing brings in the players faster than excluding 50% of the world’s population off the bat or eluding to rape.

Excuse me while I go donate to Adblock Plus and then go get some brain bleach or a stiff drink. Probably both.

Wartune Is FOR MEN ONLY! NO WOMENS TO READ!

“It began with Evony, which discovered its success was directly proportional to how nudey its banner ads became. That all anyone found when they got there was an Age Of Empires rip-off didn’t seem to matter. There had been boobs, and there then were players. And Wartune certainly isn’t alone in performing this. An especially unpleasant and disturbing example doing the rounds at the moment belongs to a game called Scarlet Blade.”

 

01Nov 2013

A spooky night in Wurm

Today being Halloween, the Wurm team had a few fun surprises in store for us. Such as street lamps getting a festive feel…

Jack-o-lamps

Jack-o-lamps

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29Oct 2013

Amazing Nightingale Armor Cosplay

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