We approve of the recent TV advertisements for the PlayStation 3; the swift shift from the disturbingly surreal to the relatively marketable is a breath of fresh air. However, we can't say we're huge fans of Sony's apparent new theme song, which resembles a P.O.D. track as sung by a nightmarish circus ringmaster. Still, we imagine these new ads will interest a larger group of consumers than ads that involve watching some girl take a dump. That's a pretty niche target audience.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.