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Facebook's sufficiently chummy with advertisers that some people have gone and built their own social networks to escape Mark Zuckerberg's clutches. For those who remain, however, it's now going to be even harder to avoid people using your personal profile information to sell you things. The compa...

September 29th 2014 at 5:55am 0 Comments
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What's gonna give Halo: Reach the best shot at topping Modern Warfare 2's $310 million in day-one sales? Marketing. Much to no one's surprise, Microsoft is splurging on its biggest game campaign to date, according to Advertising Age. While Reach's marketing budget has not been disclosed, it's expec...

August 23rd 2010 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Sure, you could be like one of those tea-bagging Mountain Dew drinkers, clearly unprepared for The Ride of Your Life™. Or, friend, you could be a hero. A Pepsi drinking hero. And that's exactly the choice that folks living in select states have to make when they go to their local supermarkets...

November 3rd 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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PepsiCo's Amp Energy brand stirred up a lot of hatred in the last couple of months when the "AMP UP Before You Score" app [iTunes Link] was released. This app, branded as sexist and inappropriate by a lot of people who rated it in the App Store, provides guys with cards to "identify her type," picku...

October 13th 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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In a future where unfathomably large sums of money are spent trying to get you to buy things, only one man can make a difference. We haven't found that man, so until he shows up we're going to buy a new Dell and maybe some Pepsi. We don't know why this urge has struck us -- maybe it has something t...

May 26th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday MMO-Champion posted a few new finds in the patch files. Namely a series of "Battle-bots" which act as a mini-pet. There's not many details as to what exactly they are or what they do, but it does look like there are several abilities we'll be able to control.Here's where it gets interesti...

May 5th 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Would you like to win a new PS3, PS2 or PSP along with a bunch of Buzz! games? Sure you do. Who doesn't like to win free stuff? Little Caesars pizza chain and Pepsi have teamed up with SCEA to give away up to 450 "PlayStation Trivia Packs" from today up until April 27. 50 packs will be given out ea...

February 23rd 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Times are tough, folks. If you live in the economically beleaguered U.S. of A., we think you're probably aware of what we're DRINK PEPSI talking about. We know you guys place us on a towering, resplendent pedestal, high above the recession's unforgiving grasp, but just like everyone else, we've nee...

February 8th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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You're looking at the gift. See, XSEED's CEO is Jun Iwasaki, who used to run Square Enix before he left to found his current company. The head honcho over at Square Enix now, Tetsuya Nomura, decided to hook him up with the custom It's a Wonderful World (The World Ends With You) handheld in what we...

June 26th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Forget scenery-blocking billboards and ad-saturated sporting events, the virtual world is the newest venture into successful marketing, according to a recent study by Pepsi and MTV. In this study, Pepsi discovered that users averaged 28-minutes per interaction with Pepsi's presence in Virtual MTV c...

May 7th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments