Ad critic

08.27.06
Ad critic: But I can't control my love for you!
08.27.06

Ad critic: But I can't control my love for you!

Joystiq has a regular series called "Ad critic," in which you, the reader, can critique the ads re...

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07.21.06
Ad critic: Wii-nimilast print ad
07.21.06

Ad critic: Wii-nimilast print ad

For this installation of ad critic, we're looking at what may be the first print ad for Nintendo's W...

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07.15.06
Ad critic retro: Perfect Dark (N64)
07.15.06

Ad critic retro: Perfect Dark (N64)

One of the nice things about hanging on to old gaming magazines is the archive of classic ads they p...

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07.04.06
Ad critic: Sony's racially charged PSP ad [update 1]
07.04.06

Ad critic: Sony's racially charged PSP ad [update 1]

We've decided to run ad critic early this week after this one landed on our doorsteps. The latest in...

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06.30.06
Ad critic: Superman made by super people
06.30.06

Ad critic: Superman made by super people

Ad critic returns with this ad for (the now delayed) Superman Returns: The Videogame, featured prema...

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04.29.06
Ad critic: Auto Assault MMORPG
04.29.06

Ad critic: Auto Assault MMORPG

This edition of our ad critic series is coming to you a day late. Sorry about that. All the exciteme...

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04.21.06
Ad critic: Oblivion ad hot or not?
04.21.06

Ad critic: Oblivion ad hot or not?

In our third installment of the Friday ad critic series, we bring you a more mundane ad (hey, someti...

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04.14.06
Ad critic: Lara's booty too big to believe? [update 1]
04.14.06

Ad critic: Lara's booty too big to believe? [update 1]

As promised, this is the second weekly installment of a series of posts in which we invite you to...

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04.07.06
Ad critic: Hitman ad titillates, but is it a murder/sex sim?
04.07.06

Ad critic: Hitman ad titillates, but is it a murder/sex sim?

Pictured here is a two-page ad spread for the Hitman game that appeared in the April 2006 issue of...

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