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Google's run plenty of ads on UK TV over the years, but its next campaign is set to break new ground for the company and for British TV. AdAge reports that the search giant has teamed up with the UK's Channel 4 for the first live music performance across a full ad break on UK television. On Friday...

May 28th 2014 at 2:43pm 0 Comments
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There's something very 1990s - albeit spruced-up - about the new real-life commercials for Mario Kart 8. I'd say it works, too. 90s game ads were big, bold, ridiculous and above all fun, and hopefully that's what the Nintendo racer proves to be when it hits Wii U on May 30. Also, look at that spi...

May 14th 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Samsung's track record on smartwatch marketing has been, shall we say, mixed. Its nostalgic sci-fi TV spot for the Galaxy Gear was a hit, but its awkward (and slightly creepy) romantic skier ad? Not so much. Give credit to the company for learning quickly, though, as its newly released TV commerci...

April 14th 2014 at 5:47pm 0 Comments
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Of all the world's many TV spots for the new consoles, we want to be in Japan's latest for the PS4. It barely shows off the games, and it's oddly preoccupied with the DualShock 4, but it just looks like fun - and everyone seems really happy to see us! While the PS4 has been out in North America a...

February 13th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Xbox One hardware teaser wasn't the only video for the new console that it unveiled this morning. It also published a brief "His and Hers" ad in which a lady named Jennifer uses Kinect voice commands to begin playing Dead Rising 3 while her boyfriend is watching a soccer match.

November 11th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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We've got weeks now, rather than months, until the next-gen systems. The marketing campaigns are definitely kicking into gear. Not to be outdone by the PS4's Perfect Day, Microsoft put out a new Xbox One commercial that boasts the real not-Nimoy Spock, Premier League and England footballer Steven...

October 25th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Remember those early, ever-so-artistic PlayStation 3 ads? You know, the crazy cackling baby, this is living, all that stuff? Well, this PlayStation 4 commercial isn't quite as subtle, but it works a treat all the same In case you missed it, the disclaimer during the Driveclub-esque portion says,...

October 15th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments