Originally Posted by Sideburns
Adds realism if it's done fairly...
And within the proper atmosphere of the game. Games in the future should have futuristic looking ads, not a current "live" ad placed there by an ad-bot.
And there needs to be a limit, publishers should not get so cash crazed that they sacrifice the game on the altar of over-advertising. Even in-character ads would ruin the game if they are beating you over the head with them. We're nowhere near this potential problem yet, but it could hapen quickly...remember how fast the web went from advertising-free to freaking-ugly-give-me-a-break-already-advertising-overkill?