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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
Ads definitely will bring an untold amount of money to Sony...therefore games with ads shouldnt be costing $60 USD any longer. I wouldn't have much of a problem with that.

But what about games that aren't set in modern cities? Those ads are bound to be somewhere. I just find them annoying.

Ads in GTA would make sense. Ads in Assasin's Creed? Or GH3? What then?
Yea i agree with that, it should only be used in a realistic way.

I was contemplating that as well, the consumer should benefit from this decision. If not, i think they will be making a big mistake.

They could put a bigger budget on games, or drop the price of games. Things like this should not be used solely to make a profit at the expense of consumers. That would make me angry and for one, i wouldn't be investing in any more games.
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post #12 of 35
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Agreed. I can see it now. You just finish stealthy killing a guy in Metal Gear 4 only to be greeted by an add for a Cheese burger from Burger King. Oh the realisim.


Yes, even Snake does endorsements
    
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post #13 of 35
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If I pay $60 for a game, I should not see in-game advertising...period.
I agree.
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post #14 of 35
I don't care if it is in games like Need For Speed. I think it is cooler seeing a billboard that says Apple than a billboard that says Orange, just like how cars are in GTA. But I don't want to see advertisements that you HAVE to watch, or that pop up. Otherwise I will sell me PS3.
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post #15 of 35
lmao, mabye they'll put a whole new world in GTA4 with ads everywhere or... interactive ads (like go into mcdonalds, burgerking. Buy a car at mazda dealship) all that crap.
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I am not going to be a happy camper if this brings absolutely no benefit (financial or otherwise) to the consumer.
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I can see it now, I playing COD 4 sneaking up on a kill and "cut scene" Sgt. Price on the ground with some shrapnel in is leg "not going anywhere for a while? Grab yourself a Snickers". Hope this is not true.
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I could care less - plenty of games already have ingame ads. It doesnt bother me. Commercials are what bother me.
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post #19 of 35
Anything that keeps developers churning out high quality games is something I support; especially something that is hardly noticeable, like in-game ads.

As long as the game doesn't install spyware *cough* BF2142 *cough* I'm fine with that.
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I can see it now, I playing COD 4 sneaking up on a kill and "cut scene" Sgt. Price on the ground with some shrapnel in is leg "not going anywhere for a while? Grab yourself a Snickers". Hope this is not true.
Adverts = billboards/placed brand imagery (e.g. Coca Cola bottles on the floor instead of generic bottles)

Your thinking of commerials/cut scenes
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