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Posts tagged “marketing departments are all very silly”

Shock! Horror! Acclaim’s old Turok PR stunts exposed

Back in the noughties, video game publishers Acclaim were masters of the scandalous PR stunt. For Shadow Man 2, they offered to pay funeral costs to put ads on tombstones. They offered to pay speeding fines on Burnout 2's launch day. They wanted bus shelter posters leaking fake blood. They claimed they had pigeons spraypainted with Virtua Tennis 2 logos to fly around Wimbledon. In…

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Tomb Raider Screens Locked In A Cupboard

Update: The cropped Tomb Raider images illustrating this article - which was essentially a long-winded link to Game Informer's site - have been removed. This is because Game Informer - after threatening our readers on Twitter - sent us a legal threat of our very own. A slightly ironic reaction bearing in mind the content of the original post, which is below.

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