As a business major, I find myself questioning the marketing decisions of just about every company. How many people actually know what Aflac sells? Is Flo from the Progressive commercials funny to any demographic? Do fast food and annoying pop music ever meet outside of the board rooms of desperate executives? Still, most of these commercials at least get the product name across. The ad above? It’s selling a video game, the one noted in the very top left corner - yeah, that text that’s illegibly tiny. But if you think that’s bad, wait until you see what’s after the jump (Not safe for many workplaces)…
Archive for August, 2009
Superior Epic [ Legendary ]
When you talk about graphic adventure games, people have a lot of questions, not least of which is “What’s a graphic adventure game?” It’s baffling that such a fantastic genre with exemplary titles has disappeared from gaming, and if for no other reason than to encourage a revival, today’s ROMiniscing is about Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle. This game is easily one of my favorites of all time for reasons too numerous to fit into one post, but I’ll give it a shot anyway.