Microsoft’s recently released a trio of trailers for its impending next-generation console. The first shows of the system’s sexy hardware and general aesthetic, while the second shows how you can use the thing to be social and watch TV instead of games. The last one though…I can see that pissing a ton of people off.
We’re more than just wordsmiths here at Lazygamer. We’re also registered repeat criminal offenders, but in our defense blowing up a bus filled with nuns was an act of self defense. We’ve got our hands on some video capture devices, and we’re planning to share our gaming experiences with you. So open wide and start screaming.
Late yesterday evening an industry insider leaked this video to me and swore that I must keep them anonymous… Can anyone say stealth marketing?
There are way, way too many trailers, demos and next-gen engines from Sony’s PlayStation 4 event – so we though instead of littering the front page we’ll stick them all in one easy to follow post.
By now, you’ve probably been enjoying the SSX demo, taking full advantage of the slippery slopes and snowy trails that the teaser promises. It’s looking fantastic so far, and might be just what the sub-genre needs to once again put Snowboarding on the map, as the developers have really pulled no punches when it comes to presenting a massive and open world.
Now, while we may not be jumping off of a digital version of Table Mountain anytime soon, there are plenty of other locales available to shred your way down on, from the misty Himalayas all the way through to the trendy tourist spots on European mountains.
With the game releasing this week, EA has kicked the marketing engine into full overdrive, with three new trailers and a TV spot showing off the frigid landscapes of Alaska, Siberia and Patagonia.
When it comes to drumming up some support for an upcoming video game, nothing works better than a slick trailer. We’ve all been a victim to this, and me especially, which is why I’m currently swimming in collectors edition that I otherwise did not truly need.
It’s absolutely amazing what a well constructed trailer can do to an otherwise rational being, as a few minutes of polished gameplay with some snappy track laid over it can easily disguise any flaws in a game.
So here’s the question: Do video game trailers actually get you excited enough to buy the game? Is it the impressive CGI that hooks you? Celebrity endorsements you trust? Dubstep? Let us know below.
Saints Row 3 is really pushing the boundaries of open world gaming and the whole shock genre… but it’s doing it with no class and a whole lot of humour which should mean that it’s going to be awesome instead of seedy.
If you’re a bit behind on the Saints Row 3 style then take a look through these 5 mini video’s quickly and you’ll soon realise what I mean. How many games can you think of that include naked skydiving, streaking mini games and sonic baseball?
The next title in the LEGO Star Wars saga is about to be released and it looks like they have decided to ramp up the humour on this one.
Weâ€™ve received three new videoâ€™s today which details the losing of a battle as the girls are gossiping instead of concentrating, the troopers are doing some daily exercise and Yodaâ€™s gone for a swim.
What is still the same though are those Star Wars sound effects, nothing beats the sound of their lasers.
Reuters UK is reporting today that you will now be able to buy games as well as music via YouTube. Google, who owns YouTube has featured quite a lot in the rumour mill lately concerning it's interest in the video game market.
How it's going to work is simple, lets say you search for a Resident Evil 5 trailer, there will now be buttons beneath the video that link you to amazon when you can purchase the game. It's a clever move on Googles part to actually get some revenue in from YouTube, which does rely heavily on advertising.
You will also be able to buy music, concert tickets and DVDs in the same manner.