BioWare using UK government site and UFO's for marketing.

#1 Edited by Jace (1092 posts) -

http://petition.masseffect.com/

http://gamersathome.co.uk/the-truth-is-out-there-mass-effect-3-petition-uk-government-to-reveal-all-on-ufos/

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/7.351707-Mass-Effect-3-Petition-Demands-the-Truth-About-Aliens

If you click the link on the site, you're taken to an official government petition site. This is a very weird approach, and rumors are that it's illegal. Thoughts?

#2 Posted by MB (12269 posts) -

I think EA has more lawyers than the British government does, so it's probably not illegal. 

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#3 Edited by Jace (1092 posts) -

@MB: From what I've read, the debate is in the way the site is used. The question is: is the petition being used to help BioWare market, or are they using they're prowess to get the petition signed? It gets shady.

#4 Posted by Creamypies (4060 posts) -

@Jace: Well, I signed it... so... it worked.

#5 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

EA's marketing is so weird.  

#6 Posted by Fruitcocoa (483 posts) -

@SeriouslyNow said:

EA's marketing is so weird.

That's kind of the different when Valve and EA are doing stuff - Good weird and bad weird. If Valve did this people would've been crazy about how cool this was.

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