Red Steel 2, stealing from sony?

#1 Posted by skywing (1154 posts) -

I was just watching tv and I saw this commercial 

  is it just me or are they stealing from sony? 
#2 Posted by DanielJW (4915 posts) -

It's just you.

#3 Posted by JamesKond (232 posts) -


#4 Posted by MachoFantastico (4912 posts) -

Can't touch the Kevin Butler content, love those commercials. 

#5 Posted by Damodar (1543 posts) -

I can see why you'd say it, dunno if it was derived from the sony ads or not. But god those Sony ads are good :P

#6 Posted by Pessh (2459 posts) -
@DanielJW said:
" It's just you. "

#7 Posted by francesthemule (155 posts) -

Judging by those comercials, if they are steeling, they`re doing a really bad job of it.
#8 Posted by Tennmuerti (8175 posts) -

Be honest with me now.
How high were you when you made the post?

#9 Posted by Goly (843 posts) -

never saw those ads, but man, they're pure marketing genius.

#10 Edited by ProfessorEss (7538 posts) -

I just can't imagine the conversation that would've made it possible.
I mean honestly, why would anyone think that Nintendo needs to steal marketing ideas from Sony or Microsoft?
(ps- For the record: KB rules, and rules hard)

#11 Posted by Meowayne (6084 posts) -

I don't care, the amazing thing here is:
They are ADVERTISING. Ubisoft is ADVERTISING a Wii game. ON TV. Next thing you know, the world will explode.

#12 Posted by iAmJohn (6141 posts) -
@Meowayne said:
" The amazing thing here is:  They are ADVERTISING. Ubisoft is ADVERTISING a Wii game. ON TV. Next thing you know, the world will explode. "
It's not so surprising.  They advertised the hell out of the Rabbids games.  They just don't advertise their good games, like Rabbids Go Home or No More Heroes. :(
#13 Posted by Evilsbane (4808 posts) -

Man Sony got their shit together those commercials are all HILARIOUS, Kevin is the man.

#14 Posted by amir90 (2179 posts) -

wow, great commercials for sony, hehe

#15 Posted by Ryax (4630 posts) -

not the same at all

#16 Posted by Hailinel (25205 posts) -

I wasn't aware that Sony had a trademark on smarmy douchebag pitchmen.

#17 Posted by deathfury (539 posts) -

More like Red STEAL 2, get it?

#18 Posted by HatKing (6194 posts) -

Not really, it is probably closer to ripping off that GameFly commercial from a little while back.
#19 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

apparently yes they are. 
with a stick 
a stick.

#20 Posted by Shaanyboi (1376 posts) -

Meh... on a super slim level
But those Sony ads are fucking gold.

#21 Posted by ryanwho (12082 posts) -

Sony invented satire everyone. Thanks some guy on the internet.

#22 Posted by Shirogane (3583 posts) -

No, that Red Steel thing is nowhere near the Sony ads. Nothing like them at all. 
The Sony ones are so much better.

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