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Destiny and Microsoft = Destinyfragrance .. LOL

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Destiny is actually an epic new first-person shooter, available on Xbox. Thing is, we didn’t have permission to run adverts for the game.

So we didn’t.

Thanks for smelling that something was up.
I chuckled.
 

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Edit: it's really from MS. Wow

I don't know if I should laugh because of the sort of cleverness or because the smell of desperation. It's a new low.
 

Pie and Beans

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Pretty funny, but thats a well polished glasshouse to be throwing such stones in with the Tomb Raider bullshit.
 

Xater

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This smells more like someone isn't happy this game is almost perceived as a PS4 exclusive,
 

Finaj

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Lol.

"OKAY, SO HERE'S THE LOWDOWN

Destiny is actually an epic new first-person shooter, available on Xbox. Thing is, we didn’t have permission to run adverts for the game.

So we didn’t.

Thanks for smelling that something was up.

Now get the game and become a legend."
 

kadotsu

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I like the metaphor. Fragrances are fleeting, just like Microsoft's relationship with their former top developer.
 
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Quite clever, but representative of Microsofts willingness to play dirty.

That said, as a former Sega baby, I dont mind the low blows from time to time.
 

neojubei

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Funny but also sad. Microsoft already have exclusive advertising rights for madden, call of duty and battlefield I think.
 

Guerrilla

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Great idea, but I also would've thought this would already count as advertising, but nice to see such creativity. MS needs more of this...


and lol @ the people already trying to spin this as a negative...
 

funkystudent

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This is pretty funny.


Also kind of extra funny because MS really pioneered the "exclusive marketing" stuff.

Fun fact. The old COD deal had a part where Activision couldnt sell COD avatars or custom themes on PSN.
 

Alx

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It's funny. Although I would have thought they wouldn't be allowed to mention that Destiny is a game available on Xbox, since that's advertising it. But I'm probably wrong.
 

def sim

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I didn't realize it was this easy to work around co-marketing contracts. It's not even subtle!

edit: then again it's just a website i suppose

the real money is probably in tv or site ads
 
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