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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyTue 9 Jun 2020 - 12:04

@Buskalilly wrote:
Yep, Nintendo did it back a little but "edgy" has never been their schtick really. I think they look better for it to be honest, it's all a bit cringe when you look back now.

This is edgy

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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyTue 9 Jun 2020 - 13:04

I wish Daikatana had been good enough to be worthy of that campaign.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyWed 10 Jun 2020 - 19:35

I vaguely remember when a company would just use a picture of a woman in her bikini, having nothing to do with the title in question, to advertise a game. This was in CVG when I was too young to recognise what the heck was the point. Then I stopped getting multiformat mags and saw much less of that particular brand of awfulness.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyThu 11 Jun 2020 - 8:47

I remember those kinds of adverts being very desirable when I was growing a little older but did not yet have unrestricted access to the internet. Nina Williams, the cast of Dead or Alive, Lara Croft and a full-page of Billie Piper in Doctor Who magazine, I salute you.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyThu 11 Jun 2020 - 12:11

As someone who's never been attracted to women, those adverts did not work on me, and if anything made me feel embarrassed to be associated with the demographic those ads were pitched at. But then big companies are hardly known to care for us gays!
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyThu 11 Jun 2020 - 12:23

I am talking about being 13, mind. Nowadays I think they're at best cringeworthy, at worst pretty harmful to players who don't fit that mold.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyThu 11 Jun 2020 - 12:33

Oh sure - I meant the same kind of age, although I considered myself straight at the time (little did I know) - I just found the association with the stereotype uncomfortable, though I couldn't put my finger on why. I remember quite clearly a friend of mine having posters of cars and scantily-clad women (there was definitely a Layer Cake poster in his room) and thinking "god I would never choose to own anything like this". But being into video games, I was pretty exposed to it! Lush polygonal boobs and that.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyFri 12 Jun 2020 - 17:21

Whereas I was actually straight (wasn't sure of it at the time mind), but had the looming spectre of CATHOLICISM breathing down my neck every time I saw a space between sock and trouser/skirt.

That said, as an adolescent I was fully into Nintendonly mags and, as mentioned, got a lot less flesh there. The main one I remember getting hot and bothered by when I was an age for heat and botheredness was for Beach Spikers, where half the ad was just a woman's torso. No head, no legs. Just torso. Ick.

(That said, it's more understandable for a beach volleyball game where that sort of thing seems to be a good 79% of the appeal - 79% being what NGC gave it, I think. Why do these things stick in my head when useful things don't? Sulk )
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptySat 13 Jun 2020 - 6:56

Luckily, my Catholic guilt was no match for my natural instinct to rebel against everything and never ever do what I'm told.
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@Balladeer wrote:
I vaguely remember when a company would just use a picture of a woman in her bikini, having nothing to do with the title in question, to advertise a game.  This was in CVG when I was too young to recognise what the heck was the point.  Then I stopped getting multiformat mags and saw much less of that particular brand of awfulness.

I was recently given a treasure trove of old Gamemaster magazines that I bought and kept in my dad's garage for some reason - there is a lot of those sort of ads you're describing there!
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyTue 16 Jun 2020 - 20:19

@JayMoyles wrote:
I was recently given a treasure trove of old Gamemaster magazines that I bought and kept in my dad's garage for some reason - there is a lot of those sort of ads you're describing there!

I wonder what reason that could be. Suspect
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The worst game had the worst advert. Cheeky.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptySun 4 Oct 2020 - 20:17

With next gen upcoming and seeing Balla bring up David Lynch not that long ago


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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptySun 4 Oct 2020 - 20:21

Well that can piss off.

I wanted to sleep tonight as well.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyMon 5 Oct 2020 - 19:40

Why the bobbins was it called 'the third place'? Eh?
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptySun 11 Oct 2020 - 14:13

No idea, the only Xbox ad I can think of is
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyMon 12 Oct 2020 - 3:13

An all-timer. I made Matt watch that one time.

I don't remember many Xbox ads, but there were some stunning Halo ads back in the day.
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Well, that's convinced me. Everybody, I'm off to GameStation to buy a GameCube!
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyTue 13 Oct 2020 - 22:11

I remember that one, Nintendo really went a bit bonkers around the Cube era didn't they? Also look at that price! We were really spoilt by the GameCube.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyTue 13 Oct 2020 - 22:16

That is a bargain as PS2 only went down to £99 when PS3 was out
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyWed 14 Oct 2020 - 3:01

If I saw a gamecube, Donkey Konga and Bongos bundle for £90 TODAY I would snap it up. Blimey!
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyWed 14 Oct 2020 - 19:02

Me too! I'd need a new memory card as well though, not sure where my old one is.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyWed 14 Oct 2020 - 21:21

I got that Donkey Konga bundle after my older brother moved out taking our original cube with him.
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PostSubject: Re: "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!"   "Hot Buttered Popcorn That's A Deal!" - Page 2 EmptyTue 23 Mar 2021 - 13:47

So, with Monster Hunter returning to a Nintendo console in a few days let's have a look at those MH tri wii adverts again.

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Ah, a classic. Also:
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