Submitted by knifefight 917d ago | opinion piece

Stop Falling For Internet Countdowns, Or, "Hey Jack###, Thanks For The Free Money"

Countdowns rarely lead to anything big, yet gamers constantly fall for them, leading Heath of Game Revolution to write: "Be it a big boost or a small one, an increase in exposure and hype are virtually guaranteed if a game publisher does something as simple as opening a website with a date and an image on it. How often does this work? Every dang time." (3DS, 7th Dragon, 7th Dragon 2020, 7th Dragon 2020-II, Culture, Grandia III, Nintendo DS, PS Vita, PS2, PS3, PSP, Sakatsuku, Sega, Xbox 360)

dbjj12088  +   917d ago
One marketing scheme I like? Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon has had absolutely no marketing around it.
TheModernKamikaze  +   917d ago
or GTA V. barely.
knifefight  +   917d ago
It blows my mind every time I see people actually expecting/predicting big things from internet countdowns.

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