Playstation 3 Advertisement too violent

A recent advertisement depicting a seriously hurt man fighting over a Playstation 3 gaming console was deemed too violent for public consumption.

The Musica Playstation 3 advertisement depicts a man with a black eye, scratches, stitches and stab wounds. The words: "STOCKS ARE LIMITED. THINGS COULD GET UGLY" appear at the top of the advertisement.

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gta_cb4190d ago

i think i have seen this advertisement!

if this is the one i saw then yeh its weird! but then all the PS3 advertisements have been strange to me.

closedxxx4190d ago

Stocks are not limited, and the only ugly thing about PS3 sales so far are the number of consoles that are(n't) being sold.

flipflop4190d ago

I just logged on to one of my other accounts to find that Virtual gamer tried to ban my umbagumba account for exposing him for the idiot he is, and this further proves his retardedness. How FN pathetic do you have to be to try to ban somone because your proven to be retarded? virtual gamer is a b!tch. You will now get it a lot worse.

JasonPC360PS3Wii4190d ago

Microsoft has strange adds too just not so strange as the baby thing.

"saying that the advertisement is irresponsible and offensive as it encourages crime and violence" This comming from South Africa is a little Hypocritical considering it's history of the past 30 years.

Whats realy funny is they say the advertising is offensive but not the violent video games themselves. Then again wasn't South Africa occupied by Germany? and look how strict Germany's laws about video games are (I could be wrong about the South Africa thing, I'm reaching far back in my memory of high school)

billmo4190d ago

lol, good point. How could anyone take there word for it when theyre country is full of hate, war, and racism. Maybe they should worry more about the reality of their country then a video game commercial, which I also believe isnt violent at all.

nobizlikesnowbiz4190d ago

I dont believe South Africa was ever occupied by Germans. Maybe your thinking Poland? France?

Although I do believe the British had a small war with a group of people immigrated from Denmark called the Boers.

JasonPC360PS3Wii4190d ago

I just couldn't remember which onw it was.

OutpostCommand4190d ago (Edited 4190d ago )

Hmm ?
I havent seen this, but even me, as a Sony fanboy will admit that sounds a tad...over the top.
The fact is, the PS3 console isnt selling like hotcakes, and stocks are not even near 'limited'.
Bad idea this advert.

I wouldnt ban this advert because of its violence, but because of its contradiction of facts...

Rhezin4190d ago

Sony's trying toooo hard, that's sad and what MS commercials are weird?

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