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When Did Blurry Images Become Teasers?

GameZone's Lance Liebl weighs in on the new "teaser" from Respawn.

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DonaldBeck2374d ago

When Did Blurry Images Become Teasers?

when blurry images became teasers.

Crazyglues2374d ago (Edited 2374d ago )

Yeah talk about lame, I mean what the hell are we suppose to be able to tell from that...

If that was suppose to get me excited about the game then you can just file this in your file cabinet under, "Epic Fail"

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-Alpha2374d ago (Edited 2374d ago )

It's a teaser. It got people talking and guessing. It did its job

MidnytRain2373d ago

-Alpha

It's still lame. No one seems to know what is.

theonlylolking2373d ago

Teasers never reveal a big part or any part of the game. This did a good job as a teaser. You can make out a little bit of stuff and since you cannot tell what it is fully it gets peeps talking about it.(like alpha said)

SilentNegotiator2373d ago (Edited 2373d ago )

This is like Apple "teasing" its next iPad by throwing it into a bucket of diarrhea and leaking pictures of the bucket.

It teases in the sense of "Haha, you can't see it!", but it doesn't actually tease ANYTHING about the game at all. It doesn't make me interested in what I'm missing out on, and it doesn't make me want more (since there's no substance to begin with).

It would have the same effect on me if they released a "screenshot" that was just a blank white picture.

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TheSanchezDavid2374d ago

What if the whole game looks like that? I suppose it would count as a teaser then, right? My assumption is that the whole game will be blurry.

And to answer your question, when creativity expired.

vector4152374d ago

Yeah it makes no sense. At least make it so we can decipher something from the image, otherwise, it is 100% pointless and just irateness people.

Riggans422374d ago

I agree...there's no point to releasing this photo. It's a cheap attempt to get their name back into the news.

SweatyFlorida2373d ago (Edited 2373d ago )

Agreed. The thing is too blurry to make out ANYTHING. I remember their first teaser they showed, people went as far as saying they see a "Lockness monster" in the teaser xD (when broken down most made out a farm/station/building.) When your teasers are that bad then you know your doing something wrong, and in this case, Respawn hasn't figured that out yet.

I think Respawn needs some teaser tips from Naughty Dog xD (The Last of Us)

Riggans422373d ago

I couldn't agree more. The Last of Us did it the right way.

lifesanrpg2374d ago

There's been a lot of things this year that have made me question the video game marketing strategies of late.

Paragon2374d ago

It's kinda sad, because... Well, you can't decypher anything from the teaser, thus... Nobody's excited over it. Well, most people aren't.

Release a clear image with a cool phrase, and then we are talking.

DarkBlade46582374d ago

Exactly, I can hardly get excited over this, when it could literally be anything, though the fact that it is made by ex-infinity ward people is probably already saying a lot.

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