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Video Game Ad of the Day: Rise 2: Resurrection

Enough idiots were fooled by the pretty graphics of Rise of the Robots that a sequel could be made. Of course most of the press were so eager to make up for their mistaken overrating of the original game that they savaged Rise 2: Resurrection, regardless of its actual merit or lack-thereof.


Video Game Ad of the Day: Rise of the Robots

The game which pretty much defined deceptive advertising in the video game industry.

Rise of the Robots is infamous for its pre-release promotional campaign, which feature some pretty amazing (at the time) computer generated graphics. Of course when people actually loaded the game up to play it, they were presented with a smelly and pitifully basic fighting game. This ad, which is quite different to the rest of the campaign, is for the US release of the 3DO version.

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