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If videogame trailers told the truth...

As a marketing tool, the trailer has become as indispensible to videogames as it is to film. The problem is that by design, the spectacle of a trailer glosses over a game’s shortcomings. Luckily, we’re here to help you cut through the treacle and decode the true meaning behind all that slick publicity. If videogame trailers told the truth, we think they’d look more like this:

 

May 1, 2009


Best. Trailer. EVAR.This is not the best game in the world, it’s just the trailer

 

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43 comments

  • albinomonkey90 - May 9, 2009 11:46 p.m.

    hilarious and true
  • GeneralTickTock - May 5, 2009 4:11 a.m.

    That was so...TRUE!!!
  • Jam1000 - May 5, 2009 12:39 a.m.

    Ahhhh, its funny cos its true.
  • quicksilver_502 - May 4, 2009 3:31 p.m.

    sadly, i've kicked locust around while giggling.
  • lilj805 - May 4, 2009 7:41 a.m.

    that was great lol
  • Life - May 4, 2009 3:41 a.m.

    I'm not sure whether to hang my head in shame or burst out laughing.
  • yoreAtowel - May 3, 2009 5:58 p.m.

    SNOW!!!!!!! WAREHOUSE!!!!!!
  • Levy - May 3, 2009 1:19 p.m.

    So funny
  • may.be.vital - May 3, 2009 12:22 a.m.

    this trailer kicks so much ass it does something amazing that I cannot even think of!
  • JohnTheFisherman - May 3, 2009 12:15 a.m.

    this is great, my brother LOVES to kick locust around
  • RandyChimp - May 2, 2009 11:04 p.m.

    This is funnier if you're drunk. Which is why I'm giggling at the moment.
  • C-C-C-C-ComboCro - May 2, 2009 6:53 p.m.

    hahahahah so genius!
  • CoD_22 - May 2, 2009 6:38 p.m.

    funny, but to balance it out, do 1 with the same titles, but they are like that in a good way, like the most epic boss level ever in lbp, thousands of items (user made) in lbp, hundreds of hours of gameplay in lbp community, destructible environments by dropping a bomb on everything, new moves to master (or at least different setups of stuff to use your moves on different things and in different ways), new locations (each community level is different- except the duplicate ones but...), deep, complex characters (sackboys can express themselves in so many different ways), play online with friends (have a pic of a sackboy x4 place), new trophies to earn- ace every level in the game or collect everything or get your level hearted so many times, dlc- mgs pack, egyptian pack, all costumes + packs, god of war pack, creator kit 1 etc., basically littlebigplanet is the ultimate game (needs goty, imo). nuff said.
  • iluvmyDS - May 2, 2009 6:22 p.m.

    If they were this honest, I would have saved money.
  • Red - May 2, 2009 12:14 a.m.

    *Claps* Sometimes I regret devoting hours of my life per day to this habit for reasons exactly like this.
  • Koouunn - May 1, 2009 11:16 p.m.

    play with online players was pretty funny and destructable enviroments was also jokes
  • GoldenMe - May 1, 2009 10:07 p.m.

    "Over 100 hours of Gameplay!" Silent Hill Homecoming: Walk through doors. This is why GamesRadar can haz internetz. Great going, Joe!
  • jar-head - May 1, 2009 10:06 p.m.

    all but too true. shit....
  • Tasty_Pasta - May 1, 2009 8:27 p.m.

    Ha, my favorite was the Vast Open Worlds.
  • yoyoguy - May 1, 2009 8:18 p.m.

    THAT WAS EPIC

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