You see people, this is how you make an exciting video game
announcement. You don't put out an empty web-site with a countdown timer
to a countdown timer to a countdown timer for a crap online puzzle that
the world has to spend six months solving by providing free marketing
via Facebook likes and uploaded photos of corporate logos painted on
their houses, only to be rewarded with one pixel of production art and
the revelation that the whole process will be repeated for every single
pixel until the ultimate, life-changing revelation of a logo and a
half-shadowed picture of a none-more-generic bald man who's glowering a
bit, some time before the second half of 2018.
No, you just nonchalantly say "Yeah, now this is happening".
You make this statement out of nowhere, you make it with a bloody
impressive trailer, and you make it a month before release, so that the
frenzy is still raging when your game drops. Crysis. Consoles. Boom. Next month.
Sep 9, 2011