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SCEA marketing VP talks about crying babies

With the PS3 a paltry few hours away, Sony heads are pulling all the stops to make those who don't get one feel better less angry about the situation. One of those Sony heads hard at work is Peter Dille, senior VP of marketing at SCEA. Unsurprisingly, Mr. Dille feels good about Sony's marketing...

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A strange French PS2 ad hits the web for July

You have to hand it to Sony. They're not afraid to try anything with their advertising. The above (NSFW) clip was produced by the French ad agency, TBWA-Paris, for the PlayStation France online gallery (Artcade). Though the ad may never see the television light of day, maybe the bald dude at the...

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UK PSP advertisements ruled as inoffensive

It all started with a few tongue-in-cheek posters Sony put up to promote the PSP -- simple posters, with phrases such as "Your girlfriend's white bits here" and "Take a running leap." Sony voluntarily took down the latter poster, which was found near subway rails, but the prickly PSP posters...

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Fuss over Sony PSP ads in the UK

In the wake of Sony's graffiti-fuelled advertising campaign, the games giant has tried a fresh start, plastering public transport in the UK with enticing slogans. However, the slogans seem to have caused more trouble than necessary; an advert on a Manchester platform encouraging travellers to "take...

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Disturbing "disruptive" PS2 ad

TBWA, one of the world's largest ad firms, is responsible for the ubiquitous neon iPod ads and the unfortunate PSP graffiti ads that have municipalities all riled up. They call their unique brand of advertising "disruptive." They break it down this way, "TBWA = Disruption." Alright, got it. I...

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Sony's fony graffiti sparks lashback

Sony's guerilla graffiti campaign promoting the PSP in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and San Francisco has pissed some folks off. The best way to fight corporate graffiti? With graffiti, of course. Pictured here: one vandal's response to the PSP ad campaign. Sony's not the only...

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Sony PSP advertising hits the streets

Looks like Ken Kutaragi's been "getting up" on the streets of New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco where a series of PSP-inspired graffiti art has been spotted. The chalk drawings and posters illustrate cartoonish looking children playing with oversized PSPs. So is this a legitimate...

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The Passion of PS? Vatican calls Sony ad "irreverent"

Sony appears to have released a peculiarly Italian ad to celebrate the PlayStation's tenth year, but it's raised the ire of Vatican officials due to its connection to the Christ. The ad "features a young man's face, encircled by what appears to be a crown of thorns, but on closer inspection is...

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