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September 17, 2007 at 9:42 AM

Warring over the Halo 3 ads

Today’s column about the new Halo 3 ads didn’t go over too well with fans of the game.

A representative sample:

“Try writing about news and not crap.”

Another:

“I’m trying to decide which is more likely. The idea that you’re a hack who has run out of ideas. Or a total retard.

If i’ts the latter, I commend you. For a person with such disabilities to get their article published in a reputable newspaper is nothing short of a miracle (and judging by the content, I am certain this is the case).

If it’s the former, then shame on you for so deftly impersonating the latter.”

It’s as if I wrote about Apple.

The powerful ads were designed to make you sad. It worked on me, but instead of thinking about the game I kept thinking about the war in Iraq.

Decide for yourself – here they are:

Comments | Topics: Games & entertainment, Microsoft

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