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.”
“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: