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That's a great ad, and (positively) surprising that that's their ad for the super bowl. Nice.

edit: anybody trying to spin this to a negative, shame on you. 



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flashfire926 said:

That's a great ad, and (positively) surprising that that's their ad for the super bowl. Nice.

edit: anybody trying to spin this to a negative, shame on you. 

Not going to work here.



flashfire926 said:

That's a great ad, and (positively) surprising that that's their ad for the super bowl. Nice.

edit: anybody trying to spin this to a negative, shame on you. 

I feel that people aren't questioning the device or it's role in helping people but are pointing out that MS putting this on Superbowl isn't based on just altruism alone, it also gives MS good PR, now while people pointing this out are most likely doing so to try to show that Companies aren't altruistic Saints , it is something that once mentioned doesn't need to  be pushed any further, since the greatest benefit is likely to be found in increasing awareness for people with disabilities to a global audience. and that trumps them all.



Honestly it is a great advertisement, also makes me take for granted how easy I have it and had it.



 

Pemalite said:

It says allot allot about a Company/Business/Organization/Government with how they treat those who are most vulnerable.

I doubt Microsoft is making much profit from this scheme with the volumes they will end up shifting, So props to Microsoft... And I hope other companies take note and make similar innovations.

mjk45 said:

 

One of the most amazing videos I have ever witnessed was about a totally blind kid playing through Zelda Ocarina of time and he completed it relying on nothing but sound cues.




yes that's the one.



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Chazore said:
flashfire926 said:

That's a great ad, and (positively) surprising that that's their ad for the super bowl. Nice.

edit: anybody trying to spin this to a negative, shame on you. 

Not going to work here.

"Using disabled people to improve their brand image".

What are you even talking about? The fact of the matter is, MS is spending so much on a super bowl ad for a product that will likely sell very little.  Your vendetta is getting a bit ridiculous here. 

Last edited by flashfire926 - on 02 February 2019

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The Switch will outsell 3DS (based on VGchartz numbers), according to me, while Intrinsic thinks the opposite will hold true. One month avatar control for the loser's avatar.

Well I think we can all agree its a very nice ad, its being well received and even those most critical of Xbox won't spin this as some sort of PR stunt looking for a niche market.

I mean only a person with a grudge would turn this heart warming video into that.



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Chazore said:

 

Kerotan said:

 

In response to part of your post pretty much what I was saying. However unlike you I'll not hold it against them the fact they didn't give this push years ago. To me that's just looking for a reason to be negative on them. MS are one of the industry leaders in helping disabled gamers in a market that likely isn't very profitable if at all so why the hell do they not get full credit with no strings attached? 

 

We could take that thought process about any company in the world, pick something they didn't use 10 years ago and they hold it against them I strongly disagree. 

Knowing you kero, you'd take any chance you can take  

Really there wasn't much to add to the post, other than wanting to take a shot. 

I strongly disagree with your logic either way at the end of the day. People can and have been proven to abusing PR gains, like it or not. 

Jesus christ mate you just can't resist. My posts here have given high praise based on an academical approach to this advert and you still take a dig. There's just no winning with you. 



mjk45 said:
flashfire926 said:

That's a great ad, and (positively) surprising that that's their ad for the super bowl. Nice.

edit: anybody trying to spin this to a negative, shame on you. 

I feel that people aren't questioning the device or it's role in helping people but are pointing out that MS putting this on Superbowl isn't based on just altruism alone, it also gives MS good PR, now while people pointing this out are most likely doing so to try to show that Companies aren't altruistic Saints , it is something that once mentioned doesn't need to  be pushed any further, since the greatest benefit is likely to be found in increasing awareness for people with disabilities to a global audience. and that trumps them all.

While the Super Bowl is broadcasted globally, local broadcasters in each country put in their own ads during the breaks. Understandably, because they aren't going to broadcast ads from American companies that they get no money from while they have to pay the NFL for the broadcasting rights of the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl game and halftime show have a global audience, the ads don't.



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I also like their holiday ad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v70Fu2WU8-w