Video: Gaming Gambit – Promotional Materials
Gaming Gambit is a new series where I have a very long, very English rant at aspects of video-game culture and the industry. This week, I take a look at the culture of promotional materials in video-game marketing. What do fluffed up and edited screenshots actually represent? And why do we so often see this imagery in reviews of the product? Surely a review is supposed to critique the product, rather than hide its imperfections?
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