XBOX Friday, November 11, 2005 | 6:17 PM

New US Xbox 360 TV spot

New US Xbox 360 TV spot

Microsoft continues with the very different and even strange TV ads for the Xbox 360. This time it's a city wide water-balloon fight that was first shown during the latest Lost episode.


Water-balloon fight
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Commented on 2005-11-11 18:35:43
pretty cool...
Commented on 2005-11-11 18:47:03
wow, that was fast recoding BlimBlim.

For some reason I think this advert will be banned sooner or later on TV. Anyway, neat ad.
Commented on 2005-11-11 18:48:48
'Life's short, Play More' was good.
'Its good to Play together' was not so good
'Jump in' is a joke.
Commented on 2005-11-11 19:01:23
Nice graphics, motion blur, and what looks to be like a 9999x antialiasing. Gameplay seems booring though. This is realtime? :p
Commented on 2005-11-11 19:07:41
xD

Nya, if you miss the last 5 seconds you don't know what it's all about o.O
Commented on 2005-11-11 19:09:10
Meh, I'll wait for "Greg Hastings Tournament Water Balloon Fight 2006"

Arf.
Commented on 2005-11-11 19:17:22
that was a pre-beta release. it'll be better in the final release. hehe.
Commented on 2005-11-11 19:33:08
not a bad ad
better than that jumprope one

but the jap "rolling stones" ring of light ad is the best

hey blim any info when the uk will start getting adverts it seems as though M$ have forgotten
'bout us
Commented on 2005-11-11 19:50:53 In reply to easynow
Posted by easynow
hey blim any info when the uk will start getting adverts it seems as though M$ have forgotten
'bout us
Well, considering our launch is 2 weeks after the US one, I'd say we will get some adverts in about 10-12 days. But that's just my guess.
Commented on 2005-11-11 21:04:43
Lol that looks like fun.
Commented on 2005-11-11 21:19:46
good advert - clearly microsofts advertising seems to be geared towards family orientated games of the past - reminding people of the 'joy' and 'fun' they used to have whilst playing games

cant wait to see if they have some other adverts for Uk
Commented on 2005-11-11 21:38:28
I think the ad was pretty good...you'd be likely to tell your significant or friend or something to watch it when it came on...like

"What the hell is this? Look - "...at the end they get you w/ the Xbox 360 logo.

Bottom line is MS is selling you more than a few screenshots.
Commented on 2005-11-11 21:58:01
i thought it was funny when the one kid sniped that girl from long range. Makes me wanna play...Call of Duty 2. effective ad MS!!!
Commented on 2005-11-11 22:13:59
Definitely better than Sony's offensive Jesus ad.

I'm really really loving Microsoft's new campaign. It really speaks to me! I have great respect for Microsoft for not hyping their console with pre-rendered cutscenes or technical talk, despite it being just as powerful if not more than the PS3.
Commented on 2005-11-12 00:14:09
That's awsome.

It's to bad that alot of people wont have half a clue what it actually means.
Commented on 2005-11-12 14:03:45 In reply to TheUndertow
Posted by TheUndertow
I think the ad was pretty good...you'd be likely to tell your significant or friend or something to watch it when it came on...like

"What the hell is this? Look - "...at the end they get you w/ the Xbox 360 logo.

Bottom line is MS is selling you more than a few screenshots.
true true true

i just showed my girlfriend the ad and she was like "wow ,whats that an ad for ?" and "that looks like fun"

i wanna go buy water baloons now lol :)
Commented on 2005-11-13 01:20:27
That looked hella fun I wish I could of been there.
Commented on 2005-11-14 03:04:18
Those spots are friggin awesome. And yes, most people will not get it but it will still grab your attention. GO MS!!
Commented on 2005-11-14 06:02:02
Looked pretty godd. And it worked cause at work, talking to some people they saw and remembered? it. So that was theyre goal, and I guess it worked.

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