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A tale of two consoles

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13:18 PM | 15 November 2013
by Jim Compton-hall
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It's not just me, right? The invitation concept is nice. "This is for the players" is a good line. Otherwise they're not particularly strong ads. But looking at the bigger picture... well, they're both the same picture.

Seriously, these ads are so similar that they may as well be promoting the same console. With the exception of a couple of exclusive games popping up briefly, even the most hardcore PlayStation and Xbox fans wouldn't be able to tell which of the two consoles either ad was for.

Life is Short, and The World Is In Play. Now that's how you do it.

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