The lights are on
As any football fan can tell you, the Super Bowl is airing this Sunday, pitting the Baltimore Ravens against the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans. It's also a big time for advertisers. Sony is one of many companies trying to grab the attention of the game's massive audience before people leave the room to refill the chip bowl or fetch another refreshing beverage. Just in case, the company has released an extended cut of the God of War: Ascension spot that will be broadcast during the Super Bowl.
The live-action trailer, "From Ashes," shows a stylized representation of Kratos and his family just before tragedy transformed him into the Ghost of Sparta. The clip is a nice vote of confidence for the brand, showing that Sony feels confident enough to spend a near fortune on advertising the game. Viewers will only be getting a one-minute version of the trailer, so not only are you getting an early look at it below, but you're getting to see it in its entirety.
Look for the game on March 12. If you don't yet own a PlayStation 3 and you're looking for a way to catch up on the God of War franchise, you may want to consider the recently announced God of War hardware bundle.
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Can't wait for this game! That is one sexy console.
I nomally do not like live action ads, but this one was professionally done.
Whoa... That was pretty nice.
Nope!!! Hate it..especially that whiny song.
Well, that's pretty nice actually.
was that Ellie Goulding's music?
and anyone else think Sigur Ros would be a perfect fit for a God of War ad, particularly this one? maybe i'm just trippin'.
um. whatever that was.