Pizza Hut Invades Phantasy Star Portable 2

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Pizza Hut Invades Phantasy Star Portable 2

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As if attacking the literal interpretation of "good taste" wasn't enough, Pizza Hut has signed a deal with Sega to bring pizza themed equipment to Japan's Phantasy Star Portable 2.

Not only does the promotion offer players a chance to decorate their in-game living spaces with Pizza Hut's amorphous Japanese spokesblob "Cheese-Kun," players are also able to equip themselves with a shield and sword that resemble a cardboard pizza box and steaming metal pizza pan, respectively.

So where does one acquire such epic adverquipment (yes, I just invented that word)? From Pizza Hut's newest location, located within the virtual, far-futuristic world of Phantasy Star. Who needs suspension of disbelief when you have generic, omnipresent fast food?

I want to be thankful that stuff like this could never happen here in The States, but that's just not true. If Pizza Hut (or McDonalds or Coca-Cola or Girls Gone Wild) were to show up at Sega's San Francisco branch with a big bag of cash, you better believe the next Sonic game would feature drunk coeds, greasy fries and Coke Zero.

(Via Siliconera)

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That just looks silly. If I buy the game, I am not touching those items.

I thought in the future Taco Bell wins the Franchise Wars?!? I just don't even know what is real anymore.

New Troll:
I thought in the future Taco Bell wins the Franchise Wars?!? I just don't even know what is real anymore.

Taco Bell is part of KentuckyTacoHut.

Grayjack72:
That just looks silly. If I buy the game, I am not touching those items.

Neither am I. I'll stick with my frying pan and electric sword, thank you.
I'm not sure if either of those weapons are in Phantasy Star Portable, but I'm perfectly fine with the older games.

tehroc:

New Troll:
I thought in the future Taco Bell wins the Franchise Wars?!? I just don't even know what is real anymore.

Taco Bell is part of KentuckyTacoHut.

I believe you are referring to Kentucky John's Taco Hut. They have Long John Silver's too.

Here's hoping that Pizza the Hutt turns up in Star Wars: The Old Republic.

If Pizza Hut (or McDonalds or Coca-Cola or Girls Gone Wild) were to show up at Sega's San Francisco branch with a big bag of cash, you better believe the next Sonic game would feature drunk coeds, greasy fries and Coke Zero.

Sonic Meets Leisure Suit Larry? Thats so many types of wrong it might just work

That actually make a Sonic game good this decade.

This somehow depresses me as much as seeing Gamestop ads in Prototype... It could have been any other ad but Gamestop and it wouldn't have bothered me. Now I am going to see... Wait, I don't play games like this. I AM SAVED!!!

But for how long? *gasp*

You know what the worst thing is? They probably have some variation of those which are the strongest weapons and armours in the game.

dude it would be awesome to have girls gone wild in the next sonic game

You know, there was a spoof of this in the Lucky Star OVA, which is all the more intriguing since this is new news. Life immitating art?

Reminds me of Code Geass...

New Troll:
I thought in the future Taco Bell wins the Franchise Wars?!? I just don't even know what is real anymore.

Oh thats great, nice reference.
OT: Isn't this a japanese game? Seems to me that if your form japan and your not selling out you don't exist. Just look at Metal Gear Solid with its Apple products, Playboy, and lets not forget this....

spuddyt:
Reminds me of Code Geass...

You're not the only one.

Dayyuum that's one ugly weapon set.

I wonder if the competitors pay people to Grief in Pizza Hut armor. Nothing makes me want to buy Dominos more than getting Tea Bagged by a guy in Pizza Hut Armor.

AXLE_BULLITT_19:

spuddyt:
Reminds me of Code Geass...

You're not the only one.

Same here.

AXLE_BULLITT_19:

New Troll:
I thought in the future Taco Bell wins the Franchise Wars?!? I just don't even know what is real anymore.

Oh thats great, nice reference.
OT: Isn't this a japanese game? Seems to me that if your form japanand your not selling out you don't exist. Just look at Metal Gear Solid with its iPod, Playboy, and lets not forget this....

Regain was an item in the game that allowed you to Psyche yourself up lol.

Also a girl With pizza? Whats so bad about that. I think i fell in love.

tehroc:

New Troll:
I thought in the future Taco Bell wins the Franchise Wars?!? I just don't even know what is real anymore.

Taco Bell is part of KentuckyTacoHut.

Hmm not sure if that's still referencing the SP episode (it's been awhile since I've seen it) but I've always pronounced places like that as KenTacoHut, flows off the tongue better.

Anyways OT; That's just ridiculous advertising. I hope that there's some sort of pizza paddle that does +102394 damage with every hit and has a ridiculous battle line

Earnest Cavalli:
you better believe the next Sonic game would feature drunk coeds, greasy fries and Coke Zero.

but thats what gives sonic his speed! what, you actually thought that the rings meant something?

on a side note, I would of enjoyed having......say a gun that shoots face-melting cheese blobs at people...... nothing says "I hate you" than a face full of burning pizza cheese.

So now theres a Pizza Hut in the Phantasy Star world?

I'm at a lost for words...

Donnyp:
quote]

Regain was an item in the game that allowed you to Psyche yourself up lol.

It is also a real product that is sold in Japan.

Anachronism:
Here's hoping that Pizza the Hutt turns up in Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Or possibly Obi Wan Pepperoni?
That would be epic.
Also, does anyone know if PS (Portable) is out in Australia yet? i'm dying to play this game, but can't find it anywhere.

I'd pay for an RTS where the different factions were Starbucks, McDonalds, Virgin and Microsoft.

Microsoft could have cheap units called "Nerdz" who are just thousands upon thousands of C++-knowing Zombies

Arbitrary Cidin:
That actually make a Sonic game good this decade.

Sonic Rush 1&2, Unleashed, Chronicles, Shut Up.

Oh yeah this reminds me of the Code Geese deal, oh Pizza Hut.

I might use em for a chuckle if I get this but never seriously I prefer ranged fighting anyway

Daedalus1942:

Anachronism:
Here's hoping that Pizza the Hutt turns up in Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Or possibly Obi Wan Pepperoni?
That would be epic.
Also, does anyone know if PS (Portable) is out in Australia yet? i'm dying to play this game, but can't find it anywhere.

Or perhaps Sausage Fett?

Um...

AXLE_BULLITT_19:

Donnyp:
quote]

Regain was an item in the game that allowed you to Psyche yourself up lol.

It is also a real product that is sold in Japan.

I'm moving to Japan then lol.

MasterSqueak:

Daedalus1942:

Anachronism:
Here's hoping that Pizza the Hutt turns up in Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Or possibly Obi Wan Pepperoni?
That would be epic.
Also, does anyone know if PS (Portable) is out in Australia yet? i'm dying to play this game, but can't find it anywhere.

Or perhaps Sausage Fett?

Um...

Oregano Fett maybe?

I hate in-game advertising that doesn't benefit the players.

But now I want some greasy, processed pizza.

In game advertisement as blatant as this makes me want to smash Pizza Hut's head in. But Pizza Hut doesn't have a head so I'll just do with incessant swearing.

Taco Bell is part of KentuckyTacoHut.[/quote]
I believe you are referring to Kentucky John's Taco Hut. They have Long John Silver's too.[/quote]

All they need now are Wendy's and Tims Hortons, and their diabolical network of power will be complete!!

I really hate this idea.
Just putting that out there.

Fuck in-game advertising that doesn't fit the world.

The GameStop ads in Prototype?
Didn't even notice them.

Realistic ads are fine if a game takes place in the real world.

So they add Pizza Hut items....sorry, while the cash might be good, atleast they could have put in something....tasteful......

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