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Question of the Day, September 28, 2010

| 28 Sep 2010 13:00

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This week, First-Person Marketer author JP Sherman takes a look at controversy marketing. From Duke Nukem Forever's controversial swag labeled "steroids," to Dante's Inferno's campaign which encouraged convention-goers to commit "acts of lust" with booth babes, videogame marketing can run the gamut from laughable to atrocious. What do you think of controversial marketing campaigns? What are the best (or worst) campaigns you can recall?

What do you think of controversial videogame marketing?
All bad publicity is good publicity.
12.9% (113)
12.9% (113)
Some campaigns go over the line, but otherwise it's fine.
45.3% (398)
45.3% (398)
It's marketing for a videogame. Who cares?
16.7% (147)
16.7% (147)
I can't recall a controversial marketing stunt.
7.1% (62)
7.1% (62)
I don't care about controversial marketing.
16.7% (147)
16.7% (147)
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