kane & lynch: dead men

Kane & Lynch Ads Banned In UK

Kane & Lynch Ads Banned In UK

The Advertising Standards Authority is not amused by the recent UK advertisements for Kane & Lynch: Dead Men. The watchdog group has recieved 26 separate complaints against the violent ads, which include a TV spot, posters, and print ads. The main offender was the poster, which featured a gagged, crying…

Gamespot Editor Fired Over Kane & Lynch Review?

Gamespot Editor Fired Over Kane & Lynch Review?

We’ve heard an unsettling rumour today from an anonymous tipster that longtime game reviewer Jeff Gerstmann from Gamespot has been let go. That wouldn’t necessarily be newsworthy, but the conditions under which he was allegedly dismissed were. According to the source, Gerstmann was fired “on the spot” due to advertiser…

Sexing Up Kane & Lynch

Sexing Up Kane & Lynch

It’s been quite awhile since a marketing idea has completely confused me. So I guess it’s about time. Eidos today announced a partnership with Playboy and Fox Interactive to promote Kane & Lynch: Dead Men. If the promotional partner selection isn’t head-scratching enough, the concept certainly is. The idea is…