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Guitar Hero II ad by Gorillaz animation director

You know that badass commercial for Guitar Hero II that we first showed you that later came to Marketplace? Yeah, the one that looks strikingly similar to Gorillaz music videos' artistic style? Well, evidently that comparison is with good reason, at it turns out that the credits to the animation go to Peter Candleland, the Gorillaz animation director from Passion Pictures had a hand in the style of the 360 rock title's TV spot, so the similarities are justified. We also hunted down the animator for the piece, Robert Valley, and a lot of his other work is consistent with the feel throughout. Still, the "Woman vs. Meteor" ad is right up there with Mad World in our books, what about you?

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J. sykes1

5-08-2007 @ 1:49PM

J. sykes said...

Dont forget about the Gears of War Japanese commericals...:-D

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tcc32

5-08-2007 @ 5:02PM

tcc3 said...

Its ok, I dont know if i'd go as far as comparing it to the GOW ad.

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