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Red, White & Blue Dragon: Celebrating Japanese games

The United States of America's birthday is just around the corner and Xbox.com thought of no better way to celebrate July 4th than by playing ... Japanese games? Well, we don't quite see the correlation here other than a Blue Dragon name tie-in, but we'll go with it. And even though we prefer to celebrate the Fourth of July with explosive fireworks, grilled food and family we just might pop in some Dead Rising, Tenchu Z, Street Fighter or Castlevania come Wednesday.

See Japan, the Xbox 360 loves you so much it's willing to incorporate your gaming culture in a marketing campaign aimed at Americans on their country's birthday. Don't you think you owe the 360 some love now?

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mike k.1

7-02-2007 @ 12:36PM

mike k. said...

Hopefully they'll release some content or maybe a demo of Blue Dragon Wednesday then. Otherwise what the heck does this promo have to do with the US if we can't even play Blue Dragon yet?

Its admirable the other Japanese games, but without any Blue Dragon content to look at on Wednesday they really don't' tie in at all to the theme they're going for.

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razer2

7-02-2007 @ 2:56PM

razer said...

dumbest marketing campaign ever...

Unless as #1 stated they are releasing a demo on the Marketplace on Wed.

This game is so steered tword the Japanese it's about as unamerican as you can get.

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LaughingMan3

7-02-2007 @ 4:55PM

LaughingMan said...

I agree. I'm just confused. Who is this ad for exactly? If it's for the Japanese, then why is the corosponding link all in English? If it's for the US, uh, we don't have the game yet guys.

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