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India gets it's first ever foreign video game advertisement on TV

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    Correct me if I am wrong but this seems like the first ever foreign video game advertisement on Indian TV. Before we just used to get a short reel of Playstation games as a Playstation ad. And I guess there were some ads on games based on Indian IPs.

    Also relevant:
    There’s a PUBG themed restaurant in Jaipur now and you may want to drop by

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    I have heard about this game PUBG. After seeing your post wanted to check what it is, and searched for gameplay in youtube. 10 minutes into watching it, I got sick. Yeah, really.

    The same way I felt after watching a movie called Cloverfield some years ago. I didn't know it was because of the movie. Later, I found out it's because of the way the movie was shot. In fact, they put a notice about this in movie theaters that some may get motion sickness.

    Anyone here get motion sickness by playing/watching games like this?
     
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    Do you play other FPS games and not get motion sickness?
     
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    I was surprised to see this on TV. BTW, went for shopping and mobile salesmen were trying to promote crap phones for PUBG. :rofl:
     
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    I don't play games these days. In fact, I wasn't much of a gamer even when I was playing back then. If I remember right, the last one I played was Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne and that was about a decade ago. Before that Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
    No, I didn't get motion sickness back then. May be I wasn't comfortable playing Max Payne, not sure. But I was fine and good playing Hitman.
    Don't remember playing any other first person shooter game other than some online flash games.
    By the way, I don't remember the titles I played so googled and found out. Wiki doesn't classify those two as FPS.
     
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    Not the first, definitely. Back in the early 00s, I once saw an ad on AXN of an official compilation called "Wow! That's What I Call Action" containing four games: Rainbow Six, Max Payne, Deus Ex and Tomb Raider.
     
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    Those are third person games. Some people do get motion sickness in first person games. Some are due to genetic reasons , others can be attributed to bad Field of View and frame pacing.
     
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    Was it during a show that showcased videogames? I remember there were shows that showcased games.
     
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    No, it was an ad. It was an official compilation of games from Axn.
     
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    PUBG has grown tremendously in India so they have targeted the Ad in Indian Televisions.
    Even my brother is addicted to it on mobile.
     
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    Tencent is going to sue that restaurant if they find out about it.

    That GTA V boarding is epic just like the game.
     
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    i think i saw a lot of age of mythology ad on tv when it was released.
     
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