Web Advertising Hits Rock Bottom

I noticed this happening myself but hadn’t seen the entire evolution of the ad.

Some viewers may find the following scenes upsetting:

Online ads for the game Evony started out like this:


Then they added a woman with a little boob showing:


In case people weren’t noticing the cleavage, the ad evolved into one where the boobs are pointed out a bit more explicitly:


Moving on to a slightly more realistic look:


And then they realized they could just dispense with all subtlety and get to the important part:


Players will be disappointed to find out there isn’t even a female queen to be saved in the game.


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The madness continues here and here.

And here’s the last ad, live on the web with those CGI boobs in context.


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