Saturday, December 3

Tag: Bob David

Gaming

God of War Ragnarök Ad Sees Ben Stiller, LeBron Bonding As Dads

Screenshot: Sony / YouTubeGod of War is rolling out its marketing campaign for its impending release, and in this one, Ben Stiller has started a father-child support group. I can see what they’re going for here: At their core, modern God of Wars are about a dysfunctional father-son relationship. And...LeBron James and John Travolta are bald with beards? But Ben Stiller isn’t? So he’s in charge? And they’re all Kratos fans? Yeah, no, I can’t see what they were going for here. I was lying.Well, look, you have your own brain and opinions, just watch it for yourself. And yes, those are their real kids:PlayStationWhile there are a couple of nice lines in there—“LeBreakthrough” (the first time it’s used), and that final, “It is a costume,” work for me—the overall commercial feels like a missed a...