Well that was kind of terrifying. (Click the picture or here for Sal Romano’s upload of the commercial.)
In this TV commercial, people find solace in Dragon Quest Builders after being shown in clear dissatisfaction with their lives. They’re all shown having work-related stress meltdowns and then cheering back up. Thanks, Dragon Quest!
The commercial had its own countdown — hype for hype, if you will — as expressed on Twitter.
We’re announcing countdowns to commercials now. WE’RE ANNOUNCING COUNTDOWNS TO COMMERCIALS NOW. https://t.co/AXBnaU1W4a
— GameRevolution.com (@Game_Revolution) December 22, 2015
The last time I uploaded a Square Enix commercial to YouTube, the company gave it a content ID takedown, but thankfully Gematsu fired up Vidme and got the job done.
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