Swag Archive

  • Damn, Precursor Orbs Are Heavy!

    Damn, Precursor Orbs Are Heavy!

    Precursor Orbs, like coins in a Mario game, are the collectible artifacts and currency of the Jak and Daxter universe. Jak has collected thousands of them throughout his 5-game career and Daxter picked up his fair share during his solo PSP adventure. But I don’t […]

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  • I’ve Been Probed in Uranus Zone!

    I’ve Been Probed in Uranus Zone!

    Final copy of Dead Rising 2: Off the Record arrived at VGBlogger HQ today, and with it came this delightfully juvenile t-shirt about getting probed in the anus. Ah, the “in Uranus” joke — it never goes out of style! Returning zombie slayer Frank West […]

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  • Call of the Dead Movie Poster Brings Out My Inner Zombie Killer

    Call of the Dead Movie Poster Brings Out My Inner Zombie Killer

    Activision has come through big with another killer promo press mailing. This full-sized movie poster for Call of the Dead arrived on my doorstep late Friday, hyping the new Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies mission, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robert Englund, Michael Rooker, Danny […]

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  • Prototype 2 Commando Sweater and Classified Materials

    Prototype 2 Commando Sweater and Classified Materials

    Prototype 2 won’t be out until next year, but that’s not stopping Activision from putting on an early PR blitz. Promoting the game’s exclusive preview in the April 2011 issue of EGM, Activision sent me a surprise present today in the form of a ‘classified’ […]

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  • Gods Eater Burst Survival Kit Prepares Me for the Aragami Apocalypse

    Gods Eater Burst Survival Kit Prepares Me for the Aragami Apocalypse

    Serving as an unintended reminder of the ongoing tragedy in Japan after the recent and devastating earthquake and tsunami, today I received this survival kit from D3Publisher, preparing me for the world-ending invasion of the Aragami in the publisher’s new PSP action-RPG, Gods Eater Burst. […]

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  • Profess Your Love for Alan Wake, Win Some Swag

    Profess Your Love for Alan Wake, Win Some Swag

    How much do you love Alan Wake? Wait, don’t tell me. Well, you can if you like, as I’m always up for a chat, but you won’t win anything here. Whisper sweet nothings into Remedy Entertainment’s ear, though, and you may just win over their […]

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  • Killzone 3 Arrives With Army Men Escorts

    Killzone 3 Arrives With Army Men Escorts

    I’ve received a lot of cool (and sometimes odd) swag/promo items over the years, but I’m not sure if anything can top these collectible army men toy figures Sony tucked in with my copy of Killzone 3. Yes, toy army men! Fuck yeah! According to […]

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  • Won’t You Be My Valentine, Aya Brea?

    Won’t You Be My Valentine, Aya Brea?

    Square Enix sure seems to be having fun promoting the upcoming release of The 3rd Birthday. Last month I received a blood-soaked invitation to Aya Brea’s wedding. And now today — Valentine’s Day — I’ve received a valentine and a box of chocolates from Aya. […]

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  • A Blood-Splattered Wedding Invite From Aya Brea

    A Blood-Splattered Wedding Invite From Aya Brea

    This “Confidential” PR mailer landed on my doorstep from Square Enix earlier this afternoon. Clueless as to what it could be, I eagerly pulled it open to find a bloodied wedding invitation and a collection of character bios promoting The 3rd Birthday, the third installment […]

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  • WiiWare + Wii Remote x Fun = Fluidity

    WiiWare + Wii Remote x Fun = Fluidity

    Or so says the care package Nintendo sent me today in anticipation of its upcoming indie-developed WiiWare title Fluidity, which also included a refreshing bottle of re:newal premium spring water. Developed by Curve Studios, Fluidity is a splash-filled puzzle game that will challenge players to […]

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