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Sony Playstation: Mechanical Death Spider

Holiday shopping driving you to distraction? A new viral film promoting PlayStation's newly-released Ratchet Gladiator video game offers up a destructive alternative in the form of the Mechanical Death Spide

Published on Nov 22, 2005

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Holiday shopping driving you to distraction? A new viral film promoting PlayStation's newly-released Ratchet Gladiator video game offers up a destructive alternative in the form of the Mechanical Death Spider. Created by London-based production company Maverick and director Ben Wheatley, the film parodies the over-the-top style of typical toy commercials to show off the Spider's many uses—including neutralizing dogs and gunning down strangers—before directing visitors to a microsite for the PS2 game.

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Credits

Date
Nov 22, 2005
Production Company:
Maverick
Client:
Sony Playstation
Director:
Ben Wheatley
VFX:
Marc Khachfe
3D Motion Graphics:
Dave Farquharson
Sound Design:
Edgar Moore
Agency Producer:
Liz Martin
Agency:
Maverick

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