Sony PSP Retry Ad

By: Ayman - Published: Mar 11, 2008   Updated: Jun 22 2011 • References: arabaquarius.blogspot
I am certain that soldiers, fighters and armies all over the world would love this retry feature. The “Retry” Ad for Sony's PlayStation Portable player gives you a gruesome visual with limps and organs all over the place; a retry is most welcome!

The ad was photographed by Kaustubh Kamat with art direction by Pavel Roy for the Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art advertising school, Mumbai, India.

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