Winnie The Pooh Game Lures Boyfriends With Promise Of Gifts For Girlfriends

By Eugene . May 17, 2014 . 3:30pm

 

Yeah, that Chanel. There’s been some crazy marketing choices in the past, but this one might just take the cake. Winnie the Pooh gets his own puzzle game in Puzzle Pooh, and to promote the game’s launch, players can take part in a competition that could see them winning prizes including Chanel handbags and purses “for their girls”.

 

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Though it’s in Korean, Puzzle Pooh is dead simple to navigate if you’ve ever played any of its similar puzzle-ilk such as Candy Crush and Bejeweled. You get to rotate four squares worth of jewels and form chains of three or more that will then disappear.

 

There are special items to help boost the scores higher or assist in clearing the goals for each level as well. These can range from simply getting a high enough score, to dropping Pooh into the honey tree trunks. Matches of four or more same-colored jewels also creates powerups that can help swing the tide of battle puzzles.

 

Puzzle Pooh is available on Android now.

 


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  • Raymond

    I would play games more if i got gift’s for my girlfriend……………………if i had a girlfriend…….*Sigh*

    • Derek E Nay

      I will be your girlfriend <3

      • PreyMantis

        Can I join in?

        • Derek E Nay

          Sure, I love to share!

  • Earthjolly

    Everybody on the internet seems to have a f**king wife

    • God

      I wonder how many of them even have a girlfriend… 1.8% i guess? the others are just lying.

      • Anewme…Again

        Maybe a bit more then that, but yeah probably not a lot.
        It’s hard to be a gamer, having a job and a girlfriend at the same times.

        • EinMugenTenshin

          Tips & Tricks:

          - Get a girlfriend/wife who doesn’t demand a castle, contribute some to the material wealth of the household, are ok with you having a hobby & understand that you are into this together.
          - Get a satisfying job that motivates you to contribute to your company and society.
          - Involve yourself in your private economy and don’t waste money on stupid stuff. Balance your budget according to what work you do and how much free time you want.

          Hazards:
          - High risk jobs like pro-gamer and the likes are probably not good for longevity. Your reflexes and such get worst as you get older, even if your passion for entertainment/games does not. Consider something like programming or game design/animators/etc if you are that dedicated (it doesn’t have to be a dream job though, just not something you hate).
          - Wife’s who allow you to be greatly independent usually are so themselves. If so, don’t expect her to soak up to you 24/7, and allow her to follow her own passions. If that may be skydiving, cosplaying or even work (if it is the latter then you’ve struck gold). Don’t get jealous and demand attention, etc, and be confident (just get a discreet DNA test for the kids if it’d really bother you that much, haha).
          - Try find someone who takes part in the household in arenas you don’t particular like yourself. And don’t stress the small stuff. If you hate cooking, and she likes it, but makes you more fish because of it, just soak it up and eat it (besides it is good for you you unhealthy blob!).

          • Byron Kerrison II

            You make it sound so easy.

          • Kumiko Akimoto

            That’s cause it is

          • Keiji Johnson

            Not to people like me.

          • God

            Odds of what you said actually happening: 7%
            Odds of it happening to gamers dedicated enough to check a gaming news site: 1.048596%

        • darke

          As a recent riajuu, I find it’s mainly because gaming is a mostly solitary past-time. Even if the other person is a gamer, or some variant of introvert, the time you spend together still cuts into the free time you used to allocate to gaming or other hobbies.

    • SlickRoach

      I’ve heard and seen the phenomenon many people call a “relationship” but have yet to have the luck of such of ritual occuring for me, so video games it is…

    • PreyMantis

      I have a wife. Her name is Left Hand.

      • SlickRoach

        Mines is called Right Hand. Small world I guess, it’s a common last name.

  • Milewide

    One day, with enough training, my girlfriend shall evolve to… waifuhime!

    • PreyMantis

      Good luck with Love Plus.

  • klkAlexar

    I thought the game was a boyfriend snatcher. The truth sounds less interesting.

  • DanijoEX ♬ the Cosmic Owl

    This is a new one…

  • TheManWithPants

    >girlfriend

    hahahahahahhahaha….

    *sobs*

    • makubexnas

      i came here to read game news
      not to FEEL..

  • Pinkemon

    Personally I wouldn’t really want one of these. They’re supposed to be
    for status, I guess? But then you’d just be advertising: “HEY ROBBERS, I
    HAVE EXPENSIVE SHIT.” But maybe that’s just me. :U

    • Kumiko Akimoto

      A girlfriend?

      • Pinkemon

        A fancy purse.

    • Lumi

      And they aren’t that nice looking anyway. And are usually heavier than they have any right to be

  • Aquarius

    I guess after you gift your loot to your partner, you should expect your dedicated Winnie (The Pooh) to receive a prize in exchange right?

    I mean after all those “points” you accumulated together, you and your good friend Winnie deserve a good time.

    Even I think that might have been too much… Sigh, I’m tired.

  • Sentsuizan_93

    >tfw no gf
    orz

  • Postnjam

    I tried to put a handbag on my girlfriend, but it fell off because it was a pillow with Hatsume Miku on it T_T

  • http://twitter.com/#!/Leafy_Cam Leafhopper

    Wat.

  • malek86

    I know some girls who would actually care more for that Winnie’s plushie head than a Chanel handbag.

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