Knowing how much of a commitment Polygon has made to presenting relevant ads, I wanted to commend the ad team on the Far Cry 3 ad at the top of the front page. It features 10 minutes of in-depth footage that legitimately got me more excited about the game. I'm usually one to ignore most kinds of ads, especially ones that contain video, but given my pre-existing interest in the game, I decided to go on a limb and check it out.
Maybe it's weird - especially with me being a journalist - to commend such a thing, but I appreciate when the ad salesmen think smart about their ad space to bring in revenue. Obviously it's the thing that keeps us journalists in working shape after all.
Here's the video for anyone who didn't see it: