Mariah Carey's Game of War Ad Is Here, and It's Actually Not Terrible

So long, Kate Upton

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It's just another day getting knocked on your ass by hordes of medieval soldiers and a fire-breathing dragon, and then Mariah Carey suddenly comes along and saves you.

A new ad from mobile role-playing game Game of War: Fire Age, riffs on the pop singer's 1993 hit "Hero"—with a cameo from the star herself. The approach adds a bit of humor to the barely cogent sex-sells melodrama of Kate Upton's blitz for the brand. Case in point—the sight gag of a large, angry man pancaking an enemy with a giant hammer, while Carey sweetly croons in the background.

Mariah looks oddly squished in the spot, like the aspect ratio was messed with.



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