In that case, it’s completely understandable why Intel would fake using a real-life demo -- they just don’t want to end up being embarrassed like these two guys below:
Or have a similarly awkward moment like this:
For the record, Intel’s excuse for faking the demo was bullshit. From Fudzilla‘s article about the fiasco:
Intel said that the demo was a late addition to Intel’s presentation and the Santa Clara chip maker simply didn’t have time to set it up live.
But there was enough time to set it up backstage? Enough time to spend playing the game and recording it? What hogwash.
- Embarrasment for Intel After Faking Ultrabook Gaming Demo (geardiary.com)
- Next-gen Ultrabooks show awesome DirectX 11 gaming (slashgear.com)
- Intel: more than 75 Ultrabooks coming in 2012 (venturebeat.com)
- CES 2012: Intel provides new details on the Ultrabook “experience” (zdnet.com)
- AMD Hopes to Take Down Intel’s Ultrabooks on Price (pcworld.com)