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Frijj: You LOL You Lose Advergame

15. August 2011

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This new advergame from Frijj utilises an interesting mashup of funny, weird and seriously bad YouTube videos with webcams and facial recognition to create the “You LOL You Lose” app. The advergame pits you against friends from your social networks, in a challenge of who can keep a straight face for the longest period of [...]

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New Balance: Urban Dash Challenge ARG App

10. August 2011

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Here is a pretty cool new campaign from New Balance to promote their first Flagship store in New York. To do it, they’ve created the “Urban Dash” iPhone app that challenges you to find hundreds of virtual batons throughout New York, before running to the new flagship store while still in possession of that baton. [...]

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Citroen DS4 Seekers: Hide and Seek Campaign

26. July 2011

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Citroen have launched a new campaign for the DS4 called “DS4 Seekers” which is basically a huge game of hide and seek with virtual cars in the real world via mobile phones or online via Facebook. Each day players are given a virtual DS4 to hide on the real streets around them, and for every [...]

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NZ Airforce “Real World” YouTube Experience

19. July 2011

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Here is a YouTube experience with a difference from the Royal New Zealand Airforce. It’s part advergame, part digital installation and part old school scale model all tied together via a live streaming, fly-wire (if that’s what you call it!?) webcam, controlled through the YouTube game. Basically, they’ve given users the ability to fly a [...]

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Toyota Japan: ToyToyota Backseat Driver App

17. July 2011

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If you can see past the cheesy demo video, you’ll find the first project out of Toyota’s new brand, ToyToyota, which has been created to develop innovative projects that showcase the toy inside Toyota while delivering fun and happiness to both kids and parents. It’s called the “Backseat Driver” an iPhone app that allows kids [...]

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ATG: Multi-Player Swedish Horse Racing Game

13. July 2011

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You may have seen this neat campaign launch in the last few days, it’s called “The Race“, a real-time, multi-player virtual horse racing game that goes a step further than you’d expect, by utilising a few extra senses to help players win the race, including your computers microphone to help cheer your horse on, and [...]

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Transformers 3 “Web Wars” Advergame

9. July 2011

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With Transformers 3 upon us, Paramount Pictures have launched a global digital campaign prompting the movie in the form of a new social advergame called “Web Wars” that literally turns the entire web into your personal battlefield through a bookmarklet app experience. The bookmarklet app let’s you challenge Facebook friends to a live, multi player [...]

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MINI Maps: Google Maps Racing Advergame

21. June 2011

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Ok, so this is pretty dam cool. Mini France has just launched a Social / Google Maps mash-up advergame called “Mini Maps“. It’s a Facebook app that lets you customise a virtual MINI and then challenge Facebook friends to time trials around the world through a Google Maps mash-up, which basically has you racing your [...]

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GagaVille: Lady Gaga’s FarmVille Campaign

22. May 2011

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We know Zynga won’t redirect developers to co-opp deals that don’t generate anything less than tens of millions of dollars in quick time, so I’d love to know how much Lady Gaga’s label is forking out for this campaign promoting her new Born This Way album! Any guesses? GagaVille is a promotional game inside FarmVille [...]

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Friskies: HTML5 iPad Games For Cats

21. May 2011

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So I’m pretty sure this will be on just about every blog in the world over the next week… As a general rule, if you were to take the iPad and combine that with Cats you’ve got something pretty flammable! But when you can actually download and try it for yourself at home, you might [...]

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The Vodafone Pixel Hunt

13. May 2011

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This was a great little promo for Vodafone’s release of the LG Optimus in Germany, created to help highlight the quality of the 5 mega pixel camera. The promotion was called the Vodafone Pixel Hunt, and was based around an online game that held a 5 Million Pixel image that just happened to be holding [...]

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Russian “Facebook” Roulette App Concept

10. May 2011

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Here is a great little concept for Russian Standard Vodka by a few students from the Miami Ad School in Europe, it’s completely fake of course, but conceptually very cool, and all from the next generation of industry creatives prepared to push the boundaries, which is exciting to see. The Russian “Facebook” Roulette App is [...]

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Budweiser “Poolball” Experiential Campaign

4. May 2011

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I’ve got a few friends who’d do kill to get a game of this… Budweiser “Poolball” is a concept created by our friends at Ogilvy Agrentina, combining the things guys like most, football, beer and a night on the town with their mates, into an oversized game of pool, played with mini soccer balls. The [...]

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Heineken Star Player: Live Football Gaming App

1. May 2011

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Heineken have just launched a multi-platform gaming app called the “Heineken Star Player”, available on mobile (iPhone only for the moment) and Facebook, with the game placing you at the centre of every UEFA Champions League match, where you can take on friends and indeed the world, as you make big calls for points and [...]

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Kung Fu Panda 2 Facebook Parade

26. April 2011

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Love this. With every new movie release comes an increasingly important social component that can now make or break an opening weekend. Gone are the days of the famous microsite that plays the latest trailer and challenges you to an advergame… Those days only started a few years ago for the big film studios, and [...]

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