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Hasbro: “Guess Who” Social iPhone App

30. March 2011

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Two guys from the Miami Ad School recently produced an idea to help make old school games like “Guess Who” a little more relevant in todays social world… So they came up with an app idea that brings your entire Facebook friend network into one giant social game of guess who. On the back of [...]

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Carlsberg “Unbottle Yourself” Campaign App

29. March 2011

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Carlsberg is on a mission to unbottle an entire nation, the problem is, that nation is Sweden, supposedly one of the most reserved nations in the world. So, Carlsberg have created a campaign called “Unbottle Yourself” an iPhone app that has 500 challenges to help get more out of people. Starting in the 5th of [...]

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M&M’s Internet Invasion Game

28. February 2011

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M&M’s are doing something a little different over in Denmark, utilising Bookmarklets (little Javascript apps that are launched from a bookmark) to help turn every website in the world, into part of the M&M’s “Space Heroes” internet invasion game. This style of creative strategy has been hotting up of late, with brands delivering interactive experiences accessible on any website. [...]

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Aston Martin Rapide: Social ARG Film?

18. January 2011

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By now you might have heard about the new Aston Martin digital campaign for the new Rapide four door sports car. It’s an interactive experience that aims to take branded content to the next level through a series of super-high-end short films and social content through a kind of ARG game that requires you to [...]

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Polar Beer: The $100,000 Team Challenge

10. January 2011

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Here is very cool campaign for Polar Beer by the guys at AlmapBBDO in Brazil. Rio Grande do Sul is the birthplace of Polar Beer, it also just happens to have two of Brazil’s most competitive soccer teams; arch rivals “Internacional” and “Grêmio”, so what would a beer brand do? Alienate one fan base by [...]

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Gol Airlines: Mobile Controlled Banner Game

9. January 2011

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Here is a pretty innovative banner ad from the guys at AlmapBBDO in Brazil for Gol Airlines. The banner ad challenged people to think about what it would be like to fly on your mobile phone. So users input their mobile number into the banner, seconds later they got a live call with flight instructions [...]

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Vodafone’s Power Pinata Facebook Challenge

5. December 2010

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Last week I was sent a seriously weird package from the guys at Host in Sydney, inside was a wrestling mask complete with an attached cape and a note asking if i’d ever seen a robot smash a piñata with a baseball bat! Unfortunately I’d not been so lucky, so I accepted the invitation to go on a mysterious trip this [...]

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Coke Zero: TRON LiveCycle ARG iPhone App

28. November 2010

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This is one of the latest campaigns out of CP+B for Coke Zero’s partnership with the new Disney TRON: Legacy movie. It’s an alternate reality game that is played in the real word (locations) through your iPhone. The iPhone app lets you create your own light walls as you move down streets, suburbs and cities with the goal of [...]

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The #jeeppuzzle Twitter Campaign

24. November 2010

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Leo Burnett Iberia recently launched this cool little campaign on twitter for Jeep. Called #jeeppuzzle, the idea was that users would follow the jeeppuzzle profile, and inside that profile, jeep would be following a total of 12 other profiles. Now, in each of those profiles, they would be following a further 36 profiles, with each [...]

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I Am Playr: Social Gaming Gets Entertaining

18. November 2010

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Here is a hot off the press trailer for what could just be a look at where the future of social gaming is headed, called I Am Playr, it’s a football based game created by We R Interactive. I Am Playr will combine a unique mix of online gaming, social integration, interactive videos and story telling through [...]

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Japan Tourism: Powder Dash Facebook App

11. November 2010

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I’m planning another snowboarding trip right now and the guys at McCann Melbourne are trying to sway me back to Japan with this Facebook game called Powder Dash for Japan Tourism. The app invites you carve deep powder tracks down a fresh mountain, hit jumps, score points and unlock a line of advanced boards to [...]

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Balloonacy: Orange’s Great Internet Balloon Race

8. November 2010

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You may have been wondering what that little floating balloon was on the right hand side of the Digital Buzz home page, well, it’s part of the Balloonacy campaign that kicks off today, Orange’s global online balloon race where contestants jump from site to site finding balloons that unlock mini games that help you race balloons [...]

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M&M’S: Find Red On Google Street View

7. November 2010

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BBDO Proximity in Canada have teamed up with M&M’s to create a new campaign based inside Google Street View called Find Red. Essentially it’s an online treasure hunt where people are required to find clues that will be seeded on the M&M’s YouTube, Twitter, Foursquare and Facebook pages over the next few weeks to help [...]

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MINI Getaway ARG In Stockholm

2. November 2010

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Every now and then you come across a campaign idea that’s seriously cool, and those ideas can’t always be Old Spice… But this new alternate reality game / iPhone app combo from MINI in Sweden is very very cool indeed. The game challenges you to hunt, catch and escape with a virtual MINI in Stockholm using an [...]

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McDonald’s Creates Branded Farmville Farm

9. October 2010

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It was only a matter of time before we saw this from McDonald’s, who’ve just created a branded farm on Farmville in a special one day event. Basically, McDonald’s will become a “Neighbour Farm” to every player in the world for a day, this allows players to come and work on the McDonald’s Farmville Farm, [...]

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Sapporo Beer: Website Treasure Hunt

16. August 2010

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Dentsu Canada recently teamed up with Lollipop to create a digital campaign for Sapporo Beer in Canada, a place where Sapporo was a largely unknown brand. So they built a story around the brands history and brewing process that unfolded online, a place where users would be asked to collect special scrolls across a large [...]

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Barclays Bank Advergame: 56 Sage Street

15. August 2010

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Your first reaction when watching this game trailer will be something like… how does a Grand Theft Auto style game educate people about banking. Well, when your intended market are teenagers not interested in what banks have to say, it all starts to seem a little simpler, particularly when you combine the best selling Sim City style [...]

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Google Chrome “Fastball” Mashup Game

1. July 2010

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Wow. This is seriously cool. Google has just launched a crazy YouTube / Social / App mashup game called Google Chrome Fastball – A Race Across The Internet. The game has the same visual flavour as the “speed test” campaign and challenges you to see if you’re “Chrome Fast” by setting a ball rolling across [...]

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Samsung 3D Projection YouTube Game!

14. June 2010

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A week or so ago I posted the Samsung 3D Projection Mapping installation from Amsterdam, probably the best projection mapping experience seen to date and to take the the campaign further, Muse, the agency behind the projection mapping, has now created a very cool YouTube experience by re-creating the Amsterdam installation with a YouTube page [...]

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Advergame: Volkswagen Tame The Tank

8. April 2010

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Tribal DDB Amsterdam have just launched this new advergame for the Volkswagen Polo, it’s a top-down 2D game with 3D elements where you drive the new polo around collecting items for good and bad. Unfortunately it’s completely in Dutch, and even though half my family is from Holland, I don’t have a clue what this game is [...]

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