Tag Archive | "Advergames"

Nike+ Presents: NikeFuel Missions Game

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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Nike of course, is famous for the gamification of running amongst many other sports, and now they’ve released ‘NikeFuel Missions‘ to gamify every day human movement via the NikeFuel Missions video game, and it’s all powered through Nike’s new Fuel metric to make it competitive from person to person as you try to top the [...]

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Old Spice: Save the World Advergame

Thursday, November 22, 2012

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Perhaps the most ridiculous yet fantastic and halarious piece of 8-bit advergame madness I’ve seen this year, is this piece from Old Spice called ‘Dikembe Mutombo’s 4 1/2 Weeks to Save the World’ game which starts on YouTube and is played out on a microsite here. Weirdly, the entire thing is tied into a live [...]

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Google Ingress: A Global Alternate Reality Game

Sunday, November 18, 2012

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I’m sure there are a few of you who’ve been waiting for this a long time, but here it is, Google’s brand new, global, Alternate Reality Game called ‘Ingress’ which places you and your smartphone in the middle of a global mind control battle that you’ll fight out in real life, where ever you live… [...]

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Intel Discovered: An Xbox Kinect Advergame

Monday, November 5, 2012

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There seems to be a growing trend towards advergames developed specifically for the Xbox marketplace as a new way to connect with consumers in a medium that amplifies engagement and can directly reward participation, all in an environment where people are ready to play! So look out for a rush of big brand advergames coming [...]

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Nike+ Xbox Kinect Training Game

Friday, November 2, 2012

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Here is it. The highly anticipated new Nike+ game for Xbox that is powered by the Kinect, allowing you to train at home as part of the game, earn fuel points and track your performance as part of the Nike+ platform with the Kinect measuring your every move. The game provides an initial test to [...]

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Expendables 2: Deploy and Destroy Advergame

Sunday, August 19, 2012

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Hyping up the new Expendables 2 movie is this cool new advergame called ‘Deploy and Destroy’ which is a twist on the classic tower defence game, but here, you just happen to get to choose your squad from the biggest cast of action heroes ever assembled, who will, if you’re good, unleash some serious fire [...]

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Magnum: Pleasure Hunt 2 Advergame

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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Everyone loves a race across the internet, so here comes round 2 of the Magnum Pleasure Hunt Advergame, this time taking you for a run in New York, some flight time over Paris and even a surf in Rio De Janeiro through a partnership with Microsoft/Bing Maps as you’ll quickly notice! It’s a pretty good [...]

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Mad Men: The 8-Bit YouTube Advergame

Sunday, March 25, 2012

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Mad Men is back and along with it comes a host of great content, including this weirdly wonderful 8-Bit YouTube “Choose Your Own Adventure” style Advergame that is getting some solid traction. It’s less than 5 days old and already over 300,000 people have played the game (or at least started it), plenty of the [...]

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Frijj: You LOL You Lose Advergame

Monday, August 15, 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

Wednesday, August 10, 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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