Lionsgate and Unity want to play a game with Jigsaw ‘virtual room’ ad

Lionsgate and Unity want to play a game with Jigsaw ‘virtual room’ ad

Film studio Lionsgate and Unity Technologies, the leading creation engine for gaming and interactive entertainment, have partnered to create a first-of-its-kind virtual reality ad to support the release of Jigsaw, the latest film in the blockbuster Saw horror franchise. Built using Unity’s engine, the Jigsaw ‘Virtual Room’ interactive ad will surface in VR apps made using Unity, and will enable […]

Reese’s brings Pac-Man to Snapchat

Reese’s brings Pac-Man to Snapchat

Hershey-owned Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups is ramping up its marketing game before the holiday season. The brand lately introduced a Pac-Man themed game on Snapchat to reach young candy lovers who typically don’t use Facebook or watch TV. The game — debuted on September 19 and will live on Snapchat for six weeks — features a Pac-Man […]

Rovio bursts onto the stock market with €900m valuation

Rovio bursts onto the stock market with €900m valuation

Angry Birds app publisher Rovio has made its debut on the Finnish stock market, with its 37.1m public shares initially priced at €11.50 (£10.16). This is the upper limit of the range Rovio announced earlier in September, valuing the company at €896m – significantly short of reports last month which put the expected valuation at around the […]

Volkswagen Tiguan Sends Fans on a Wacky Instagram Scavenger Hunt

Volkswagen Tiguan Sends Fans on a Wacky Instagram Scavenger Hunt

After his first Hollywood hit, King Kong rampaged through various sequels. Aping that career trajectory, the king-sized, Kong-style gorilla balloon that stole the show in Volkswagen’s popular Tiguan TV campaign poped up on September 15, in a virtual scavenger hunt game. Called “Rule the Road” and played on Instagram, the game has a race-through-the-city format that positions the 2018 […]

‘Walking Dead’ Free Mobile Game Based on Comics Is Set in a Ravaged DC

‘Walking Dead’ Free Mobile Game Based on Comics Is Set in a Ravaged DC

A mobile multiplayer strategy game based on Robert Kirkman’s “The Walking Dead” comics — not the cable TV show — is now available to swarm over your smartphone. “The Walking Dead: March To War,” from games developer Disruptor Beam, adopts the visual style of the Kirkman comics from Skybound Entertainment. The role-playing game is set in the futuristic […]

Deutsche Telekom launches revolutionary VR game that aids dementia research

Deutsche Telekom launches revolutionary VR game that aids dementia research

Following the astounding success of the mobile game Sea Hero Quest, launched in 2016, Deutsche Telekom and Saatchi & Saatchi London launches the world’s first consumer focused Virtual Reality (VR) game where anyone can help scientists fight dementia through gameplay. Sea Hero Quest VR aims to harness the power of VR gameplay to aid dementia […]

KFC Creates Virtual World To Train Its Real-World Cooks “The Hard Way”

KFC Creates Virtual World To Train Its Real-World Cooks “The Hard Way”

Blending virtual reality with real reality, KFC is using VR technology to demonstrate how to make Original Recipe fried chicken in an entirely unique, hands-on and modern way. “The Hard Way – a KFC Virtual Training Escape Room” is designed as an escape room where Colonel Sanders gives his trainees hints and clues along the way […]

Unity Selected as Zynga’s Exclusive Mobile Game Rewarded Advertising Partner

Unity Selected as Zynga’s Exclusive Mobile Game Rewarded Advertising Partner

Unity Technologies, the largest global development platform for creating 2D, 3D, VR and AR games, announced it will exclusively power Zynga Inc.’s mobile game rewarded advertising. The partnership gives Zynga access to Unity’s world class advertising platform, which serves more than 25 billion ad requests per month to more than 1 billion unique users around […]

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