Nokia Does Movie/Game/Net Interactivity Thing, Actually Succeeds

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It was only a matter of time before a game as fun as Crazy Taxi would reincarnate in ad promo form. That's what Nokia has done for its interactive film/game The Passenger, which is pretty engaging. The music ain't bad either.

You're a driver on the night streets of Paris when a sultry woman hops in and urgently asks to be transported to three addresses. At aid is the Nokia Multimedia Car Kit CK-20W, a nifty GPS-stocked device, but follow directions or your passenger will throw insults at you. Don't you love doing life-saving favours for people who get all bitchy?

The game was put together by the interesting mindfolk at Hyper Happen, Fuel Industries and Karbon Arc, and features footage of Paris shot just last November. Thanks Netanel for the tip. We don't want to sound too excited but this would make a pretty decent (if really, really short) standalone video game. Then again, we're not actually gamers, we're biased ad people, so we imagine actual joystick jockeys are rolling their eyes in disgust right now.

Written by Angela Natividad    Comments (2)     File: Brands, Games, Good, Online     Feb-15-07  
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And don't forget the wonderful Canucks at Fuel Industries/Karbon Arc who produced it with all the cool cats over at Hyper!

Posted by: Sean on February 15, 2007 08:22 PM

Oh, how could we?

Posted by: Angela Natividad on February 16, 2007 11:27 AM

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