Agent Provocateur Launches Game For Window Peepers


Our favorite purveyor of lingerie, Agent Provocateur, has a new game and a new adventure out so if you're into sexy lingerie, games that are called Peep in Paris and episodic video installments, head over to Agent Provocateur for some afternoon delight.

by Steve Hall    Apr- 1-08    
Topic: Games, Good, Online, Racy

Anti-Fur Blood Bath Goes Cartoon in New Online Game


Like that commercial years ago where a runway model wearing a fur coat suddenly begins spewing blood all over the audience, this new game from PETA lets you pick an animal and run around a Burberry store spray painting fur-clad mannequins while security guards attempt to hunt you down.

There are three levels. I got through the first one and bailed on the next two but it was a fun little time waster.

by Steve Hall    Apr- 1-08    
Topic: Games, Good

'Hazard Lane' is the Reason Why You're Going into Foreclosure. Seriously.


This is a game called Hazard Lane. It was put together by TAMBA for Landmark Information Group. (We like how the title tag says "Landmark Information Group Presents 'Fair Game'" when "Hazard Lane" is emblazoned in green across the top of the page. Somebody must've missed an email.)

The object of the game is to buy expensive property by propelling real estate agents out of a car. And just for kicks, you have to avoid environmental hazards.

We don't get it. In fact, we think it's the lamest thing we've ever seen. And because TAMBA had the gall to try disseminating it anyway, we're going to use it as the scapegoat for the mortgage crisis.

by Angela Natividad    Mar-26-08    
Topic: Bad, Games, Online

Young Guns Calls, Facebook Beds, Typeface Yourself, Halle Berry Smells


- The Art Director's Club is holding its 6th annual Young Guns Awards. Call for entries opens April 3 and the judges consist of previous Young Guns winners.

- The Facebook application My Perfect Bedroom, created by TAMBA, lets you sex up your virtual bedroom...for you graduates of Disney's Webkinz.

- Have a little fun with the Extensis Typematching game where you can determine which typeface you are and match yourself to other typefaced (damn, there's a creative social network in that name somewhere!) people.

- Today, everyone's talking about Christvertising. We mentioned it back in December. Come on people!

- Now this billboard promoting New Zealand's premiere of American Psycho with an image of George Bush is just funny.

- HP? Goodby, Silverstein & Partners? McGarryBowen? A new CMO? Now that's a recipe for some gossip.

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by Steve Hall    Mar-14-08    
Topic: Celebrity, Games, Social

Cartoon Network Goes Viral!

cartoon-network-viral.JPG true Cartoon Network style: with robots. The game was put together by agency Ralph and promotes CN's Robotboy. Your job is to help test Professor Moshimo's robots. High-ranking "robo-guardians" win prizes like posters and roboreptiles.

Not especially awe-inducing. Where's the fire, Cartoon Network?

by Angela Natividad    Mar-11-08    
Topic: Campaigns, Games, Online, Promotions

Victor Chandler Casino Launches 'Chip Challenge' by NPB


How to get new blood into a casino:

- Promise the newbs free money
- Launch an addictive but impossible game (extra points: call it a "challenge!")
- Infuse game with cheery casino noises
- Slip online casino URL right under "try again" button
- Sit and let simmer. With time, a gateway drug almost always conceives an addiction

Mohegan Sun, are you listening?

by Angela Natividad    Mar- 7-08    
Topic: Campaigns, Games, Online

For Kylie Time, Just Dodge the Boss


Ever fantasize about one-upping your boss? Forget about scoring a machine gun and leaving life in cubicletopia with a parting gift of unhinged chaos. Play Dodge the Boss instead. (For best results, do it on his or her dime.)

The game is simple but delightfully time-consuming. Use your mouse to avoid the boss-men without touching any of the sides. Dodging the boss as long as possible could land you tickets to see the sultry Kylie Minogue in Paris.

How's that for leaving the office in a blaze of glory?!

The game was disseminated by Rubber Republic and put together by Global Radio for Galaxy FM's "Love Music Love March."

by Angela Natividad    Mar- 5-08    
Topic: Campaigns, Celebrity, Games, Online, Promotions

Screw the Drama. It's Dance-Off Time!


Dance2DC is a new game by Shift Control for Barely Political. (Visit the site to play it and/or watch the video that inspired the madness.)

We don't know much about it aside from that Hillary is a disco fever inferno and Edwards channels John Travolta. Then it hit us: wouldn't life be better if we banished ballots and decided everything with sudden death dance-offs?

You can fake a smile, but you can't fake the funk.

by Angela Natividad    Mar- 5-08    
Topic: Games, Online, Political

Soap Opera Weekly Launches ... Casual Games?


Passions got you all hot and bothered? Cool off with Sudz, one of the eight puzzles that Soap Opera Digest debuted in its new casual gaming section, courtesy of Arkadium. Also available: Mah-jongg, Sudoku, Spider Solitaire and Word Search.

But wait! This isn't just a cheap effort to cash in on idle traffic. Two of the games, Jigsaw and Wordsearch, can be customized to feature the faces of soap stars or current magazine covers. (Looking for love, or at least the right letters? Let Blair Redford show you the way.)

Words and themes can also be given a Dynasty twist, as needed.

by Angela Natividad    Mar- 3-08    
Topic: Games, Online, Television

Geeks Get Game on With Intel's 'Robo Brawl'


Even IT (information technology) geeks need their advergames. So Godfrey Q and Partners were kind enough to create Robo Brawl. Oh yes. A smack down in which robot parts fight against each other in the ring. to gain Xeon points. Xeon being Intel's kick ass chip for workstations.

As it's explained to us, "You have to weigh the pros and cons of various robot parts (transportation, armor & weapon) to get the best performance possible in the ring. You're also able to use "Xeon points" to boost your robot in ways that are related to energy efficiency, virtualization and performance - the Xeon attributes Intel wanted to promote. Through-out the game, the players see signs and video that reinforce our Xeon message. So the longer you play, the more the message sinks in."

those who place in the top three slots will win Xeon-powered workstations.

by Steve Hall    Feb-21-08    
Topic: Games

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