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Topic: Games

This Week's Must-Haves: a Smart Pill Dispenser for the Entire Family

Also, stay cool with an app-enabled AC unit

This week, the Adweek staff showcases must have gear ranging from a high-tech pill dispenser that organizes and tracks medications for the entire family and an analog instant camera that…

Scrabble Finds Christmas Cheer in Wordplay With Its Latest Cute Anagrams Ad

When letters get more festive

Christmas-loving word nerds will probably enjoy this new letter-shuffling ad from Scrabble. Titled "Anagram Christmas," the minute-long spot puts a holiday twist on the game's "There's Magic in Words" campaign, launched…

In a Busy Week, PlayStation Teases Games, Touts Streaming Service and Hires a New Agency

DigitasLBi takes on digital CRM business

It has been a busy week for Sony PlayStation. On Monday, the brand announced a raft of news at Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, including a new look at The…

Ad of the Day: Scrabble Tells a Delightful Love Story Entirely in Anagrams

Lola Madrid spot gets a high score

When it comes to telling a brand story through anagrams, Lola Madrid's new Scrabble spot tops them all. Luckily, the wordplay in this charming 80-second film is more clever and compelling…

New Rovio CEO Faces a Host of Challenges

Can the creator of Angry Birds be more than a one-hit wonder?

Is it possible to build a viable company (let alone an entertainment empire) on the back of a mobile video game app that may have seen its day? Good question,…

Facebook Ads Aim to Help Mobile App Marketers

Designed to combat dreaded churn rates

Mobile marketers spend plenty of resources getting consumers to download their apps, but—with the exception of extremely popular go-to utility apps such as Google Maps or Twitter—smartphone users tend to…

Red Bull's Xbox Videos Garner 14-Minute Engagement Rate

Uses its roster of athletes to get brilliant results

Red Bull has been averaging 14 minutes of consumer engagement via Xbox Live video banners as part of the brand's current "World of Red Bull" campaign. The effort debuted on the…

Nickelodeon Partners With Frozen Vegetable Brand Birds Eye

'Play with your food'

Birds Eye wants to rally kids into eating veggies this summer, so it’s serving up a main course of Nickelodeon with a helping of gamification. The frozen foods maker today will…

Coke Runs First All-Digital Effort, Focusing on Teens and Mobile

Beverage giant debuts multi-year initiative

Coca-Cola has emerged from an extensive round of teen panels and believes it knows what those kids want from the brand—fun, "snackable" digital experiences that center on mobile consumption over…

Google Bringing TrueView Ads to Apps, Games

Marks the first time users will be able to skip ads outside video

Seventy percent of YouTube’s in-steam ad views are those skippable TrueView ads, Google’s svp of advertising Susan Wojcicki told attendees of the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Annual Leadership Meeting on Tuesday…

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