20 January 2007

Convergence of the Ads

Not quite the kind of convergence I was hoping for, but indicative of the way things are going:

Google is about to buy its way into in-game advertising, paidContent.org has learned, and WSJ is also reporting the same. It has been in talks to buy a small in-game advertising firm AdScape Media, in an attempt to bring its technologies, mixed with Google’s own contextual technologies, into the console and casual games market.

1 comment:

Joanna Pena-Bickley said...

In Game Ads = Free Games??? With such a push for branded game experiences, or in-game advertising by marketers, should these games be free if they receive advertising support? Read More at http://joannapenabickley.typepad.com/