What do you think of product placement in games? What's acceptable and what isn't? I'm going to be chatting a out it on a podcast I do.|
I was reading about this Yank stuff called 'Miracle Whip', which is like some weird mayonnaise-style product that Kraft makes. I found out that it's in Skate 3 ( I think) as a move, an achievement and even an in-game shirt.
Now, I don't know if there is a legit trick called a Miracle Whip, but the idea of mayonnaise themed clothing in a skating game seemed like one of the saddest things I've seen on games. And it got me thinking about what's acceptable and what isn't in product placement. What adds to a game, if it can and what looks
What do you reckon? Have you seen any good or bad examples? Do you care if it's in games or do you actually look forward to it? How might it affect games in the future?
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