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Advertising / Product tie-ins / Advergames

Group Description

Denotes any game that is based on a trademarked character, product, mascot, or logo for the primary purpose of advertising that trademark or product. Most of these are given away free or sold for a pittance. Examples: Ford Simulator, Cool Spot (7up), etc.

Exclusions:
  • Giveaways or promotions where a "regular" game might be given away by a specific company or product.

  • Games based on toy or other licenses that are not intended primarily as ads (if the developer paid for the right to use the property, it doesn't belong).

  • Games that have product placement or other forms of in-game advertising but the game itself is not an ad. (Most sports games.)

  • In the event of the product or brand being promoted being a musical act, album or tour, please find and file under the famous musical star games group. If it is a television show, there is the TV-inspired games group, while for films and books we have the movie-inspired games and literature-inspired games groups, respectively. Finally where toys are concerned, please use the this group -- the product in question is a toy.

See also:

Advergames - Wikipedia article
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Game TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherMobyScore
Power Shovel2000PlayStationAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.80
Blue Angels: Formation Flight Simulation1989Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSAccolade, Inc.3.84
Road Champs: BXS Stunt Biking2000Game Boy ColorActivision Publishing, Inc....
SeaWorld Adventure Parks Tycoon2003WindowsActivision Value Publishing, Inc.3.40
Mall Maniacs1999WindowsAddGames Advertainment AB4.00
Vision²1994DOSAd Games...
Agent XXL und das Geheimnis der Quadrate1996DOSAlfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG...
Three for All2007BrowserAmerican Greetings Corporation3.60
Oopsy's Bubble Bumpers2007BrowserAmerican Greetings Corporation3.60
Follow Funshine2007BrowserAmerican Greetings Corporation2.60
Cheer Bear's Sweet Ride2007BrowserAmerican Greetings Corporation3.20
Prism: Guard Shield2006WindowsArmy National Guard3.17
Beyblade VForce: Super Tournament Battle2002GameCubeAtari, Inc....
King Size: WarJetz + Army Men Sarge's Heroes 22001PlayStationInfogrames Europe SA5.00
King Size: Army Men Sarge's Heroes 2 + Army Men Lock 'n' Load2001PlayStationInfogrames Europe SA5.00
King Size: Army Men Air Attack 2 + Army Men Omega Soldier2001PlayStationInfogrames Europe SA5.00
Beyblade2001PlayStationCrave Entertainment, Inc.1.47
Tonka Town2003WindowsAtari, Inc.3.67
Zoids: Battle Legends2004GameCubeAtari, Inc....
Zoids: Legacy2004Game Boy AdvanceAtari, Inc....
Tonka Search & Rescue1997Macintosh, Windows 3.xHasbro Interactive, Inc.2.86
Nerf Arena Blast1999WindowsHasbro Interactive, Inc.3.60
Tonka Search & Rescue 22002Macintosh, WindowsInfogrames Interactive, Inc.3.50
Mr. Wimpy: The Hamburger Game1984BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Oric, ZX SpectrumOcean Software Ltd.3.50
Animal1996DOS, WindowsOcean Software Ltd.2.57
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Selected Covers

Nerf Arena Blast Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Nerf Arena Blast
Tonka Search & Rescue 2 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Tonka Search & Rescue 2
Three for All Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Three for All
Cheer Bear's Sweet Ride Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Cheer Bear's Sweet Ride
Animal DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Animal

Selected Screenshots

Splash screen
Screenshot from Nerf Arena Blast
Sign up to the force.
Screenshot from Tonka Search & Rescue 2
Title screen
Screenshot from Zoids: Legacy
Title screen
Screenshot from Three for All
The title screen
Screenshot from Cheer Bear's Sweet Ride