Animating 2D Sprites With 3D Geometry

Here in the studio, we’ve started playing with some new tools and a new workflow for animating 2D sprites with 3D geometry. “Why would you do that?” you might ask. By using 3D meshes to animate our sprites, we can achieve some really nice animations across the board. We can squash, stretch, skew

The Chipotle Scarecrow: Beyond Marketing Gimmicks

We’re more than a year removed from the launch of Chipotle’s Back to the Start campaign which featured the popular film and game “The Scarecrow”. A recent reminder found at some local Chipotle restaurants last month put the campaign back into focus…and back into many of the conversations around gaming

Game Personas in Mobile Marketing: Universal Use

As we mentioned in our post on “Marketing in a Mobile Driven World”, the gaming community has been effective at solving a challenge which marketers have struggled in creating with mobile experiences:  engagement. Mobile games convert into engagement in part because of a unique concentration on

Marketing in a Mobile Driven World

As the dust settles from our recent acquisition of Proving Ground and our physical merging of offices, we set our sights on the year ahead. One major initiative is telling our story on why we believe the combination of a mobile-first agency and a game studio is the future of digital experiences. Engineering