Why Do We Even Care About Millennials?

Narcissistic. Addicted to technology. Un-attached to the brands they buy. These are the labels that follow the ever-elusive millennial population today. Open any daily marketing subscription and you’re hard pressed not to find an award winning case study or quoted research project touting

Game Personas in Mobile Marketing: Personal Motivation

Mobile games have cracked the code on creating meaningful user engagement, something marketers have struggled with creating in mobile experiences. One method to rethinking how to approach the design of those experiences is by the application of gaming personas to the development process. By matching

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