How Brands Might Steer “The Controller”

Wes Keltner of Gun has lots of ideas about how brands can best enter the new Kinect for XBOX 360 gaming space.

“Gamers are a highly interactive, socially driven community of early adopters with acute sensitivity to bullshit,” advises Keltner. In other words, a brand can’t place a billboard inside a game and expect anything positive from it. To gain traction brands need to create interactive experiences for gamers.
By the way, here’s a bunch of people demonstrating Kinect’s controller-free experience:

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am now head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.