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Sailing through virtual worlds
For the national release of the new Pirates of the Caribbean, Disney France has created a virtual regatta from May 3rd to June 15th. Users can create their own boat and sail through the movie’s journey, with a chance to win a trip to Hawaii as incentives.
Why it matters
Beyond simple storytelling, Disney’s gameplay is tuned with the movie’s universe, compelling users to go and watch the movie. Can you think of a way to fit your entire brand’s universe into an interactive virtual experience beyond a traditional website?
Air France have launched a new social network called ‘Bluenity’ designed to link members who are travelling to the same destination. It also allows you to review the profiles and the “trip attitudes” of the other flight’s passengers. The community’s members exchange tips about good places to visit and even meet up during their trip.
British celebrities have teamed up with Google to reveal their favourite places for a new guide to “hidden London”. Locations include Dame Kelly Holmes’ favourite market and Ken Livingstone’s preferred tapas restaurant. Users are able to zoom in and see close up street views of each area, find directions and plenty more.