Ok first KFC makes a dating simulation game featuring #SexySanders
Now Wendy's has a tabletop RPG where Wendy has to vanquish the #EvilClown empire.
I have given up on society.
@msh 7-Up had a video game for the SNES back in the 90s. It was actually a decent game (I definitely rented it a few times, and might have even owned a copy). This stuff is not that new. It's just that the barrier to entry is way lower now. Admittedly, both of these recent stunts are extremely weird. Cool Spot was a pretty straightforward video game, despite the obvious product placement.
@ink_slinger also "avoid the noid" from Domino's for the C64 and MSDOS, and even Humpty's diners (our local Canadian rival to Denny's) had a video game. I believe these were all cutesy platformers with their mascots as protagonists. These new generation games are more...interesting.
Gamevertisements is an old idea that I'd hoped had gone away
@msh Humpty's had a videogame?! They seem too stodgy for that. They barely advertise, as far as I know. I hope Humpty Dumpty spilled yolk everywhere when you died.
@ink_slinger yep they did...in the 1990s in the latter days of gamevertisents.
I think a review of cursed gamevertisents would be an entertaining follow-up to the funko pop coverage by @taweret with that series of corporate mascot funkos.
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