By now, you may have already heard the news that the Obama campaign has started inserting campaign ads into console video games (if you haven’t read the scoop at GigaOm here).
Actual Obama ad in Xbox 360 racing game “Burnout Paradise”
As always, the McCain campaign responded quickly yesterday by releasing news that their campaign will also begin in-game advertising as part of his desperate attempt to appeal to young people – sometimes by even buying the same advertising space!! Here are a list of proposed placements for McCain ads:
McCain ad in “FIFA ’07″
McCain/Palin 08 ad in “Burnout Paradise”
McCain issue ad in “GTA IV”