Advergames, defined by Gartner as games that incorporate marketing content, is an emerging advertising option. On MediaPost Larry Dobrow quotes Denise Garcia, Gartner�s principal analyst, media and advertising:
"With these games, advertisers can communicate with the online audience, but not in a hard or direct way. When people go online, they�re looking for content and they�re looking to be engaged. The games satisfy both of these needs."
There's a Gartner report coming out soon, and I really look forward to read it. It would be interestin to see if there's any data proving advergames effectiveness in brand awareness and loyalty building.