Xbox Archives - Event Marketer

Xbox Archives - Event Marketer

December 23, 2015

Microsoft Reaches Off-site Viewers via Live TV Show

For the June 2009 E3 Media Briefing in Los Angeles, which revealed Project Natal, Xbox 360’s new “controller-free” technology, along with the Beatles Rock Band title to consumers and the press, Microsoft leveraged live television broadcast on G4 TV, a television station that specializes in tech and video game programs and covers E3 every year....

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December 1, 2015

Xbox Reaches Gamers in a Shipping Container Vehicle

Microsoft set off across Canada for the month of November to win over gamers, hype the Xbox One console and prove its dominance over the PlayStation 4. The tour traveled to Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver in a converted shipping container-turned Xbox One Source vehicle that when dormant looked just like the console, but transformed into...

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December 1, 2015

Epic Screen Serves as Backdrop for Xbox E3 Media Briefing

For its E3 2014 media briefing presentation, Xbox staged an epic stage experience. An 80-foot center LED screen featured massive moving semi-transparent scenic doors that opened and closed to accommodate game trailers and demos. Three more LED screens stood angled to the floor as backgrounds for satellite multi-player demos and presenters. The show featured over...

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November 10, 2015

Xbox Focuses on Gamers’ Sense of Self Expression

At 35,000 square feet, it was massive, yes. But it was also integrated, a live translation of the marketing blitz that would follow. Xbox’s stand at the 2005 E3 show leveraged the look, feel, vibe and messaging of the TV spots, radio ads and online elements that would ignite the 360’s overall marketing platform. “It...

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October 26, 2015

Xbox Area One Road Show Drives Trial and Engagement

The Area One Road Show delivered a “rock band” style tour to key markets, bringing games and music to core gamer enthusiasts and social evangelists in a party-like atmosphere. There’s no better way to hype a new product than to let influential consumers test it out, which is what console gamers got to do (and...

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