Alton Towers reveals world’s first virual reality rollercoaster

Alton Towers reveals world’s first virual reality rollercoaster

Alton Towers is to open the world’s first ever virtual reality rollercoaster, giving would be astronauts the chance to experience outer space up close. ‘Galactica’ will open in April and claims to be “the world’s first rollercoaster entirely customised for the full VR experience”. Users will be required to wear a headset in order to […]

Facebook Trials Audience Network Ads on the Mobile Web

Facebook Trials Audience Network Ads on the Mobile Web

Facebook is reportedly testing an extension of Facebook to the mobile web. According to AdExchanger, the social network giant is one month into a test involving around 10 publishers, including social publisher, Diply. Up until now, Audience Network ads have only been available in-app. If Audience Network is fully deployed to the mobile web, it […]

Blippar offers augmented reality tribute to David Bowie

Blippar offers augmented reality tribute to David Bowie

Blippar, the image recognition and augmented reality app, has created a fitting tribute to David Bowie. It is encouraging Bowie fans to download the Blippar app to create a selfie of themselves as Ziggy Stardust. Users simply ‘blipp’ the iconic image of Bowie as Ziggy Stardust or the mural of Bowie in Brixton to add […]

Audi enters Google competition to put Quattro Rover on moon

Audi enters Google competition to put Quattro Rover on moon

Audi has put together a team of crack scientists and engineers to manufacture a lunar rover and enter Google’s XPrize Foundation space competition to put a robotic vehicle on Earth’s cosmic neighbour, a project that encapsulates its ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ slogan. Audi has teamed up with a group of engineers dubbed ‘The Part-Time Scientists’, and […]

What Were Google’s Top Ten UK Ads of 2015?

What Were Google’s Top Ten UK Ads of 2015?

Google has revealed the most popular ads of 2015 according to YouTube. The success of John Lewis and Sainsbury’s Christmas ads saw them shoot to the top of the YouTube Year-End Ads Leaderboard. The UK leaderboard charts the most popular advertising videos of 2015, with the top 10 also including Christmas ads from M&S and […]

Cannes Lions 2016 Announces Changes to Awards

Cannes Lions 2016 Announces Changes to Awards

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced changes to the 2016 awards which will see the Press Lions become the Print & Publishing Lions and Digital Craft split from the Cyber and Mobile Lions. The addition of the Press Lions is considered to be a milestone in Cannes Lions’ history, being the second […]

Hometown London launches a new global TV campaign for 888poker

Hometown London launches a new global TV campaign for 888poker

[KGVID width=”600″ height=”338″]http://marcommnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Cuba.mp4[/KGVID] Hometown London has launched a new global TV campaign for 888poker geared toward attracting recreational poker players to the brand. Casual players love playing for the thrill and fun of the game, rather than just for the win. Using this insight, Hometown developed a campaign which reflects this desire to play Entitled […]

The 18th FAB Awards Are Open For Entries!

The 18th FAB Awards Are Open For Entries!

The 18th Annual International Food and Beverage (FAB) Creative Excellence Awards are now open for entries. The FAB Awards is an international awards program that recognises the critical contribution that outstanding creative work makes to building brands in the Food and Beverage industry. It identifies and rewards the leading practitioners from over 60 countries, and it […]