Barack Obama Ads to Appear in Guitar Hero

Thursday, October 23, 2008| by Will Chen

Barack Obama has become the first presidential candidate to purchase advertising space within video games. The ads will appear on virtual billboards and signage within 18 different games including Guitar Hero. The ads appear primarily on sports and racing themed games targeting 10 states that allow early voting: Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Montana, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, and Colorado.

You can view screenshots of the ads on the politico website.

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