Baseball Video Game, MLB The Show, Is Vine MVP

With trending hashtags, Vines are bound to continue building steam. Time to hop on board, businesses!

To help you accomplish this (and to help you NOT get tangled in Vine), we’ve shared best business guidelines as well as some hilarious Vines and cool Vines to get your creative juices flowing.

And now, predictably, a video game has taken Vine to the next level. Talk about marketing magic.

MLB The Show is a baseball video game that is “so real, it’s unreal” – and they’re proving it with Vine.

Gameranx shares that some fans of the PS3-exclusive game recently got a surprise via Twitter – a trading card made from their likeness on Vine.

These cards are created with the help of one of the design team’s artists and photos from their twitter profile. These cards are one of the more unique ways MLB the Show 2013 has been trying to excite old and new fans.

And they looked like this:


According to SportsCity, “The Show has also been giving away some choice prizes away to their followers all day which have included a signed baseball from Matt Kemp and a signed jersey from Andrew McCutchen.”


How cool are those?

Have you seen other awesomely creative uses of Vine? Let us know and maybe you’ll see them featured here!

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@MaryCLong Mary C. Long is Chief Ghost at Digital Media Ghost. She writes about everything online and is published widely, with a focus on privacy concerns, specifically social sabotage.
Publish date: April 17, 2013 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT