The free iPhone game Trawler Report – Volkswagen Touareg Challenge stars in our advergame special

Pocket Gamer:

Free games come in all shapes and sizes. Some are mere demos, some are freemium titles trying to lure you into spending cash via micro-transactions, while others are genuine big-hearted freebies.

The most maligned type of freebie is the advergame – a program that's designed with the sole purpose of bigging-up a product, usually reeling you in with the promise of a full free game.

This week has inexplicably been a big week for the advergame. A handful have been released, and they range from the great to the comically bad.

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