Dylan Tweeney discusses Augmented Reality games: “Many people have tried to make augmented-reality games over the years, such as a real-world Pac-Man game that had costumed people running around the streets of a city instead of a virtual maze. Game designer and TED speaker Jane McGonigal has made a career out of augmented reality that mix real life with game mechanics. But Niantic’s Ingress was probably the most successful such game by far, with over 7 million people downloading the software and 30,000 people participating in real-world Ingress events. That’s a lot of traction, showing that augmented reality may be finally starting to take off, and it’s no doubt why Google is plunging into an even-more ambitious second release.”
And now Google presents the AR game Endgame.