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Game Functionality And Systems: Real World Game Environments [Future Of Gaming]

Game Functionality And Systems: Real World Game Environments [Future Of Gaming]
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The native GPS-capabilities on mobile phones are being leveraged by developers to transform real-world settings into game environments.

Timothy Ryan, PSFK Labs
  • 6 january 2012

In our research for the Future Of Gaming report, the PSFK consulting team noticed that the native GPS-capabilities on mobile phones are being leveraged by developers to transform real-world settings into game environments. These platforms often integrate audio and/or augmented reality into their platforms to create immersive experiences that encourage exploration and achievement.

Below are the key examples falling under ‘Game Functionality And Systems: Real World Game Environments’.

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Augmented Audio Game Immerses Runners In Zombie Infested World

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Game Converts Cities Into Real Time Battlefields

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Check-In Powered Monopoly Game Lets You Own The Empire State Building

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Game Creates Worldwide Zombie Hunt Using AR

To learn more about what’s going on in the gaming space today, order a copy of PSFK’s Future of Gaming report.

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