With more than half a million mobile applications available for the iPhone – many of them games — the launch of an iPhone game isn't usually a big deal, especially since many of these new apps are little more than knock-offs of already-popular games. One can only get so excited by the latest 'Miffed Moggies' or 'Perturbed Pigs' before realising barriers are no longer being broken.
Thankfully the launch of new iPhone App game TapGeoHunt see's a refreshingly different approach to great effect. TapGeoHunt is a location based multiplayer hunt game. The twist being that TapGeoHunt uses Augmented Reality to facilitate the game play. Using the camera in the iPhone the game shows the player what they actually see before them in the real world, but with the addition of a game objects layer overlaid, meaning the player can see treasure chests, zombies, ghosts and more in and about their defined real world play area. (more...)