Those who have stuck with the augmented reality game Ingress will now have something more to chew on, or with. Niantic Labs is pushing out an update that adds more levels to the game and makes an uber powerful weapon available for anyone.
Layar has arrived for Google Glass. The app, simply called Layar for Glass is available by way of the Layar website. The release means another augmented reality view for Glass users and in the case of Layar, that will mean using the command; "Ok Glass, scan this" to get started.
Ingress Agents, you’ve got work to do. With the #Recursion series, two new gameplay features are being rolled out. There are more artifacts to grab, and a mini game designed to give improved portal hacking abilities. More mystery, more intrigue, and a deeper gameplay.
Google is partnering with publisher HarperCollins and author James Frey to bring Endgame to life. The book series, aimed at young adults, will have help from Google’s Niantic Labs in bringing an augmented reality game with it this October. Taking full advantage of the genre, Google is promising a truly immersive experience, much like they offer with Ingress.
Once cannot claim that Vivo isn't trying its best to be creative. Instead of the usual text and photo content, the Chinese manufacturer went the extra mile and slapped on a bit of augmented reality (AR) into their event invitation for the unveiling of the Vivo Xplay 3S.
Wearables seem to be a growing trend lately. But within the space there are different options. There are fitness trackers and smartwatches as well as glasses. The big name in the glass space is Google, with Glass. But there are others such as Vuzix who recently began accepting pre-orders for the M100 from non-developers. While those are two examples, we also have Lumus.
Sony has just released a downloadable content (DLC) add-on for the PlayStation 4's The Playroom game that adds a dash of user-created content into the game. Using the PlayStation App, users can create all sorts of objects for the small robots to play around with.
Google may have already dropped the mention of beta from the Ingress Play Store listing, however it looks like the game still has a few weeks before the beta officially ends. Niantic Labs has announced that Ingress will exit beta on December 14, 2013. This date coincides with the conclusion of the 9-week, 39-city global event that is called Operation #13MAGNUS.
It has been a long time coming but it has finally happened. Niantic has, without much fuss or fanfare, silently removed the "closed beta" tag on its popular AR game. This means that anyone can now dive into the mysterious world of Ingress without the need for invitations.