Our inaugural post from early 2008: “Top 10 AR demos that will…” sparked huge interest. Since then, we have witnessed loads of AR games swarming the market.
Well, that may be an exaggeration – but the industry has certainly transitioned from delivering mere demos to actual games; from proof of concepts to commercial products; from “Yay” to “W00t!”
We have covered these AR games before, but Today is your chance to choose.
Vote for your all time favorite augmented reality games!
Our only rules for nomination:
1) It’s a fun game
2) It registers computer graphics on reality
3) It runs on commercial off the shelf hardware.
Here are the 18 nominees in chronological order (when first surfaced on the web):
1. The Invisible Train
2004 – Graz University (PDA, Gizmondo)
March 2006 – Gizmondo (Gizmondo)
3. Eye of Judgment
May 2006 – Sony (Sony EyeToy)
4. AR Tennis
June 2006 – Fanta/HIT Lab NZ (Nokia)
March 2007 – MXR
6. Level Head
October 2007 – Julian Oliver (webcam)
July 2008 – Geisha Entertainment (Webcam)
October 2008 – Int13 (Nokia, iPhone)
October 2008 – A Different Game (Nintendo DSi, Nokia)
10. Tower of Defense
December 2008 – Sergey Ten
March 2009 – Total Immersion (Webcam)
March 2009 – Frantz Lasorne (Goggles)Vodpod videos no longer available.
13. Do the Dip
April 2009 – MacDonald’s (webcam)
May 2009 – GA Tech and SCAD-Atlanta (Nvidia Tegra)
15. Candy Wars
May 2009 – GA Tech and SCAD-Atlanta (Gizmondo)
16. Art of Defense
May 2009 – GA Tech (Nokia)
May 2009 – Oasis (webcam)
June 2009 – Sony (PSP)
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The winners will receive the lucrative –
“Games Alfresco Hall of Fame Award”
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