Augmented Reality has become the next big trend on smartphones. AR application in gaming is a smart move that game developers all around the globe are targeting. Let’s see top 5 promising AR Game projects that may take over the gaming world in the near future. AR Treasure Hunting game
The King of Fighters GO
In this game, players will hunt KOF characters on the street. The symbolic characters of the KOF series such as Iori Yagami, Terry Bogard and Mai Shiranui will be around at anytime, to anywhere. Players need to defeat and include them in the squad. Currently, The King of Fighters GO is entering the testing phase in Chinese market, aiming at worldwide popularity in the future.
CS: AR – Crime is everywhere
Mobile Heroes has recently unveiled its upcoming augmented reality (AR) game, CS: AR – Crime is everywhere. This is a game of the genre of crime and investigation. To put it simple, players will become a detective, collect clues to find out the serial killers. The game is still in its development and accomplishment phases, and is expected to make its debut by the end of this year.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite was brought to you by Niantic, the maker of Pokémon Go. The game is promised to lead the trend in AR Gaming Market and be the next generation of Pokémon Go. This game can make the Harry Potter fans’ dream of becoming a skilled wizard wandering around to capture mysterious creatures, experiencing the magical world of JK Rowling come true by using smartphone camera and applying Augmented Reality (AR) technology. Especially with the venture capital funding of up to $ 200 million, Niantic promised that this game would “pioneer all new gaming technologies and mechanisms.”
Jurassic World Alive
This is a location-based augmented reality game developed by Universal, which allows gamers to create their own dinosaur collection. There are hundreds of rare dinosaur species roaming free in your cities and neighborhoods so that you can explore your surrounding area to find your favorite dinosaurs. You can even collect DNA samples needed to level up and create hybrids in your Lab. In the near future, Jurassic World Alive will become a phenomenon that attracts gamers around the world.
Gone are the days when gamers collected treasures in the virtual world, now game lovers can hunt for treasure at a public place with the aids of hunting games adopting Augmented Reality. A well-known example is the upcoming game under the name of ARhunter. In this game, players will play the role of treasure hunters created by the event organizers (who will decide where to hide the treasures and what missions that the hunters should complete, etc.) at the venue of an event. In this way, gamers will be attracted by the game and get access to events and promoted products in a completely natural way. Once the puzzle is successful dealt with and the treasure is found, the players can receive extremely valuable rewards in VBA coin. It is undoubtedly true that ARhunter will become a typical representative of AR application in gaming, especially mobile treasure-hunting games with unique ideas and superior technology platform..
For more details about the ARhunter project, please refer to arhunter.io