Google’s in-house game studio Niantic Labs has announced that their location-based MMO game Ingress will officially be a thing on December 14th, 2013. This means it will be dropping any sort of beta status which is has been in since it launched. In fact it was only last week that Ingress made the jump from closed beta to an open beta status.
Ubisoft’s companion app for their Watch Dogs game has essentially been turned into a game itself. Technically this is more of a game than an app although it really is a bit of both. Regardless of what exactly this application now is, Watch Dogs Live has undergone a soft launch in Canada to do some final testing before it launches worldwide. When that happens, if you’re at the top of the leaderboard when the game end, you’ll win a car.
Mobage generally releases games onto iOS and Android on a pretty consistent basis. Usually they are pretty decent titles, some are not so good while others are pretty good. Their newest title is called Please Stay Calm and is a location-based zombie survival MMORPG for Android. The story line actually takes place next year, 2014, so all your doomsday people out there, add next year to your calenders for the zombie apocalypse.
The rather cool and popular location-based game Ingress has received a new update. For those of you out there who happen to be playing in the closed beta, a closed beta that has tons of players I might add, this update brings one feature in particular into the light finally, and by light we mean actually able to use them. Those are the Power Cubes.
Elves Quest, by developer Cellap, is an interesting mobile game that attempts to work like an ARG, or augmented reality game. The world of ARGs is an interesting one because it’s so new and is still being developed and explored. Some games do a much better job of utilizing the real world than others, while most of them tend to basically overlay some gameplay on top of a Google map and that’s it.
Quite a few games have received updates over the past couple of days including today and so we’ve decided to just make a round-up of all of them in one article this time since there has actually been quite a lot of them. So make sure to check this list and if you have a game or two on it, then it is time to download some updates.
PerBlue’s first location-based MMORPG, Parallel Kingdom, has received a new update that brings Age 5 into the game. For those of you unfamiliar with the Age numbering system, it basically means the game has entered into a new age of technology. In this case Age 5 is the Age of Ascension which means this is a big content update.
Back in September of last year we talked about a location-based MMORPG that had just opened up sign-ups for closed beat testing. Since then Life is Magic has been in beta testing until recently when it was released onto iOS. Well Red Robot Games has opened the doors to everyone on Android now to join in on their rather unique game.
Sacracy RPG is an interesting game considering it is a location-based action-RPG but unlike other titles similar to this one, Sacracy has a layer of retro graphics over everything, making it feel and play like an actual retro RPG more than a location-based game most of the time. For those of you playing Sacracy, a rather large update has arrived today with plenty of goodies including two new maps with new quests.
A new location-based game has arrived on Google Play called Ghost SEED from Ctenophore which will have players picking one of three companies to play for and from there it is a battle of territorial dominance. In this particular location-based game however, everything you do in the game is done within a 25 meter radius of your actual position on Earth.