Brought to the UK by forward thinking toy supplier, Character Options in collaboration with innovative tech specialist, WowWee, AppGear will change the face of mobile gaming as we know it. Famous for tech toy successes such as Robosapien, WowWee has employed the best games developers in the business to ensure AppGear is the toy/game hybrid to invest in.
Every AppGear game seamlessly interacts with collectable toy accessories included in the box, shifting digital gaming into your reality and combining a full 3D environment with the highest quality game play.
The first two titles, Foam Fighters and ZombieBurbz, launch in May 2012, to be followed in July by Elite CommandAR and Alien Jailbreak. Here’s a rundown of what to expect...
Take to the skies with WWII fighter planes for immersive aerial combat whether over the pacific in or in the skies above Britain in another. Up to 8 players can play whilst in multiplayer mode as players take part in sky borne skirmishes. Each of the two planes included unlocks different campaign battles of dogfights and bombing runs whilst flying in formation.
To play - Download the app and connect the plane to the device and look through the screen as your fighter takes part in the battle that is available of the fee App.
System requirements - iOS – iPad 2 and above, iPhone 4 and above, iPod touch 4 th generation and better. Android - Google android 2.3.3 or above ARMv7 processor or better, (open GL ES 2.0) with a minimum resolution of 480x320 max resolution 1024x800
Enter the world of the ZombieBurbz with four different versions to collect; Avenue, Highschool, Diner and Service. The zombies are tired of being misunderstood and just want to achieve their own suburban dream. Your task is to fight off the angry mobs that want to run them out of town. Each of the collectable figures (three included in each pack) will unlock its own unique story line that is played direct to the screen using high tech touch technology.
To play - Download the app and shuffle the zombie figures to interact with, multi-level gameplay.
System requirements - iOS – iPad - A ndroid - Google android 2.3.3 or above ARMv7 processor or better, (open GL ES 2.0) with a minimum resolution of 480x320 max resolution 1024x800
Elite CommandAR (out July)
This is an immersive first-person shooter that brings digital gaming into the real world with action-filled AR game play. Elite CommandAR combines elements of old-school arcade gaming—using a physical toy gun to blast enemies and to reload—with the intense gameplay of modern console shooters.
Plot: As Earth nears total destruction by alien forces, an elite space commander is tasked for a last-ditch mission to save the planet.
To Play - Connect a smart device to the Elite CommandAR pistol to turn your world into a digital battlefield.
- Aim the Elite CommandAR pistol and pull its trigger to shoot enemies and targets in the game.
- Point the pistol down to reload ammo or press the reload button on the pistol.
- The controls use a first-person viewpoint with pan and tilt function.
MULTIPLE GAME MODES
- Campaign: Undertake dangerous intergalactic missions to save Earth.
- Training: Hone your skills on the shooting range.
- AR Battle: Battle digital enemies invading your living room or office.
- Free play: Fight off relentless waves of enemies.
- 3 episodes, 27 levels + 4 boss battles
System requirements - iOS – iPhone 4 and above, iPod touch 4 th generation and better. Android - Google android 2.3.3 or above ARMv7 processor or better, (open GL ES 2.0) with a minimum resolution of 480x320 max resolution 1024x800.
Alien Jailbreak (out July)
The aim is to use your smart device as binoculars to patrol the prison for attempted escapees. Stop the alien escaping and reaching their communications tower to send to their planet for reinforcements, but watch out for their crazy mind controlling abilities! This exciting game has multiplayer modes so that interactive alien patrols are possible with friends.
How to play - The AR cube from which the aliens escape is at the crux of this exciting game. Download the app and watch the action unfold.
System Requirements - iOS- iPhone4 and above iPod touch 4 th generation or better – Android Selected phones running Google Android 2.3 or above with ARMv7 processor or better (OpenGL ES 2.0).