Can’t stop the signal.
Metaio recently announced the winners of the 2013 Metaio Developer Competition who displayed some spectacular use of augmented reality. Today we’re featuring Clandestine: Anomaly, developed by ZenFri Inc. and winner of the GamAR category.
What is Clandestine: Anomaly?
Clandestine: Anomaly is an AR-based, or Emergent Reality, science fiction game that incorporates tower defense and RPG elements as a way to create a captivating gaming experience that evolves as you play. The game begins as your smart device is “hacked” by a crashing alien ship seeking your help. Once you find a safe place for the crash site the game opens up its RPG elements and gives you a choice to begin defending the crash site from alien attack or search for building resources called “nanobots.”
Clandestine takes full advantage of the Metaio SDK GPS tracking methods and places the battleground right in your backyard. The game features two ways to view the world: tactical or “isometric” viewing for a real-world map with the game overlay and the recon view for watching all the live, AR elements interact with the real world.
Regular readers will remember the inception of Clandestine: Anomaly from the original Kickstarter that we covered earlier this year. As a result, Zenfri even joined us at our booth at the 2013 Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara, where they were nominated for an “Auggie Award”.
For more information about the game, be sure to visit their website and watch the video of the prototype below. As a reward for winning, Executive Producer Corey King received a free license for the Metaio SDK as well as a round-trip flight to Munich to present the game at InsideAR 2013! So purchase your ticket for the event now, and be sure to check out when Corey and the other winners of 2013 Metaio Developer Competition along with tons of other content.
Strap yourselves in boys.