• Publisher: int13
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 11.5 MB
  • Version: 1.6
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating: 4.3 (3)
App description: To play, you have to print or draw this tag : http://www.ardefender.com/ardefender.pdf

ARDefender is a simple yet very innovative game based on a new technology known as Vision Based Augmented Reality.
It uses the camera of the iPhone to blend the game world and the real world for a truly surprising, immersive and fun experience!

See the game trailer on Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=M5FFDrCJ64c


A few words from the developer
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With ARDefender we wanted to create a simple yet entertaining game to showcase the Augmented Reality Technology we've spent years developing and refining.

We strongly believe in the AR potential to bring something fresh and really different in mobile gaming and we're working on a very ambitious project based on the next iteration of our AR engine.

We're using the feedback we got with ARDefender to make the user experience as smooth as possible.


Press Quotes
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"The Benchmark in AR Gaming" -- AugmentedPlanet.com

"Its a nice twist to a well-used game concept, and developer int13 seem to have done a good job executing it." -- Geek.com

"The First Fun Augmented Reality Game on the iPhone App Store" -- GamesAlfresco.com

"ARDefender is definitely neat, and supplies the wow factor." -- AppAdvice.com

"ARDefender is one of the first augmented reality games that I have played that actually works well." -- 148apps.com

"ARDefender is definitely my top augmented reality game for the iPhone."
"The game looks incredibly sharp and ultra smooth."
"ARDefender is a dollar well spent for both a fun gaming distraction and something cool to show your friends." -- TouchArcade.com


Features
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* Super smooth and robust AR engine
* HD graphics
* 20 different levels
* Works on all iOS devices with a camera (except the iPhone 3G)
* 22 Achievements
* Two different themes with different towers and enemies: Classic and Halloween
* Power-ups (like the defense drone or the Armageddon)
* Unlockable special towers with different weapons

ImNoSuperMan's comments:


Touch Arcade Hands On : http://toucharcade.com/2010/09/27/ha...-defense-game/

09-29-2010, 12:59 PM
#2
grrrrrr Not for 3g.........gutted as i was looking forward to this game ;(

09-29-2010, 12:59 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Central Coast of California
Posts: 788
This game is sweet! I love it. Haven't played much, but I love the augmented reality-ness of it.

I've been away for awhile, but I'm back.
09-29-2010, 01:02 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Finland
Posts: 329
Sounds fun. Playing this in the morning and seeing your cup of coffee on the screen will certainly make you wake up better.

Now just imagine a turn-based strategy game with terrain effects, like War of Eustrath or Battle for Wesnoth. Then only if the iPhone camera could detect what kind of terrain it is you're targeting (maybe with camera and GPS coordinates) and would give you terrain benefits based on what it is you're shooting your camera at.

Let's imagine you have a water monster next to you and your character is somekind of elementalist, you could go and light a bonfire and use fire element in your attack to damage the water creature more.
09-29-2010, 01:03 PM
#5
What bad day for old device owners

eh
09-29-2010, 01:13 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Super Earth - Our Home.
Posts: 5,511
79 cents? This will be a great game to show off with my iPod Touch 4G!
09-29-2010, 01:20 PM
#7
IT'S OUT!!!!

Been waiting all week on this!!! Don't know why I'm so excited but this looked so cool!!! Eating lunch and downloading now!!!

Gamecenter:1337brian
09-29-2010, 01:26 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Super Earth - Our Home.
Posts: 5,511
Downloading it right now!
09-29-2010, 01:35 PM
#9
SWEET! Downloading. Can't wait to test out the BIG PDF.

Game Center: Diligence
09-29-2010, 01:35 PM
#10
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Super Earth - Our Home.
Posts: 5,511
this is pretty impressive *first ipressions*

I hope to see more of these games.