Glu Mobile to launch GPS game on iPhone

Glu Mobile to launch GPS game on iPhone
Mobile gaming publisher Glu Mobile pre-announced this week a new game that is leveraging the iPhone location technology to combine the real and the virtual world. The game, called “1,000 Find’Em All”, is about collecting items scattered both in a virtual world in the game and in the real world - accessible by walking to the place where the item is.

This game illustrates one of the trends happening today in location-based gaming: the implementation of “soft” location-based features that leaves the player the choice to play from is couch or get out in the real world.

Watch the video below to better grasp the concept of the game:

Wednesday, January 27th 2010

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