But can you imagine other genres of gaming benefiting from “augmented reality”?

If not, this whole thing could fizzle out in a year. The only genre of gaming I am a certified expert in is Dating Sims, and after thinking about it an augmented reality dating sim could be very successful…

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Everyone looks gorgeous and your self-esteem isn't exactly up to par.

\n\n You think you really want to take a chance and put yourself out there.

Or not On the “yes” side, may I put into evidence , the wildly successful Japanese dating sim for the Nintendo DS which included a couple of very simplistic augmented reality enhancements like the use of the built in microphone so you could say “I love you” to your virtual girlfriend, and use of the built in clock and calendar so you could schedule dates with your virtual girlfriend in real time.

Now imagine if the dating sim were enhanced the way is.

Billions of dollars are riding on this one, but that is another story.

I’m convinced that if it weren’t for the fact that everyone has a touch screen on their phone, touch screen based games would have disappeared by now.Tablet sales for Android and i OS are down across the board, so the only successful touch screen games are the ones that can be played for a few minutes at a time on a tiny phone screen. It takes advantage of the ubiquitous smart phones, almost all of which have cameras and GPS, and makes the real world part of the game. created the first fairly successful augmented reality called which in one month is the most successful mobile app ever.The big question is: Is this just a momentary blip, or are “augmented reality” games here to stay?Until a “killer app” arrives, adoption is likely to be lackluster.“Virtual Reality” could be the next big thing, or it could prove to be just an expensive novelty like Kinect.\n\nSmile because you don't know what to say next.|WinkYou're at a huge party--there's hundreds of people and they're all, for the most part, drunk and ready to mingle.

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I’m convinced that if it weren’t for the fact that everyone has a touch screen on their phone, touch screen based games would have disappeared by now.

Tablet sales for Android and i OS are down across the board, so the only successful touch screen games are the ones that can be played for a few minutes at a time on a tiny phone screen. It takes advantage of the ubiquitous smart phones, almost all of which have cameras and GPS, and makes the real world part of the game. created the first fairly successful augmented reality called which in one month is the most successful mobile app ever.

The big question is: Is this just a momentary blip, or are “augmented reality” games here to stay?

Until a “killer app” arrives, adoption is likely to be lackluster.

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