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January 31st, 2012 10 comments

AppGear Wows Toy Fair As Best New Tech

AppGear Wows Toy Fair As Best New Tech

Technology took over Toy Fair this week and despite a range of new app-based games being launched, AppGear came out on top, scooping not one, but two awards for best new tech.

Taking home Toy Fair’s Best New App Toy award, the eagerly anticipated AppGear from Character Options also won approval from tech-experts at The Gadget Show, who named the games as one of their top five tech products from the entire show.

Combining toy and innovative mobile technology, AppGear brings the ultimate gaming experience to your fingertips, allowing users to go beyond the usual gameplay and really jump into each game, whether it’s taking to the skies, fighting zombies or battling alongside Doctor Who.

Using the concept of augmented reality, each AppGear game includes a physical toy which unlocks the multi-platform game within. The first of the seven games to be launched, Foam Fighters, includes a small foam aeroplane which straps onto smart device and allows pilots to take to the skies on World War 2 fighter missions.

Utilising the movements of smart devices, users must physically fly their plane through the skies to complete each mission, creating an entirely new experience that really puts the game in your hands.

With more games in the pipeline, even including a Doctor Who title, this new gaming sensation is now poised to take the tech and toy world by storm.

This is an official press release with thanks to Evolution PR


Categorised under: News, Retail

10 comments

  • booboo

    April 28th, 2012 - 6:30pm

    just got a sample of this and trying it now, dog fights yepee!, its great fun – roll on the Daleks!

    Reply
    • BOOBOO JR

      April 28th, 2012 - 7:37pm

      Sounds great, can yoou show us anything, pictures, videos, etc.

    • booboo

      April 28th, 2012 - 7:38pm

      yes we are doing some videos tomorrow, will put a review up its great fun

    • BOOBOO JR

      April 28th, 2012 - 7:43pm

      Good, do you know any of it’s details, when it will be out, price, etc.

    • booboo

      April 28th, 2012 - 7:50pm

      yes i will put it all up tommorrow

    • BOOBOO JR

      April 28th, 2012 - 8:03pm

      Thanks :grin:

  • BOOBOO JR

    January 31st, 2012 - 4:04pm

    Is this talking about the Tardis Safe thing then? I’m getting an iPod Touch in the next few days, so will definately be getting that. Also, will the AppGear Blaster thing work on the iPod Touch?

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  • drlegoman1000

    January 31st, 2012 - 2:18pm

    off topic but theres a really cool trailer for character building deadly 60 on youtube and it lasts for 30 seconds

    Reply

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