Augmented reality is becoming popular in numerous industries and its popularity is rapidly growing with each passing day. From android games and applications to iOS ones, AR is being used in numerous gaming applications and other software for ensuring a more immersive experience. Thus stating, AR is a dominant technology across the mobile game and app development sector.
The modern-day smartphones which are capable of using Google ARCore can also enjoy the AR gaming applications. Here is a list of top 10 best AR games of 2021 that you must try out!
It is among the first amazing AR games available on Android, developed by Niantic. The game had a huge buzz when it first launched, and now it has a 3.6 star rating with 10 million+ global downloads. The game lets you know about the locations of a few portals and you as a player have to hack them for your team and build up them to ensure that the other players cannot hack them. You pick one team and then play against the other in the game.
Pokemon Go managed to hugely spur the AR gaming trend by including an immersive gaming environment, like Ingress prime. The gaming environment of Pokemon Go blends the virtual world entities with the real world and adds some fascinating elements from the famous Pokemon anime series, for better experiences. The game currently has 4.1 star rating and more than 100 million global installs. In the game, the players need to capture the pokemon characters and be their masters and train them to later fight with the other ones.
The Walking Dead: Our World
The Walking Dead: Our World refers to another AR game like Ghostbusters World and Pokemon Go. The players roam around the real world and kill the virtual zombies as reflected on their screens, who change as per the surroundings and other factors. The game has so far acquired 4.2 stars rating and 5million + global installs. As a player, one can clear out the zombies and put their marking on the map for the other players to find. There is also a possibility for the players to collect several characters to help kill the zombies.
Jurassic World Alive
This is also an AR technology trend based gaming solution that is similar to the other ones mentioned above. The game has 4.3 stars rating and more than 10 million global downloads, and in this the players roam in the real world for searching for several dinosaurs and collect them. Using the collected creatures, the players fight against each other in the game and can also create hybrid dinosaurs using the lab mode of the game. The players can also subscribe to the game for added rewards.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Having 3.5 stars rating and more than 10 million global installs, Harry potter: Wizards Unite is one of the top creations of Niantic in the AR technology domain. Players in this game deal collectively with a calamity affecting the wizards all around. Being a player, it is a duty of the person to help resolve the issue. The players also get various new characters to catch while roaming across the real world and fight with one another in the gameplay.
This is a fitness game, rated 4.4 stars and having more than a million global installations. This game is an adventure one which offers immersive experience. The players may access it while they are on a walk or a run and meanwhile they can also unlock several pieces of an ongoing storyline. There is a creative story to motivate the players in keep going further. It also works on the treadmills and is the best game to enjoy while keeping yourself fit and in perfect shape. The game’s first 4 missions can be played for free and each week a new mission can be unlocked, or the players can buy a subscription and open and unlock everything at once.
Rated 3.6 stars, The Machine is an AR game which is full of a lot of fun elements. It is an entertaining game which turns any flat surface into a battlefield where a player’s machines challenge the other ones in the same room. The main goal while playing this game is to take down the towers of other players to grow the empire, and this is thus one of the best multiplayer AR gaming ideas available in the market. The players can also join the international groups to play this game and enjoy the multiplayer gaming experience.
Sharks in the Park
With 3.8 stars global rating, this game is one of the first geospatial, AR based gaming solutions which utilizes mixed reality and motion gaming mechanics for delivering an immersive gaming experience. This game can only be played outdoors and it uses GPS for navigating the players across the nearby regions. The game’s theme is based on underwater gaming and players may deep dive in the water for getting a chance to explore the Sea creatures. The players need to run and walk as per the coordinates of the GPS for exploring the underwater world.
Ticket to Earth
For all the admirers of role playing and puzzle game, Ticket to Earth is one of the best games to try out. It has more than 50k global installs and 4.7 star rating, and it utilizes AR technology trend for displaying a larger gaming grid on any flat surface. The players can also enjoy watching some fascinating manga characters to come back to life and attack their opponents. In the game, the players play with different characters and with each level they get into a different challenge set which they need to complete. Moreover, a player must clear the bad actors and win the battles coming their way to move ahead.
Knightfall AR is another fascinating AR game by A&E and it has more than 100K global installs and also a 4.1 star rating. This is a shorter game, and is basically a board-based game that any player can play using their smartphones. The player is only required to find a flat surface and then the game imposes itself automatically over there. The game is entirely free and does not even have any in-app purchases available.
Try these engaging AR games and enter a virtual world that’s interactive. All games take you on a unique journey full of joy and enthusiasm. If you also have a AR game design idea, you have Game App Studio to get you rolling, and construct an application. Game App Studio is a major developer of AR games that transforms your idea into a fun game using latest technologies. We offer customized R&D services to meet every vision of increased reality.