Featuring a complex science fiction backstory with a continuous open narrative, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game depends on GPS capabilities.
Players in the game choose a side -- Enlightened or Resistance -- and fight for control of Exotic Matter, which is stationed in portals around the world. By visiting those real-world portals, which include landmarks and other places of interest, players collect energy and score points for their team.
More than 7 million players in the past year have installed the Ingress app on Android or iOS; more than 30,000 have participated in Ingress Anomaly events hosted across the world.
Via Gary Hayes