Google reveals a strange new [ARG] game from its Niantic Labs project this week -- and here is a first impression article by Casey Newton / CNET.
"Alternate reality games promise a kind of magical intersection between real and virtual worlds; Ingress, at least at this early stage, hasn't quite delivered it. [...] And the portal-capture game that now makes up most of the Ingress app experience may be only the first chapter."
For "catching up" on something that just barely started:
Niantic Project Wiki _ http://niantic.schlarp.com/