Recce 3D Interactive Mapping Tech Gets Its Game On: Go Deliver iOS App Is GPS-Powered Real-World Scavenger Hunt Meets Groupon


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We wrote about Recce back in July: a rich, interactive searchable 3D map app created by U.K. startup eeGeo and backed by $4 million Series A funding, which aggregates data feeds from other services such as Twitter to create an animated bird’s eye view of a city and what is going on in it. At the time the company said it also planned to use its location platform for gaming — and it’s now delivered on that promise, by launching its first game: a GPS-based iOS app called Go Deliver – London, in partnership with games studio Midoki.

In keeping with the real-world location theme, the gameplay of Go Deliver requires gamers to pick up their iPhones and travel around London collecting and delivering virtual packages to actual locations. For added spice, gamers can also compete against each other to pick up the same packages so there’s an incentive to get to…

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