Recap: AppGear at CES

We had an absolutely amazing time at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, where apps and games really took the show by storm.

If you had a chance to visit us at the Wall of Apps, ShowStoppers or the Mobile Apps Showdown (we were a finalist!), then we hope you enjoyed the fun line of amplified reality games that we’re launching this Spring.

If you weren’t able to make it out, check out the following review and coverage direct from the event floor.

Wired: Video – Use Your Imagination, iDevice and AppGear for Augmented-Reality Gaming

LAS VEGAS — Kids have it so good these days. Sure, they can use their “imaginations” to play games, but now traditional fantasy play can be augmented by mobile devices for even more textured experiences…

PCMAG: WowWee AppGear Connects Game Apps with Toys

LAS VEGAS — There are tech toys and there are game apps, and back in the day never the twain should meet. Now WowWee hopes to change that with its launch at CES 2012 of AppGear, a collection of toys and free downloadable apps that are meant to work with your iOS or Android device to change up the gaming grid as we know it…

Mashable: Wowee AppGear App Includes Toy Fighter Plane That Amplifies Reality [VIDEO]

LAS VEGAS — WowWee rolled out AppGear, a line of iOS games that work with toy accessories. The one that caught our eye at CES 2012 was this cute little toy airplane that is part of a flight simulator game…

Consumer Reports: CES 2012 Video: WowWee AppGear

At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, WowWee, which makes both robotics and digital toys, announced that it is launching a line of six toys called AppGear that combines virtual and real-world play…

CNET: Video

New York Times: WowWee Creates Games That Blend the Physical and Virtual Worlds

LAS VEGAS — At the International Consumer Electronics Show WowWee unveiled a previously announced line of toys it calls “Appcessories,” which are game pieces, collectable figures and toys that control games on Android or Apple devices…

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