MosquitoKiller: Offering Augmented Reality Based Insect Murder

Posted by Jennifer Allen on April 11th, 2012
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

The use of Augmented Reality in gaming is the kind of technological wizardry that would have amazed me as a child. It still does in fact, despite knowing how it works. MosquitoKiller makes the idea of killing mosquitoes fun - something that really wouldn't conventionally be enjoyable. Using the gyroscope, players can move around their surroundings in order to find and kill mosquitoes.

Numerous weapons are available such as a mosquito coil, helmet, fly swatter and mosquito repellent in order to mix things up a little. There's also the prospect of finding hidden mosquitoes that can track the player's movements. Plus, there's the ever popular boss battle too.

MosquitoKiller has all the makings of a title to be enjoyed in short sessions, especially with spectactors to laugh with. With the addition of GameCenter or OpenFeint support, I reckon this could be a great hit for the casual gaming crowd. For now, players will have to stick to local competition and the allure of the in-game achievements.

MosquitoKiller is out now, priced at a pretty respectable $0.99.