comscore E3 2017: Garfield GO is a Pokémon GO clone for iOS, Android

E3 2017: Garfield GO is a Pokémon GO clone for iOS, Android

This AR game tests your patience in trying to make Garfield go for your treasure hunt.

Garfield GO launched at E3 2017 for iOS and Android

Say hello to Garfield GO, a new augmented reality game featuring the laziest but adorable cat, Garfield. Garfield GO created by Freeze Tag, was launched at the ongoing E3 2017, and is available for iOS and Android users in the US, Canada and Australia only. A Pok mon GO knock-off, Garfield GO is a treasure hunting game where you take the cat on a quest to discover treasure, and also keep it happy by feeding its favorite food, lasagna and more. Also Read - HP launches new HP Omen 16 gaming laptop with options up to RTX 3070

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The treasure hunt on Garfield GO includes fishing for buried treasure and also Garfield s comic collection. There s a catch though, which isn t surprising and will probably frustrate users. To start your treasure hunt, you have to first succeed in trying to get Garfield off the couch. This can be done by enticing Garfield with his favorite foods, which include lasagna, pizza, donut, and cake. The game is also accompanied by Garfield s audio, voiced by the late Lorenzo Music which can be heard on this video by Duck, The Pirate below, where the cat just keeps meowing in the laziest manner.

Garfield GO, as explained by The Verge will have Garfield popping up in augmented reality when you tap on a coin. Garfield will go ahead with retrieving a treasure chest only if it is offered food in its bowl. The video above shows how you have to swipe the screen to throw the food on Garfield s bowl, which is much like catching a creature on Pok mon GO. Also, it isn t easy to feed Garfield and the annoying cat will give you only three chances, after which you will have to search for a treasure chest all over again. The frustration of finding Garfield can be seen in the same video shared above. ALSO READ: Assassin s Creed Origins to Far Cry 5: 5 games Ubisoft announced at E3 2017

Garfield GO launched at E3 2017

In addition to finding comic, items like hats, the treasure hunt also has real prizes like gift cards from Amazon, Starbucks, and VISA. To achieve the gift cards one has to collect four pieces to complete a puzzle hidden in each type of chest namely wooden, silver, gold and diamond. However, a player has to be 18 years or above to win the real prizes in Garfield GO. ALSO READ: E3 2017: From Spider-Man to Uncharted: Lost Legacy, top announcements Sony made for PlayStation

The game creators seem very confident about Garfield GO, which can be noticed from this statement If you enjoy geocaching or playing other location-based games, like Pok mon GO, Seek or Munzee, check out this Garfield game! If you ve played the game, then share your experiences with trying to activate the laziest cat ever. ALSO READ: E3 2017 top announcements: Microsoft Xbox One X, Star Wars: Battlefront II, Assassin s Creed: Origins and more

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  • Published Date: June 15, 2017 11:40 AM IST

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