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The Berlin software company sprylab released the
adventurous location-based game "Rocco Ratcha’s pizza hunt"
in another city today. The exciting adventure of the little
cockroach can now be experienced not only in Berlin, but also in
rd January 2013- After a successful launch in
Berlin, today the curtain is raised on the London adventure of
Rocco Ratcha: users of the tripventure app can now experience Rocco
Ratcha in the British capital! In the family-friendly game, the
player slips into the role of the friendly comic cockroach Rocco
and plays his way through the capital as part of a charming
storyline: the challenge is to collect pizza pieces for a big
The adventure, available exclusively via the tripventure app for
smartphones and tablets, combines exciting
location-based game elements
augmented reality features.
The result: real scenes are integrated into this adventure by means
of skilfully placed virtual game events such as funny riddles or
puzzles. The player thus experiences world famous London landmarks
such as Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Downing Street or Hyde Park, in
a completely new and unique context. The Berlin route takes you
from Alexanderplatz via the Gendarmenmarkt to the Brandenburg
Thanks to its special blend of a game and a location-based
travel guide, "Rocco Ratcha’s pizza hunt" provides
entertainment for the whole family. When do parents ever get the
opportunity to have the city explained to them through the eyes of
tripventure games and guides are instructive: information and
facts about London or Berlin along with its attractions are
playfully incorporated into the interactive adventure. Various info
points in the city provide child-friendly information and extensive
knowledge about significant buildings and historical events.
"Rocco Ratcha’s pizza hunt" for London and Berlin is
available in German and English via the tripventure app in the
iOS-Appstore and in
google-Playstore at a price
of €2.69/ £1.99.
What is tripventure about?
tripventure.net offers a variety of location-based games –
from child-friendly to sophisticated. All games are about the
mobile experience of a virtual story in real cities – using
smartphones or tablets.
A tripventure game can also include characteristics of a tour
guide: additional city information can be accessed at individual
attractions (info points).
Further information and graphics are provided at: