3 Days Alternate Reality at SOCON's Player Initiated Event: Ingress the Top Game of 2013 at Google Play Player's Choice Awards: Battle for the AC Boardwalk


Atlantic City, NJ -- (ReleaseWire) -- 07/02/2014 -- Ingress is a mobile interactive, alternate reality game, available for free download on Android smartphones, and was the Top Game of 2013 at Google Play Player's Choice Awards. Ingress players all over the world have been meeting online and in real life to complete "missions."

September 2014, Ingress players will be descending on the Atlantic City Boardwalk September 26 thru 28, to meet other Ingress players and experience the game with advanced level users to help them learn the best practices to play Ingress.

Ingress is currently available for free download on Android smartphones in the Google Play

Ingress players pick which side they would like to be on. The Google Play Store explains the two sides as follows:

“The Enlightened” seek to embrace the power that this energy may bestow upon us. “The Resistance” struggle to defend, and protect what’s left of our humanity.

The World is the Game
Move through the real world using your Android device and the Ingress app to discover and tap sources of this mysterious energy. Acquire objects to aid in your quest, deploy tech to capture territory, and ally with other players to advance the cause of the Enlightened or the Resistance.

The struggle is being played out globally. Track the progress of players around the world, plan your next steps, and communicate with others using an Intelligence map.

SOCON is providing the perfect space for Ingress players to meet in real life, and make new connections. Even Apple and Windows smartphone owners will be able to buddy up with an Android Ingress player to "experience" the game. People will learn how to play Ingress, will continue to play after SOCON to meet new people in real life in their hometown and along their travels.

The Ingress application will help demonstrate what we can do with technology as well as, allow the users the experience of living in a hyper connected world.

Smartphone owners have some of the most powerful information in their hands. SOCON will help them discover the useful tool they own through experience and games.

SOCON MISSION STATEMENT Promote the advancement of human earth beings through idea sharing and social experience.

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SOCON is a multi purpose civic organization, designed to help social media users connect with each other in real life, while building links between physical and virtual lives, and gaining the skills needed to monetize their time on social media. SOCON is produced by Athanasios Zarkadas and Kristen Slevin, and a volunteer network of thousands on Google+. The internet has provided people with a civilizations worth of information, but little in the way of direction. SOCON actively bridges the gap, by establishing global and universal norms through our international standards board. SOCON members live the golden rule and support basic human rights as outlined by The United Nations.

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