- A young Nigerian-British man has created the first ever gaming robot MekaMons
- The robot helps the user to play the game in both real-life and virtual reality
- It was gathered that the creator of MekaMons graduated with a first class in robotics
A young Nigerian-British man identified as Silas Adekunle has created the world’s first real-life gaming robot, MekaMons. The real-life game is being sold in all Apple stores all over United State and the United Kingdom.
The young man who recently graduated with a first class degree from the university reportedly struck a deal with Apple. It was gathered that Adekunle created the game with his 4 year experience in robotics and his love for gaming.
Adekunle managed the Prince’s Trust’s Robotics in schools program in Bristol. He also led a team of engineering students to schools to share awareness to young students on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through robotics.
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According to the young Chief Executive Officer of Reach Robotics company, the robot allows the user to play games in both real-life and virtual reality. It is a combination of real-life gaming and virtual reality gaming.
He said: “We’ve created an entirely new video gaming platform,” said Adekunle in a press release. “MekaMon straddles both the real and virtual worlds while taking the gaming experience beyond a player’s screen and turning their sitting room into a limitless robotic battle zone. MekaMon represents a quantum leap forward in the leveraging of augmented reality. Players can whip out their iPhone to battle their multi-functional, connected battlebots in the physical and virtual worlds at the same time.”
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MekaMons are four-legged robots that players can control via a smartphone using a companion app for reality gameplay. Gamers can battle their MekaMons robots together.