Dex: Your AR Dog Companion is an augmented reality pet simulation game based around Dex the Labrador! Dex isn’t just our studio’s hyper realistic company mascot, he is a real furry friend whose training we’re actively supporting at organizations like The Guide Dog Foundation, America’s Vet Dogs, and The Wounded Warrior Project.
Taking advantage of Unreal Engine’s augmented reality tech, Dex will show up right at the comfort of your living room! Perfect for anyone wants a canine companion without the troubles of allergies or pesky apartment restrictions.
Release Feature List
• Train Dex and have him level up to reliably perform simple command such as “sit” and silly tricks like “peek-a-boo”.
• Dex is a virtual pet and by extension has virtual needs. Be responsible and make sure Dex gets enough food and play time! A bit of advice: a happy dog is also an obedient dog!
• Build a collection of toys each with unique interactions for Dex!
• Take out Dex for walks in the park using follow and stop commands.
• Have Dex sniff out treasure to get more coins!
• Change Dex’s name to personalize them as your own.
With enough success, here are some of the ideas that we have in mind to expand Dex: Your AR Dog Companion. Add some ideas of your own to the comment section on what you would like to see from an app like this!
• Dog Accessories: outfit Dex with different collars, outfits, or socks?
• Dog House: give Dex a personally customized home with a comfy bed to lay on!
• Progressive Training: watch Dex get better as he learns new tricks.
• Authentic Training System: be able to train Dex using authentic dog training techniques.
• Dog Play Dates: Arrange play dates for you and your friend’s virtual dog!