Ghost Patrol is Frightfully Fun iPhone Game for Halloween

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New mobile game blends real with surreal to create immersive multimedia experience.

Ghost Patrol

Ghost Patrol blends real with surreal to create a wildly entertaining multimedia experience unlike any other.

Just in time for Halloween, Artifact Technologies, introduces Ghost Patrol, an innovative game for iPhone® and iPod touch® that casts players as rookie agents on assignment to track down a motley crew of ghosts haunting the real world. Featuring a rich story with original characters and unique casual gameplay, Ghost Patrol leverages a mobile device’s camera, accelerometer and geo-location to create an immersive and wildly entertaining multimedia experience unlike any other.

In this story-driven game, players have been recruited to gather intelligence on the Ghost Patrol’s most wanted. Armed with a dossier that includes an obituary, life photo and clues on the ghost’s supernatural powers, the player’s objective is to detect, engage and photograph ghosts to complete the character’s profile. New characters, more challenging game play, and extra content are revealed as players advance.

Game features:

  •     Deep entertaining story tailored to players’ environment and revealed in episodes that reward their progress. Initial release includes 11 ghost characters and levels with more content, characters and surprises currently in development.
  •     Two-tiered gameplay lets players scan real world surroundings for ghostly auras, then contact the entities using fast and fun Rock Band™-style gameplay with a supernatural twist. Succeed and capture spooky pictures of the ghosts.
  •     Original retro-comic characters created by renowned Hollywood illustrator Pete Von Sholly, known for his work on Mars Attacks!, Disney's James and the Giant Peach, The Mask and other distinguished movies.
  •     Collect and share photos and trading cards. Complete the game and collect 50 ghostly photos and 10 demented trading cards. Share photos on your favorite social network and visit the Ghost Patrol website in the weeks ahead to discover secrets about this arcane agency.

Ghost Patrol is available now for $0.99 on iPhone and iPod touch from the App Store.
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About Artifact Technologies
Artifact Technologies is a Seattle-based mobile-first development startup dedicated to creating truly immersive multimedia experiences. Founded in 2011 by veteran talent from the entertainment, media and mobile industries, Artifact Technologies builds products that combine location-based content delivery, storytelling and innovative gameplay to entertain mobile users of all ages. For more information, visit

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