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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

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 London!

London, 23 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 family celebration.

The adventure, available exclusively via the tripventure app for smartphones and tablets, combines exciting location-based game elements with fascinating 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 Gate.

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 their children?

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? 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).

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