VIDEO: New blaster brand Tek Recon launches

Dominic Sacco

By Dominic Sacco

May 9th 2013 at 11:25AM
VIDEO: New blaster brand Tek Recon launches

Aims to "turn the entire world into a video game"; toy and app available on Kickstarter.

A new dart gun brand Tek Recon has launched in the US on funding website Kickstarter.

The goal of the Kickstarter campaign is designed to "further enhance the development of the Tek Recon blaster and free app, and to get the product into the hands of early adopters and key influencers helping to create the first real life online video game," claims a press release on My Last Dart

The brand has a funding goal of $50,000.

“Bringing Tek Recon to market through this Kickstarter project is the most ambitious and exciting launch in our company history,” stated Brad Pedersen, President and CEO of Tek Recon. 

“Two years ago we set out on a mission to bring video games, online connectivity and social interactive play together through innovation and great product design. The outcome, Tek Recon, has come to life and created a phenomenal play experience that has exceeded our expectations.”

Tek Recon blasters feature a "first of its kind design" with real trigger action and reusable “NRG Rounds” that fire up to 75 feet.

A free 'Real-Life Online Gaming' app connects a mobile device to the blaster to bring video game-style play to life through mobile and GPS technology.  

The app will be available for iOS and Android devices, and features an interactive heads up display, live chat, vision modes, and more.

You can check out the product in the video below:

 

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