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When AR Gaming Makes Life Better: Meet 'The Outsiders'

Presented by O2: In 'The Outsiders', we meet three young people who are using AR games to improve their physical and mental health.

by VICE Staff
19 September 2016, 1:52pm

Augmented reality (AR) games have exploded in popularity since the releases of Ingress and Pokémon GO. And, much like anything popular, they've been on the receiving end of some bad raps in the press – the mainstream media has been quick to focus on the negative aspects of choosing to see the world through a smartphone screen. But stories of trolling behaviour and obsessive play represent only the tiniest percentage of the expanding user base for AR games.

In The Outsiders, we meet three young people who are using these games to improve their physical and mental health, in ways they never previously thought possible. Presented by O2.

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