Battleship sails into the modern world of electronic games through player interaction with the Amazon Echo and Walabot 3D imagining sensor.
Battleship is the classic board game you play to kill time and dominate your friends through naval tactical superiority. But, if we’re being honest, calling out “B4” and placing a red or white marker in your command center can be a bit boring especially if you’re trying to find the pesky patrol boat. When I saw the impeccable combination of the Amazon Echo and Walabot, I thought there couldn’t be a better way to creatively splash some fun back into the game with the innovation of two amazing technologies.
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