Augmented reality is the use of computer graphics to add virtual elements to a real world environment in real-time.

Augmented reality allows playersto experience digital game play in a real world environment.

Certain gaming devices, such as the EyeToy, PlayStation Eye, Kinect, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita and some mobile devices, use cameras to augment computer graphics onto live footage. The majority of AR software uses special cards which are read by the device to pinpoint where the graphics will form.