Google's mobile MMO Ingress gets badges for monitoring player progress

Massively multiplayer games are all well and good, but what's the point of anything without merit badges, really? The latest upgrade to Google's covert mobile game Ingress brings a new achievement system that lets players track their own progress (and the progress of other players) and earn up to ten badges, including the likes of Explorer, Pioneer and Liberator. The update will be hitting accounts over the next few days. More info in the source link below.