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Google unveils mobile device-controlled Super Sync Sports game

Google unveils mobile device-controlled Super Sync Sports game

Google has unveiled a Chrome Experiment called Super Sync Sports, a side-scrolling game with colorful animation and simple, yet addictive sub-games: racing, cycling, and swimming. Instead of using your computer's controls to play, however, gamers sync and use their mobile device, using it as a controller, hence the game's name. You can check out a video of the game in action, as well as instruction on how to play yourself.

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Nexon invests in game developer Robotoki

Nexon invests in game developer Robotoki

Nexon, popular for its free-to-play games like MapleStory, Dragon Nest, and Dungeon Fighter Online, has just made a “strategic investment” in the independent game studio, Robotoki. Robotoki was founded by the former Creative Strategist for the Call of Duty gaming franchise, as well as the former lead of Infinity Ward, Robert Bowling. Robotoki plans to launch its first major project, Human Element, by the end of 2015 with the help of Nexon.

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Activision discusses Call of Duty’s future

Activision discusses Call of Duty’s future

Activision and Bungee have revealed the details of its upcoming “shared-world shooter”, Destiny, that is anticipated to shake up the online gaming industry when it launches. The game has a 10-year publishing deal with Activision, and will be released in a series of 10 “books”. However, with all of the hype centering around Destiny, we can’t forget about Activision’s other successful online shooter, Call of Duty. Eric Hirshberg, Activision’s CEO, had an interview with Digital Trends and comments on the FPS juggernaut’s future.

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DRIVE CLUB revealed at Sony’s press event

DRIVE CLUB revealed at Sony’s press event

Sony and Evolution Studios have collaborated to bring you a new, beautiful, team-based driving game. The game has been in development for over 10 years. The game emphasisizes team-play and you'll be a part of a driving club (that you can join or form with your friends) that competes with other driving clubs. The game allows you to drive beautiful cars that have been designed to look just like their real-life counterparts.

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Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision has announced that they will be moving away from the licensed games, meaning there will be fewer games from the James Bond, Transformers, Men in Black, and Spider-Man series. Rumor has it that James Bond will be seeing its end really soon. Activision is following the same move that Electronics Arts made back in 2008. EA Games president, Frank Gibeau, said at the time that "the days of licensed-based, 75-rated games copies are dead like the dinosaur."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PR stunt involves slicing up a police car

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PR stunt involves slicing up a police car

France has just witnessed a PR stunt for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance that involved slicing up a police car. Both Platimum games and Konami France came up with the idea to grab people’s attention. The police car had the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance logo as well as Platinum’s logo just to make sure that everyone knew that it was just a PR stunt; not a threat. This is certainly much more entertaining than a press release.

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Razer is re-selling StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm gear for a limited time

Razer is re-selling StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm gear for a limited time

Razer, one of the most well-known manufacturers of gaming gear, is now re-launching its gaming peripheral line-up designed for Blizzard’s StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm expansion. The collection of gear is designed to give StarCraft II players the edge that they need in order to dominate in their matches. Razer is bringing back its StarCraft II product line because of the positive response it received during its initial launch. This re-launch will only be available for a limited amount of time.

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AVADirect is now offering the NVIDIA GTX Titan GPU

AVADirect is now offering the NVIDIA GTX Titan GPU

AVADirect is now offering the newly unveiled NVIDIA GTX Titan graphics processing unit in its high-quality, custom-built computers. AVA Direct is a custom computer manufacturer that builds high-end computers designed to meet the latest and greatest in the advances of computer technology. They're on the same line as other custom system manufacturers like Cyberpower, Digital Storm, Falcon Northwest, Geekbox, IBUYPOWER, Maingear, Origin PC, Puget Systems, V3 Gaming, and Velocity Micro.

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Final Fantasy X HD previewed on the PS VITA

Final Fantasy X HD previewed on the PS VITA

Square Enix has just shown off a preview of their new HD remake of Final Fantasy X. Final Fantasy X was the first game in the series to come to the PlayStation 2 and it won the hearts of many avid fans. Now to everyone's excitement, the game will be remastered, and brought to the portable Playstation Vita. The preview doesn't show off much, except for the main characters, Tidus and Yuna, standing alongside Bahamut and Yojimbo. While their changes seem a bit subtle, you can notice that their colors are more vibrant, and their character's textures are much more smooth.


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Bungie reveals Destiny: A shared-world shooter

Bungie reveals Destiny: A shared-world shooter

Bungie has just revealed its new project, titled Destiny. Destiny will be a persistent, online multiplayer game that Eric Hirshberg, Activision CEO, dubs as a "shared-world shooter". The game will be released for both the Playstation 3 and the Xbox 360. Bungie has emphasized that there will be no subscription fee for the game. It will require a constant connection to the internet, as it is a major factor in the "persistent, online multiplayer" aspect of the game.


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