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Digital pet Animin to be backed by £300k marketing campaign

Digital pet app Animin is to be supported by a 300,000 marketing campaign when it comes to stores this November. This marketing push will be across a variety of platforms, including online, print, TV and social media. Generation Media will be handling media buying, while Bastion will be sorting out …

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AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

The former head of Valve’s hardware division Jeri Ellsworth and ex-graphics technology dev Rick Johnson have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for augment reality glasses. The project had initially begun life while the two worked at Valve, but the duo left the company earlier this year, and took the …

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New Xbox Glasses patent discovered

Fresh evidence suggests that Microsoft is indeed planning to release some sort of head-mounted display for Xbox One. A patent called ‘Multiplayer gaming with head-mounted display’ has been spotted by Engadget. The tech combines facial recognition, eye-tracking and depth analysis along with voice recognition and activation. Much of the patent …

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Collectible AR cards the next big trick for Kid Icarus

Nintendo is to include a physical card-collecting element in upcoming 3DS title Kid Icarus: Uprising. The game was amongst the first titles and IPs Nintendo confirmed for 3DS and was initially expected to be a launch title of the machine. However, negative feedback about the game lead to a number …

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3DS Tetris slots in next month

Nintendo will release a 3DS version of Tetris on October 21st, continuing the long-running block-stacking puzzle series. Released as Tetris Axis in the US, the game will simply be known as Tetris in the UK and Europe, and will feature more than 20 variations on the classic handheld game. Naturally, …

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Kinect gets augmented reality game

Nintendo fans may be enjoying the augmented reality functions on their new 3DS, but THQ is bringing a similar experience to Kinect owners. Due on April 15th, the 360-exclusive Fantastic Pets allows gamers to interact with virtual animals via gestures made to the motion-sensing camera. Unlike rival titles, such as …

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THQ announces AR Kinect game

Publisher THQ has announced a brand new Kinect IP – Fantastic Pets, which is being develop by Blitz Games. It’s the first augmented reality game scheduled for release on the device and will see players interacting with digital animals on-screen in much the same way as is seen in Sony’s …

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