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"Come on man, WHAT'S IN THE BOX?!"
Augmented Reality games are a neat thing, but there aren't a lot of them which have captured my interest beyond that. But I've finally found one that I'm really into in the Sony booth at Tokyo Game Show. Open Me is a game whe... read feature

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Sony to show off 3D VR headset prototype at TGS


Sep 11
A new video on Sony's Japanese YouTube channel teases a prototype head-mounted display set to be unveiled at this year's Tokyo Game Show, during the public days (Sept 22 and 23). They call it the Prototype-SR and it features... read
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In theory, the idea behind Spirit Camera is brilliant. Exploiting the 3DS' augmented reality features to turn players into ghost hunters is a marvelous undertaking. I love the thought of scurrying around the house, pretending... read feature

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Club Nintendo peeps and more get free Kid Icarus AR cards


Mar 14
One of the hooks of the upcoming Kid Icarus: Uprising is the use of AR Cards to play special augmented reality minigames. The game itself will come with six cards randomly drawn from a pool of 20, but there are still tons of ... read
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GDC: Sony shows markerless, cardless AR tech on Vita


Mar 11
On the GDC show floor Sony showed several working examples of Magnet (working title), a new series of demos showing off augmented reality technology that does not require AR cards or any other type of special markers to funct... read
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Just in time for the PlayStation Vita's North American launch, a trio of free games bounced onto the PlayStation Store, hoping to demonstrate the handheld's augmented reality gameplay. You might notice that your Vita came pac... read feature

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CES: PlayStation Vita has augmented reality cards too


Jan 12
One of the neater aspects of portable gaming to come about in recent years is the advent of augmented reality experiences. We're seeing them crop up all over the place now, as every handheld device with a screen, a camera and... read
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Kojima: Cloud is the future, games need a 'head chef'


Oct 06
Metal Gear Solid director Hideo Kojima has embraced a future where Cloud delivery and augmented reality take hold, joining a growing cabal of developers who believe that consoles are on the way out and game streaming is on th... read
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SDCC: Check out Nintendo's big ol' AR cards for 3DS


Jul 23
Nintendo has a gaming lounge set up right next door to the San Diego Convention Center, where Comic-Con is taking place. In the San Diego Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis & Marina, right outside and to the right, is the N... read
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Project Mimicry lets you play a real-life sandbox game


Jul 08
The Dutch indies at Monobanda have created a true digital sandbox in the most literal sense possible -- one with real sand. Using manual labor, you shape and create an augmented reality landscape that is affected by, and proj... read
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E3: Here are your special E3 2011 Pokedex 3D AR cards


Jun 07
Crap! The media room at E3 is about to close! We've got crap loads of work to do, but before I'm totally buried, I wanted to give you these E3 exclusive Pokedex 3D AR cards. Download your free Pokedex 3D app from the 3DS store, touch the gear, select AR Viewer, then watch them Poke-mans pop out of your computer screen. I love it! read






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