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Heads Up: shareable mobile gaming for the masses

Video gaming has evolved from arcades to bedrooms to mobiles – and it’s now merging into the real world. Heads Up, which emerged from The Ellen DeGeneres Show, blurs the boundaries between screens and reality, letting people play a parlour game on their phone and share the results online.

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Mobile is very likely the future of gaming; in 2016, the iOS App Store and Google Play generated more than $35 billion from apps, with games accounting for 75% and 90% of each platform’s revenue respectively. Pokémon GO raked in $950 million by the end of the year, smashing records and challenging preconceptions about who plays video games. [1]

Yet the segment still has a long way to go. While Pokémon GO may have showcased the power of augmented reality, the future of mobile gaming will see the boundaries between screen and reality dissolve even ...

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