Become legend? Ambitious Destiny aims for gaming superstar status

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In Destiny, the newest video game from the creators of the blockbuster Halo franchise, players take the role of a “guardian,” a being with other-worldly powers tasked with protecting the last human city.

“You are Earth’s last hope,” a voice says in a June trailer for the game. “If you fail, everything you know — everything humans have ever known — will be gone forever.”

Facebook’s Oculus teaming with Samsung for mobile virtual reality push

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Oculus VR made its name building high-end virtual reality headsets for the living room, but it’s leaving mobile to the other guys.

The virtual reality pioneer, which Facebook finished purchasing for $2 billion earlier this week, is working with Samsung Electronics on a headset that uses mobile devices to create a VR experience, people familiar with the matter say.

Interview: EA’s New CEO Pledges to Stay the Course

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Andrew Wilson, an Electronic Arts insider, has been named as the company’s chief executive. The Australian comes into the job during a period of dramatic transition for the industry, particularly as it looks forward to new videogame consoles being released in November, and the continually rising importance of mobile devices.

He spoke with the Wall Street Journal about his plans for the company.

Sony Moves a Step Closer to Its Game Vision

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More than a decade ago, the Sony Corp. executive credited as the “Father of the PlayStation” predicted that one day videogames wouldn’t require a console, because the hardware would eventually “melt” into a network that linked players together. All they would need, Ken Kutaragi said, is a display and a controller.