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Avi Arad wants to bring Pac-Man back to television -- and he wants to do it in 3D.
Sony will jump into the motion sensing game this September.
While there has been a lot of talk about the future of 3D in gaming, Nintendo on Tuesday made the clearest statement yet that the technology is about to become a major factor.
If you thought Microsoft's multi-million dollar Cirque du Soleil backed introduction of Kinect, its gesture-recognition controller, was extravagant, you ain't seen nothing yet.
Richard Branson has a history of turning industries on their ear. And now he has his eyes set on the video game world.
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