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GamesBeat weekly roundup: YouTube crackdown, award-show reveals, and Oculus VR gets massive funding

Above: A Virtuix 360-degree treadmill plus an Oculus Rift headset makes for a terrifyingly immersive video game experience at GamesBeat 2013.

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We’re getting close to Christmas, but our busy week of news proves that the gaming industry isn’t taking a holiday just yet. We had massive coverage of all the new announcements and trailers from the VGX video-game award show, we reported on YouTube’s new crackdown on game-related videos, and much more.

You can check out our whole week of coverage below.


News


Next gen


The Ultra Fever in Peggle 2 is more exciting than ever.

Above: The Ultra Fever in Peggle 2 is more exciting than ever.

Image Credit: PopCap

Reviews


Previews


Interviews


Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas heads to mobile devices.

Above: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas heads to mobile devices.

Image Credit: Rockstar Games

Mobile and social


No Man's Sky from Hello Games.

Above: No Man’s Sky from Hello Games.

Image Credit: Hello Games/VGX

VGX coverage


Pieces of flair

More about the companies and people from this article:

Nintendo of America is consistently amazed and humbled by the passion and loyalty of our fans. Our hope is that this Page can be a place where that excitement can live, thrive and be shared. And while we love your creativity and are he... read more »

Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. is a major video game company specializing in a variety of areas in the video game industry, and is a wholly owned subsidiary and part of the Consumer Products & Services Group of Sony. The company was... read more »

Oculus VR™ was founded by Palmer Luckey, self-described virtual reality enthusiast and hardware geek. The company launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund development of their first product, the Oculus Rift, a ground-breaking vir... read more »

Microsoft Studios is the video game production wing for Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Games for Windows and Windows Phone platforms. They were established in 2002 a... read more »

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