Niantic Labs’ John Hanke will be delivering a fireside chat for AR/VR day (augmented reality/virtual reality) at GamesBeat 2016. Get a ticket here!

We only have a couple of weeks left in 2013, which means GamesBeat has started its year-end coverage. Of course, we’ve also kept busy covering a week’s worth of news, including info from a new Nintendo Direct broadcast, Call of Duty: Ghost’s “troubling” numbers, and much more.

You can catch up on all of it below.


Looking back (and forward)


News


An NES Remix challenge featuring Donkey Kong.

Above: An NES Remix challenge featuring Donkey Kong.

News from Nintendo Direct


Mobile and social


Republique for iOS has players using touch controls to help navigate a character past guards and traps.

Above: Republique for iOS has players using touch controls to help navigate a character past guards and traps.

Image Credit: Camouflaj

Reviews


Previews


Pieces of flair

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