Week that was

Samsung goes wearables crazy, Peter Molyneux talks F2P challenges, and our Mavens weigh in on that South Park episode

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Samsung goes wearables crazy, Peter Molyneux talks F2P challenges, and our Mavens weigh in on that South Park episode

With the Samsung Developer Conference 2014 in full swing, you won't be surprised to find that some of this week's big hitters come from San Francisco. 

PocketGamer.biz events editor, George Osborn, was our man on the ground, and, like a news seeking missile, he didn't miss a beat as Samsung looked to make a splash in the world of wearables.

Indeed, the mobile manufacturer made its focus on wearables abundantly clear by announcing Project Beyond - a new 360 degree camera technology that it says will help developers to transport VR users across the world - alongside the Gear S and Simband, which allow consumers to choose between a general smartwatch experience and a health-focused device.

Outside of Samsung's conference bubble, the rest of the world carried on spinning. Sega and Gumi joined forces to release Chain Chronicle in the west, Peter Molyneux opened up about the challenges of free-to-play, and our Indie Mavens weighed in on South Park's recent depiction of feemium gaming. 

As always, there's more where that came from, so, grab a mug of joe, and ready yourself for another Week That Was. 

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What do you call someone who has an unhealthy obsession with video games and Sean Bean? That'd be a 'Chris Kerr'. Chris is one of those deluded souls who actually believes that one day Sean Bean will survive a movie. Poor guy.

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