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Video: Google Glass appeals to devs with motion mini-games

Google is appealing to game developers with a series of minigames made for Google Glass.

The five games use Glass' motion sensors, camera, and microphone in a variety of ways; players can move their heads from side to side to volley a tennis ball, balance an imaginary stack of books, track a clay pigeon and say "bang" to fire, navigate a 3D concentration puzzle, or swipe their hands in front of the camera to chop flying shapes.

Though the games are simple, Google intends for them to demonstrate that its wearable device holds further opportunities for dedicated developers.

In March 2013, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell said that the mobile gaming market is "over," and he'd "rather be one of 100 apps for Google Glass than one of 300,000 for iOS and Android."

Google is now shipping the second version of its "Explorer Edition" Glass prototypes, after debuting the first version in mid-2012. Glass is not yet available for purchase by the general public.

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