2K On NBA 2K14: Next-Gen Means “Getting Everything Right”

2K On NBA 2K14: Next Gen Means Getting Everything Right”Yesterday, I had an opportunity to take a look at the next-gen NBA 2K14 basketball game in San Francisco. The 2K team had brought a number of demo systems and even a head scan setup to show us a peek at the 2K14 “behind the scenes” game production. Since I don’t play sports games much I’m not going to “review” or preview the game, but what caught my attention is how extensively 2K worked on making the 2K14 experience immersive – including a “MyCareer” mode where you start as a rookie player and have to deal with the business side of things. NBA 2K14 is not only about playing basketball, but actually about “living” basketball. (more…)

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    Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch is subject to many unhappy returns

    Well, no wonder we haven’t seen too many people sporting the Galaxy Gear since its debut. People keep returning them.

    Geek.com claims to have a leaked document from Best Buy to its employees that expresses some concern over the marginally high return rate of the Galaxy Gear smartwatches.

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    The statement seems to suggest that while employees have been successful in upselling the Galaxy Gear alongside sales of the Galaxy Note III, the smartwatches don’t have much staying power at their new homes. Samsung has apparently discovered that about 30 percent of the Galaxy Gear watches are returned and is asking Best Buy employees to help shed some light on why.

    The document also shows that Samsung is planning to release the software update that will allow its other Galaxy devices—the Note 2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy S4 Active, specifically—to sync up with the smartwatch. The dates vary by carrier, however, and they won’t all roll out at the same time.

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