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Google Glass Grand Theft Auto Hack Offers A Second Screen Experience

An app for GTA 3 allows players to hack into a virtual reality.

Serena Chu
Serena Chu on October 7, 2013.

With a brilliant idea in mind, Mike DiGiovanni – a technologist at digital agency Roudarch Isobar – found a way to combine the desktop version of “Grand Theft Auto III” with Google Glass, introducing a whole new way to experience video games for players.

DiGiovanni created GTA Navigation for Glass – name has yet to be finalized – to give players a better way to navigate Liberty City in real-time. Also, the Google Glass app provides players an easier way to view the gaming screen and GPS map in the corner of the screen.

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While playing “Grand Theft Auto V,” DioGiovanni had a sudden inspiration when he was struggling to interchange his gaze between the game’s characters and the GPS map on an 80-inch projection screen.

After several attempts to create the app on later versions of GTA, he finally succeeded creating the app for the earlier third version GTA.

DiGiovanni believes:

The app might open the conversation of Glass and wearables as second screens of gaming. It could open a whole new genre of games that we’ve never really seen before.

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