Samsung lures game aficionados with VR tech

By Kim Young-won
  • Published : Jun 15, 2016 - 16:44
  • Updated : Jun 15, 2016 - 17:36
[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Electronics is showcasing its Galaxy S7 smartphone and virtual reality headset Gear VR at the E2 2016, the world’s largest game trade show, held in Los Angeles from June 14 to 16.

The Galaxy S7 and its curved-display variant Galaxy S7 edge are the first smartphones that support the Vulkan, a cross-platform application programming interface which can improve the graphics of mobile games by fully utilizing multi-core mobile processors.

At the trade show, Samsung also showcased a host of gaming tools including one for a 4-D skateboard game.

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