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Google adds games, apps to Chromecast

Wednesday 12 November 2014 | 12:27 CET | News
Google has announced that around a dozen "family-friendly" games have been added to its Chromecast media streaming device. The games include classics such as Wheel of Fortune, Monopoly, Scrabble and Connect Four, as well as a series of trivia games and a dancing game called Just Dance Now. Google said the games use smartphones or tablets as the controller and the TV screen as a game or score board. One of the trivia games, dubbed Big Web Quiz, encourages users to enter answers into their phones, with Chromecast identifying the first correct one. The latest Chromecast update also includes a

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