Chrome Experiment ‘Roll It’ Turns iPhone into Skee Ball Game Remote [VIDEO]

Google Chrome has released ‘Roll It’, an experiment which turns your iPhone or any smartphone into a Wii-like controller to play skee ball–on your computer’s web browser!

How to play Roll It right now? 

1. Visit http://chrome.com/campaigns/rollit within Chrome on your computer.

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2. Launch Chrome on your iPhone and visit g.co/rollit. Enter in the game code shown from Chrome on your computer.

0218b1d4 3ad9 464b ba27 0b91863291bb

86404efc 51d0 465f b28e 53a6ae2ba07a 91d929bb 7c44 42e7 b3cb 8c940f3e0d4e

3. Both your iPhone and Chrome on your Mac/PC will be connected now. Follow the instructions and start swinging your iPhone like you’re throwing a skee ball.

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It is actually pretty neat with various different levels and the game supports up to three players.

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Check out the video below to see an overview of Roll It:

Let me know how your experience is with Roll It. Another one to try is Racer, which, like Roll It uses WebSockets to sync and send data between devices and servers without apps, to create a seamless experience. Do note the iPhone 4 is ‘too slow’ to play Racer.

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