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SpaceX’s prototype internet satellites are good enough for gaming, Elon Musk says

Posted in Games on 27th May, 2018 03:31 PM
by Alex Muller
The main benefit would be to provide low-cost broadband access to areas of the world that can’t get it right now because of a lack of infrastructure.
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Apple is reportedly building an insane ’16K’ VR headset

Posted in Games on 29th Apr, 2018 07:56 AM
by Alex Muller
Apple may be looking to compete with Google, Microsoft and Facebook in the virtual reality space.
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The Vive Pro VR headset's new OLED display is a huge improvement

Posted in Games on 10th Jan, 2018 09:52 AM
by Alex Muller
The resolution bump makes for a much clearer picture, and the redesigned headset is also much more comfortable.
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Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Posted in Games on 2nd Jan, 2018 05:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organisation.
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360 VR advertising is the industry’s first sticky monetization model

Posted in Games on 29th Dec, 2017 02:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Monetizing VR content continues to be a tricky challenge for creators and publishers alike.
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HTC’s Vive Focus standalone VR headset launches in China on December 12

Posted in Games on 9th Dec, 2017 01:15 PM
by Alex Muller
While there’s still no word on a western release, HTC’s first standalone VR headset, the Vive Focus, finally has launch details for China.
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Steam drops Bitcoin cryptocurrency due to volatility and $20 transaction fees

Posted in Games on 6th Dec, 2017 10:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin is causing too many complications for Valve, so the company has announced that it will no longer accept the digital cryptocurrency.
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VR headsets pass 1 million shipments for the first time in a single quarter

Posted in Games on 28th Nov, 2017 07:24 AM
by Alex Muller
While the debate about whether virtual reality is hype rages on, the nascent industry can boast of having crossed an important milestone.
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+23

Neurable ushers in age of hands-free gaming with brain-controlled VR

Posted in Games on 10th Aug, 2017 12:41 PM
by Alex Muller
VR has been accelerating rapidly, but there are still questions surrounding the most effective ways for us to interact with virtual spaces.
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VR can be a mainstream tech; but it’s not ready yet

Posted in Games on 10th Aug, 2017 12:33 PM
by Alex Muller
With giants like Facebook, Google, HTC, Samsung and Sony leading the HMD charge, it’s hard to ignore the din around immersive technologies.
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Pokemon Go passes $1.2 billion in revenue and 752 million downloads

Posted in Games on 3rd Jul, 2017 03:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Pokemon Go may no longer be the worldwide phenomenon it was when it launched for mobile last summer, but the app is still making plenty of money.
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Video games can change your brain

Posted in Games on 1st Jul, 2017 04:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Studies investigating how playing video games can affect the brain have shown that they can cause changes in many brain regions.
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PwC predicts moderate growth for U.S. video games, fast growth for VR and esports

Posted in Games on 8th Jun, 2017 05:50 PM
by Alex Muller
PwC makes integrated forecasts for 17 industry segments across 54 countries for the global entertainment and media markets.
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Google Artificial Intelligence defeats human Go champion

Posted in Games on 25th May, 2017 03:09 PM
by Alex Muller
Google's DeepMind AlphaGo artificial intelligence has defeated the world's number one Go player Ke Jie.
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Google's Go Artificial Intelligence takes on champion in fresh Go challenge

Posted in Games on 23rd May, 2017 03:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Google DeepMind's AI system, AlphaGo, has won the first of three matches it is playing against the world's number one Go player, Ke Jie.
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Improbable draws $502 million for dream of giant online game worlds

Posted in Games on 12th May, 2017 05:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Improbable has created an operating system, SpatialOS, that marshals the power of cloud computing and distributed platforms
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