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Video Gaming Is Entirely Beneficial for Cognitive Functioning, Says New Study

Posted in Games on 25th Mar, 2016 04:46 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of psychologists reports that playing video games is associated with lots of positive cognitive and mental health outcomes.
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What to expect from virtual reality in 2016

Posted in Games on 20th Mar, 2016 01:39 PM
by AlexMuller
We are past the 'if' phase of VR and on to the 'when.'
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Playstation VR will see October 2016 release date, priced at $399

Posted in Games on 16th Mar, 2016 01:54 PM
by AlexMuller
The Q4 2016 window means Sony fans will have to wait slightly longer than Rift and Vive users.
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Minecraft to run artificial intelligence experiments

Posted in Games on 14th Mar, 2016 04:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Minecraft is to become a testing ground for artificial intelligence experiments.
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Google's AlphaGo AI defeats human in first game of Go contest

Posted in Games on 9th Mar, 2016 04:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Lee Sedol expressed surprise at his opponent’s strong performance. “I didn’t know AlphaGo would play such a perfect game,” he said.
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Google AI takes on the world's Go champion

Posted in Games on 8th Mar, 2016 11:25 AM
by AlexMuller
AlphaGo has already beaten the European champion but, experts say, this is easy-peasy compared to taking on the masters in Asia.
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Survey finds two-thirds of US consumers don’t know virtual reality headsets exist

Posted in Games on 5th Mar, 2016 01:43 PM
by AlexMuller
A poll of 3,000 people reflective of the United States population; some interesting feedback.
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Mark Zuckerberg: VR can become the most social platform

Posted in Games on 23rd Feb, 2016 04:12 AM
by AlexMuller
“Pretty soon we’re going to live in a world where everyone has the power to share and experience whole scenes as if you’re just there, right there in person,”
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Giving up the controller and getting exercise in virtual reality

Posted in Games on 14th Feb, 2016 03:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Virtual reality could be used to fight obesity and make society healthier.
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Virtual Reality Video Game Industry to Generate $5.1 Billion in 2016

Posted in Games on 9th Feb, 2016 06:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Consumers will spend $5.1 billion on virtual reality gaming hardware, accessories and software in 2016. That’s up from the $660 million spent in 2015.
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Apple reportedly has a huge team working on VR and AR headsets

Posted in Games on 31st Jan, 2016 06:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is known most for selling iPhones, iPads and Macs. But in the future, it could be known for selling cars and headsets for virtual reality and augmented reality.
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When the future of virtual reality meets the future of education

Posted in Games on 25th Jan, 2016 11:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Much of this early foray into VR­-based learning has centered on the hard sciences.
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What Apple's latest VR hire means for this growing market

Posted in Games on 23rd Jan, 2016 08:56 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple is getting even more serious about VR and AR, which are markets that could generate as much as $120 billion in revenue by 2020.
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Minecraft to launch education edition

Posted in Games on 19th Jan, 2016 09:31 PM
by AlexMuller
More than 7,000 classrooms around the world already use Minecraft in some form.
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Google now has a boss for its virtual reality business to take on Oculus

Posted in Games on 13th Jan, 2016 11:17 PM
by AlexMuller
One of the execs behind Google Cardboard, will head up the company’s virtual reality team.
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The Rift is expensive: Oculus founder: We are not making money on $599 Rift; it's obscenely cheap

Posted in Games on 6th Jan, 2016 10:16 PM
by AlexMuller
$599 to get the top-tier VR equipment in addition to the cost of a PC, and that has a lot of consumers feeling priced out of the market.
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