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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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+25

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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+21

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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+22

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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+44

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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+26

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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+34

Lumosity brain-training game 'deceived customers'

Posted in Games on 6th Jan, 2016 10:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Lumos Labs had said its games helped users perform better at work and even alleviated the symptoms of Alzheimer's, which the FTC says is false marketing.
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+47

The Internet Allowed Us to Learn Anything, VR Will Let Us Experience Everything

Posted in Games on 30th Dec, 2015 09:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Soon we could be learning in virtual-reality classrooms, shopping at virtual-reality stores, and working in virtual-reality offices.
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+22

Brain scans show compulsive gamers have hyperconnected neural networks

Posted in Games on 29th Dec, 2015 01:38 AM
by AlexMuller
Chronic video game play is associated with hyperconnectivity between brain networks, that could help players respond to new information.
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+47

10 predictions for the game industry in 2016

Posted in Games on 27th Dec, 2015 07:18 PM
by AlexMuller
Dean Takahashi of Venturebeat lays down his predictions for the gaming industry in 2016.
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3D video games could make your memory better according to a neuroscience study

Posted in Games on 9th Dec, 2015 06:40 PM
by AlexMuller
A study in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that 3D video games can boost performance on memory tests by up to 12%.
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+24

Microsoft and Code.org launch Minecraft tutorial to teach kids how to code

Posted in Games on 17th Nov, 2015 01:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft has announced a partnership with Code.org that will see Minecraft arrive on the education agenda.
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+29

Microsoft’s HoloLens gets its first augmented-reality rival: Asus

Posted in Games on 13th Nov, 2015 04:38 PM
by AlexMuller
'It should be next year when we come out with a product,' said Shen. 'We think AR will be very important for people’s lives.'
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Gamers Are YouTube Heroes and Entertainment’s New Rock Stars

Posted in Games on 2nd Nov, 2015 12:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Gamers can make pro-athlete money. Some tournaments pay out over $10 million to the winning team. Sponsorship dollars have created teenage millionaire-gamers.
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+23

Virtual reality maze 'predicts Alzheimer's disease'

Posted in Games on 24th Oct, 2015 08:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Alzheimer's disease can be detected decades before onset, using a virtual reality test, a study suggests.
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+43
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