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Action video games improve brain function more than 'brain games'

Posted in Games on 11th Oct, 2015 08:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Games that feature quickly moving targets and that require the user to make rapid, accurate decisions, have particularly positive cognitive impacts.
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Oculus Connect: $99 Gear VR, Oculus Touch release date, Minecraft, and more

Posted in Games on 25th Sep, 2015 06:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Here are all the big announcements form Oculus' event summarized:
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What happened to the growth in mobile gaming?

Posted in Games on 19th Sep, 2015 04:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Not only has revenue growth slowed down, but the cost of doing business has also risen substantially over the last few years.
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+21

What is YouTube Gaming, the Latest Twitch Rival?

Posted in Games on 26th Aug, 2015 06:42 PM
by AlexMuller
YouTube Gaming is a dedicated app and website focusing exclusively on gaming content, with a greater emphasis on live steams.
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+15

How We’re Battling Virtual Reality's Dreaded Simulator Sickness

Posted in Games on 24th Aug, 2015 11:34 PM
by AlexMuller
To an unfortunate subpopulation of people, virtual reality’s side effects are no joke. The eyestrain and stomach upset can be severe.
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Android creator Andy Rubin invests $15M in CastAR to build augmented reality gaming glasses

Posted in Games on 20th Aug, 2015 12:33 AM
by AlexMuller
CastAR glasses can project 3D images so that you feel like you’re seeing a virtual layer on top of the real world, or you’re inside a game world.
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+19

Kids’ gaming makes up nearly 8% of mobile game spending worldwide

Posted in Games on 18th Aug, 2015 11:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Parents are dropping a serious amount of cash to keep their kids’ tablets and smartphones filled with games.
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+23

Epic's graphics guru Tim Sweeney predicts augmented reality will eliminate monitors and TVs

Posted in Games on 1st Aug, 2015 12:31 AM
by AlexMuller
We may not need displays, if the promise of augmented reality achieves its potential.
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HTC on why 2016 is the critical year for virtual reality

Posted in Games on 21st Jul, 2015 12:28 AM
by AlexMuller
HTC will be counting on the 'wow' factor as it pushes an entirely new product from its core business of making smartphones.
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PlanetTech interviews the team behind the Holus display

Posted in Games on 2nd Jul, 2015 01:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Holus aims to convert digital content into a 3D holographic experience. We interview the team on the future of holographic media and their Kickstarter success.
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The virtual reality craze is taking over hardware and games at E3

Posted in Games on 20th Jun, 2015 10:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Oculus Rift vs. Project Morpheus, StarVR and Gear VR: Post-E3 thoughts
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YouTube to launch dedicated video gaming site and apps

Posted in Games on 13th Jun, 2015 11:52 PM
by AlexMuller
YouTube is to launch a dedicated site and app for gaming in an attempt to take on Amazon-owned streaming service Twitch.
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OculusVR and Xbox team up for consumer virtual reality

Posted in Games on 12th Jun, 2015 01:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Oculus VR has shown off the version of its virtual reality headset that will be sold to consumers, and revealed it will come with an Xbox One controller.
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The $100 headset uses controversial electric shocks to make you a better gamer

Posted in Games on 10th Jun, 2015 07:37 PM
by AlexMuller
It uses small currents of electricity to stimulate parts of the brain that are used for higher functions like image recognition and memory.
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Valve is now shipping its Vive VR headset to select developers

Posted in Games on 9th Jun, 2015 12:06 AM
by AlexMuller
After opening up an application process for developers to determine who should receive one of the free developer kits, Valve has starting shipping out the units.
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Lego takes on Minecraft with video game

Posted in Games on 2nd Jun, 2015 06:57 PM
by AlexMuller
"Minecraft is exactly what Lego should have done 10 years ago,"
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