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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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OculusVR buys computer vision startup to help the Rift understand the world

Posted in Games on 27th May, 2015 07:20 PM
by AlexMuller
The Rift understands where you are looking and how you’re moving your body, and now, it may soon understand the space around you.
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'Dementia simulator' among new games on show in Dundee

Posted in Games on 14th May, 2015 07:44 PM
by AlexMuller
A video game simulating the impact of Alzheimer's disease is among the work going on show at Abertay University's digital graduate show.
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Oculus Rift Consumer VR System Pre-Orders Start Later This Year, Ships Q1 2016

Posted in Games on 6th May, 2015 09:18 PM
by AlexMuller
Oculus is almost ready to sell VR to the public. Today Oculus announced that 'the Oculus Rift will be shipping to consumers in Q1 2016'
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Mobile gaming will be a $45B market by 2018, leaving console gaming way behind

Posted in Games on 4th May, 2015 10:25 PM
by AlexMuller
As the smartphone continues to take over the world, mobile gaming stands to outpace the rest of the industry.
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Microsoft bought Minecraft for HoloLens, Nadella says

Posted in Games on 2nd May, 2015 11:39 PM
by AlexMuller
HoloLens is an augmented-reality head-mounted display that puts “holograms” right in the real world that you can interact with and walk around.
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Video Gamers Have Better Connected Brains

Posted in Games on 28th Apr, 2015 08:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Action video gamers have more gray matter and better connectivity in certain subregions of the brain.
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Valve shuts down paid 'mod' system

Posted in Games on 28th Apr, 2015 08:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Angry gamers have forced Valve to end a system that let people who make modifications or "mods" for games get paid for their work. The system was only switched on 4 days ago.
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Virtual reality app store Wear VR secures $1.5M in funding

Posted in Games on 8th Apr, 2015 07:24 PM
by AlexMuller
While Oculus, Valve, and more focus on developing the hardware for virtual reality, one company is already well on its way to cornering the VR app market.
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You Can Now Use Your Cellphone As A 3D Modeling Tool

Posted in Games on 2nd Apr, 2015 03:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have created a new technology that uses the camera and accelerometers in an average cellphone to measure real objects in 3D space.
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The new generation of creatives and digital makers

Posted in Games on 13th Mar, 2015 12:21 AM
by AlexMuller
All around the world, children are making apps, games, building robots and programming Raspberry Pi computers as if their lives depended on it.
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Tobii eye-tracking technology lets you add a new layer to game control

Posted in Games on 13th Mar, 2015 12:04 AM
by AlexMuller
The eye-tracking technology has been honed over the past decade to a point where it is now a viable method for controlling games.
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Google is reportedly working on a virtual-reality version of Android

Posted in Games on 7th Mar, 2015 08:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has tasked a group of engineers with developing a version of Android to power VR applications.
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HTC and Valve reveal a virtual reality headset at the MWC summit

Posted in Games on 2nd Mar, 2015 10:48 PM
by AlexMuller
The HTC Vive will be paired with wireless controllers and tracking technology to let wearers explore computer generated environments by walking round their rooms.
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