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2015: The year virtual reality reaches the consumers

Posted in Games on 13th Jan, 2015 12:28 AM
by AlexMuller
With the purchase of OculusVR in 2014, Facebook effectively ushered in an era many knew was rapidly approaching.
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Computer program 'perfect at poker'

Posted in Games on 10th Jan, 2015 11:11 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have created a computer program they say is the perfect poker player and never makes a mistake.
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+21

Minecraft: Pocket Edition made more money on Christmas Day than any other iOS app

Posted in Games on 27th Dec, 2014 08:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Minecraft: Pocket Edition was the top-grossing app for all of iOS on one of the biggest days of the year for mobile gaming.
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Scientists want to bring the moon closer with virtual reality

Posted in Games on 23rd Nov, 2014 09:37 PM
by AlexMuller
By pairing the spacefaring robot with Oculus Rift headsets here on Earth; turn your head and the robot on the moon will supposedly turn in tandem via head-tracking.
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+47

The future of homework is: video games

Posted in Games on 22nd Nov, 2014 11:24 PM
by AlexMuller
The snowball effect of stress among teachers, students and parents over homework seems to be increasing with no end in sight.
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+38

Playing video games is good for your brain

Posted in Games on 12th Nov, 2014 08:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Purported negative effects such as addiction, increased aggression, and various health consequences such as obesity and tend to get far more media coverage than the positives.
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+37

Google counters Facebook’s Oculus buy with $500M investment in VR startup Magic Leap

Posted in Games on 14th Oct, 2014 01:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Not to be left behind by Facebook, Google is also getting into virtual reality.
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+27

Ian Livingstone applies to create 'gaming' school

Posted in Games on 9th Oct, 2014 08:31 PM
by AlexMuller
British games industry veteran Ian Livingstone has formally applied to launch a free school with lessons built using video gaming.
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+28

Microsoft set to buy Minecraft's developer Mojang, say reports

Posted in Games on 10th Sep, 2014 11:06 PM
by AlexMuller
It has been suggested that Mojang might sell for more than $2bn (£1.2bn).
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+12

Poker Bots: The Rise and development of the card shark machinery

Posted in Games on 3rd Sep, 2014 12:46 AM
by Diego Bocanegra
Since their evolution, their very name sends shivers down even the most experienced players’ spines.
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Get ready for virtual reality: here’s why it will soon be our norm

Posted in Games on 10th Aug, 2014 01:14 AM
by AlexMuller
Unless you've been living in a cave this past year, you've probably already heard that Virtual Reality (VR) is coming at us, and fast.
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How gaming can be used to promote learning and enhance education

Posted in Games on 15th Jul, 2014 02:00 AM
by Richard Chatwin
The general view towards video games is changing and now people are starting to seriously think about how they can be applied to education.
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+27

Why didn't Google make a fast move and buy OculusVR?

Posted in Games on 25th Jun, 2014 12:35 AM
by AlexMuller
From Google's perspective, it seems like a big mistake letting Zuckerberg and Facebook get to Oculus first and buy them.
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+36

First consumer version of Oculus Rift should hit by 2015

Posted in Games on 14th Jun, 2014 01:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Iribe also revealed that Zuckerberg wants to sell the Rift for as close to cost as possible.
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+18

GeoSpy.org: A new outdoor game for photographers and travelers

Posted in Games on 12th Jun, 2014 01:06 AM
by AlexMuller
GeoSpy is an outdoor, browser based mobile game that combines geographic locations and maps with photography and gamer spy skills.
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+21

Samsung is making a VR headset to beat Oculus VR and Sony’s Project Morpheus

Posted in Games on 23rd May, 2014 07:01 PM
by AlexMuller
It looks like virtual-reality headsets are headed for the mainstream. Fast.
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