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2016 Video Game Release Schedule
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[Update] Red Dead And Others Appeared As Backward Compatible By Accident
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Square Enix Closing Cloud Gaming Company Shinra Technologies
on January 05, 2016 at 07:54 PM
Shinra Technologies , the recently founded cloud gaming company from Square Enix, is shutting its doors. In a press release (translated by Gematsu ), Square Enix said the young company's closure is due to a lack of third-party investors. As a result, the company will report an “extraordinary...
Move Over Super Mario Maker, This AI Creates Levels Just By Watching YouTube
on June 26, 2015 at 10:32 AM
With Mario Maker coming this fall, fans of gaming’s most popular mascot will finally get to try their hands at creating compelling stages. The machine revolution is upon us, and Skynet (or a relative thereof) has beaten us there. Researchers at Georgia Tech have created an artificial intelligence...
Ultrasound May Be The Answer To VR’s Tactile Troubles
on April 09, 2015 at 01:10 PM
The conundrum of providing users physical feedback from virtual reality has seemed like a sci-fi dream for years, but British company Ultrahaptics ’ new technology may change all that. Co-developed by Professor Sriram Subramanian at the University of Bristol, the technology focuses points of ultrasound...
Oculus Drone Video Cool, Has Scary Implications
on April 10, 2014 at 08:02 PM
Some enterprising folks have created a mod that allows them to control an AR drone with an Oculus Rift. The mind boggles at the the creepy possibilities. In video posted by YouTube use Diego Araos, you can see a very well-done demonstration of the technology. Using an AR Drone and an Oculus Rift, the...
CES 2013 Was Biggest In 45+ Year History
on January 14, 2013 at 01:18 PM
According to a press release from the Consumer Electronics Association, this year's CES convention in Las Vegas was the biggest in the show's nearly 50-year history. While this year's 150,000 attendees didn't break last year's attendance record of 153,000, it managed to top 2012 in...
New Type Of Force Feedback Prototyped By Academics
on March 05, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Engineers at the University of Utah have prototyped and demonstrated a new haptic (touch) feedback system intended for use on gamepads. The "skin-stretch" technology is hoped to be ready for consumer mass production in time for the next wave of consoles. Associate professor of mechanical engineering...
Did Obsidian And Bethesda View Fallout Differently?
on January 20, 2012 at 08:53 PM
Obsidian Entertainment is currently working on the South Park game for THQ, but they’ve also worked on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords and Fallout: New Vegas. In fact, many of Obsidian’s team members worked on the original Fallout titles before Bethesda bought the...
Seen At CES 2012: The Weird Recap
on January 13, 2012 at 01:55 PM
There is a lot of hot technology on display at this year's CES. Companies like Sony, Samsung, and Toshiba all showed off how their products would integrate with one another, Razer started exploring the tablet market, and 4K TVs took the show by storm. But that's not all that was going on at CES...
Seen At CES 2012: Day One
on January 10, 2012 at 11:55 PM
At the beginning of every year, tech journalists, buyers, industrialists, and a bunch of middle-aged men who don't look hip enough to know much about technology gather in Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show, one of the world's largest trade shows, centering around technology and consumer...
Skyrim Utilizes Fallout’s Technological Advances
on October 26, 2011 at 08:44 PM
While The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion was a great game, Fallout 3 advanced Bethesda’s technology in some significant ways, and Skyrim reaps all the benefits. While speaking with PC Gamer , game director Todd Howard said, “[Skyrim]’s a lot more like Fallout 3, where as you level up you...
Sony Still Believes In A 3D Future For PS3
on September 12, 2011 at 03:15 PM
Sony isn’t giving up when the going gets tough. Despite poor market reception for 3D technology, Sony believes the PlayStation 3 is only “scratching the surface” when it comes to 3D gaming. “Looking at the future of 3D, I think we’ve really only just begun to realize its...
Can Games Look Real Today?
on August 02, 2011 at 04:34 PM
An Australian company named Euclideon claims that it has figured out how to make games look 100,000 times better by getting rid of polygons. Euclideon was formed in May of 2010 in Brisbane Australia. It’s Unlimited Detail method can supposedly display unlimited point cloud data in real time –...
Gorgeous Unreal 3 Engine Trailer Details Impressive Tech
on April 06, 2011 at 03:30 PM
Epic's Samaritan trailer looked more like a trailer for a new game property than a showcase for the company's next-generation Unreal 3 Engine technology, leading many to speculate that the clip will indeed become a game at some point. Today, Epic released a new Unreal 3 Engine trailer, one aimed...
Heavy Rain Creator Says L.A. Noire's Facial Capture System Is "Dead End"
on March 31, 2011 at 07:33 PM
Heavy Rain creator David Cage is a man of many opinions. The outspoken developer is never afraid to speak his mind, and now he's made some comments about the groundbreaking facial capture animation technology used in Rockstar and Team Bondi's upcoming L.A. Noire. In an interview with CVG, Cage...
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