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Nintendo Breaks Stock Market Records Thanks to Pokemon

A whole lot of shares were traded in Japan.<p>Yet more good news for Nintendo's share prices, as it has broken the record for the biggest daily turnover …

No Man's Sky Release Date: Xbox One, PS4, PC Console Crossplay Confirmed

The <i>No Man’s Sky</i> release date has finally been confirmed for August 9 in the US and players can expect an explosive game to be available for gameplay …

'The Solus Project' is Xbox One's sci-fi exploration game

We've seen a few games graduate from the Xbox Game Preview program and become full-fledged Xbox One titles, but perhaps none as intriguing as <i>The Solus Project</i>. Earth is a goner, so humanity takes to the stars, with what's left of the human race hanging out near Pluto. From there you're shipwrecked …

Is Google Making a Standalone VR/AR Headset?

Some sources say Google has scrapped its in-house virtual reality/augmented reality project, whereas others indicate that Google is still developing …

Augmented Reality

New Oculus Touch Features Detailed in Latest Oculus PC SDK 1.6 Release

Oculus’ latest Software Developer Kit (SDK) has just been released, and adds support and documentation for a brand new ‘Enter’ button on the left …

GoPro acquired a virtual reality company

GoPro is expanding its horizons... in a very literal sense. The action camera maker has just acquired Kolor, a French outfit that specializes in videos for virtual reality and 360-degree viewers. It doesn't take much divination to figure out what GoPro wants to do with its new team, as you might …

Art Basel's Marc Spiegler on digital art and disruption - CNN Style

Written by Marc Spiegler<p>Marc Spiegler is the global director of Art Basel, leading its wide-ranging activities across the art world. In June 2016, he joined CNN Style as guest editor, commissioning features on the topic of art and technology.<p>In 2002, a self-taught programmer named Cory Arcangel …

Lucasfilm is making a virtual reality movie about Darth Vader

And it's being written by David S. Goyer<p>Industrial Light & Magic's immersive entertainment division is looking to some major Hollywood talent to create its next <i>Star Wars</i> virtual reality experience, and the lead character is as big as it gets. During a <i>Star Wars</i> Celebration panel, writer David S. …

Animal Shelter Wants Pokémon Go Players to Walk Their Dogs While They Play

These pups want to go on an adventure with you.<p>Pokémon Go, the hit smartphone game that has had millions of downloads in just a week, encourages users to walk around their neighborhoods to "catch" Pokémon, get supplies, and battle one another in Pokémon "gyms." And now, an animal shelter in Muncie, …

'Pokémon Go' expansion marred by a possible cyberattack

Good news! <i>Pokémon Go</i> is available in 26 more countries... if you get a chance to play, that is. Trainers can now grab the mobile game across a wider swath of European nations (such as the Netherlands and Sweden), but temporarily went down amid reports of a possible distributed denial of service …

New Zealand Man Quits Job to Become Full-Time Pokemon GO Player

“The prize is being the very best Pokemon Trainer,” the 24-year-old says<p>New Zealand-born Tom Currie has fallen hook, line and sinker for the Pokemon …

These amazing Star Wars drones let you battle with the Millennium Falcon

I tried my hand flying an X-Wing in one of Propel’s exhibition stages (the choice was between the forest moon of Endor and the exterior of the Death Star; I went for the trees), and although I’m quite a shaky pilot, it was still incredibly fun to see the craft whizzing around in front of me. The …

Drones

Uber Has Made Taxi Drivers Less Knowledgeable

Gary Englander, 64, has been driving a yellow cab in New York City for 38 years. It was a job he enjoyed—until very recently, that is. “I loved my …