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6 big moments from the Xbox main event at Gamescom 2015

Dragons and guerrilla warfare. City-wide destruction and time-bending superpowers. Microsoft's annual Gamescom press conference picked up where E3 …

Virtual reality set to take off in 2016, researcher says

Virtual reality is set to make a splash in 2016. And its ripples in the tech market will only grow as time goes on, according to a new study.<p>Virtual-reality device sales will hit 14 million units worldwide in 2016, providing a strong launch point for the category, according to data released Tuesday …

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Training Your Mind to Push Your Body

Many people have a part of their brain that so wishes they wanted to exercise, but truthfully they don't want to do it. They wish they wanted to. They want to want to. They just don't. And they are sometimes jealous of people who DO enjoy exercise.<p>Hear the good news, all of you that fall in the</i> …

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Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1

Palmer Luckey Explains Oculus Rift’s Constellation Tracking and Fabric

Plenty of new details about the consumer Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) were revealed last week at the company’s pre-E3 …

Ready Player One

E3 2015: Fallout 4 - Show Floor

VR & AR News and Education

0<p>Samsung Gear VR<p>03 Aug, 2018 By Jamie Feltham<p>Samsung Trademarks ‘Perfect Reality’, ‘Odyssey Z’ Ahead Of Note 9 Reveal<p>It’s that time of year again; …

Oculus Rift USB Type-C for new virtual reality headset

What is E3 without a little healthy speculation?<p>At Oculus’ consumer Rift announcement on Thursday there were a number of questions still left …

Dance music on the big screen: five of the best and five of the worst films in history

The Daft Punk biopic Eden comes out in the US this week, to be followed later in the summer by EDM bromance We Are Your Friends. As dance music heads to the cinemas again we’ve taken a look at five of the best and worst rave ups

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What time does Game of Thrones season 6 start on Monday? Plus Arya's big conflict

When will Game of Thrones season 6 begin?<p>Game of Thrones returned on Monday April 25, 2016: Sky Atlantic showed the premiere at 2am GMT (as a simulcast with HBO). The first episode of the new series, The Red Woman, will be show again at 9pm.<p><i>Contains possible TV and book spoilers</i><p>Arya will face a …

Superhot is a whirling ballet of bullets

A lot of people are looking forward to <i>Superhot,</i> which is due to launch later this year, not least the 12,000 Kickstarter backers who funded this curiously appealing game to the tune of $250K.<p>Originally planned for Windows PC, Mac and Linux, the time-stop shooter will also simultaneously launch on …

Forest Whitaker in talks to join Star Wars: Rogue One

Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed and Diego Luna confirmed as rebel alliance fighters vying to steal plans to the first Death Star in Gareth Edwards’ “Anthology” film

The Great Oculus Rift Hype Machine, Continued

When the Oculus Rift finally ships, after nearly three years of manipulated anticipation and "hurry up and take my money" buyer frustration, it is …

Virtual Reality

The Xbox One is becoming a gaming PC

Microsoft just announced a new console, and it's a PC<p>Nobody was expecting a new console to be shown off this year at E3, but in a series of surprise announcements, that's exactly what Microsoft just did. The Xbox One is about to look a lot like a gaming PC, and that's really exciting.<p>Since the Xbox …

Living Rooms

Microsoft built an Xbox 360 emulator to make games run on the Xbox One

Microsoft’s big surprise at E3 today was backwards compatibility for some Xbox 360 games running on the Xbox One. The software company is planning to offer more than 100 titles at launch later this year, and Xbox One preview members can test a selection today. Behind the scenes, Microsoft has built …

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Xbox And Oculus: A Partnership Designed To Blow Your Mind

Oculus has been on a mission to bring VR to the mass market ever since its successful Kickstarter campaign. With goals of selling millions upon …

Virtual Reality

Microsoft partners with Valve VR and Oculus, shows Minecraft for HoloLens

Virtual reality is the cool new place to be.<p>LOS ANGELES—At Microsoft's pre-E3 press conference, the company announced a strategic partnership with …

Michael Myers heading back to the big screen for Halloween Returns

It looks like Michael Myers is heading back to the big screen for a “recalibration” of the <b>Halloween</b> franchise post-Rob Zombie, with Bloody Disgusting …

How Sony can 'win' E3

We've already discussed how Nintendo can win, and talked about how Microsoft can win, and now it's Sony's turn. What will it take for the creator of the PlayStation 4 to win what is arguably the biggest show of the year?<p>What we mean by "win"<p>For the purposes of this article we'll define a "win" as a …

Big changes arrive on EA Sports' golf course with Rory McIlroy PGA Tour

<i>Rory McIlroy PGA Tour</i> is, for all intents and purposes, a golfing reboot, an acknowledgement that this 25-year old series is ready for something new.<p>"We've started from scratch," said producer Ryan Ferwerda at a recent press event. "There's nothing left in here from the older games in the …

Our Steam Summer Sale 2015 Pick of the Day

The Steam Summer Sale is upon us again. There are daily sales, flash sales, and a community game that can unlock even more discounts. There are so many games discounted that it can be hard to choose what to buy. The sale runs from now until June 21, so check back for our top pick from each daily …

How Microsoft's Oculus Rift Partnership Affects HoloLens

The partnership Microsoft announced yesterday with Oculus VR may have caught some people by surprise given that the Xbox company already has its own head-mounted display technology in HoloLens. But Xbox boss Phil Spencer says in a new interview that teaming up with Oculus actually gives Microsoft …

Valve's VR Headset Aiming to Make "Zero Percent of the Populace Sick"

Of all the major virtual reality headsets, Valve and HTC's Vive is still relatively unknown. Valve has been somewhat secretive about its upcoming SteamVR platform and how the player will interact with it. However, a new article from Ars Technica sheds some light on what Valve is doing to …

Dota 2 Overhaul Launched, New Interface, Engine, Custom Games Detailed

Valve has announced the first part of its Dota 2 Reborn beta, which introduces a new interface, new engine, and Custom Games.<p>Detailed on the Dota 2 website, the Reborn beta is broken into three parts, with the first part featuring a new interface being revealed today. Information on Custom Games …

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