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PlayStation 4 "noticeably faster" than Xbox One - Report

Anonymous developer sources have indicated that the PlayStation 4 is "noticeably faster" than the Xbox One in key performance areas, according to UK magazine Edge.<p>Memory reads on PlayStation 4 are 40-50 percent faster than Xbox One, says the report, and the arithmetic logic unit (ALU) on Sony's …

Oculus Rift, Kinect and a stationary bike power virtual reality Paperboy homage

Using the combined technologies of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, a Kinect motion sensor and a stationary bike outfitted with a Bluetooth-enabled Kickr training device, tech company Globacore has created an immersive first-person homage to classic Atari arcade game <i>Paperboy</i>.<p>Dubbed <i>PaperDude</i> …

The Week In Numbers: A Planet That Rains Glass, NASA's New Hunt For Life, And More

<b>63 light-years</b>: the distance from Earth to the blue exoplanet HD 189773b, which looks like a cozy place to live—except its surface temperature is 1,000 degrees Celsius and it rains glass. Sideways.<p><b>5.5 million square feet</b>: the floor space of the new world's largest building, which could fit 20 …

State Of The Game: AMD And NVIDIA Talk 4K Gaming And Why The PS4 And Xbox One Are A Downgrade

While the Xbox One and PS4 took a lion’s share of the limelight at E3, there was more to the event than the console launches and their Day One games lineups. While catching up with NVIDIA about SHIELD at E3 I also heard about some of their plans for PC gaming. Arch-rivals AMD also have plenty to …

The Witcher 3 will expand Geralt's combat skills, producer says

<i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i>, CD Projekt Red's upcoming Polish fantasy-inspired role-playing game, will introduce new combat options for the game's protagonist, producer Marek Ziemak told OnlySP.<p>According to Ziemak, Geralt of Rivia's expanded combat options will include new offensive and defensive …

Science project Pong game is controlled by brain power

A science student has created a <i>Pong</i> game that allows players to control moving paddles using only their minds.<p>David Schwarz, a Duke Ph.D. student, created the <i>Pong</i> game as part of a project to excite students attending a summer science camp. He works with Dr. Miguel Nicolelis, a specialist in …

Oculus Rift Demo LIVE!!!

Oculus VR Closes $16M Funding Round - Oculus Rift Team To Double

Oculus VR Inc. announced the successful conclusion of a $16 million round of Series A funding Monday, adding to their Kickstarter-filled war chest.<p>Among the hubbub and turbulence of Microsoft‘s Xbox One going up against, and so far being fairly heavily drubbed by, the Sony PlayStation 4 in the …

Oculus Rift HD drops you into a world so real it hurts

The high-definition version of the virtual reality Oculus Rift hardware, running at a crisp 1080p, sets users into a world so realistic that it's somewhat unsettling.<p>During a demo held at E3 earlier this week, I had the chance to test both the standard 720p and 1080p versions of the hardware …

E3 game deals: Battlefield 4, Arkham Origins, and more at 25% off

<i>Update: 10/28/13: Battlefield 4 is now released and its discounted by 20% to $48 at GMG! This deal last for a limited time until Wednesday tomorrow at 11AM EDT.</i><p>Even if the barrage of E3 news hasn’t tired you out by now (especially Xbone vs. PS4), thinking about which of the 90+ mentioned or …