Carlos Graterol

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Gamers Reveal The Inner Workings Of The Eye

Crowdsourcing helps shed light on a half-century mystery.<p>The human retina allows the eye to follow the path of a moving object, such as a Ping-Pong ball in play. Neuroscientists have been toiling for 50 years to explain how, but they lack the processing power to map the eye’s neural network. (With …

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Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Tall Heights<p>Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway, Richmond, VA<p>Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Chris Hennessee<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, …

‘World’s Smallest 3D-Printing Pen’ Creates 3D Drawings Objects On-The-Go

<b>Art director</b> Ismail Baran and creative director Anton Suvorov of digital agency AKKRO MEDIA has created the Lix 3D Pen, “the smallest 3D printing pen …

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UK Video Game Chart: South Park: The Stick of Truth claims No.1 spot

Ubisoft's much-delayed and much-censored South Park: The Stick of Truth has entered the All Formats All Prices UK video game chart at No.1.<p>53 per …

Oculus Rift film Zero Point offers interactive trailer

The latest trailer for <i>Zero Point,</i> a 3D, 360-degree movie created for the Oculus Rift, allows viewers to interact and change their point of view in a browser.<p>The trailer, available on ReelHouse, enables mouse controls to manipulate point-of-view. By shifting in any direction, viewers can watch the …

Tested: An App That Authenticates You By The Shape Of Your Ear

A taste of the biometric future<p>How unique are your ears? Maybe only Mom ever noticed them before, but, according to Michael Boczek, the particular way your ear touches your phone when you use it is unique to every person. Boczek's startup, Descartes Biometrics, has developed an app that lets you …

Put On This Virtual Reality Helmet, Then Swap Your Gender

Could virtual reality help us step into the shoes of someone else?<p>The virtual reality headset Oculus Rift is a marvel of interactive immersion for gaming: throw it on, and instead of using the medium of a controller or keyboard, it's actually _you _controlling the action. But, thought experiment: …

Xbox One, PS4 medieval RPG promises to blend Skyrim, Witcher, and Red Dead

After traveling the world in pursuit of a publishing deal, Mafia designer Daniel Vavra and his new company Warhorse Studios have launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new medieval RPG called Kingdom Come: Deliverance. They are asking for £300,000 to complete the CryEngine-powered project, aiming to …

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The Most Surprising Things We Love About the PS4 and Xbox One

by Paul Tamburro Jan 22nd, 2014<p>The PS4 and Xbox One have been out for a little while now, giving us some time to really get a feel of these new …

Could This Spell Trouble For 'The Elder Scrolls Online?'

Bethesda’s first MMO is hitting consoles soon, but maybe only for older gamers. The ESRB has given it a “Mature” rating. It’s unclear what, exactly, precipitated the rating, but given some of the darker elements and frequent beheadings of a game like Skyrim, one can sort of guess. Bethesda’s Pete …

Payday 2 update can make you an infamous plague doctor

Infamous is what you become when you've done it all in <i>Payday 2</i> and you don't mind tossing aside some progress to build yourself back up as a pro.<p>According to Overkill Software's official site for <i>Infamy</i>, the heist-based shooter's latest free update for Windows PC introduces a new concept based on …

Judge voids two Samsung claims before Apple patent trial even starts

A US judge has just awarded Apple two summary pre-trial judgments, significantly reducing Samsung's chances of prevailing in the second patent clash between the two tech giants. Judge Lucy Koh invalidated a Samsung multimedia-synchronization patent and determined that the Korean company breached an …

GTA Online Gets Its First Rockstar Verified Player-Made Jobs

Rockstar has begun giving an official thumbs-up to certain user-created jobs.<p>After releasing creation tools earlier this month that allow players to …

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The top 10 video game Easter eggs of 2013

<i>Check here for more from GamesBeat’s 12 Days of the Best and Worst of 2013</i>.<p>Every year, game developers hide secret content in their titles for eagle-eyed players to find — like John Romero’s severed head in Doom II, the elusive “green ninja ” in Mortal Kombat, and a creepy half-naked man in Halo 2. …

It's Time For Next-Gen Sports Video Games To Evolve

I’ve been playing EA Sports’ next-gen releases—<i>NBA Live14, Madden NFL 25</i> and <i>FIFA 14</i>—on the PS4 and Xbox One lately, and while each is actually quite a lot of fun in its own right, I can’t help but think it’s time for some evolution.<p>These games simply haven’t progressed much from the days of the PS2.<p>…

Why 2013 Was A Good Year For Women In Gaming

As we reach the end of the year, it’s time to reflect on various trends we’ve seen in the gaming realm over that time. Now, looking back, I’m ready to declare 2013 a pretty great year for video game women.<p>Now, let me be clear. I’m not waving a “Mission Accomplished: Sexism Over” banner, and I …

Minecraft and Candy Crush Saga dominate Apple’s iOS charts for 2013

The year is coming to a close, which means it’s time to look back and determine some winners. In 2013, it’s clear that two games — Minecraft and Candy Crush Saga — were a pair of champions on the iOS platform.<p>This reaffirms that while many use their smartphones and tablets for a variety of …

Minecraft Expands Borders With Pocket 0.8.0 And PlayStation Versions

<i>Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.8.0 arrives as predicted in time for Christmas (and with an infinite resource glitch), as Minecraft PlayStation Edition takes the block building to a new frontier.</i><p>Minecraft updates are like buses. You wait for ages with nothing happening and then three come along at once …

The Walking Dead world won't be 'nicer or kinder' in season 2

The world won't be any "nicer or kinder" in <i>The Walking Dead Season Two</i>, despite players stepping into the shoes of vulnerable little girl, according to developer Telltale Games.<p>Speaking with IGN, the first episode's director Dennis Lenart, writer Mark Darin and Telltale president and co-founder …

Apple names Ridiculous Fishing, Badland its 2013 games of the year

Apple chose indie developer Vlambeer's extreme fishing game <i>Ridiculous Fishing — A Tale of Redemption</i>as the company's iPhone game of the year for 2013, while Frogmind's <i>Badland</i> is in first place for best iPad game, according to listings on the iTunes App Store.<p>The company also chose two runners up in …

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Samsung drops Xbox influences from redesigned Smartphone GamePad

The first iteration of Samsung's mobile gaming controller took a lot of inspiration from Microsoft's Xbox gamepad design, but this second coming has managed to trim almost all of it out. The Smartphone GamePad switches to a black color scheme, swaps the convex analog sticks for concave ones, and …

Good Deal: Nintendo's 3DS XL is $149.99 at Target this week

If you're still looking for the perfect gift for the gamer in your life, you might be in luck: this week Target is offering the Nintendo 3DS XL for $149.99. That's $50 off the original price of $199.99, and a great find, considering the device might be hard to find at all so close to the holidays. …

Original Tomb Raider comes to mobile devices

The original <i>Tomb Raider</i> is now available on the New Zealand App Store and is expected to make its way to the digital store's North American arm by 11 p.m. EST tonight, Touch Arcade reports.<p>The game, which first launched on PlayStation in 1996, is available for the equivalent of $0.99. Despite …

Nintendo 64 finally gets a modern makeover

French refurbishing company Lekki is now selling newly made-over and re-colored Nintendo 64 consoles bundled with a copy of Super Mario 64, created with second-hand systems that have since been put back into service.<p>Each bundle is available to purchase for €120 from its website, roughly $165, and …