Gage Gabretti

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IT infrastructure becomes cute anime girls in Japan’s latest educational anthropomorphism project

Whoa, check out the size of that girl’s DRAM!<p>One of the biggest challenges in education is presenting the subject manner that will sustain the …

Learn Python the Hard Way

Millions of people have learned to code. So can you.<p>Newly updated for Python 3, the original and still the most popular way for total beginners to …

Cloud storage outfit ranks hard drives on reliability; Seagate is worst

Initial testing of 8TB hard drives is promising for higher capacity HDDs.<p>Mechanical hard drives are the go-to storage medium for mass backup chores, …

It Took 19 Years To Open This MMO’s Locked Door

Tibia [official site] launched in 1997, but I’m not sure I’d even heard of the MMO before today. And I heard about it because of a door.<p>In the online …

How to watch the creepy new 3D Stranger Things virtual reality film

If you've been watching Netflix's hit sci-fi horror series Stranger Things, you might have wondered what it would be like to end up on another plane of reality – as happens to 12-year-old Will Byers in the opening episode.<p>A new 360-degree virtual reality video offers fans exactly that chance. …

Tokyo's Latest Governor Wants To Convert The City Into 'Anime Land'

The newly elected Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, is keen to celebrate the medium of anime and turn the city into a veritable “anime land”.<p>The timing of this, from my standpoint, is a bit surreal. As only yesterday, I was hoping that someone would create Tokyo Otaku Land from the seminal Gainax …

Anime

A surprise sex change casts a light on gaming's inequality

How can the gaming industry root out sexism? Changing players’ virtual sex might be a start.<p>Teacher Barbie, pilot Barbie, presidential candidate …

Fall Sports Comedy Anime "Keijo!!!!!!!!" Gets A Suitably Salacious Preview

A fall broadcast has been announced for the TV adaptation of Daichi Sorayomi's 2013 ongoing ecchi sports comedy <i>Keijo!!!!!!!!</i> (aka <i>Hip Whip Girl</i>), and …

The Art of Minimalism in Mobile App UI Design

Design is one of the most important drivers of user engagement. As users’ preferences shift toward a simpler interface, stripping the UI to its very …

UI Design

Researchers Have Created This Creepy-as-Hell Model to Promote Road Safety

This is Graham. You'll be seeing him in your nightmares.<p>Australia's Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has peered right into the darkest part of …

Road Safety

The Art of 'Gravity Rush 2' Alone is Worth the $$$

Sony Japan Studio's gorgeous physics-defying action game deserves more exposure.<p>For whatever reason, Sony kept <i>Gravity Rush 2</i>, the sequel to Japan …

Anime

VR Cinematography Studies for Google

Exploring how people are represented in VR<p>with <b>David Lawrence</b> and <b>James McKee</b><p>Last July, shortly after Google announced its Jump VR camera collaboration …

Batman V Superman Will Be First 100GB 4K Blu-Ray Release By A Major Studio

<i>Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition</i> will be the first 4K Blu-ray disc to be released on a 100GB triple layer disc by a major studio, …

Comic Books

Sony is giving Hideo Kojima "a lot of freedom" for Death Stranding

What is Death Stranding? An anagram for Hated Ring Strand? A trailer for Trainspotting 2? The Whaling Dead? It looks weird as f*** right now, with …

These dystopian cityscapes were all designed by a computer program

The London-based programmer and designer is the mastermind behind a newly released series of computer-generated cityscapes that look straight out of the movie "Inception."<p>"I was interested in the idea of 'creating' a virtual city, but realised I could never design such an amount of detail," Brown …

Digital Art

Raid On Abandoned Ship Saves Over 50 Classic Arcade Games

Tony Temple has written one hell of a story about a “raid” on the The Duke of Lancaster, a beached and rotting former luxury liner in Wales that for …

Retrogaming

What I don't want to say about Overwatch

Commentary: There's a lot of hype around Blizzard's new team shooter, but don't fear -- I come not to bury Overwatch but to praise it.<p>I promised myself I wouldn't use "instant classic" when describing Overwatch, but I'm struggling to come up with a better phrase for how I feel about the new …

Overwatch

Netflix Creates A Virtual Reality Version Of The Video Stores It Put Out Of Business

I know some of our younger readers may find this hard to believe, but way back in the day (I’m talking, like, almost 10 years ago), you had to actually go to a brick-and-mortar building to rent movies printed on physical media if you wanted to watch them at home. If you brought them back even a day …

Virtual Reality

Screen & Page: Puppy-Kids & Hard Choices In 'Wolf Children'

Most anime is adapted from manga, often produced by the manga publisher to raise awareness and selling it overseas. But what about the anime shows or …

Manga

Super Famicom-themed eShop cards ⊟ Having the Super Mario World cartridge pictured on the card is a pretty cute way to replicate the experience of buying an SNES game in a store, except you don’t have to rub a Q-Tip over the contacts. Along with these images of Japanese eShop cards, Nintendo also shared June’s New 3DS Virtual Console releases for the region: Kirby’s Dream Course Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem Legend of the Mystical Ninja Super Street Fighter II Hey! Some third-party stuff. BUY New Nintendo 3DS

Having the <i>Super Mario World</i> cartridge pictured on the card is a pretty cute way to replicate the experience of buying an SNES game in a store, except …

"Picocassette" smartphone game cartridges are here, now available to buy

For those who want that authentic “inserting a cartridge” feeling.<p>Love it or hate it, <b>smartphone mobile gaming</b> is only getting bigger. And with …

Hero Shooters: Charting the (re)birth of a genre

<i>Battleborn. Overwatch. Paragon.</i><p>Not to mention <i>BattleCry. Gigantic. Paladins.</i><p>These are all games slated to release this year (many are out already, in …

Game Design

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

There's a lot you can tell your Android phone to do. Yes, even "take a selfie."<p>With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will …

Apps
Pokémon

33 Years Later, New Donkey Kong Secrets Are Being Found

Despite the fact the game was first released in arcades in 1981, has been ported to hell and back and picked apart on the big screen, Nintendo's …

Retrogaming