Nicholi Maxon

7 Flips | 2 Magazines | @nicholimaxon | Keep up with Nicholi Maxon on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nicholi Maxon”

GameStop Plunges After Sony Unveils PlayStation Now Streaming Service

The video game world shook on Tuesday afternoon after Sony announced (along with a new Internet-based television service in the US) a streaming service called PlayStation Now at the Consumer Electronics Show. Video game retailer GameStop shares sank immediately following the news, as gamers …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Events Near You<p>May<p>9<p>Wed<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>May<p>17<p>Thu<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Top Events<p>Jun<p>22<p>Fri<p>Back to Black: Tribute to Amy …

Why Sony's PS4 Is Crushing Microsoft's Xbox One In Sales So Far

I’m the first to admit when I’m wrong, and when Microsoft came out and said they sold 3M Xboxes in January, I said Sony would follow with their own numbers soon after. While I was right on that point, I was sorely mistaken thinking the two totals would be “pretty close.”<p>As we now know, Sony sold a …

DayZ's standalone beta is still a ways off — studio reveals tentative development timeline

The standalone version of DayZ is going to spend the majority of 2014 in its “alpha” testing form as developer Bohemia Interactive takes its time fixing bugs and adding features.<p>You can buy DayZ now through Steam’s Early Access program, but it’s currently far from a polished product. The next phase …

Why First-Person Shooters Don't Feel Immersive

When I walk around in the world, I see things from a “first-person” perspective. Inside, looking out.<p>This is what first-person shooters (and other first-person games) are attempting to emulate: That feeling of actually being in the world, immersed in a digital reality.<p>And it never works. There’s …

CES: First Look at LG's Bendable G Flex Smartphone

Are curved displays the future of smartphones?<p>LG's uniquely-designed G Flex is coming to the United States early this year, and at CES the company …

Full-body virtual reality is here, but try not to puke

The latest version of the Virtuix Omni is sickeningly immersive<p>When a Combine Soldier throws a grenade at you, your instinct is to run. In the Virtuix Omni, you can.<p>At CES 2014, Virtuix showed off the latest version of its virtual reality rig, which features 40 capacitive sensors in its base to …