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Father.IO Brings First Person Shooter Gaming In Real World Environments

Proxy42, an augmented reality gaming and hardware company headquartered in San Francisco, with additional production facilities in Italy, launched this week the pre-sale for Father.IO a massive multiplayer game, based on AR, to be played in the real world.<p>Gamers worldwide will be able to play via …

Hatsune Miku will perform on David Letterman's 'The Late Show' tonight

Virtual pop star Hatsune Miku will make her U.S. television debut tonight with an appearance on <i>The Late Show with David Letterman</i>. The Vocaloid-powered singer will perform, in hologram form, at the show's Ed Sullivan Theater in New York.<p>Hatsune Miku's appearance on late night television comes the …

Pokémon card battler flies up iPad download charts but struggles to generate revenue

Pikachu is popular, but he’s not so great with money.<p>The Pokémon Trading Card Game Online is one of the most downloaded iPad apps in the world right now. In the United States, the card battler is the fourth most downloaded app on iPad, according to data-tracking company App Annie. In Canada, the …

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A game that explores abusive relationships

Warning: the story contains story spoilers for <i>Curtain</i>.<p>When I was 17 years old, I was in an abusive relationship. I'll spare you the gory details, but suffice it to say that <i>Curtain</i>, a game that explores controlling and abusive relationships directly, got under my skin. Way, way under my skin.<p><i>Curtain</i> …

Which NFL Team Employs the Least Amount of Terrible People?

It's been a tough week for football fans...but surely there's one team that's not totally awful<p>Let's be honest: It hasn't exactly been <i>easy</i> to be an …

NFL

Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth takes Atlus’s memorable high schoolers on an Etrian odyssey

Atlus’s Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth on the Nintendo 3DS is not only a smart idea but also a project that makes a lot of sense. Game crossovers aren’t anything new, but this is one of those rare moments where the meeting of two series is both complementary and well-timed. In this case, both …

State of Decay dev's latest project is like the online Pokémon game you've always wanted

With <i>Moonrise</i>, a new free-to-play online mobile multiplayer game, <i>State of Decay</i> developer Undead Labs is looking to fill a void in the gaming space.<p>Specifically, one inspired by a mix of popular franchises such as Pokémon and Magic the Gathering, game designer Richard Foge told Polygon at PAX …

This tiny projector puts smartphone apps on your car's windshield

Navdy's $299 box is gunning for Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto<p>Short of the jetpack, there are few better visions of the future than a car's heads-up display. Instead of dials on a dashboard, information simply appears — almost out of thin air — right in front of you, and with a pleasing …

If Mirror's Edge's Faith had a dating site profile

Welcome to another edition of Extra Hearts, our dating site for everyone’s favorite video game characters. This time, we look at the free-spirited Faith from Mirror’s Edge, the popular first-person parkour game that’s getting a reboot for new-gen consoles. Will she run into the arms of a new love? …

Zelda speedrunner explains how it's possible to beat Ocarina of Time in 18 minutes

Last month, speedrunner Cosmo Wright broadcast a world record-setting run of Nintendo 64 game <i>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i> on his Twitch channel. He beat the game in 18 minutes and 10 seconds, and called it, naturally, "the best speed run I have ever done."<p>Today, he explains, in some …

How Team Rocket Would Abuse Pokémon In The Real World

Team Rocket as a real world corporation? Now that sounds kind of grim.<p>Then again, in this world presented by rizenvisual, <i>Pokémon</i> are being exploited …

Sexting with a bot: Exploring tech and intimacy with dirty messages

I've been in many awkward situations, but sexting 5 feet from a coworker is what I'd call a landmark. I type out a tame message — "take me to your bed" — and wait nervously for a response.<p>Clutched in both hands, my phone suddenly feels like a taboo token, a dirty magazine I'm amazed no one has …

Why I'm Loving My WildStar Character, Skibbers the Chua

Look at those ears!<p>After years of anticipation, I finally arrived on Nexus this weekend with WildStar's Head Start program. (Don't forget to check …

More Amazing 3D Illustrations That Pop Out at You by Nagai Hideyuki

Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki has an incredible knack for seeing the potential for cool perspective drawings along flat surfaces. As we've seen before, all he needs are some colored pencils, charcoal, and a few notebooks to create his amazingly detailed illustrations that jump off the pages in …

Digital Art

The darknet just got its first black market search engine

The network of sites known as the darknet, only accessible through the anonymizing Tor browser, resembles the early internet in many ways — including being difficult to navigate. Most users get around by clicking from link to link, accessing pages like "The Hidden Wiki" that list popular site …

Drunken Robot Pornography Review

A hot mess.<p>Drunken Robot Pornography is annoyingly well-constructed for a game that caused me to slam my mouse so hard that I nearly split the atom. …

Your chance to voice a character in Dragon Age: Inquisition

Instead of just playing Dragon Age: Inquisition, how about being in it?<p>BioWare has taken to its blog to announce a competition with a difference: a …

Dragon Age

Widescreen TVs and sliding steering wheels: the future of driverless cars

With swivelling seats and a cinema display, the concept car unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show is like an ‘office and living room on wheels’. Pity it looks like a naff business-class cabin<p>Have you ever wanted to have a business meeting while lying down and travelling at 120 km/hr? Or ever got bored …

Adorable Animals Form Whimsical Alphabet Letters

London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J …

Typography

Say Happy Valentine's by sending a personalized video game

People have been proposing marriage via video games for years. Gamers and developers have used hacked versions of Japanese role-playing games or classic Mario titles to ask for someone's hand. They've popped the question in <i>Halo 3</i> or with the help of a chatty robot in Borderlands. Developers have …

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

Watch 'Hey Ash' team’s Sundance Film Festival short

The Sundance Film Festival short from <i>Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'</i>? creators Anthony and Ashly Burch and YouTube personality Freddie Wong is now available to watch online.<p>"Gorilla Wayfare" was inspired by Nintendo's upcoming title <i>Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze</i>. In the video, which you can watch …

New Xbox One and PS4 shooter aims to blur line between single and multiplayer

Polish developer The Farm 51 (Painkiller: Hell & Damnation) today announced a new shooter called Get Even for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game aims to blur the line between single- and multiplayer and offer "photo-realistic" visuals.<p>Get Even's story focuses on the memories of its main …

Demonstration

Watch the world end in 20 minutes with TRIHAYWBFRFYH

In <i>The Rapture Is Here And You Will Be Forcibly Removed From Your Home</i> (shortened as <i>TRIHAYWBFRFYH</i>), players have only 20 minutes before the end of the world wipes out their existence.<p>The debut title from indie developer Connor Sherlock, <i>TRIHAYWBFRFYH</i> s a minimalist game that focuses heavily on …

2013's Most Popular Songs In Epic One Video

Now even if you're not an avid fan of the music of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber you have to appreciate the incredible editing skills on …

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