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The D3-U virtual reality camera controller desperately needs a Pokémon Snap game

HTC announced the Vive Tracker — a small puck that lets third-party companies make motion-tracking VR accessories — last week at CES 2017. And we’re already starting to see some of those projects appear, one of the most interesting being dotdotdash’s D3-U virtual reality camera.<p>Now, as far as I can …

Virtual Reality

Gaming heroes just Frankensteined a Famicom mini into a Game Boy case

Dedicated fans and hackers can’t get enough of the NES Classic mini. After one group figured out how to add more games to the system, Kei Studio …

Retrogaming

How 'The Last Guardian' uses gameplay to tell its story

Like with many ambitious works of art, it's fair to say that the reaction to <i>The Last Guardian</i> was pretty divisive. While many recognized last month's PS4 exclusive as a brilliant achievement, it is undoubtedly a game that bears the scars of its troubled nine-year development. Yet, despite its …

Vintage Arcade Rooms Photographs

Currently fashionable, the 70′ & 80′ aren’t only famous for their unique music and style : Video Arcades, birthplace of gaming culture marked these …

How to Start Streaming Video Games

It's all about the preparation.<p>With the popularity of streaming video games reaching a fever pitch in 2016, you may just be considering getting your …

Streaming

The women who make a living gaming on Twitch

Women battle old-fashioned sexism and new forms of harassment to become big players in the world of professional gaming<p>Two years ago Chelsea quit her job as a pharmacy technician to play video games.<p>“I went to work one day and I was like, ‘I would actually be making more money if I had stayed at …

Gaming

Code your own games with new Humble Bundle

Have the perfect idea for a fun video game but don't know where to start creating it? Or maybe you've always wanted to build your own app but aren't sure how to code?<p>A new Humble Book Bundle from Apress will teach you how to write your own software from the ground up.<p>Humble Bundles let you name …

What it's like to become a YouTube gaming celebrity at 80 years old

One morning in September of last year, Shirley Curry woke up to a terrible surprise. Her email inbox had been flooded with 11,000 emails from …

15 great games you can't buy digitally

Abandonware <i>can</i> still be acquired, obviously, but we’re hopeful that our favorites will eventually be better preserved, updated to run on modern PCs, …

Creating 'Bioshock' was a protracted, ego-driven battle

Like many classic video games, the development process of <i>Bioshock</i> was fraught with peril — just a few months before the game's release, developer Irrational Games invited people outside the company to try the game for the first time, and the feedback was entirely negative. The testers called the …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Extremely Rare Star Wars Movie Posters You've Never Seen

The original Star Wars trilogy was (and remains) a worldwide phenomenon, George Lucas's interstellar tale of good vs evil captured the imagination of …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

The Pros and Cons of Attending College - Is College For Everyone? Part II | The Art of Manliness

Welcome to Part II of our series that asks the question of whether or not college is necessary. In Part I, we took a look at the history of higher …

Godfrey Reggio: 'My Che Guevara was Pope John XXIII'

Right in the middle of Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio's apocalyptic documentary tone poem – after he has bathed us in torrents of retina-searing imagery, some sped up, some in time-lapse of Earth cannibalising and strip-mining itself– a single, lonely, lost-looking man in a huge crowd stares deeply …

Star Wars Games: What EA Has Learned From the Batman Arkham Series

When you have the overbearing weight of turning a beloved IP such as <i>Star Wars</i> into a great video game franchise, you have to look at what's worked in …

Apple's Healthbook Fitness Tracking Software Leaked

Alleged fitness-focused app will be available for iOS 8 users.<p>Along with the long-rumored iWatch, Apple is reportedly planning to join the fitness …

'The Sun Does Not Exist' turns Hunter S. Thompson's drug trips into a strange game

It's no easy task to translate <i>Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas</i>' psychedelic narrative in any form at all, but if you're going to try, you may as well make things get just as weird. In <i>The Sun Does Not Exist</i>, a browser game very loosely based on Hunter S. Thompson's novel, players take control of what …

This War of Mine offers a look at the civilian side of conflict

11 Bit Studios' upcoming survival game, <i>This War of Mine</i>, will flip a war-torn narrative to give players the perspective of civilians rather than soldiers, the developer behind the Anomaly series announced today.<p><i>This War of Mine</i> follows a group of civilians struggling to survive in a city under …

Tips For Playing Titanfall

It's <i>Titanfall</i> day, people. Are you prepared for a parkour-filled, multiplayer-only, first-person shooter experience? We've been playing for days and …

Titan Fall

17 Examples of Totally Rad 1980s Box Art

It's so bad.<p>Look, the '80s were weird for all of us. It's time to come to terms with that. These are 17 examples of totally rad (and totally weird) …

Titanfall Beta: Best Pilot Loadout - Best Way To Play - IGN Video

Alfredo uses what he learned from the beta to create a killer loadout for when Titanfall drops.

Daughter's Controller Hack Creates Portable PS4

<i>Controlling a Vita and Dual Shock 4 improves the experience more than you might imagine. Hack them together like my daughter did and you have a new way to play PlayStation 4 games on the go — big bright screen, controller sticks, lights and rumble.</i><p>While console battles excite and drive avid gamers …

Choose Your Own Adventure in Batman: Arkham Origins Digital Prequel Comic

<i>Batman: Arkham Origins – A DC2 Multiverse Graphic Novel</i> brings back the “choose your own adventure” formula that many of us partook in in elemtary …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Future Cinema: Where the audience is the star

Immersive events that transform cinema-goers into participants have become popular nights out in London. BBC Culture’s Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore goes along for the ride.<p>It is 1980s New York and ghosts have invaded the city. Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters, of course.<p>Except that on this particular …

Weta Digital's artistry behind Rivendell from "The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey"

Weta Digital's artistry behind The Goblin Caverns from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"

Weta Digital's artistry behind Gollum: "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"