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Why the Xbox One is scaring gamers

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>In the two weeks since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, gamers have raised some questions about its latest-generation …

The RK-1 Is An Arduino-Based Mobile Robot You Control With Smartphone Swipes

This embed is invalid<p>London-based roboticist Evangelos Georgiou wants to offer an open-source platform for helping Arduino hobbyists take their projects mobile, thanks to a remote controlled robot called the RK-1 that combines a programmable Arduino microcontroller with apps for iPhone or Android, …

What Microsoft will and won’t let you do with games on Xbox One

Today, Microsoft tried to get past the thorniest consumer issues related to the Xbox One video game console before its big press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on Monday in Los Angeles. Otherwise, it might have to spend two hours explaining why its policies related to used video …

New study finds gaming helps children learn 'ethical decision making'

A new study out of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, suggests that those who spend time playing video games lay some of the ground work for socially responsible, good citizens in later life. Conducted by Dr. Kathy Sanford, the study examined children between the ages of 13 and …

Xbox One mech-shooter 'Titanfall' leaked, reveals next-gen cloud gaming details

The July issue of <i>Game Informer</i> appears to have come a little early this year, and with it, news on one of the first titles known to take advantage of the Xbox One's cloud gaming features. The still unannounced title, <i>Titanfall</i>, will be a first-person shooter and mech-fighter that uses Microsoft's …

Kamcord Now Makes Mobile Game Recordings More Interesting With Audio Commentary Tools

It’s been just under a year since Y Combinator-backed Kamcord officially launched, and the young team has spent its time raising funding and quietly fleshing out its SDK for iOS games.<p>The team had seen its in-game screen recording tech implemented in over 100 games, and gamers have recorded 500 …