Month: January 2019

The Future of Gaming — It May All Be in Your Head

Neurogaming is riding on the heels of some exponential technologies that are converging on each other. Many of these were on display recently in San Francisco at the NeuroGaming Conference and Expo; a first-of-its-kind conference whose existence alone signals an inflection point in the industry. Conference founder, Zack Lynch, summarized neurogaming to those of us in attendance as the interface, “where the mind and body meet to play games.”

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Safeguarding players in video games should be the priority for developers and publishers: TIGA

UK based trade association of the video gaming industry, TIGA has published a new report sharing the best practice guidance to help developers and publishers to keep players safe in their video games. The report titled as Safeguarding Players: Responsibility and Best Practice, focuses on policing and safeguarding player communities in online games. Additionally, its concern also includes the well being and safety of users during unique challenges in VR games. Considering insights and comments from leading gaming studios like Jagex, nDreams, … Read More

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Violence In Video Games Can Be Extreme, But That’s Beside The Point

Hollywood has gotten a lot of mileage out of the old “I’ll create a diversion” trope. Unfortunately, even our silver-screen heroes don’t come close to Washington when it comes to misdirection tactics. Take, for example, President Donald Trump’s recent revisiting of violent video games as the reason for America’s growing mass shooting problem. February’s assault […]

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2013 — The Dawn Of Wearable Computing?

Sooner rather than later you’ll have a computer attached to your face, and for some, it’ll happen as early as next year. Why? Because the era of wearable computing is dawning as startups and established tech companies focus their efforts on designing eyewear that converges the digital and real worlds right before your eyes. Whether […]

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FMX 2012 – Hugo, role playing game highlights, VFX in TV

Four weeks before spring arrives, FMX gives an exciting glimpse of the promising line-up it has put together. This year, FMX features a great special on Martin Scorsese’s 3D adventure Hugothat has been nominated for eleven Academy Awards. In addition, it offers VFX presentations covering the successful TV series Game of Thrones and Bones. Once again, FMX proves itself a unique and international meeting point for the merging of film and digital entertainment: In 2012, FMX places a heightened emphasis on innovative games such … Read More

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