Firefall Lore # 2: On the Offensive

By Taylor | October 29, 2013 | 0 Comment

Firefall Lore

Major Alexis Briggs – Unofficial Report On 28 September 2233 at approximately 18:00 hours, Trans-Hub Command fell prey to a systematic attack from a highly organized foreign collective. Coordinating in a two-tiered assault, an Incursion-sized Chosen squadron hit the outskirts of the Bay of Bones in an offensive blitz, followed by a covert cyber-strike within […]

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Firefall Lore Blog # 1

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Firefall Lore

Hello again, everyone. After a smoldering trek through Smokestack Desert, we rendezvoused with the exhausted Emmanuel Almas as he arrived at Copacabana in desperate need of recuperation. During his brief spell within safety of the resort, the journalist absorbed rumors of caravan attacks to the northern mountain range, Pike’s Peak. Now he’s found himself in […]

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Virtual Reality with 3D Glasses and Kinect

By Taylor | June 20, 2013 | 0 Comment

Virtual Reality with Kinect

Sitting in a lab in the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany is a virtual reality system that has the potential to redefine long-distance communication. Using 3D glasses and a Microsoft Kinect, a specialized system grants up to six people the ability to be transported into 3D virtual recreations of distant locations in real time. Sensors […]

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Interview with Telltale Games About The Walking Dead: 400 Days

By Taylor | June 18, 2013 | 0 Comment

The Walking Dead: 400 Days

Just a few days ago at E3 2013, I met with Telltale Games for an exclusive showing of their upcoming DLC, The Walking Dead: 400 Days. As someone who fell in love with the gritty realism, multifaceted characters, and nail-biting suspense of The Walking Dead: Season 1, I’ve been waiting for a new installment to […]

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What E3 is Really Like

By Taylor | June 17, 2013 | 6 Comment

E3 2013 Hallway posters

Check out my E3 2013 Picture Roundup Here! This past week, gaming aficionados, tech gurus, and corporate innovators flocked to the Los Angeles Convention Center in celebration of gaming glory. During this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, tightlipped industry bigwigs spilled their guts about secretive gaming projects and the next generation of consoles, all with the […]

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New Watch Dogs Screenshots Show Hacking in Action

By Taylor | May 10, 2013 | 0 Comment

Watch Dogs Screenshots: Vigilante Wards Gang

Answering our many pleas, Ubisoft has just released new screenshots for Watch Dogs. Highlighting hacking in action, the latest images showcase the protagonist Aiden Pearce as he takes control of the city of Chicago through the use of a mere cell phone. The action doesn’t stop there. The screens illustrate much more than just gadgetry, […]

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Kinect Used to Diagnose Depression

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Thank you, doctor Microsoft While typically functioning as a vehicle of entertainment, Microsoft’s Kinect has proven to be a useful tool in the arena of medicine. Rather than solely relying upon the observations of psychologists to determine whether or not an individual is suffering from depression, an automated system called SimSensei is adding to the […]

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Goodbye Rumble Controller, Hello Electric Shock

By Taylor | May 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

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No pain, no gain The next stage of videogame evolution might take place where you least expect it: within your body. A team of German researchers have deviated from the traditional rumble-controller formula, instead embracing an entirely new way for players to feel the action present on the screen, reports New Scientist. Rather than positioning […]

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From Animal Lover to Virtual Hunter: Hunting in Videogames

By Taylor | May 6, 2013 | 0 Comment

Far Cry 3

Why is hunting so damn addictive? From a crouched position you move toward a jungle clearing. Left foot, then right foot; each step demonstrates restraint in the highest degree. A breeze travels through the overgrown leaves, causing the foliage to dance all around you. Tensions rise, anticipation builds. In a moment the wind stops, but […]

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Dungeons & Dragons Destroys Lives

By Taylor | May 3, 2013 | 2 Comment

Dungeons & Dragons

It’s evil I tells ya Crazy alert: radical TV preacher Pat Robertson is at it again. In a new video aimed at warning the world of hidden evils, Robertson asserts that Dungeons & Dragons is a “demonic” videogame. In previous discussions throughout his career, the outspoken Southern Baptist minister has passed severe moral judgment on […]

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