Video Games Are Going 3D in Wake of Box Office Success of 3D Movies

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Video game publishers following Hollywood’s lead.

With 3D movies boosting both audience experiences and box office coffers, videogame publishers are following Hollywood’s lead and developing 3D games to immerse players more into virtual worlds.

 

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VI Fit – Video Game Project to Help Blind Children Exercise

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VI Fit video games help visually impaired children become more physically active.

VI Fit, a project at the University of Nevada, Reno, helps children who are blind become more physically active and healthy through video games. The human-computer interaction research team in the computer science and engineering department has developed a motion-sensing-based tennis and bowling exergame.

 

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Violent Video Games May Improve Your Vision and Other Brain Functions

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Violent video games used a learning tool.

You’re at the front lines shooting Nazis before they shoot you. Or you’re a futuristic gladiator in a death match with robots. Either way, you’re playing a videogame — and you may be improving your vision and other brain functions, according to research presented at a New York University conference on games as a learning tool.

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Are Videos Games an Art Form?

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The question of whether video games can be considered an art form is raging across the internet. Game designer Kellee Santiago asserted in a TED talk that they can be. Film critic Roger Ebert responded that video games are not and can never be art. Gamers and art critics immediately joined in the fray. Here, Neatorama author John Farrier comes down on the side of video games as art and explains in detail…
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Video Gamers: Size of Brain Structures Predicts Success

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Brain structures are a clear indicator of video game success

Researchers can predict your performance on a video game simply by measuring the volume of specific structures in your brain, a multi-institutional team reports this week.

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National Gaming Day At Libraries A Massive Success

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Jenny “Shifted Librarian” Levine and the American Library Association threw an astoundingly successful National Gaming Day in America’s libraries. This is the second year for NGD, and the participation more than doubled. Patrons played all kinds of games — tabletop, board games, video games — and discovered their libraries and their communities.
Here’s all the numbers from this great day…
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Augmented Reality Toy Concept

Augmented Reality Toy Concept 

 Keep old toys living in a new environment.

In the ongoing economic recession, when you have no guarantee of how long your job’s intact, the very last thing that you want is extra expenditure. But with kids at home, it is probably impossible to avert. His demand for a new toy is probably sending you wild I see, and you are looking for a solution. Perhaps it’s here, a solution that integrates virtual reality with tangible toys. Called the Augmented Reality, the toy concept by Frantz Lasome, with a pair of head-mounted glasses embedded with Augmented Reality Tangible User Interface (AR TUI), allows the kid’s to use their old toys as game pieces and weapons in a virtually created environment.

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Working For Google Has It’s Advantages

Working For Google Has It’s Advantages 

 Moving around: A slide allows quick access from different floors: Google’s ‘sliding’ market share!

Google is famous for providing it’s workforce with a wide variety of amenities to it’s workforce in order to bring in talented employees and keep them working harder and longer.  Google innovations keep office work from being drab & boring. (Pics)

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True Motion Golf And Tennis

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Now you can see how bad your swing really is face to face or at least a computer image of yourself looking back at you

EA Sports boss Peter Moore has officially announced details on the publishers’ first titles set to support Wii MotionPlus functionality, with Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 and Grand Slam Tennis the first of a number of EA games set to make use of Nintendo’s new mo-control tech. Continue reading… “True Motion Golf And Tennis”

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