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Mobile

Wonder is a smartphone startup that may make a VR-ready gaming phone

There's little room for newcomers in the world of smartphones, but that doesn't stop companies trying. The latest is Wonder, a startup that apparently wants to build a futuristic device with VR capabilities, that will appeal to mobile…
Gaming

How the ‘Prey for the Gods’ team leapt over the usual Kickstarter pitfalls

You'd be forgiven for thinking there's a huge studio working on the gorgeous game Prey for the Gods. Instead, this trio of developers is experienced, passionate, and acutely aware of the dangerous monster they’re preparing to…
Gaming

Epic founder Tim Sweeney is bashing Microsoft again over the Universal Windows Platform

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney is back on his soapbox again bashing Microsoft about its Universal Windows Platform model and its attempt to drive Steam out of business. The latest rant arrives by way of Edge magazine issue #296 published in…
Gaming

Nintendo's stock plummets after 'Pokémon Go' investor gaffe

Days after Nintendo's stock market value hit a record high due to the success of Pokémon Go, shares have plummeted as the company reminded new investors that it had no role in the game's development, and profits will be minimal.
Gaming

SNES Retro Receiver lets you play 16-bit classics with wireless controllers

Retrogaming-focused hardware manufacturer Analogue is now accepting orders for the SNES Retro Receiver, a Bluetooth-capable device that enables support for a range of wireless controllers when paired with classic Super Nintendo and Super…
Gaming

The latest video diary of 'South Park: Fractured But Whole' covers the game's tactical RPG combat system

The latest video diary about the upcoming game South Park: Fractured But Whole talks about its turn-based, tactical RPG combat system, and the original title that wouldn't fly with retailers. Ubisoft also talks about emulating…
Gaming

Gears of War 4 will hit PC at 4K with unlocked framerates and super-scaling

Technical director Mike Rayner from The Coalition recently listed the exclusive features the PC version of Gears of War 4 will have this October. He also clarified that the single-player campaign will not be locked at 30 frames per second.
Virtual Reality

The Rift now supports four sensors for improved room-scale VR

The Oculus Rift is designed for sitting down, Xbox controller in hand. A recent software update adds support for four sensors, in preparation for the Oculus Touch controller launch later this year.
Gaming

Got an inactive Xbox gamertag? Microsoft says to use it or lose it

If it's been a few years since you last powered on an Xbox console, your gamertag may be at risk of deactivation, as Microsoft has updated its services agreement in a bid to prune inactive user accounts.
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality and DotA 2 fan? We have the VR headset for you

If you want an HTC Vive with a little more color to it, the new DotA 2 International version will be right up your alley. The new HTC Vive comes with a bright red strap, with DotA 2 iconography on the back.
Gaming

No PlayStation Plus? No problem: ‘No Man’s Sky’ doesn’t need it

Want to play No Man's Sky on PlayStation 4, but you don't have a PlayStation Plus subscription? No problem. The game doesn't require one, standing in contrast to the majority of the system's library.