Mobile gaming is expected to generate $1.4 billion in South Korea. This year, in South Korea mobile gaming is expected to generate $1.4 billion. Mobile games like Anipang have become a cultural phenomenon within the country. It’s as common to see older women in their sixties playing games in the subway as it is to see younger [...]
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The end of the console ban means that Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft can now legally sell their systems in the country. Niko Partners, an Asian games market research firm, predicts a $13.1 billion game market for China in 2013. This is in its China Games Market Mid-Year 2013 Update Bulletin, which includes data and analysis [...]
There has been a lot of excitement around Google Glass, but the truth is, head-mounted displays that interact with the world around you are an area being aggressively explored by a number of companies. One of the primary areas of interest for these devices involves augmented reality. A group of former Valve employees have set out on their [...]
. Ingress, Google’s virtual reality game In Google’s global alternative reality game, Ingress. that uses the real world as its gamespace, Ingress says, “the world around you is not what it seems.” And, perhaps, when Google’s semi-independent division Niantic Labs is finished with its mission, we humans won’t be, either.
CodeSpells is an immersive, first-person player video game designed to teach students in elementary to high school how to program in the popular Java language. CodeSpells has been developed by University of California, San Diego computer scientists.
Urine-controlled video games. There is a new hands-free gaming technology, according to Reuters’ Joe McDonald: “Play doesn’t need to stop for sports fans taking a bathroom break at a Pennsylvania minor-league baseball stadium that has installed video games in men’s room urinals.”
Like YouTube, Facebook, or blogging platforms, it’s almost hard to believe there was an Internet without Kickstarter, which may be the greatest testament to its success. In 2009, the site generated about $23 million for its projects–an impressive figure by all accounts–but in 2012, Kickstarter pulled in roughly 10 times that, leapfrogging the grant budget [...]
A remarkable Empire of One business Rich Burlew created the first The Order of the Stick, a hilarious webcomic that celebrates and satirizes tabletop role-playing games and medieval fantasy, on September 29, 2003. The strip was originally produced to entertain people who came to his website for gaming articles, but it quickly became the most popular feature, leading Burlew to eventually abandon writing articles [...]
Thatgamecompany’s PlayStation 3 exclusive game, Journey. Video games are the most interactive form of entertainment we have but they have been slow to achieve the kind of experiential status that is often associated with art, music, literature, and film. Last year there were many titles released that challenged this notion. Among them was Thatgamecompany’s PlayStation3 [...]
tabwood is an eco-friendly stand for your devices. tabwood is a blend of Modern Technology and Old World Craftsmanshipthat uses natural materials as oppose to energy intensive non-renewable products that are currently used to support Tablet Computers, eReaders andSmart Phones. You have a beautifully design digital device so why wrap it up in an ugly plastic case. Let tabwood put it on [...]