Virtual Reality

Why Men Love Poker

Maybe it’s down to growing up watching Wild West movies with men chewing tobacco and smoking cigars and generally being very manly whilst playing poker before a brawl breaks out and shoot-out occurs, maybe because it’s about getting one-up on…

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Download A Social Game And Fund Safe Water In Developing Countries

Released in collaboration with charity : Water Scopely, a California games developer, have released their latest social game, Bubble Galaxy with Buddies. The studio founded in 2011 has partnered with charity: water, to bring safe, clean drinking water to people…

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Social Gaming

Gaming has always been one of two categories; social or single player (dare we say anti-social) gaming. As the name suggests, single player games were where games began, for example Pac-Man, Manic Miner, Frak, Donkey Kong, Mario Bros, Sonic, Dogfighter,…

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Mobile Gaming Past And Present

It is interesting to think that although the mobile casino is a relatively new phenomenon, which first emerged few years ago, mobile gaming has been around for a great many years. There have been many times throughout history when gambling…

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Buying A Phone For Gaming

The Top Tips When you decide to buy your next phone, you have the ideal opportunity to reassess the way in which you tend to use your phone. What is it that you use it for the most? What are…

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How To Make An Avatar

Will James Cameron’s 3D epic win us over? The director of some of the most expensive films ever made – Titanic, True Lies, T2 – can never be accused of doing things by half. If he can’t change the film-making…

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The Bedroom And Social Gaming

How has the bedroom and social gaming become so integrated? It seems ironic that the private abode of nearly every spotty teenager has managed to become a doorway to the outside world, or at least another world. Through a few…

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Interfacing With Virtual Worlds

Through the control pad ages The rise of video gaming as a medium has given us the opportunity to enter countless virtual environments. From racing to exploring fantasy worlds, we have a vast array of different scenarios to engage in….

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Virtually Yours

The Future Uses of a Virtual Reality Machine While the main image you can see of Nintendo’s Virtual Boy is a good natured nod to the past, it’s inevitable that in the not-so-distant future, Virtual Reality will be a part…

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Virtual Reality

Is this the future of gaming? In 1972 Atari created Pong. Although not the first ever game, it was certainly the one that captured the interest of a mass market. In its first year, the coin-op table tennis simulation sold…

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Encounter At Virtual Point

Who needs a holiday when you’ve got a holodeck? Virtual reality, the final frontier: These are the voyages of future technology. Its ongoing mission to explore strange new gizmos. To seek out new technology and new toys. To boldly go…

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Our Virtual World

How VR could shape our future Despite Hollywood’s best efforts to have us ‘Enter the Matrix’ and technology improving beyond even the wildest dreams of any fan of Tomorrow’s World, Virtual Reality (VR) still manages to conjure up images of…

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Strange New Worlds

Gaming as a second life I’ve been told that collectively we all live in something called reality. Despite regular reminders of this supposed fact I have made a concerted effort to remain in a world of my own making. The…

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What Is Online Gaming Doing To Gamers?

Many gamers have long lived in a parallel world where getting away from reality has been every much as part of the video game experience as the plot, graphics and strategy. Although the World of Warcraft and Second Life experience…

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