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Microsoft Running Xbox One Games In A Browser

Sep 18, 14 Microsoft Running Xbox One Games In A Browser

Posted by in Gaming, Technology

Microsoft is using the power of the cloud to run Xbox One games inside of standard Web browsers, including its own Internet Explorer as well as Chrome, Neowin reported. The move would shift focus away from the company's console hardware, but also opens up questions of whether the Xbox One will soon offer backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.

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Take Hold Of Destiny

Sep 14, 14 Take Hold Of Destiny

Posted by in Gaming, Miracles Of The Modern

I do not pay much attention to video game hype anymore. Too many times bitten, I guess. It is easy to hype up a game, after all, and it can be a whole other matter to actually carry through with it and have a game live up to all that hype. Well, from the look of things, Bungie's newest title, Destiny, might be doing just that.

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Minecraft’s Surging Popularity Puts It On Microsoft’s Radar

Sep 12, 14 Minecraft’s Surging Popularity Puts It On Microsoft’s Radar

Posted by in Gaming, Technology

The runaway popularity of the video game Minecraft hasn’t just driven up the value of its Sweden-based developer Mojang – though by Wednesday reports continued circulating that Microsoft was set to spend more than $2 billion (U.S.) to acquire the company.

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Fall Game Preview: 25 Digital Distractions To Make Autumn A Bit More Bearable

Sep 08, 14 Fall Game Preview: 25 Digital Distractions To Make Autumn A Bit More Bearable

Posted by in Gaming

With high profile games like Batman: Arkham Knight, Battlefield Hardline, and Halo 5: Guardians pushed from this fall's schedule into 2015, avid gamers might be worried about a lack of blockbuster releases through the chillier months leading into the holidays, but that worry is only partially justified.

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New Comedy Movie Explores Video Gaming’s Dark Past

Aug 17, 14 New Comedy Movie Explores Video Gaming’s Dark Past

Posted by in Gaming, Media & Entertainment

In the same week that Sony announced their rapid march to the sale of 10 million PlayStation 4s worldwide, I have also been reading about less happy times for video gaming in the early 80s, and how a new movie is about to be released about a rather bizarre episode from that period.

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Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Is A Massive Change Of Pace

Aug 13, 14 Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Is A Massive Change Of Pace

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If a blockbuster game franchise was ever in need of an injection of innovation it's Call of Duty. It's not that the quality of each new entry in Activision's military shooter series has declined. The story modes may have dipped in emotional resonance, but from a play perspective Call of Duty has steadily grown deeper, more nuanced, and more feature-rich with each new release.

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Entrepreneur Hopes To Reach Kids Through A Virtual World

Aug 11, 14 Entrepreneur Hopes To Reach Kids Through A Virtual World

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Zach Fay wasn't into video games as a kid, but he certainly is now. Fay, a 36-year-old former management consultant and youth pastor, has spent five years developing an online virtual world aimed at children ages 7 to 13. He has raised more than $3 million from investors and interviewed hundreds of kids to fine-tune the game's features.

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Let Me Tell You A Tale (Part 1)

Jul 11, 14 Let Me Tell You A Tale (Part 1)

Posted by in Gamemaster's Grimoire, Gaming

While I normally leave most conversations entirely focused on video games to Gamer's Corner, I feel that these games hold a great enough relevance to storytelling, and thus to tabletop role-playing games, that I want to talk about them here.

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Tech Sandbox, Unicorb And The Thalia

How about a game that you control by smiling? No, I was not being sarcastic. I was talking about Unicorb, a game in which players wear an interactive system called the Thalia that can measure facial muscles so that they can help keep a flying unicorn aloft as it jumps through rainbows. Yeah... Not a lot I can think to say on that one.

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Skara: The Blade Remains – An Interview With Cesar Ortega (Part 2)

Jul 03, 14 Skara: The Blade Remains – An Interview With Cesar Ortega (Part 2)

Posted by in Gamemaster's Grimoire, Gaming

Recently, I was given a wonderful opportunity to partake in an interview with Cesar Ortega, co-founder of the development team behind the upcoming game Skara: the Blade Remains, coming soon to Steam. Here is Part 2 of the interview.

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