Video Games

Grandma furious at couple who named their child after a video game character

Way of life July 15, 2021 7:52 AM3 minutes to read The couple want to honor how they met, but the future grandmother has other ideas. Photo / 123rf A couple who met while playing an online video game together decided to name their child after a character from one of the games – and the man’s mother is not ...

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7 of the rarest and most expensive video games

I never thought I would see the day when an unopened copy of Super Mario Bros. would sell for $ 600,000 in an auction. Game prices are starting to rise in the second-hand market, but what fascinates me are the more obscure titles behind rare and less common games in the market. Until Mario, the rarest titles were often games ...

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Games for Change reveals the winners of the best video and XR games of 2021

Ustwo Games’ Alba: A Wildlife Adventure was crowned this year’s Games for Game of the Year Change as well as Most Significant Impact. Overlord by Torpor Games received the annual People’s Choice Award (presented by Facebook Gaming). The winners were announced tonight at the Games for Change 2021 virtual festival awards ceremony. This year’s awards are the most competitive and ...

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Can people still play the same games as they get older?

With the input and response speeds demanded by fighting games, this keeps pace with the data available. “I notice that my reaction time may be slightly slower,” says Wong. Although he is quick to add that he remains above the level of the majority of young players. “I can still react to most things quite well, even at 35,” he ...

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Chinese competition regulator blocks Tencent’s $ 5.3 billion video game merger

A Tencent logo is seen on its booth at the China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) 2020 in Beijing, China on September 4, 2020. REUTERS / Tingshu Wang HONG KONG, July 10 (Reuters) – China’s market regulator on Saturday said it would block Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) plans to merge the country’s two main video game streaming sites, Huya ...

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All the video game Easter eggs on the Netflix show

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is now available to binge on Netflix. Set in 2006, the four-episode series bridges the gap between Resident Evil 4 and Resident evil 5, shedding light on what Leon and Claire did during this unexplored part of the timeline. Some viewers have expressed disappointment that the show’s events don’t relate more directly to video games or ...

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Level Ex puts skin in the game with new mobile app for dermatologists

Level Ex’s latest educational mobile app, the Top Derm game for dermatologists, puts real skin in a video game. The gripping, peer-reviewed video game is designed to keep physicians up to date with the latest advancements in dermatology and offers continuing medical education credits. Over 140 dermatologists have collaborated on the app with designers, developers and artists from the gaming ...

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Nintendo announces Nintendo Switch (OLED model) with vibrant 7-inch OLED display, launched October 8

REDMOND, Washington – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –The Nintendo Switch family of consoles is about to gain a new member. On October 8, Nintendo Switch (OLED model) will launch for a suggested retail price of $ 349.99, giving people another option on how they want to play the vast library of games on Nintendo Switch. Click here to watch the video announcing ...

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Virtual reality makes a return to your local mall as COVID restrictions lifted

Sandbox VR is designed for small groups to experience virtual reality together. VR sandbox For the latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO and CDC websites. Steve Zhao’s business was promising until last year. His company, VR sandbox, had taken over a number of retail spaces, and people would visit so they could shoot zombies, cross ...

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Take a closer look at Robert Yang’s ‘Queer Crowd’ simulation video game about gardening

In ‘We Dwell in Possibility’, Yang’s free online experience invites us to plant suggestively shaped objects, flowers and trees among an interactive crowd of nude simulated AI characters – illustrated by Davis with parts of the randomly generated sexual bodies. The track is also composed by Manchester-based experimental electronic music producer aya, making it Yang’s most collaborative project to date. ...

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