Video Games

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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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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8 video games that aren’t as good as you remember

It’s very easy to remember the glut of video games we played as kids and remember things with a lovely pinkish tinge. Long nights side by side with our friends finishing co-op titles on the couch, fighting against each other in the arcades, or just a moment captured when a video game speaks to us in a deep way. Yet ...

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Can Video Games Help You Make Friends?

Gambling has always been considered an activity for nerds. This statement had serious reasons. First of all, old computers had more terminals than general-purpose machines. They were extremely expensive. According to Moore’s Law, the progress of transistors and other electronic details was so great. Today you can buy a decent PC for several hundred dollars. All recent work today requires ...

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How teachers can motivate students with video games

If you ask your teens to do their homework, they will find a thousand other things to do. But put them in front of a video game, and they’ll focus on it for hours. How exactly do game designers create this kind of engagement? And what if we applied these principles to teaching? I am a teacher, father of teenagers, ...

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The best fitness video games

At Kotaku, we independently select and write things that we love and think you will like, too. We have affiliate and advertising partnerships, which means we may collect a share of the sales or other compensation from the links on this page. BTW – prices accurate and items in stock at time of posting. With the coronavirus forcing millions of ...

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