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Today on In Case You Missed It: A kid exhibit in New York uses Kinects for an immersive environment experience. A robot is hitchhiking across the U.S. and wants strangers to take it to places like the Grand Canyon for the photo-ops. And game coders hacked up Doom to play another version of Doom...

July 18th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Remember Project Cars, the beautiful sim racer from the team behind Need for Speed: Shift? Well, it's finally coming out, and relatively soon. Or at least that's what developer Slightly Mad Studios is promising, anyway. After three embarrassing delays, we've got a new release date for your calenda...

April 17th 2015 at 9:02am 0 Comments
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You may have heard that the representation of a black hole in Interstellar was not only based on real science, but might tackle researchers' problems depicting these gravitational points. Well, that just happened -- physicist Kip Thorne and visual effects outfit Double Negative have published pape...

February 17th 2015 at 7:28pm 0 Comments
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Self-driving cars are edging ever closer to becoming smart, reliable motors people can actually buy from their local dealerships. Google's crafted its first cheery prototype and Audi's driverless RS7 will happily whip around a test track at 150MPH. But while autonomous-vehicle technology is maturi...

February 12th 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Mouldy Toof Studios' prison-breaking game The Escapists will launch on Xbox One on February 13, the developer announced today. Additionally, the game will launch in full on Steam on that day after nearly six months on Early Access. In it, players plot an extravagant prison escape while abiding by t...

January 13th 2015 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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I'm not quite sure how to describe LifeBox (free until Mid-January). It's a bit like the infamous Pet Rock of years ago or the more recent Tamagotchi. It just sits there, but unlike the Pet Rock, little stories unfold over time in tiny animated boxes. When you start, the app creates five boxes with...

December 31st 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Blobiverse is a simulation game in which your finger plays god among all the blobs and small animals wandering the land just below the surface of your device's glass. You have a large landscape filled with grass, trees and small lakes to work with plus all of your tools for placing blobs, animals...

November 20th 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Curve Studios Design Director Jonathan Biddle discussed the alpha version of his latest game White Space in a new developer diary video. In it, bounty-hunting players fly from one pretty, polygonal, procedurally-generated planet to the next to take down their targets.

November 12th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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The warped minds behind Surgeon Simulator 2013 explore another unexpected branch in the simulation genre with I Am Bread, a game in which players assume the role of... an ambulatory slice of bread. In Bossa Studios' I Am Bread players use the bumpers, triggers, and face buttons on an Xbox 360 con...

October 17th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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As Star Citizen recently crossed $55 million in funding, Roberts Space Industries founder Chris Roberts announced that the game is entering the Guinness Book of World Records "not as the largest crowdfunded game of all time, but as the largest crowdfunded anything of all time."

October 1st 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Dating simulation games are nothing new in Japan; and in fact, there's something for both boys and girls. This particular booth at the Tokyo Game Show was chiefly promoting Voltage Inc.'s romance mobile apps to the ladies, but with a twist: The company brought in some "attractive models" to let at...

September 19th 2014 at 3:35am 0 Comments