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Why Has Indie Gaming Become So Popular?

Today, there are a few questions I'd like to address: Why are indie games so popular? How have independent developers gained so much influence with consumers, so much standing in gaming culture? In short, what elements have combined to make indie the new black?

Students At Duke University Are Playing PONG With Their Minds

"Grandfather of modern gaming" may not be PONG's only legacy. Not for long, anyway, as a new one is quickly taking form. At Duke University, PhD student David Schwarz has added a new layer to the legendary game: brainwave control.

AbelPlanet's Linx Fusion Headset Gives Feeling To Sound

AblePlanet this month unveiled the newest prototype of its Linx Fusion Haptics Headset. Although the concept may sound a little odd, there are some very real - and exciting - applications for the technology. I'm not just talking about gaming, either.

Wireless Biosensor Teaches Relaxation Through Gaming

In today's society, we're under constant pressure to remain connected; buckling under an overwhelming flow of information. Avoiding this stress isn't really an option - the only sensible thing to do is learn to manage it. That's where the PIP comes in.

Why Microsoft's Xbox One Backpedal Is A Hollow Victory

Microsoft has finally seen the light, and nixed its ill-conceived 24-hour authentication system. But is that really such a good thing? Given what they're planning to sacrifice in order to do so...I'm going to go with 'no.'

Microsoft Abandons Controversial Xbox One Restrictions

After introducing a series of restrictions for their upcoming Xbox One console at E3, Microsoft today decided to listen to the huge amount of negative feedback and change its policies on used games and always-on DRM.

Why The PS4 Will Defeat The Xbox One (Unless Microsoft Smartens Up)

Yesterday evening, Sony hosted its E3 2013 Press Conference. Calling it impressive feels like something of an understatement. Sony, it would seem, did everything right - but there's one thing in particular that's going to secure their dominance over Microsoft this generation.

It’s E3 Eve, Get Ready To See The Future Of Gaming Revealed Live!

Tomorrow is the first day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, and the big names in videogames will be presenting their latest consoles and software in full force. Lucky for you, I’ve got a cheat sheet for when and where you can watch the action live!

The Project Unity Arcade Box Combines Eighteen Consoles In One

A fellow who calls himself Bacteria just recently completed a pretty awesome system, the fruit of three years of labor. It's called Project Unity, and it combines eighteen retro consoles in one forty-four pound box.

Pay To Play With Pretty Girls And Pros

If you've ever gamed online, you're likely to have encountered at least a few terrible teammates. Most of you have probably learned simply to deal with them - shrug your shoulders and move on. If you've got a bit of spare change, there might be an alternative - pay for it.