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‘Madden NFL’ says this team will win Super Bowl

It’s not uncommon for video game companies to run simulations of big games in their products to whip up a little consumer interest before the events. But when Electronic Arts’ “Madden NFL” puts on its prognostication helmet, it’s worth listening to what it has to say. The long-running franchise, coming off last year’s perfect prediction of the game, has projected ... Read More »

Battle of the VR systems: Who will win?

Sony’s announcement of the pricing and release date of the PlayStation VR, a virtual reality (VR) gaming system, has set the scene for tough competition among tech giants offering VR products. A report by market researchers SuperData estimates VR gaming software and devices generating $5.1 billion in revenue in 2016. This week, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House revealed the ... Read More »

Battle of the VR systems: Who will win?

Sony’s announcement of the pricing and release date of the PlayStation VR, a virtual reality (VR) gaming system, has set the scene for tough competition among tech giants offering VR products. A report by market researchers SuperData estimates VR gaming software and devices generating $5.1 billion in revenue in 2016. This week, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House revealed the ... Read More »

Microsoft will soon explain how Universal Xbox apps work

After two years of talking the talk, Microsoft is apparently getting serious about bringing universal Windows apps to the Xbox One. Microsoft will reportedly reveal the first universal Xbox apps during its Build developers’ conference later this month and explain how the console is opening up to app makers,according to The Verge. Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s head of Xbox, also wrote ... Read More »

US says cyber battle against ISIS will ‘black these guys out’

The U.S. is aggressively targeting ISIS in cyberspace, attempting to halt the group’s ability to communicate electronically, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Thursday. His comments build on those from earlier this week when, for the first time, the Department of Defense admitted to an active offensive cyberspace mission. “There is no reason why these guys ought to be able ... Read More »

Rose gold and platinum Samsung Gear S2 Classic will be out in the US tomorrow

Last month, the two new Gear S2 Classic models Samsung unveiled at CES began their global rollout. And now this is about to take them to the US. Both the rose gold and the platinum Gear S2 will become available stateside tomorrow, for a recommended retail price of $449.99. You’ll find them at Samsung’s own online store, as well as ... Read More »

‘Madden NFL’ says this team will win Super Bowl

Getty Images Madden NFL 16 by EA Sports. It’s not uncommon for video game companies to run simulations of big games in their products to whip up a little consumer interest before the events. But when Electronic Arts’ “Madden NFL” puts on its prognostication helmet, it’s worth listening to what it has to say. The long-running franchise, coming off last ... Read More »

Next-gen games will have machine intelligence, says Google’s Robert J. Mical

Games that can communicate intelligently with players will be the next landmark advance in gaming, according to industry legend Robert J. Mical. But virtual reality headsets were less likely to take off a big way, Mical, who is best known for co-inventing the Atari Lynx and the 3DO Interactive multiplayer, told CNBC at the EmTech Asia conference in Singapore on ... Read More »

Samsung confirms Galaxy S7 edge, wide and narrow edge features will be supported

Either a genuine mistake, or part of the pre-launch teasing process (our money is on the latter), a Samsung website now lists the Galaxy S7 Edge in a table detailing the different uses of the curved screen. Keeping the Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+ company, the yet-to-be-released model (announcement confirmed for February 21) will be able to do the ... Read More »

OnePlus X will no longer require invites to purchase

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei announced on the company’s official forum today that theOnePlus X will be available for purchase without invites from now on. Previously, potential customers only had “invite-free Tuesday” to get the phone. Currently, the OnePlus One, OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X are sold wihtout invites. For the OnePlus One the company needed one year to do so, ... Read More »