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Ubisoft nixes female avatars in Assassin's Creed Unity

Apparently, creating female players to battle it out in 18th century revolutionary France is simply "a lot of extra production work."

By June 11, 2014

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Legendary Pictures teams up with Google to bring 'Warcraft' film into virtual reality

Scenes inspired by the highly-anticipated video game movie were released through Google's Cardboard virtual reality headset at the annual San Diego Comic-Con.

By July 8, 2015

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2015: The year that gaming handhelds feel like they're finally fading away

At this year's E3, we'll hear a lot about PCs, game consoles, and virtual reality. But we've heard very, very little about portable gaming -- unless it's on a phone.

By June 11, 2015

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Are you Superman or Voldemort? Avatars may affect the real you

Researchers use chili and chocolate to determine how your virtual avatar may affect behavior after a game is over.

By February 10, 2014

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Peeq lets you share 6-second videos with complete strangers

Ever wondered what would happen if Vine were a messaging app? Meet Peeq.

By March 12, 2015

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Camp like 'Avatar' in a floating hammock-tent cocoon

A suspended hammock shelter on Kickstarter lets you camp up in the air, away from bugs and the hard ground.

By August 19, 2013

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​Video beautification app Looksery reaches Android too

The video effects app, which can make faces look better, funnier or weirder, should grow in usage now that it supports the second major mobile operating system.

By February 24, 2015

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FaceRig maps your face onto a 3D avatar in real time

How would you look as a demon? A software program seeking funding on Indiegogo uses a Webcam to map your facial expressions and movements onto the face of an animated character.

By January 9, 2014

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Skier races Oculus-wearing virtual reality rivals down the same hill, see who won

Skiers stationed in Austria, Greece and Germany all raced down the same run at the same time thanks to VR and gaming technology.

By February 4, 2015

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This free app brings Facebook Chat Heads to your Mac

Up until now, Facebook's Chat Head feature has been primarily a mobile or browser-based affair.

By January 15, 2015