Apparently, creating female players to battle it out in 18th century revolutionary France is simply "a lot of extra production work."
Researchers use chili and chocolate to determine how your virtual avatar may affect behavior after a game is over.
A suspended hammock shelter on Kickstarter lets you camp up in the air, away from bugs and the hard ground.
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.
Researchers find that women who spend 15 minutes once a week watching an avatar demonstrate healthy weight loss behaviors end up losing on average 3.5 pounds in a month.
The chipmaker isn't known for consumer software, but it's trying to change that with a new mobile-messaging service called Pocket Avatars.
At a Southwest Airlines operations center in Dallas, CNET's Daniel Terdiman gets a rare behind-the-scenes look at flight safety in the age of high tech.
A new kind of computer game lets players kill, or help, each other, giving gamers a mirror to examine their morals.
King of the monsters Andy Serkis, who played Gollum, King Kong and now lends his talents to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, says motion capture is "proliferating at a fantastic rate."
An anonymous Craigslist poster seeks collaborators for a new religion based on the life and works of the Facebook CEO.