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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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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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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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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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Fund 3D horror film, get rare 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' rewards

Crowdfund fear with an indie horror film that wants to scare you in more than one dimension. Backers of the film are offered "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" collectibles from the co-creator himself.

By October 22, 2014

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Virtual reality and the silver screen: A match made in heaven

Oculus is developing software for watching movies, and it's one of the best VR experiences out there.

By October 13, 2014

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Pokémon finally launches on iOS, kind of

An official Pokémon game has finally arrived for mobile, but it's not quite what fans have been asking for: it's a digital trading card game.

By October 1, 2014

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Destiny sales exceed $325M in first five days despite meh reviews

The sci-fi shooter isn't close to selling as fast as titles from existing franchises like Grand Theft Auto, but for a nonsequel, it's humming right along.

By September 17, 2014

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Gearbox Software enters the age of Battleborn

The maker of the Borderlands series is back with a brand-new sci-fi shooter. Here's a first look at Battleborn.

By September 17, 2014

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Major Xbox One update rolls out to preview members

The latest update offers a revamped Party app, a new Friends section, and other surprises. But you need to be a member of the Xbox Live preview program to grab it.

By August 15, 2014