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Intel puts you into the game with digital avatars

Intel demoes new technology that lets people create digital photo avatars of themselves and then use them inside PC games.

January 5, 2016

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Disney's new Tron game confirmed for PS4, Xbox One

The action-adventure runner Tron Run/r launches in February across PS4, Xbox One, and PC; watch a new trailer and see more images here.

By January 26, 2016

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'Peanut'-ize yourself with a Charlie Brown look-alike generator

Join the world of Snoopy, Schroeder and Linus with an online Peanuts character generator that turns out your comic-strip avatar.

By September 22, 2015

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James Cameron on virtual reality: 'Yawn' (Tomorrow Daily 229)

Khail and Ashley discuss "Avatar" director James Cameron's decidedly lukewarm feelings toward VR, explain how a book can bring safe drinking water to areas in need, and get teary-eyed watching a little girl throw a pitch with her 3D-printed hand. #TDYawn

By August 20, 2015

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'Avatar' director doesn't see broad appeal in VR yet (Tomorrow Daily 229)

At first, we were shocked to hear director James Cameron wasn't overly excited about virtual-reality headsets like the Oculus Rift, but after talking it out, we think we have an idea why he's not so keen on the technology.

By August 20, 2015

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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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Late Oscar-winning composer James Horner honored in 8-bit tribute

CineFix puts together a touching tribute to James Horner, the late composer behind such blockbuster films as "Titanic," "Aliens" and "Avatar," in its customary retro gaming style.

By July 1, 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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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