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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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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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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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You could lose weight when your avatar exercises

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.

By July 1, 2013

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Feeling kind of blue? This digital avatar can tell

University of Southern California researchers are developing SimSensei, an avatar that uses facial recognition tech and depth-sensing cameras built into Microsoft's Kinect to conduct mental health interviews.

By April 3, 2013

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Lord British seeks $1 million for Shroud of the Avatar

Richard Garriott is back with plans for a new RPG that's already attracting thousands of backers.

By March 11, 2013

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Poll: Will you be buying the 'Avatar' 3D Blu-ray?

"Avatar" is finally available on 3D Blu-ray from October 16, but after a three-year wait is 3D still enough of a draw to warrant buying it again? Vote in CNET's poll.

By October 16, 2012

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Create a 3D cardboard avatar mini-me for 12 bucks

A 3D cardboard avatar will cost you less than a ticket to see the next 3D "Avatar" movie.

By October 2, 2012

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Avatar on Blu-ray 3D available to all October 16

The movie was previously available only to Panasonic customers. The global rollout will begin October 15, followed by an October 16 launch in North America.

By August 14, 2012