Tagged With 3d

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When I mentioned these headphones, one of my colleagues immediately quipped that it sounded like snake oil. And I can understand their reluctance, because it sounds too good to be true.

A set of 3D headphones so advanced that they instantly calibrate to your anatomy the second you put them on. It's a Kickstarter project. It has almost two months to go, but it's already surpassed its funding goal three times over.

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My favourite videos on the internet are the ones that are difficult to explain. "Why am I watching this? What makes this good?" This video of tiny 3D people falling down is one of those special videos.

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Rocks are everywhere in video games. They sit by roads, roll around as debris, make up whole rooms, or even sometimes star in their own games — they're pretty important! So really, it's no wonder there's a whole, pages-long forum thread dedicated to crafting and sharing the prettiest 3D rocks.

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Playing with the Oculus Rift is better with friends. You can get your head chopped off, or use them as your personal "gaming chair". The idea is simple: the player with the headset on enjoys the game, like this hang gliding simulator, while the others lift, tilt and push the player, following on-screen instructions.

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I arrived in this industry when the 360 and PS3 were considered "next-gen", and like a kid who never grows out of a speech impediment, I've habitually (and incorrectly) referred to them as "next-gen" ever since. But now that there's a new next-gen on the horizon, I find myself much more excited by changes elsewhere in the industry. Specifically, open microconsoles like the OUYA.