Avatars

The Xbox Has Brand New Avatars

The Xbox Has Brand New Avatars

Remember Microsoft’s Avatars, those wobbly caricatures that danced around the Xbox 360’s dashboard? They have been sidelined ever since the release of the Xbox One, but that doesn’t mean the company has given up on them.

If Given A Choice, What Would You Be?

If Given A Choice, What Would You Be?

How important is an in-game avatar? If given the choice, do you always choose a character from the gender you identify with? A recent study by Macquarie University senior lecturer Michael Hitchens has delved into the role of the avatar in first-person shooters. Having read his findings, we can’t help…

How Do You Play Chase Mii?

How Do You Play Chase Mii?

In Chase Mii, up to four players work together to catch a single person, chasing them through Mario-esque environments. The twist is that the player being chased uses the new Wii U controller, which gives them a tactical advantage by allowing them to see a map.