gaming

Playing Duck Hunt in VR with the HTC Vive

I managed to grab a copy of Duck Hunt VR created by Joseph Delgado. Duck Hunt VR is an excellent recreation of the classic NES Zapper light gun game. Here’s some video from a quick play session.

Experience Cancer Through a Video Game

Experience Cancer Through a Video Game

Meredith MacMartin, a palliative care doctor in New Hampshire, recently posted about the video game  That Dragon, Cancer.

Project Holodeck, The Future in Virtual Reality May Be Closer Than It Appears

Project Holodeck, The Future in Virtual Reality May Be Closer Than It Appears

When asked what piece of science fiction technology would you like to see become a reality, one of the top answers will invariably be the Holodeck, a virtual reality world…

Microsoft Research Shows Off IllumiRoom Display Technology

Microsoft Research Shows Off IllumiRoom Display Technology

During CES 2013, Microsoft Research posted this Illumiroom video to their YouTube channel.

Gaming with Matt – Planetside 2

The maps are enormous, the combat is fun and intense, and the day/night cycles are a great experience to fight through…

Gaming with Matt – Mechwarrior Online

Welcome to Gaming with Matt. This is a webseries I’ll be trying out as I record gaming sessions with my friends so you can share in my experiences as I play online. I have a variety of games I play and I’m fortunate enough to get into a fair amount of betas. The only problem is that quite often a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) stops me from being able to talk about them. So I’m stuck playing these games wanting to tell everyone what I’m experiencing but unable to until the NDA lifts. That doesn’t stop my enthusiasm though.

Mechwarrior Online has recently lifted their NDA and so now I’m free to post videos and discuss the game with those people who are eager to know more or are just curious about my gaming habits…

OUYA: A New Kind of Video Game Console

OUYA: A New Kind of Video Game Console

It took me a couple of reads to figure out just exactly what this group is doing. The link is to their kickstarter page. Funding isn’t the reason I’m posting…

Revenge of the Arcade

One of the coolest things I learned at SXSW 2012 was that the arcade is making a comeback. Using old cabinets, indie developers are standing up arcades to expose their…

The Toys of Tomorrow

The Toys of Tomorrow

I love toys. Fews things make me as happy as wandering through aisles of toy stores on the hunt for the future. I work on visualization systems at work and toys are a way for me to see what kids are acclimating to. I’ve recently been on the lookout for toys that integrate with phones. I have a suspicion that phones will become the platform to holodeck type experiences in the near future. I want to share two devices I’ve recently discovered, the Apptoyz appBlaster and the Hasbro my3D.

Star Wars the Old Republic – Beta

Star Wars the Old Republic – Beta

Recently I was included in the weekend stress test for Star Wars the Old Republic. And I must say I enjoyed it thoroughly. I’ll try to capture some of my…