Tag: gaming

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Virtual Reality: Nintendo’s next disaster or gaming’s holy grail

Virtual reality – or, as the cool kids these days like to call it, VR – famously died a long, slow death many years ago only to resurrected in recent years thanks to devices such as the Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR. It’s perhaps a little too early to brand it a full-scale comeback; the support of the mainstream player will be essential and the high cost of entry could make it a niche proposition, at least in the short term. Ironically, if there’s one company that has the power to turn the casual player on to VR once more, it’s the one which has historically been the most dismissive of the tech.

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Nvidia shows off multiple-platform multiplayer gaming

You want to play an online multiplayer game with your mates, but you don’t own the same consoles. So you can’t. Don’t you just hate that? Nvidia has the answer. Its Tegra 2 chip lets gamers play others on different console formats simultaneously with no slowdown at all. It has to be seen to be believed. We did just that.