When we think about the future these days, it can often look bleak. That's true of both reality and in fiction, since we tend to create futures that reflect the present, so they feel more real. But since there's more than enough uncertainty and darkness in real life currently, here are some worlds I turn to when I need to remember there's still hope for the future.
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Product placement of real-world firearm brands in video games doesn't affect attitudes towards guns. And if you've got a soft spot for the AR-15, there's a far higher chance you can point to your politics instead of your K/D ratio as the main reason.
These are the major findings of a recent study from Doctors Joseph Hilgard, Christopher Engelhardt and Bruce Bartholow - who specialise in videogame psychology.
While the web is simply teeming with deals this Cyber Monday, we’ve outdone ourselves with this lineup of web dev courses. They’re each already marked down significantly, but you can snag an extra 25% off with coupon code CYBER25 at checkout. And if you’re interested in more, check out our entire selection of Cyber Monday specials here.
Although the aptly titled Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is the last of Paul W.S. Anderson's takes on the survival horror video game series, the director is apparently not done with his cinematic relationship with video game developer Capcom. Next up? An... interesting take on the iconic Monster Hunter franchise.
Melbourne digital and visual effects college CG Spectrum has just announced its 2017 scholarship entries, and this year is a cracker if you're a student keen on breaking into game dev or animation: there's $500,000 in placements up for grabs including internships with award-winning Aussie studio League of Geeks.
There are now almost as many versions of the board game Clue available as there are different variations of Monopoly. But Hasbro's new Clue: Star Wars Edition includes a couple of unique twists on the classic game, including a 3D version of the Death Star where the mystery plays out.
Infinite Warfare might be the best Call of Duty in years, and it will doubtless outsell all other 2016 shooters by virtue of the series' heritage alone, but playing it immediately after Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 shows Activision's cash-cow is not the bleeding edge of cinematic thrills it once was.
The tiny NES Classic Edition hit stores this week, which got us thinking — does Nintendo have an SNES Classic Edition in the works too?
Video: YouTube's HMS2 wields a hobby knife like ancient samurai warriors wielded their katana swords. And with the help of equally precise tools like tweezers and toothpicks, the master miniaturiser turned a bunch of thin plastic sheets into an impossibly tiny Famicom console — the Japanese predecessor to the original NES.
A career in game design is a lot closer than you think. The Intro to Unity 3D Game Development Bundle can show you how to build and market games using Unity 3D, one of the industry’s most popular game engines.