Tamagotchis Are Coming to Your Phone: Slowly Kill Them at Your Leisure

(AV CLUB) by William Hughes – After decades of being confined to little plastic eggs (and the occasional, usually Japan-only video game), nostalgia-rich pet simulators Tamagotchi are finally coming to

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Dragons in the Department of Corrections

(Waypoint) – Inmates at a Colorado’s maximum security prison use Dungeons & Dragons to collaborate and exercise their creativity… all without dice. By Elisabeth d Kleer, 27 October, 2016 Sterling

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NASA’s New App is ‘The Sims’ in Space, With Plants

(GIZMODO) – As a life-long, avid Sims player, I was pretty excited to hear about NASA Science Investigations: Plant Growth. Released last month, the educational app lets you zoom around

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Astronaut Charlie Duke Plays Apollo 11 VR on Oculus Rift

(Immersive VREducation) – On Saturday, 18th of July, Apollo 16 astronaut General Charlie Duke attended the opening of the Gateway to Space exhibition in Brussels where we had a virtual

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This Exoskeleton Glove Could Let You Feel the ‘Shape’ of Virtual Reality

(EXTREME TECH) – Virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift can create realistic virtual worlds, and motion controllers can even let you interact with objects in them.

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And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2016 is… Mobalytics

(TECH CRUNCH) – At the very beginning, there were 25 startups. After three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have

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Nokia Cuts Price for OZO Virtual Reality Camera

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia has cut the price of its OZO virtual reality camera by 25 percent from its initial launch price, the Finnish company said on Thursday. Nokia, whose

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Vietnam Bans Pokemon Go From Government, Defense Sites

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has banned players of the game Pokemon Go from the offices of its government and ruling Communist Party, besides defense locations, as thousands of its citizens

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‘Life Worth More Than Pokemon,’ Venezuela Gamers Told

By Daniel Kai CARACAS (Reuters) – A Pokemon Go player hides his cellphone in the carved out pages of a 19th-century French novel, hoping to avoid criminals on Venezuela’s notoriously

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‘No Man’s Sky’: From a Humble Shed to a New Gigantic Universe

LONDON (Reuters) – A new computer game created by a team of 15 people in a shed in southern England made its highly anticipated debut this week after creating buzz

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