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Hackethon 2016 – BitCamp

This Saturday, my friends and I decided to go to our first Hackathon at University of Maryland called BitCamp. It has been one of the most amazing experiences. There’s hundreds of people working around me on their projects that can … Continue reading

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Gaming on the Apple Watch

There has been a lot of buzz recently about the launch of the new Apple Watch.  Most of this buzz has been centered around what some might call a ridiculous spread of price points, but what does the Apple Watch … Continue reading

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Emergent Technological Developments

I wanted to add to todays discussion of emergent game development by continuing with the music genre of games such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band. In the past couple of years, the well known company Ubisoft has taken the … Continue reading

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Aggression from video games ‘linked to incompetence’

According to the  BBC studies have shown that difficult control schemes can make gamers more aggressive than violent content. link:

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Twitch Plays Pokemon

Well if anyone has been following the latest news over the weekend, you should know that there is a unique way to play such a simple game called Pokemon Red/Blue. But what is different is that no one is playing … Continue reading

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OUYA Ships

It was announced yesterday that the final hardware specifications for the OUYA have been completed. They also announced a June 4th release date for the general public, and that they have now begun shipping to the kickstarter backers. The OUYA … Continue reading

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Steam Box

I typically play games on PC, and that means I use Steam to purchase and manage the majority of my games. For several years now, rumor was that Valve (the company that built Steam, as well as many other popular … Continue reading

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