Source: BBC Technology News Date: March 3rd, 2020 Link: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-51709250/half-life-alyx-hands-on-with-valve-s-virtual-reality-game-changer Discussion Why is it that it might take a game to bring VR mainstream? After watching the video, how might you use VR like this in a business setting?
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Today, almost 40% of the 7,000 languages spoken worldwide are endangered, according to the United Nations. More are going extinct every year.It was once widely feared that the internet revolution would speed up this decline. If developers and smartphone manufacturers aren’t willing to invest in supporting minority languages, that would cut off people who speak them… Read more »
Fortnite attracts millions of fans worldwide, including the likes of Drake, Travis Scott and Joe Jonas. However, some other artists – including rapper 2 Milly – artists have accused Fortnite of stealing their dance moves. Audiences have noticed some of the dances within the game appear to reference dance moves performed by famous hip-hop artists. The developers… Read more »
One of China’s most popular video games is testing the use of facial recognition to check users’ ages. Honour of Kings’ publisher Tencent announced the move at the weekend. It said the trial would initially be limited to “thousands” of new players based in Beijing and Shenzhen. The title has been criticised in local media over claims… Read more »
The Chinese are coming and they’re hungry for games companies. They need new content to feed their 560 million avid gamers, who contribute to the biggest gaming market in the world – worth an estimated $24.4bn (£19.8bn) in 2016, according to Newzoo. And this market is growing at around 15% a year. Source: BBC Technology News… Read more »