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Star Citizen, Elite: Dangerous, EVE Valkyrie, No Man’s Sky: Our Grand Return To Space

Posted by Simon on August 19, 2014
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It’s a wonderful time. Finally, after years of neglect and half-assed mobile entries, the space game is back. EVE Online‘s held the ground for a few years, but its systems and politics are incomprehensible to all but the most devout of players. These emerging titles, together with seemingly mandatory support for the Oculus Rift VR headset, hold the promise that’s been burning in the hearts of everyone who’s been raised on a diet of Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica: to sit in the cockpit and twirl through the stars in the hot bloom of a thousand enemy lasers.

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The Next Reality: Game Makers Design The Future

Posted by Simon on March 28, 2014
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A few years ago – and I wish I could find the link, but you’re going to have to trust me – Cliff Bleszinski (formerly of Epic Games and designer of Gears Of War) said that The Next Big Thing would be usable Virtual Reality headsets. He was emphatic, but is also known to be so, leading to his claim being categorised with so many other wild predictions from  industry professionals.

Except now it doesn’t sound so wild.

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Well, F**k – Facebook Buys Oculus Rift

Posted by Simon on March 26, 2014
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Excuse the swearing, but the most exciting thing happening in gaming has just been bought out by a social network.

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