Posts tagged “Video game industry”
E3 news: Nintendo games jump out of the screen, and Sony rolls out 3D upgrade for PlayStation 3. In the Triangle, Epic Games, Insomniac Games and Virtual Heroes have 3D capabilities.
E3 news: Kinect removes any controllers from the equation, allowing a player to use his or her body to interact with games. The new peripheral, which has yet to be priced, has been designed to recognize your face, respond to your voice, and know your gestures. The camera will even track you as you move around a room during a video chat with friends.
Cary-based video game company, Electronic Arts also set release date for first-person shooter “Bulletstorm.”
Once a boisterous bastion for geeky gamers, the gaming industry's annual convention has in recent years morphed into a more modest showcase of the latest in hardware and games from publishers and developers who now want to reach consumers of all kinds — not just guys.
International showcase to spotlight Cary-based company’s newest products. “What gets me out of bed in the morning is building whole new worlds and hopefully these two games will go on for a long time,” says Epic’s creative guru Cliff Bleszinski.
The American Heart Association and Nintendo announced Monday that they are teaming up to promote the Wii video game console, amid growing concern about obesity among kids who spend much of their time watching television and playing video games.
Videogame review: The latest Battlefield series title is packed with as much replay ability as you can hope for with engaging single-player, and engrossing multi-player. It’s a smash -- the most polished Battlefield game yet.
Wake Forest University demonstrated “CellCraft” last week at the White House during the inaugural National Lab Day celebration. The game developers intend to roll out the game to other schools, at no charge, in early summer.
The Cary-based company that developed the online game “Fallen Earth” remains alive, but many employees have been let go. Marketing becomes reality. The game’s slogan: “Welcome to the Apocalypse.”
Chapel Hill firm’s top executives and developers will join Playdom, which says it plans to “leverage” game development talent in Triangle.
First 3-D games conference shows opportunities and obstacles in taking video games to a new dimension of play and experience.