All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Videogames’

Pure Nostalgia: The 1996 Toys ‘R’ Us Holiday Catalog

It’s a bit glorious and immensely nostalgic to witness remnants of the past, looking at relics that once were stationed on our living room rugs – memories of which our youth embellished all products marketed towards us; it was part of childhood. A time unlike now, where controllers were funky and wired, grey cartridges were a standard, TV’s were fat …

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Video Games Seniors Study: Can Help Brain Function

A recent CBS news story could change your life… through video games! Researchers working out of UC San Francisco are claiming that they have developed a video game that can reverse the negative effects of aging on the brain and improve cognitive control for years to come. The game is called NeuroRacer, and it was tested on subjects aged mid-20’s …

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L.A. Noire Gag Reel Shows the Lighter Side of Detective Work

L.A. Noire, Rockstar’s detective work simulation game, might not have set the world on fire, but it did impress critics and fans with its ambition. Instead of animating characters to match the dialogue, Rockstar used a special motion capture technique and real actors to produce more life-like reactions and facial expressions for its characters. Since this “Motionscan” technology records an …

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