Articles tagged virtual reality

21 Mar 2016 // 9:28 AM

Virtual Reality Shifts Into Greater Focus

Virtual reality is something of a great unknown, and that’s what has developers excited.

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Representation and Embodiment in Virtual Reality

When you slip on those VR goggles, who do you become?

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Virtual Reality Is for the Player, Not the Audience

Should new gaming technology prioritize the viewer or the player?

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Story-based Virtual Reality Short ‘Henry’ Is a Creative Game-changer

SAN FRANCISCO — On a recent afternoon in sparsely chic offices, the people making the virtual-reality animated short “Henry” convened to watch footage of their cutting-edge

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14 Feb 2008 // 5:00 AM

Avatars awaken second selves

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Bryan Mnemonic can fly. His suit never wrinkles, and his chiseled body never bruises, not even if he crashes into trees. Bryan

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22 May 2007 // 3:54 AM

More real people are leading virtual lives

MIAMI—On Earth, Jared Freedman is not a member of a Masonic Lodge. But in the metaverse, the rapidly expanding universe of virtual worlds springing

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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