Tagged: Game Developers Conference

Wiz transformable game controller puts fun in your hands

Wiz game controller

When the world is moving toward virtual reality and augmented reality headsets, a Singapore based company MindsNHands is working on a game controller of the future – that’ll be ready out of the box for virtual and augmented reality games. Called the Wiz, it is a transformable game controller that can be used as a bar, can be folded and even rolled up. Unveiled at the Game Developers Conference 2016, Wiz is designed to make playing games more fun than traditional controllers, both buttoned and gesture enabled. Read More…

Planet Licker – Your licking skills will be tested in this surprising game

Planet Licker Game

We have seen augmented reality applications, virtual reality stuff and games that capture our imagination. But this one makes you go into drooling mode like crazy. Planet Licker game is all about licking the controller to direct the game character towards the similar colored planet while avoiding obstacles. Wait, did I just say lick? Yes, the player has to lick the gamepad having three ice pops to simulate button presses. The more precise your lick is, the closer will you get towards winning the game. And not to forget that quick licks will make the planet vanish in a jiffy, resulting in a higher score.
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GDC 2015: Nvidia Shield is a gaming supercomputer that doubles as a thumping set-top box

Nvidia Shield gaming console

Nvidia Shield gaming console and media streaming device

At the Game Developers Conference going in the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Nvidia has revealed their 4K Android Gaming Console that looks damn good. To make things interesting for gamers, they have also announced the Grid game-streaming service which will provide the users with on-demand games in the cloud in 1080p Full HD resolution at 60 fps.
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Smartphone-powered head mounted display by Seebright

Seebright head mounted virtual reality display with smartphone

Since Oculus VR was acquired by Facebook for $2 million, the stakes for developing head-mounted virtual reality displays have raised. Seebright seems to be heading in the right direction with its augmented reality head-mounted display prototype that mounts your smartphone on top so that the content can be mirrored and projected onto the eyes. The virtual reality head mounted display prototype was shown off at the Game Developers Conference 2014 which was a bulky head gear projecting smartphone’s display on a mirror which then reflected the content into eyes of the wearer.
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Project Morpheus – Sony’s virtual reality headset for PS4 revealed at GDC

PlayStation Project Morpheus virtual reality headset for PS4

Sony finally took the drapes off its long awaited virtual reality device for PlayStation 4, code named as Project Morpheus, at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The reveal was done by SCE Worldwide Studio’s Shuhei Yoshida during the GDC session titles ‘Driving the Future of Innovation at Sony Computer Entertainment.’ 3 years in the making and still in the prototype stage, the virtual reality headset by Sony for PS4 gaming console promises unmatchable gaming experience with amazing special sound and visual that will immerse the gamer into another world.
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