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March 14, 2016

News, Technology, Video Games, Virtual Reality

Virtual reality’s future is being charted this week in San Francisco

The Game Developers Conference doesn’t have the marketing of flashy video game conferences like E3, Gamescom, or Tokyo Game Show, but it’s no less important. For 27 years, the event has been a place for people and the games industry and the press to meet, mingle, and learn from one another. As it’s grown, GDC has also become a popular place for large game creators to show the cutting edge and avant garde creations of the medium. This year, the event is practically buried beneath the  ...

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Drones, News

Teenager wins $250,000 in biggest drone race yet

A British teenager has won $250,000 after placing first in the inaugural World Drone Prix in Dubai. 15-year-old Luke Bannister piloted his drone to victory along an outdoor track, using a camera mounted on its front to steer the craft through a series of illuminated hoops from a first-person viewpoint, and beating out competition from 150 other teams in the process. Drone racing has rocketed in popularity over the last year, but Dubai’s World Drone Prix is one of the biggest events  ...

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