The Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset burned through its Kickstarter campaign as nearly 10,000 eager gamers threw a collective $2.4 million at the company.
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There’s an old story often told by video game fanatics about Atari, a New Mexico landfill and the worst game ever made. As the story goes, when the bottom fell out of the once-booming video game market in 1983, Atari was left with millions of unsold copies of the E.T. game for the 2600 console.
While the Xbox 360 system won’t exactly be put out to pasture for a little while, this holiday season will see the arrival of the Xbox One, which Microsoft promises will usher in a new generation of games, TV and entertainment.
Video games often allow players to stop an alien invasion, defeat the bad guy and save the world. However, realistic looking opponents in games could increase aggression in the players.
Video game sales this year have not exactly been setting records. In fact the year started off quite slow, with hardware sales down 38 percent.
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- Albert Einstein