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Orlando

100 Best Cities for Gamers in the US

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With E3 in full swing and more console announcements hitting social media than political arguments, video games are currently on everyone’s mind. Between the insanely realistic graphics, the mind-blowing gameplay, and the potential for virtual reality integration, it’s no wonder this section of the…

Gaming

Virtual Reality Arcades Are Catching On: Are They Here To Stay?

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Say goodbye to impossible claw machines, skipped-over Skee Ball alleys and Dance Dance Revolution games that have been collecting dust since the 1990s. Something new is in town and it’ll gobble up your quarters faster than a laundromat.  That’s right, virtual reality arcades are here,…

Productivity

10 Sites to Help You Procrastinate The Right Way

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Computers, tablets and smartphones are amazing devices, allowing us to make more in less time. They’re incredible at making us more productive, but they can also work against you. With the advent of the internet, along came several website with no other goal than procrastination. Procrastinating…

Video

The Best Types of Video to Make Money on YouTube

By | Dec 5, 2016 at 11:30 am

YouTube is the world’s largest video-sharing website, with over 1 billion users. It is also a preferred platform for creating and sharing video, loved by several videographers such as Casey Neistat or Ben Brown. YouTube has also helped to turn many everyday people into worldwide superstars,…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Zen Studio, Mini Metro, and More

By | Oct 24, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Summer is over and fall is here. That means you’re going to have to endure cold weather, rainy afternoons, and boring nights at home. Fortunately, this selection of apps will keep you entertained all year long. Whether you want to start cooking lunch with a…

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Games

Security Hole Is the Hacker Video Game Designed to Make You Think

By | Oct 18, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Steam is likely the biggest gaming platform on the market right now. It features thousands of games, some big and some small, which can be purchased and downloaded with ease, and they have been. But in some cases, quality games go unappreciated right when they…

Indiegogo

You Can Win This Mobile Game by Controlling Your Stress

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 12:50 pm

In the hectic world of today, stress controls your life. From waking up in the morning to a blaring alarm to commuting to work in bumper to bumper traffic, there’s plenty to be stressed about on a day to day basis. And while meditation…

Opinion/Analysis

Why VR Games Should Embrace Their Limitations

By | Oct 10, 2016 at 6:30 pm

The future’s so bright, you gotta wear a VR headset: The virtual reality boom is upon us. We’ll be able to watch the upcoming Blade Runner sequel through Oculus, check out a VR miniseries next month from the director of the Bourne Identity, and…

News

Study: Brain-Training Games Are Terrible, Should Die Forever

By | Oct 5, 2016 at 9:15 am

A new study in the Psychological Science in the Public Interest debunks the supposed benefits of brain-training games, which cottage industry leaders like Luminosity and LearningRx hype as helping people overcome brain-related diseases and ailments. To tackle the job, the study’s lead, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign psychology…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Brain It On, MOVIEQU and More

By | Sep 26, 2016 at 11:45 am

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to dust off the cobwebs and get back to work. Unfortunately, lack of motivation is all too common at the beginning of the week. But with this slew of popular new apps, you’ll be able to make it through…

Google

Google App Is Now As Advanced as a 20-Year-Old Desktop

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 11:00 am

Pokémon Go proved that nostalgia sells. Whether its for small creatures with funny names or just for walking around, people are more than willing to throw money at old products. Because nostalgic consumers have become such a force to be reckoned with, companies are…

Games

KTplay’s Instant In-Game Communities for Developers Expands West

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 10:20 am

Developing a game is quite hard to do. Most developers tend to focus on making a great game, forgetting other important parts of the entire experience. Engagement and community, for example, are two essential but often overlooked aspects of this – either because developers…

Gaming

‘Town of Salem’ Takes Social Gaming to a New Level

By | Aug 12, 2016 at 1:24 pm

With more than 1.2 billion people playing video games worldwide, the industry has reached an all-time high in terms of users and revenue. New video game trends are helping shape the gaming behaviors of users, with technologies like virtual reality and augmented reality changing the way that people interact…

Mobile

Is Pokémon Go A Serious Security Threat?

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 11:45 am

Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. It’s been a long time since an app has sent the whole world into a mobile gaming craze. Despite it not even being officially released in a number of countries, there are already millions of people…

Startups & Apps

6 Interesting Stats You Need to Know About Pokémon Go

By | Aug 1, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Games are a part of our lives, and when a game gains as much momentum and popularity as the new Pokemon Go game has, it makes everyone sit up and take notice. Pokemon Go started a little over two years ago when Google and…

Games

Pokémon Go Takes Players to Some Weird Places [Infographic]

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 12:15 pm

Since the release of Pokémon Go, fans have embraced the Pokémon trainer calling in droves. Sure, sometimes they walk into street lights by accident because they’re looking down at their phones, or they end up turning around in circles like spinning tops, but that…

Trends

Pokémon Go Might Already Be on the Decline

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 9:45 am

In the last month, kids and adults have taken to the street to use their smartphones in pursuit of the most diverse Pokédex possible while playing the mobile game, Pokémon Go. They searched in parks, on beaches, and down alleys in order to find…