AR in Harry Potter Game Is Next Best Thing to Real Magic

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Niantic last week offered a few members of the gaming press a chance to take in the magic of its upcoming Harry Potter: Wizards Unite augmented reality game. The game, which is being developed as part of a joint effort with WB Games San Francisco under the Portkey Games label, promises to build on Niantic’s hugely popular Pokémon Go mobile phone game. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, first announced in 2017, will use a mobile phone to blend augmented reality with … Read more

This video game lets you throw tampons at ‘menstrual haters’ and I love it

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We live in a world where periods are seen as something to be ashamed of, even though women have had them since the dawn of time. Many blame the menstruation taboo on a lack of general education, but “Tampon Run” is gamifying periods in a bid to normalize the most normal thing to happen to women. Created and built by teens Sophie Houser and Andrea Gonzalez during a Girls Who Code summer program in 2014, Tampon Run hopes to encourage discussion … Read more

The best practice game changer that is GitHub Actions

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“GitHub? That’s a code repository, right?” said a friend, when I mentioned I was in San Francisco. GitHub Universe, the company’s annual conference, is small but perfectly formed — 1,500 delegates fills a hall but doesn’t overwhelm. And yes, developers, engineers and managers are here because they are pulling files from, and pushing to, one of the largest stores of programming code on the planet. GitHub representatives would likely dispute the “just a code repo” handle, nonetheless. I would imagine … Read more

Marijuana Tycoon Game Weedcraft Announced

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I guess it is not too surprising to see a game like this being announced. From Vile Monarch and Devolver Digital, Weedcraft Inc. is a tycoon game looking at the legal marijuana industry. It will cover the business of producing, breeding, and selling the substance in America, covering financial, political, and cultural aspects of it in the country. Players will need to manage resources concerning production and distribution, grow and cross-breed plants to create new strains, and hire staff while … Read more

Classic Strategy Game “Command and Conquer: Rivals” now on Android

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Our favorite Command and Conquer games, once enjoyed in PC, and one of the classic and most popular games of all time is now on Android! The EA Play 2018 marks the huge comeback of the game. There will be some changes to match mobile control, but nostalgia goes beyond those changes that they don’t manner anymore. Are you excited to play Command and Conquer? Are you ready to send those tanks to battle? Or launch those jets to annihilate … Read more

This Video Game Lets You Explore Mars’ Actual Surface

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Alan Chan grew up thinking humans would be living in space and exploring Mars by now. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Instead, he decided to explore space on his own by creating a video game that allows people to drive around the Red Planet’s actual terrain in a souped-up rover. “Red Rover,” a new video game, recreates Mars’ surface using satellite and terrain data from NASA’s HiRISE Mars orbiter. The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) has a lens that’s … Read more

Odroid Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with the ODROID-GO Game Kit!

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ODROID-GO game console is actually based on Espressif ESP32 WiSoC,  programmable with the Arduino IDE, and launched to celebrate Hardkernel’s 10-year anniversary. Have fun building your own handheld game kit while learning about the internal functions of each part and its purpose. Learn how each button is attached to a PCB switch pad, what materials […]… Open Electronics