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The finalists in Epic’s science game competition have been announced

The three finalists of the Developing Beyond competition have been revealed. If you like your games Black Death-flavoured, you’re in luck. For other, less science-y games, here’s a list of the best indie games around. Back in January, Epic Games and the Wellcome Trust, an organisation that aims to popularise scientific research, announced a contest awarding $500,000 to developers to make science games. This week, down in Brighton at the Develop conference, the three finalists …

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Anthem is “science fantasy” – more Star Wars than Mass Effect

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Li’l details about Anthem continue to fall from the sky like so many scattered pieces of destroyed Javelin. In a quick interview with Edmonton AM, a Canadian radio show based out of one of Bioware’s home cities, general manager Aaryn Flynn explained that the game is science fantasy. For more on Anthem’s release date, Javelins and much more, check our dedicated article. “It’s in a genre we call science fantasy,” …

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Gaming U.? University of Utah trustees approve bachelor of science in games

SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah board of trustees is apparently game for a new undergraduate degree, a bachelor of science in games intended to help meet a growing market demand for games and game making. Undergraduate students who have wanted to learn the various aspects of entertainment arts and technology have been taking courses taught by faculty in the School of Computing and the Division of Film Studies. “We’ve gotten big enough …

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Making it in Unreal: the mud-morphing science that powers MXGP3

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube “Every day is a good day for racing,” say Milestone of their next-gen motocross sim MXGP3, though most of us would probably plump for a sunny summer weekend given the choice. Related: here are some excellent racing games for PC. MXGP riders are different. They relish the rain that stirs their race courses into a cake mix of clotted mud and dirt. Within a couple of laps, the trails left …

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Science man Neil deGrasse Tyson will be showing off his new game at E3

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube For those of you who didn’t know, human science repository and prolific tweeter Neil deGrasse Tyson is in the process of developing a PC strategy game. Now that you’re up to speed, I’m pleased to be able to report that he’ll be showing off said game at this year’s E3. Keep it physical with some of the best space games on the PC. Neil deGrasse Tyson presents: Space Odyssey is …

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Inside the extreme science Logitech uses to build gaming mice

Logitech is one of those names you’ll probably find all over your house. Whether it’s a mouse or keyboard, your universal remote, computer speakers or a webcam – Logitech makes a lot of things. However, one of the company’s biggest divisions is gaming, which produces many of the peripherals you’ll find in eSports today. Beyond making gaming gear for professional players, though, there’s a far richer history and and development process behind every device Logitech …

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Gaming and VR gadgets to star at Computex – Science & Tech

The opening of global information and communications technology (ICT) show Computex 2016 in May at TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. Gaming and virtual reality (VR) will take the spotlight at Computex 2017, Asia’s biggest information and communication technology (ICT) event, Taiwan External Trade Development (TAITRA) President Walter Yeh said Tuesday. (JP/-) Gaming and virtual reality (VR) will take the spotlight at Computex 2017, Asia’s biggest information and communication technology (ICT) event, Taiwan External …

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