‘Gaming’ Posts

Make the Most of Pokémon Go on Campus

Make the Most of Pokémon Go on Campus

In the last few weeks, Pokémon Go has absolutely exploded as arguably the most popular smartphone application out there. Reportedly, it has even beat out Candy Crush with the most daily active users, coming in at more than 21 million users on a daily basis, compared to Candy Crush’s 20 million. Apparently, the Pokémon Go ...

Has Pokémon Go Installed Hidden Malware on Your Phone?

Has Pokémon Go Installed Hidden Malware on Your Phone?

With the rapid rise of Pokémon Go, many players may be focused on finding, catching, and socializing—-unaware of what’s happening behind their screens: malware. This latest security issue follows recent concerns that the iOS version of Pokémon Go can grab user data through access to players’ Google accounts. Pokémon Go combines the classic 20-year-old franchise ...

Study Break: 3 Things to Know About SteamOS and Steam Machines (VIDEO)

Study Break: 3 Things to Know About SteamOS and Steam Machines (VIDEO)

At CES 2014, Steam Machines were a hot topic. A dozen different manufacturers showed off Steam Machines powered by Valve’s Linux-based SteamOS, an operating system built around the popular digital distribution community. The designs varied in size and shape, but there were some standouts. Alienware showed off a cool compact rig that will no doubt catch ...

Study Break: Play Breakout with Google Images

Study Break: Play Breakout with Google Images

While the 37th anniversary of Atari’s Breakout may not be a big deal to you, Google celebrated the occasion by making the game playable in its image search engine. By typing “Atari Breakout” into Google Image Search, you can play the game right in your browser. But instead of bricks, you’ll be breaking the images ...

How To Play College Poker

How To Play College Poker

This isn’t an article on poker tips: those articles involve a lot of math and basic strategies that I’m sure you’re familiar with. I wouldn’t know about that. But what I *do* know is that playing poker is awesome, and oddly tough to pull of in college. People talk about playing it, but do they? ...

MIT Releases Game to Help Visualize Relativity

MIT Releases Game to Help Visualize Relativity

A team of researchers and developers at MIT’s Game Lab have turned relativity into an experience called “A Slower Speed of Light”. That concept alone may sound weird, but the physicists behind the game admit that people already believe that about relativity. “People think that relativity is extremely weird”, Gerd Kortemeyer, the game’s Product Owner, ...

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