Reach Robotics debuted their Augmented Reality game Mekamon today at CES. It features premium gaming robots that battle in both physical and virtual worlds. They’re currently available at MekaMon.com for $329, or $599 for a pair.
Merge VR steps into the augmented reality ring, offering a standalone toy known as the Holo Cube. The two-part setup consists of the Merge VR headset and the cube itself, a simple block that acts as the focus for the program.
Mirabook, Developed by French start up Miraxess, expresses their ability to “turn your smartphone into a laptop”. Whether they’ll meet with any degree of success remains to be seen, but the concept and the execution look interesting.
Well words out, Mega Man 1-6 have officially arrived...and the buzz is well, meh. Ranging from 2.5-4 stars at the time of this writing. Let me sooth you. Meet Usagiman. Usagiman is pretty much a Mega Man inspired fan game. It's frantic, it's fast, it's fun, with fantastic gameplay. Oh, and it's free and full of heart!
The list of games that people actually want to play on their Shield has just received a major boost, due to Ubisoft's announcement that hit entries in its vast library of games are coming to the GeForce Now platform. Major franchises currently available only on PC and traditional consoles will soon be available for Nvidia Shield gamers to stream and enjoy.
Angry Bugs Games' follow up to the 2012 iOS puzzle game The Hacker snuck onto the Google Play store while no one was looking. The Hacker 2.0 brings things from the 80's green-hued screens of the original into a more colorful and complex modern era. The gorgeous new visual aesthetic is very reminiscent of Square-Enix Montreal's GO series with isometric turn-based puzzles like Hitman Go and Deus Ex GO.
Streaming PC games to the living room at maximum graphics settings has long been the dream for many a gamer who, for some reason or another, doesn't have access to a high-end gaming computer yet wants to experience the "master race" lifestyle. Nvidia has now, for all intents and purposes, made that possible with its announcement that its GeForce Now game streaming platform has been upgraded to the current-generation Pascal architecture, specifically the GTX 1080 GPU.
Sonic and Mirror's Edge might be the games that first come to mind when you think of fast-running platformers, but for the past two years newcomer Cloudbuilt has been attempting to make its name known, by combing elements of the two aforementioned franchises. Formerly available only on Steam, Cloudbuilt is now available to Nvidia Shield owners for the first time via the GeForce Now streaming platform.
The awesome action-RPG Shadowblood is coming to Western audiences and pre-registration has now opened. By signing up players will receive in-game loot on launch day. The story is that long ago on the continent of Narr, the gods created the lands and a peacekeeping dragon named Arcand was set as watcher over it. In time Arcand grew lonely and wishing to see his creators again performed a summoning ritual. Things went awry and when the gate opened the dark god Belzav escaped. For a thousand years they battled before Akande triumphed over the evil Belzav. Not all was well though. Before being sealed away, Belzav cursed Arcand by linking their souls.
Next on the list, after the rather entertaining Asus press conference, is the Samsung Press Event. Will we see an official Galaxy 8 announcement or Geavr VR related goodies? Who knows, but chances are there will be a lot to do with TVs and smart home appliances. If that's your thing, you'll be happy. We are hoping for some mobile related news to come out of this event.