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  1. News Bot

    Grab A Slurpee and Hang With Deadpool With 7-Eleven's New AR Experience

    Heading out to a 7-Eleven (if you have one near you, that is) is always fun. You can grab some snacks, a Slurpee, hang out with Deadpool...wait. Did I just say "hang out with Deadpool?" You bet I did. A new 7-Eleven promotion is using the power of augmented reality to promote the upcoming...
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    Alien: Descent, The Wireless VR Arcade Experience, Will Terrify You And Some Friends Soon

    If you’ve been wondering when VR aliens would be coming along to scare the crap out of you and a group of friends, the time is now. FoxNext, the VR studio behind the Crisis on the Planet of the Apes VR experience, and Pure Imagination Studios have collaborated on Alien: Descent, a...
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    SXSW 2018: Spielberg Showed Off His Moves in TheWaveVR's Ready Player One VR Experience

    Ready Player One is headed to theaters at the end of March and, as such, has a massive presence at SXSW 2018 this month. Part of that presence is a collection of VR experiences to serve as virtual marketing activations for the film and TheWaveVR was honored with an opportunity to bring an iconic...
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    Horror Experience Don't Knock Twice Launches, Features PSVR Support

    Don’t Knock Twice, the horror experience from developer Wales Interactive and publisher Perp Games, hits the PlayStation store today, February 27. Horror video games tend to be visceral, adrenaline-pumping experiences and those feelings are amplified when you throw virtual reality into the...
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    CES 2018: Change Up Your Music Experience With AfterShokz

    Looking for a new way to listen to your favorite music? AfterShokz’ bone conducting headphones is quite the intriguing way to change up how you hear your beloved tracks. Greg Burke was on hand during CES 2018 to chat with AfterShokz about their bone conduction technology and how it’s...
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    WWE Working On New VR Experience For Fans

    As VR becomes more mainstream in the consumer market, so do the types of unique experiences companies can offer fans of their products and brands. One such merging that seems like a natural combination to me is VR and the WWE. So, I wasn't too surprised to hear that the entertainment giant had...
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    CES 2018: How the New MSI Monitors Light Up the Gameplay Experience

    MSI has had a busy Consumer Electronics Show this year, bringing along its line of graphics cards and motherboards. But the biggest attraction from the hardware manufacturer has turned out to be its latest batch of monitors. Shacknews recently had a chance to peruse MSI's various products at CES...
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    PSX 2017: The Last Guardian Free Standalone VR Experience Coming Next Week

    Sony's PSX 2017 Press Conference is still going on right now, but the news keeps coming. The company just announced that The Last Guardian VR is coming to PSVR next week. Probably the most exciting news is that the price of this standalone VR experience is $0.00. That's right, it's free...
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    Windows Mixed Reality Launches in Two Weeks with Halo Experience, SteamVR Support

    Microsoft came to IFA (a.k.a. Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) in Berlin, Germany with some ambitious plans for its virtual reality initiative going forward. First announced in August, the Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets now have an official release date of October 17. In addition to...
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    Experience Tarahumara Culture When Mulaka Launches On Nintendo Switch

    Mulaka is a 3D action-adventure inspired by the Tarahumara indigenous culture and takes place in northern Mexico. You'll battle massive creatures, solve puzzles, and experience magical transformations when it releases on Nintendo Switch in 2018. Lienzo, the developer behind Mulaka, is working...
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    PlayStation Experience 2017 Dates Announced, Tickets Already on Sale

    Sony has set a date for its next PS-centric event, and is offering a special discount on early-bird tickets. Sony's PlayStation Experience conference will take place over December 9-10 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, where last year's PSX took place. Tickets for the two-day...
  12. WarReaver

    From Your Personal Experience

    Do you see more goblins in higher torment levels?
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    The Surge: How to Increase Your Experience Modifier

    Developer Deck13 Interactive gives you several ways to accrue experience points—known as tech scrap—in The Surge. Only one method rewards your decisions to take risks by steadily rewarding you with more tech scrap for every enemy that you kill: increasing your experience modifier...
  14. Zahbo

    Pools of Experience, and why you should love them!

    I found this quick article online today that talks about Pools of Experience, and their use. Diablo 3: How to farm Experience Pools & Locations - Troupster.com For those that are not too familiar with their use outside of leveling, this article touches on some good points. For high...
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    New Razer Blade Pro Laptop Offers THX-Like Experience

    Not all PC users like playing their favorite games on a desktop. Laptops are the way to go, and Razer has unveiled the Razer Blade Pro designed to put some desktop units to shame. The new Windows 10 laptop boasts an overclocked i7 7280HK processor running at 2.9/3.9 Ghz, an Nvidia GeForce 1080...
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    The Persistence Will Let Friends Mess With your PlayStation VR Experience

    Horror games put you at the mercy of the developers. But a new PlayStation VR title called The Persistence not only has you battling what the developers envisioned for you, but also your well-meaning or more mischevious friends. The game itself is a solo affair putting you aboard the science...
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    CES 2017: Avegant Glyph Gives You the Big Screen Experience Without the Screen

    The Avegant Glyph is a personal video headset that brings the experience of a large TV or cinema in a package about the size of a large pair of over-the-ear headphones. This allows you to take a personal HD video experience on-the-go and watch a movie, play a game, or connect to a smartphone or...
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    Divide: Exploring a strange new reality at PlayStation Experience

    Imagine receiving a mysterious package, only to find that it contains the key to a completely different world. That's the general story behind Divide, an isometric science-fiction dungeon crawler and the debut effort from Exploding Tuba Studios. But while the story focuses on the sci-fi future...
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    Watch Us Perform Surgery in Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality

    Surgeon Simulator is a game I seem to have grown up with, and yet I can still barely complete surgeries without totally screwing everything up. That's why I was so excited to dig into Bossa Studios' Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality. In the gameplay clip below, watch as I fumble with a...
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    Resident Evil 7 Biohazard: Rediscovering survival horror at PlayStation Experience

    Resident Evil has a reputation as one of the most recognizable survival horror franchises in gaming. It's become practically synonymous with the term. But as the series has aged, it's lost a lot of its edge. Perhaps it was because of mechanical changes, newer characters, weaker monsters, or what...
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    Uplay continues to experience issues with online connectivity

    If you have been trying to connect to Uplay and haven't had much luck, you aren't alone. Ubisoft's online service is having some major issues. Ubisoft Support has been tweeting about the disruption in service intermittently for at least the last six hours. The latest tweet said they are still...
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    What Remains of Edith Finch: Exploring a Strange House at PlayStation Experience

    There are some fascinating ideas behind What Remains of Edith Finch, the latest effort from The Unfinished Swan creators Giant Sparrow. What is it like to step into the world of a cursed family that all seem to have one thing in common: a strange isolated house in the middle of the forest? It's...
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    MLB The Show 17: Going old-school with Retro Mode at PlayStation Experience

    For MLB The Show 17, the franchise is looking to honor one of the most recognized Major League Baseball players of the previous generation: Ken Griffey Jr. This puts developer Sony San Diego in something of a unique situation. Griffey is not only one of the most beloved baseball players of the...
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    Here's What You Missed at PlayStation Experience 2016

    If you were around this weekend to take in the rapid-fire news fest that was PlayStation Experience 2016, then you know all of the announcements came in hot. Our skeleton team was here to deliver the news as quickly as we could, but unfortunately there were items we missed, and you likely missed...
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    Nidhogg 2: Drawing swords at PlayStation Experience 2016

    There are some fond memories around Shacknews circles of Messhof's one-on-one fencing game, Nidhogg. The concept was simple, yet wildly clever. It's a race to the finish, but only if you're on offense by killing your opponent. It's a back-and-forth showdown that only ends when one player reaches...