Category: Games

Epic Games buys UK facial mapping startup Cubic Motion
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Epic Games buys UK facial mapping startup Cubic Motion

Epic Games announced today that it’s buying Cubic Motion, a computer vision startup that’s been building out a platform for capturing more realistic facial animations with a complex camera rig and software platform. The game studio behind Fortnite and the Unreal Engine has already done plenty of work with the UK-based startup, creating a number of…

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Voodoo Games thrives by upending conventional product design
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Voodoo Games thrives by upending conventional product design

More posts by this contributor Voodoo Games is one of the most interesting startups alive today. In mid-2018, it had 150 million MAUs and raised $200 million from Goldman Sachs, yet I’ve never heard anyone mention the company. That might be normal for an obscure enterprise SaaS play, but Voodoo is consumer-facing through and through.…

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Epic Games Store Just Revealed One of Its Biggest Freebies Ever
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Epic Games Store Just Revealed One of Its Biggest Freebies Ever

This week’s Epic Games Store free games are now available. They’re Kingdom Come: Deliverance and Aztez. Faeria is next week’s freebie. It’s Thursday, and that means a changing of the guard at Epic Games’ weekly free game giveaway. Replacing last week’s duo of digital board games, Carcasonne and Ticket to Ride, are Kingdom Come: Deliverance…

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Riot Games Shouldn’t Even Make Legends of Runeterra
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Riot Games Shouldn’t Even Make Legends of Runeterra

Riot Games has announced that Legends of Runeterra is entering Open Beta on January 24th, 2020. The Beta will be available a day early to those who expressed interest in preview builds of the game. Legends of Runeterra bares many marked similarities to other digital card games, prompting questions about why it needs to exist…

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We Need to Stop With The Lord of the Rings Games
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We Need to Stop With The Lord of the Rings Games

There have been plenty of video game adaptations of The Lord of the Rings over the years. Many of these video game adaptations have been pretty high quality, but they usually manage to trample over certain elements of J.R.R. Tolkien’s canon. There probably shouldn’t be any more video game adaptations of Tolkien for a while.…

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