Category: interactive

Tinder’s interactive video event, “Swipe Night,” will launch in international markets this month
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Tinder’s interactive video event, “Swipe Night,” will launch in international markets this month

Tinder’s “Swipe Night” is going global. The dating app announced today that its interactive video series will be available in Asia and other international markets starting on September 12, giving users another way to connect as they continue to stay at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As in the United States, where “Swipe Night”…

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Sony Interactive will skip E3 again this year
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Sony Interactive will skip E3 again this year

Sony Interactive Entertainment will skip E3 again this year and participate instead in “hundreds of consumer events across the globe,” the company told GamesIndustry.biz today. The company, which is preparing to launch the PlayStation 5 before this holiday season, missed the show for the first time last year, after two decades of being one of…

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Take-Two Interactive Bullying Red Dead Redemption Modder
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Take-Two Interactive Bullying Red Dead Redemption Modder

Red Dead Redemption Damned Enhancement Project is a port of RDR to the PC. The port was announced as cancelled recently when Take-Two Interactive sued the port’s creator. Take-Two do not deserve your support, and definitely don’t deserve any sympathy. Modders are an important part of a game community. They can keep certain games going…

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Animated, interactive digital books may help kids learn better
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Animated, interactive digital books may help kids learn better

Digital books may have a few advantages over ordinary ones when it comes to kids remembering their contents, according to a new study. Animations, especially ones keyed to verbal interactions, can significantly improve recall of story details — but they have to be done right. The research, from psychologist Erik Thiessen at Carnegie Mellon University,…

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Tinder’s interactive series ‘Swipe Night’ could bring a needed boost to user engagement
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Tinder’s interactive series ‘Swipe Night’ could bring a needed boost to user engagement

On Sundays in October, Tinder is launching in its dating app an “interactive adventure” called “Swipe Night” that will present a narrative where users make a series of choices in order to proceed. This sort of choose-your-own-adventure format has been more recently popularized by Netflix and others as a new way to engage with digital…

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