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SIGGRAPH, Always a Great Show
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| August 06, 2013
I am finally recovered from the crazy-busy week that was SIGGRAPH. In fact, SIGGRAPH for me starts in May and doesn't quite end until a good week after the show ends. At CGW, SIGGRAPH is much more ...
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SIGGRAPH: Tuesday
Posted By George Maestri| August 08, 2012
The trade show floor opened this morning, and the show got into full swing. The trade show seemed a bit bigger and more fleshed out this year, perhaps indicating that travel budgets are getting ...
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A Trip To Ancient Egypt
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| May 09, 2012
One of the items on my "bucket list" is to visit the pyramids in Egypt. Ever since I was in junior high school, I have been fascinated by these great tombs and the associated rituals, antiquities, and ...
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Comic-Con 2010
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| August 09, 2010
Did Halloween come early this year? No, I had to remind myself. Instead, I was enjoying (read: tolerating) the crowd at my first visit to Comic-Con, the trade show/convention that straddles the line ...
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GDC Roundup
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| April 07, 2010
18,250. That is the number of attendees at this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC). A record. Not bad considering the drop in numbers at the other related trade shows during the past 12 months, ...
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The Case for a 'Mass Effect' Movie
Posted By Hollywood.com| February 03, 2010
For the uninitiated, Mass Effect is a sci-fi RPG video game series from developer BioWare that finds the player taking on the role of a human soldier, Commander Shepard, who is tasked with ...
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12-21-12
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| November 13, 2009
Will the world really end on December 21, 2012? Some doomsday followers believe it will. Others chuckle at the thought. But one thing is for sure, the end of days occurs with unbelievable death and ...
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A Christmas Carol
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| November 06, 2009
Today, Disney is releasing the highly anticipated Disney’s A Christmas Carol, a stereoscopic 3D presentation of the Charles Dickens novella. In the past, the book prompted a stage presentation and ...
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Borderlands
Posted By By Karen Moltenbrey| November 06, 2009
Independent game developer Gearbox recently released its latest title, Borderlands, published by 2K Games. The offering is a blend of RPG and FPS. What does this mean? Action wrapped up in a nice ...
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Lucky Number 7
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| October 22, 2009
Lucky Number 7 Looks like for many Microsoft users, today is a day for celebration. Windows 7 is now available. I have to admit, the cute commercials that have been airing lately to herald the arrival ...
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Alien Action
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| October 14, 2009
For those who missed the chance to see the amazing alien action played out in Monsters vs. Aliens, now’s your chance. Recently, the film hit the DVD market. While there has been a ton of talk about ...
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It’s the Law
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| October 14, 2009
“Put down that game controller and step away from that console.” In essence, those could be the words—or at least the English translation—that some gamers in Venezuela could hear very soon. The issue ...
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Industry survey reveals the determination of the games sector to avoid the mistakes of the music industry
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| October 14, 2009
Can the games industry avoid the pitfalls of the music industry? Many are sure hoping not to repeat those mistakes. A survey of selected delegates and speakers at the forthcoming London Games ...
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The time is ripe for the merging of photography and 3D
Posted By Gisela Reger| July 01, 2009
(July 1, 2009) When asking a photographer about his or her experience with 3D-technology one often still meets negative bias, misinformation and maybe even risks offending someone‚s professional ...
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What Makes a Game?
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| May 20, 2009
It’s very easy to identify what is a video game and what is not. The Sims. Grand Theft Auto. MLB 09. World of Warcraft. Resistance 2. Yup, they are all video games. Whether an MMORPG, a first-person ...
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Apple’s Big Bite
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| May 20, 2009
In the May issue of Computer Graphics World, contributing editor George Maestri discussed how cutting-edge graphics technologies are finding their way to a host of mobile devices, particularly cell ...
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What’s Old is New Again
Posted By Karen Moltenbrey| May 20, 2009
It seems like just yesterday (though it was in late 2006) when Sony released the PlayStation 3. Crowds were lined up outside of stores, with eager fans—teens, parents, 30-something-year-olds—camped ...
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