Combining the Oculus Rift VR helmet and the Sixense motion controller makes great VR Games.

Sixense demo its STEM system at the VRLA 2014 with a VR Lightsaber training session, and it looks amazing – see the videos after the break.

 

Sixense STEM demo image courtesy of theriftarcade.com

 

 

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if you’re bored, do a tracert -h 100 216.81.59.173

tracert -h 100 216.81.59.173

tracert -h 100 216.81.59.173

They started to add voice command to Xboxes during the 360 era. It was somewhat rudimentary, but people were amazed at the new (?) tech this console could have.

 

Still, it never actually worked completely how it should.

 

Xbox Voice Command comic strip thanks to Penny Arcade

 

But the trouble continues on the Xbox One, thanks to their publicity!

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Retrogaming is fun, but retrogamers do understand that Sega fanboys never played Mario, and Nintendo fanboys never played Sonic. Moreover, those of the era of Atari never played new consoles such as Sega Master System or Nintendo Entertainment System.

Console war before Sony and Microsoft went into it. – image courtesy of buzzly.fr

 

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