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How Long Can You Hold Your Breath?

By Leon Hurley on at

I love virtual reality but Sony's Project Morpheus demo The Deep looks like some kind of horrible torture. I found myself holding my breath several times during this direct feed video of it in action, and that was before the shark showed up. Enjoy. Or not, more likely.

What Excites Japanese Gamers About the Xbox One

By Toshi Nakamura on at

From a rocky start to now, with over 5 million units sold, the Xbox One seems to have found its footing. Next stop, Japan. But how will Microsoft's black monolithic hope fare in a market where its predecessors haven't exactly enjoyed the lion's share?

Hoping for a Revamped Wii U?

By Brian Ashcraft on at

Hoping for a revamped Wii U? Satoru Iwata told Asahi that rumours of Nintendo announcing a new version of its console at E3 are "groundless." Instead, we can look forward to a new title that shows a novel way to use the Wii U's GamePad.

Love Plus Makes You Care about a Virtual Girl

The Love Plus series is infamous for being the most extravagant and popular dating sim out there. Two weeks ago, I took the plunge and set out to gain a virtual girlfriend of my very own in the newest game in the series, New Love Plus+. The outcome? It is a solid, emotion-grabbing dating sim experience.