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New Assassin’s Creed game announced after troubled release of Unity

December 9, 2014 | 1

Fans of the “Assassin’s Creed” series should hold onto their seatbelts, because next year Ubisoft is bringing nineteenth century London to life in their new game, “Assassin’s Creed: Victory” for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

After years of fan … Read More

Nintendo patents emulators: Prepare for nostalgia

December 9, 2014 |

There’s highly unlikely chance that Nintendo may be preparing to launch some of its titles on the mobile gaming market. This idea stems from the patent that the gaming company filed for emulation software compatible with smartphones and seat back … Read More

The Alienware Alpha: The next generation console

December 9, 2014 |

For those who want the ease of a computer but the enjoyment of a console, there is now a product that combines both: the Alienware Alpha.

The newly released Alienware Alpha is both a PC and a console in one. … Read More

Pass the savings, please: How to score the best tech swag on Black Friday 2014

November 27, 2014 |

This is not a drill: Black Friday is nearly here. While many people will be sitting around their tables enjoying the company of friends and family on Thanksgiving, a select few will be camped out in front of their local … Read More

Get smart about textbooks with CampusWise

November 23, 2014 |

A new way to buy and sell text books has become available for ODU students in the form of CampusWise.com. The brain child of sophomore Marketing and Physic majors, Max Hall and Austin Jones, CampusWise brings buyers and sellers together … Read More

Snapchat makes a bold move; implements direct mobile payment system

November 23, 2014 |

In this day and age, just about everyone with ties to social media has a Snapchat account. The popular app, which started out as a messaging system in which sent photos to each other, (photos that would expire after a set … Read More

“Far Cry 4″: Don’t Fix What Isn’t Broken

November 21, 2014 |

Ubisoft’s “Far Cry 4″ is an open world, first-person shooter set in the fictional nation of Kyrat, located somewhere in the Himalayas. The story follows Ajay Ghale, a young man whose mother fled Kyrat with him when he was just … Read More

The Gaming Hub: “An interdisciplinary initiative for social change”

November 21, 2014 |

Gaming in the classroom is coming this spring semester with the Old Dominion University’s newest interdisciplinary program, the Gaming Hub.  Students will learn how to construct, design, and market contracted games with the aim of discovering how games can improve … Read More

Forget Big Brother, Your Neighbor Might Be Watching

November 19, 2014 |

The peculiar site Insecam.com has over 73,000 security camera feeds and not a single one belongs to the website itself. That’s because all those camera feeds belong to people and businesses around the world who still use default passwords such … Read More

Parkupine takes the sting out of parking in Norfolk

November 19, 2014 |

Searching for parking has been a thorn in the average commuter’s side for years. Few things are more infuriating on a Monday morning than weaving through all five levels of the North Constant parking garage in search of a parking … Read More

Hottest video game bundles for the holiday season


November 19, 2014 |

Looking for a gift for someone who loves video games this holiday season, or trying to find good deals on video games just for yourself? With Cyber Monday and Black Friday coming up, there are multiple bundle sales going on … Read More

Mario Kart 8 DLC is gr8

November 15, 2014 |

The downloadable content for “Mario Kart 8” finally released on Thursday, adding eight tracks to race on, four vehicles and three characters all from iconic series ranging from “F Zero” to “The Legend of Zelda.”

The tracks are split into two … Read More

Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 doubles down on the scares

November 15, 2014 |

The sudden release of “Five Nights at Freddy’s 2″ on Thursday caught the indie gaming scene by surprise. The game was scheduled for release at the end of the year, but its creator decided there was no point in waiting around … Read More

Get from D.C. to New York in an hour by Maglev

November 12, 2014 |

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Imagine zooming along in a train suspended just above the tracks by incredibly strong magnets exceeding speeds of just over 300 mph. The D.C.-based company The Northeast Maglev is looking to make just such science fiction … Read More