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Mace & Crown | December 17, 2017

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Technology Archives * Page 16 of 18 * Mace & Crown

The sound of silence: Intel’s response to Gamergate

October 15, 2014 |

Industry giant Intel came under fire from #Gamergate supporters recently for their latest ad campaign on gaming website Gamasutra. After receiving complaints from #Gamergate members for involving themselves with Gamasutra, Intel pulled them from the market. The issue with advertising … Read More

Tidewater Comicon: The big nerd party of acceptance!

October 15, 2014 |

On Oct. 18, all of Hampton Roads nerdom will meet for the first fall Tidewater Comicon at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Tickets start as low as $10.

With games, contests and guests galore, there is a lot to be explored. … Read More

Games to scare your pants off: Paranormal edition

October 15, 2014 |

Celebrating week two of our Gaming Spooktober, here are five paranormal games that will surely spook you out of your seat!

1. Paranormal

Imagine being trapped in your house every day, and that house just happens to be haunted. Next, imagine a … Read More

MOD Makes it to Madison Square Garden: DOTA 2 ESL Tournament

October 15, 2014 |

Eight teams duked it out in Madison Square Garden during a two-day ESL “Defense of the Ancients 2” tournament on Oct. 9 and 10. Hosted by Turtle Entertainment and sponsored by T-Mobile, Pizza Hut, Twitch and more, the tournament sported … Read More

First Look: HTC’s enters photo/video market with “Double Exposure” event

October 9, 2014 |

HTC’s announced its newest line of devices at its “Double Exposure” press conference on Oct. 8.  Yes, devices, not just smartphones. The small, Taiwan-based company unveiled the HTC Desire Eye and the HTC Re, emphasizing their respective camera performance.

The Eye … Read More

“Persona 4 Arena Ultimax” review

October 8, 2014 |

“Persona 4 Arena Ultimax,” the sequel to Atlus and Arc System Works’ “Persona 4 Arena,” is finally here and it is a vast improvement from its predecessor – full of tweaks, new additions and tons of fan service for the … Read More

It’s not me, it’s you: How to break up and move on from an old laptop

October 8, 2014 |

Whether they’re used for keeping in touch, passing the time or working on homework, lap tops have become part of our daily experience. Since we depend on them for so much, dealing with a laptop that has past its prime … Read More

Games to scare your pants off: Zombie Edition

October 8, 2014 |

In celebration of Halloween, the Mace and Crown technology section will be featuring a new horror-themed game list each week.

First up, a spooky staple: zombies.

Whether they are shambling, moaning corpses or freakishly fast monstrosities, zombies have appeared as the villains … Read More

Interactive and Networking Opportunities for ODU women in STEM

October 8, 2014 |

The Women’s Center held the “Networking for Women in STEM” event on Sept 30. The event offered women with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors the opportunity to network with faculty, on-campus organizations and other women with similar majors … Read More

Bungie balances botched booty system

October 7, 2014 |

Imagine a desolate future: Our galaxy has been attacked by an alien force known as the Darkness, and it’s up to protectors called the Guardians to travel to other planets to defeat them.

But instead of doing that, dozens of Guardians … Read More

Steam updated for its 100 million users

October 1, 2014 |

Steam announced its latest milestone on Sept. 22, having surpassed 100 million active users.  Valve announced this on their official website along with the fact that “in the past nine months, over 1,300 new titles have been added to Steam.”

To … Read More

HTC and Google partner up for the Nexus 9 tablet

October 1, 2014 | 1

It looks like HTC has learned to never say never when it comes to tablets. NVidia blew the lid on Google’s latest secrets last week surrounding HTC’s involvement on the Nexus 9.

HTC’s previous attempts into the tablet market, the Flyer … Read More

PlayStation TV proves Sony’s not satisfied with just games

October 1, 2014 |

Sony is setting up for a global release of PlayStation TV, a device similar to Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV. The device has been available in Asian markets for almost a year now under the name PlayStation Vita TV.

Well … Read More

What you may have missed at this year’s Tokyo Game Show

September 25, 2014 |

The Tokyo Game Show 2014 has finally closed its doors this past weekend, and Japanese developers left their fans with a lengthy list of titles to anticipate in the upcoming months.

Square Enix’s recently announced port of the Japan only JRPG … Read More

Oculus connect: Virtual reality is coming

September 25, 2014 |

From the cyberspace of William Gibson’s novels to the existential trap depicted in “The Matrix,” virtual reality has a long history in science fiction. While attempts at virtual reality have been made before, none have quite met with the success … Read More

Microsoft purchases Minecraft

September 24, 2014 |

“Yes the deal is real. Mojang is being bought by Microsoft,” read a post by Mojang’s Chief Word Officer, Owen Hill, on the company’s website the morning of Sept 15.

News of Microsoft’s $2.5 billion acquisition of the Sweden-based studio famous … Read More