Insanely Popular Rhythm Game ‘Osu!’ Now Playable In VR

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to AUDICA converter, a free tool that allows fans of the uber popular 2007 rhythm game to easily transport millions of user-created maps to Harmonix Music System’s VR rhythm experience AUDICA. Originally launched on Microsoft Windows back in 2007, Dean Herbert’s osu!

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Mysterious Radio Burst in Our Galaxy Came From a Magnetar

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For the first time ever, astronomers have linked an actual object to those mysterious radio bursts they’ve been detecting since 2007. The culprit in this case, as suspected, is a super-dense object known as a magnetar, but the finding has prompted an entirely new set of questions. Read more.

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#859 DocLab Founder Caspar Sonnen on Domesticating Reality, AI, & XR Distribution Experiments

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Caspar Sonnen founded the DocLab as a part of the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) in 2007 after a period of being really skeptical. Podcast Archive

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Nvidia's New RTX 3080 Can Barely Run Crysis: Remastered at 4K

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One of my hopes for Crysis: Remastered was that it would be just as punishing on PCs today as it was when originally released in 2007. What happens when you have a copy of Crysis: Remastered and Nvidia’s new RTX 3080 graphics card in your possession?

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The Xbox Series S Is for Gamers Who Hate Upgrades

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When my mom moved back in 2007, she decided that living in a new house after 30 years in the old one warranted a new TV. Made sense—ours were all from the ‘80s. She bought a fancy (for the time) Sony with 1080p resolution, and 13 years later, I’m still trying to convince her to upgrade.

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Super Fan Remaking Original Witcher Game In VR Using Unreal Engine

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Rather than developing a mod for the original 2007 release, however, Loan is constructing the entire experience from the ground up in Unreal Engine, resulting in higher quality visuals as well as a new range of possibilities. “Bear! Run you stupid piece of s*#^!” – Geralt of Rivia.

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Beeple sells NFT for over $69 million. Yep, you read that right.

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The artwork, called "Everydays: The First 5000 Days" is a 21,069 x 21,069 pixel collage, representing the totality of artworks Beeple had been creating every day since May 2007. Artist Mike Winkelmann, also known as Beeple, has sold an NFT artwork for more than $69 million.

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Naturalist reveals wild, harsh world of the fat bears

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It was May 2007. When Mike Fitz first arrived at the remote Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve, home to the now internet-famous fat bears , he spied the telltale signs of a bear-dominated world. The last of breaths of the Alaskan winter still chilled the air.

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New 'In the Heights' trailers tell a fairytale about a disappearing block

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The theatrical adaptation of Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda's 2007 beloved stage musical postponed its release date for almost an entire year due to the coronavirus, having originally been scheduled to hit theatres in June 2020.

#722: IDFA’s DocLab & “the Creative Treatment of Actuality”

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The DocLab at the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) was started in 2007 by Caspar Sonnen, and it’s very similar to the New Frontier programming. Podcast Archive

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The Onision documentary is overshadowed by its own controversy

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The now 35-year-old began posting videos in 2007, garnering a largely teenage following with his shocking sketches, viral music videos, and inflammatory, misogynistic rants.

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EON Reality and Nile University Announce Partnership for EON-XR Rollout

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Nile University is an Egyptian university was established in 2007 with a focus on delivering highest quality learning, research and innovation support to undergraduate and postgraduate students. The partnership will begin an EON-XR rollout at one of Egypt’s top universities.

E3 2019: Hot Dogs, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Update Adds Original Guns From Valve’s Team Fortress 2

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are adapting the classic weapons from Valve’s 2007 shooter Team Fortress 2. A major new addition coming this month to popular single-player PC VR simulation game Hot Dogs, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades is inspired by Team Fortress 2 and officially sanctioned by Valve Corporation. H3VR’s developers at RUST LTD. The guns come with a new sandbox map and several game modes “styled as an homage to TF2,” according to developer Anton Hand.

Reconsidering 'Star Wars kid,' the early internet's meanest moment

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

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The legend of Keyboard Cat: How a man and his cat(s) won the internet lottery

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

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'The Office' fansite that the cast and writers actually obsessed over

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

What Apple, Google, and Amazon’s websites looked like in 1999

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

The early internet kept showing us the future, and we rolled our eyes every time

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

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Valve Makes All ‘Half-Life’ Games Free to Play Until ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Launches in March

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From the first Half-Life in 1998, the series has spanned seven titles, leaving the world with a doozy of a cliff hanger in 2007 with the release Half-Life 2: Episode 2.

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'Sopranos' memes are having a real moment in 2020

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Twitter was barely a thing on June 10, 2007, the day the episode, "Made in America," aired. More than 13 years ago, America's television screens inexplicably cut to black — The Sopranos was finished, just like that.

How fantasy football exploded online and kept Yahoo relevant

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

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‘Half-Life: Alyx’ is the Best Rated PC Game of 2020 & Best Rated Steam VR Game of All Time

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There was a lot riding on Half-Life: Alyx. Not only is it Valve’s first Half-Life game in more than a decade, it is also the studio’s first full fledged VR title. By the measurable reactions from critics and players alike, the game seems to have delivered against the odds.

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VR/AR Pioneer Nonny De La Peña Named WSJ Technology Innovator Of The Year

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Since founding Emblematic Group in 2007, de la Peña has solidified the company’s reputation for pushing the boundaries of XR as a medium through award winning collaborations with major companies like AT&T and The New York Times and through original content like VR documentary Hunger in Los Angeles that premiered to critical acclaim at Sundance in 2012. CEO & Founder of Emblematic Group, Peña is the second woman in history to receive the prestigious award.

Here’s How Apple’s AR Headset Will Likely Be Introduced — And When

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Specifically: iPhone was announced January 9, 2007 and released on June 29, 2007. Apple TV was previewed (as iTV) on September 12, 2006 and released March 21, 2007. Apple has been working on an augmented reality headset for years.

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The 10 best shows on Hulu to delight and entertain you

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Hulu has come a long way since its initial launch in 2007 and is now one of the premier streaming services.

'Pushing Daisies' deserves a resurrection

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The show, which first aired in 2007 and starred Lee Pace as Ned, a pie maker gifted with the power to bring dead plants, animals, and humans back to life with a simple tap, is also a fantastical exploration of intimacy between people who can’t touch each other upon pain of death.

When Does Our Half-Life: Alyx Review Embargo Lift?

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Half-Life: Alyx is the first new game in the series since 2007’s Half-Life 2: Episode 2. Half-Life: Alyx, arguably the biggest VR game yet to release, is just days away from launch. But when does the Half-Life: Alyx review embargo lift?

Half-Life: Alyx Is A ‘Full-Length’ Prequel Coming March 2020

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The game will also be running on Valve’s own Source 2 engine, and the first images confirm a big leap in visual fidelity since 2007’s Half-Life 2: Episode 2. Half-Life: Alyx, the new VR game from Valve, will be a full entry in the series set between the events of Half-Life 1 and 2.

The Simpson’s Infamous ‘Steamed Hams’ Scene Gets 360° Treatment

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Perfect examples include everything from an unfiltered fascination in Jerry Seinfeld’s lukewarm 2007 animated film Bee Movie , to a crudely designed model of Knuckles from the Sonic franchise clucking insensately. Step into the shoes of Superintendent Chalmers and relive this iconic Simpson’s moment in 360-degrees. The denizens of the internet are responsible for some truly bizarre memes. More often than not the most popular trends in circulation are the most obscure and senseless.

Watch a full playthrough of the Xbox 'GoldenEye 007' remake that never was

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Well it almost lived again in 2007. Remember GoldenEye 007 , the Nintendo 64 classic and a game that many point to as their first brush with multiplayer shooting? This video offers a rare, two-hour look at an Xbox 360 remake of the N64 fave that was canceled prior to release.

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2020 was the year activists mastered hashtag flooding

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A lone hashtag might not look very mighty, but when used en masse, the symbols can become incredibly powerful activism tools.

BioWare's beloved Mass Effect trilogy is coming to PS5, Xbox Series X

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The newly remastered games, released in 2007, 2010, and 2012, respectively, will take advantage of more recent technology leaps to give all three games higher resolution graphics, better framerates, and improvements to textures, visual effects, character models, and the like. It may be a while before we see a properly new Mass Effect after the unfortunate disaster of 2017's Andromeda , but the series' greatest hits are coming back for more.

Valve’s Gabe Newell: ‘We’re excited to return to Half-Life, VR has energized the studio’

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Valve hasn’t released a full-length single player game since 2011’s Portal 2 ; the game will also be the first entry in the Half-Life series in 12 years, with the last being Half-Life 2: Episode 2 released in 2007.

How Watson, IBM’s Artificial Intelligence, Is Powering Audio-Interactive VR/AR Environments

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He talks about Mass Effect, an open-world game that was really groundbreaking when it first came out in 2007. IBM places its bets on AI-powered audio interactivity as the future of XR. As VR and AR continue to become more mainstream, the expectations of users are also on the rise. The last big breakthrough we saw in ease-of-use interactivity was the launch of hand tracking and gesture recognition on enterprise and consumer VAR devices.

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'Mass Effect: Legendary Edition' comes out in May — here's where to preorder a copy

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Set for a May 14 release date, Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will see the first three games from 2007, 2010, and 2012 remastered in 4K UHD for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. (A PREORDER: As of Feb.

'Paper Mario: The Origami King' is as close as we've gotten to the beloved originals

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” The answer for each game, from 2007’s Super Paper Mario to 2020’s Paper Mario: The Origami King, is disappointingly simple: No.

Marvel's Fantastic Four are coming to film again

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Like Spider-Man, Marvel's First Family has had a rocky history in film, with their 2005, 2007, and 2015 films all critically panned. Fourth time's the charm.