More Reviews
REVIEWS Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Review
Rising Tide fixes nearly everything wrong with Civilization: Beyond Earth.

Read Only Memories Review
The Kickstarter-funded text-based adventure game blows away most AAA titles with smart writing, engaging characters, and more style than you can fit on an NES cartridge.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Total War: Warhammer Preview
Total War: Warhammer is exactly what you expect, so if you like Creative Assembly's games or Games Workshop's sprawling setting, there's a lot to be excited about.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax
Release date: Out Now

Just Dance: Disney Party 2
Release date: 10/20/15

Just Dance 2016
Release date: 10/20/15

Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations
Release date: 11/01/15

Read More Member Blogs
Windows 10 Review for Dummies
By Ivory_Soul
Posted on 08/11/15
After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...


Sony Shows Off Impressive Cardless Vita AR Tech

Posted on Friday, March 9 @ 19:20:33 PST by Sebastian_Moss

Leading up to the PS Vita's launch, Sony repeatedly reiterated the importance of augmented reality for their platform and how it set the system apart from mobiles and the 3DS. Unfortunately, when it finally did come out last month, the AR games were fiddly, glitchy and generally required cards that are easy to lose.

But the future may be bright for augmented games on the handheld as Sony has unveiled a surprisingly promising cardless software that links virtual and real world objects - Magnet. The software, which 3rd party developers will be able to use, somehow works out the position of tens of interest points to work out the Vita's real world surroundings, and then can stick virtual items on top of them.

Shown at GDC this week, videos of the presentation have now popped up online:

Diarmid Campbell, a programmer at the EyeToy R&D group at Sony London, and the person you can hear in the video, said:

The PS Vita is the only affordable portable device out there at the moment that has the power to do this.

During the slideshow, it was revealed that Magnet uses between 1 and 1 1/2 cores out of the Vita's 3 to work its magic.
Tags:   PS Vita

More from the Game Revolution Network

comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution