It used to be that when you played a video game, you did it by yourself. You planted yourself in front of your TV, popped in your game, and played until your mom told you to do something productive…or at least told you to go see the light of day. Then, you eventually upgraded to playing with people online. Sure, you were still sitting alone in your room playing, but at least now you were “playing” with others!
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If you’ve never heard of parkour before, then you need to pull up YouTube and do yourself a favor by checking out a few videos. These athletes are like cats in human bodies! We didn’t even know it was possible to move like that and jump around from building to building like a human kangaroo! But it is, and these athletes can do it like it’s a piece of cake!
The revolutionized virtual reality headset, Oculus Rift, lets you control video games as though you’re in the middle of the action. Now, an ingenious hack into the game system gives players a third-person perspective – on themselves.
The golden age of video game classics like “Star Fox,” the first “Sims” and “The Legend of Zelda” are no longer lost in our nostalgic brains. The 2014 E3 conference presented all of these games and more to tickle the inner child (or teen) in all of us.