UK man will wear a VR headset 24/7 for a full month to experience life through another person’s eyes.

A United Kingdom-based artist has announced his intention to spend 28 days wearing virtual reality goggles so that he can "experience life through another person's eyes and ears." Mark Farid calls the project Seeing-I, and labels it a "social-artistic experiment" that seeks to find out how much of a person is their own personality and how much is cultural identity. Farid "will attempt to engage with a broader spectrum of experiences by entirely immersing himself in the life of another person,...
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Xbox One, PS4 and PC versions updated on Friday

In-Game Updates: Fixed unlocking issues with the AE4 for Digital Edition owners that own Season Pass. (Xbox only) Matchmaking improvements. Connectivity improvements. Removed skull HUD element from System Hack Scorestreak UI effect. Adjusted the score value the System Hack Scorestreak. Increased the timing between kills to count Multikills. Addressed rare issue where CTF flag was not being returned immediately. Fixed rare crash issue when switching profiles. Adjusted the time limit expiration for Red Baron gear after challenge has been completed. Fixed various out of map exploits. Security and Anti-Cheat Updates: Updated...
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Get the Prince of Persia Pack for $10, Rayman Series for $10, and more.

Digital games retailer GOG.com is sending off its Winter sale with a 48 hour finale that brings back two weeks worth of daily bundles. The Big Winter Sale Finale, which started this morning, has Divinity: Original Sin for a 33 percent discount, bringing it down to $32, as well as 24 bundles like: The Ultimate D&D Collection (includes 10 games like Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale) -- $21 Prince of Persia Pack -- $10 Stalker Zone (Includes the three Stalker games) -- $12.47 Fantasy Quests...
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Auctions are back!

Update: Valve has restored Steam's Holiday Auction event and posted the following note: "On Thursday Dec 11th we had an issue with Gems that meant we needed to reset the Auction and start over. We apologize for the interruption. Any placed bids will need to be placed again. All Gems created by you have been returned to your Inventory All Gem purchases from the Community Market have been reimbursed. View your Store Transactions to see the Wallet Credit to your account. All previous...
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Get Dragon Age: Inquisition for $40, Sunset Overdrive for $40, and more.

The Microsoft store has the best new deal this weekend so far, but it won't be available until tomorrow. Starting at 8 a.m. ET on December 13, you'll be able to get the Xbox One versions Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Destiny for just $30 each. Best Buy still has a "buy two games, get a third free" deal on a huge selection of PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC games, including Far Cry 4,...
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Humanitarian group UNICEF stuns a crowd with a fake game pitch about the all-too-real suffering of people in South Sudan.

In a bid to raise awareness for quality of life in the South Sudan, UNICEF recently published a concept for a disturbing game where you play a seven-year-old girl facing all manner of hardship and trials. The premise for the fake game, Elika's Escape, sees players control a little girl whose mother dies of cholera and brother killed for his attempts to protect you. You escape, but a bullet grazes your infant baby brother. "We are taking the level of horror...
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“Goodgame will remain organizationally the same,” Twitch confirms.

Video game streaming service Twitch has acquired GoodGame, a talent and content agency which works with the esports and live video game broadcasting communities. The news was announced today on the Twitch Blog. GoodGame is well known for its professional gaming teams Evil Geniuses and Alliance. GoodGame CEO Alexander Garfield explained in an announcement, "I’d like to think that GoodGame could play a role in helping get everyone on the same page. We understand things from the team’s perspective; the...
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PC – Best Games of 2014 Nominees

ar in and year out, the PC remains home to the most diverse array of games available. Even as consoles still find their footing in the digital sales space, the PC sets the standard for finding interesting and amazing games with just a few clicks. It was a year of tall tales--both the kind that arise from intricate game mechanics, and the kind that storytellers weave when crafting intriguing characters and believable dialogue. Several of our nominees for 2014's PC...
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Have some Christmas shopping to do? Best Buy is currently running a good deal on games.

Retailer Best Buy has launched a Buy 2, Get 1 video game sales promotion good for all Xbox and PlayStation, and PC titles. It's simple: buy two games and get the third free. The only limitation is that the deal does not apply to Wii U, 3DS, or PlayStation Vita titles, nor is it good for preorders. The sales promo is available at Best Buy's website or in-store through December 13. Head to Best Buy's website to start shopping for...
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Ralph Baer, creator of the Magnavox Odyssey, has passed away.

Ralph Baer, the creator of the first home video game console, has passed away, Gamasutra reports. Baer developed the Brown Box in 1966, which he later licensed to Magnavox, where it became the Magnavox Odyssey released in 1972. Baer is also responsible for the first video game peripheral, the light gun, and the electronic memory game Simon. Baer received the National Medal of Technology from President George W. Bush in 2006, the 2008 Game Developers Choice Pioneer Award, and many other...
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