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As always, Nintendo's E3 showing was a little different from what we saw from both Sony and Microsoft.
Taking a light-hearted approach to the whole thing, the company
announced a handful of new titles, and revealed a couple of key release
dates. Read on for the biggest game announcements from the E3 Nintendo
While Microsoft used its E3 press event to make some big reveals, like backwards compatibility and an all new controller, Sony stuck firmly to the games. There were a lot of familiar faces on show, as well one or two new and intriguing titles. Read on as Gizmag picks out the biggest game reveals from Sony's E3 2015 press conference.
Even after the unexpected reveals of Xbox One backwards compatibility and a new Xbox Elite controller, Microsoft had a lot left to show at its E3 press event. From Gears of War to Rise of the Tomb Raider, read on Gizmag highlights the biggest and best reveals from Redmond's conference.
While the standard controller for Microsoft's current-gen system is certainly no slouch, the company is keen to offer enthusiasts something a little special, announcing the Xbox Elite controller at its E3 press event.
Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will receive backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games, starting later this year. Owners of both physical and digital copies of last-generation console games will be able to play them on the current hardware, and there's no work required on the part of developers, meaning we'll likely see a whole lot of titles become compatible.
You'll likely remember Malloy Aeronautics' ambitious quadcopter Hoverbike from when Gizmag caught up with its creators last year.
Well, the company has been busy in the last 10 months, today announcing
a partnership with a Maryland-based military research firm to develop
the vehicle for the US Department of Defense. Gizmag caught up with the
Hoverbike team at the 2015 Paris Air Show.
Cimagine has updated its markerless AR system with new functionality, allowing users to place multiple virtual objects in a real environment. It's another promising step for the company, which recently brought its tech to consumers via a partnership with Shop Direct, the UK's fourth-largest online retailer.
Researchers from the US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have created a new combination material from graphene and diamonds that's able to almost entirely overcome friction. The property, known as superlubricity, is highly sought after for its potential use in a wide range of mechanical systems.
NASA has released a dataset setting out how rainfall and temperature patterns are likely to change in the coming decades. The data covers 21 climate models, mapping how our environment could change due to growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Microsoft has released pricing and availability information for its enterprise focused Surface Hub, announced back in January of this year. The hardware is pitched as an all-in-one solution for collaboration in meetings, consisting of a large display, active stylus, and a host of sensors and connectivity options.