Auti-Sim is pretty much the thing you think it says, it is an Autism Simulator. The game focuses on one of the common aspects of Autism and opens the player to an understanding of what it would be like to experience Sensory Overload. For those who don’t know, Sensory Overload occurs when one of the body’s senses experiences over-stimulation from the environment. There are many environmental elements that impact an individual. Examples of these elements are urbanization, crowding, noise, mass media, science and technology, and the explosive growth of information. However, the game focuses on sound.
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Anita Sarkeesian launched her preemptively hated “Tropes vs Women in Video Games” series today, and it’s pretty benign. A large part of it is simply a female-oriented retrospective of Star Fox Adventures, Mario, and Zelda. When it comes to the actual feminist arguments they aren’t really wrong, though they are shallow and perhaps misguided. There’s some truth to be had. After all, the damsel in distress is pretty much the most literal possible interpretation of “objectifying women.”
Google’s Senior Vice President of Engineering, Vic Gundotra, gave a response on Google+ the other evening to a comment made by someone who hoped for the day when future Nexus phones could one day surpass the image quality of DSLR cameras. Gundotra specifically stated in response that “We are committed to making Nexus phones insanely great cameras. Just wait and see.” While the current Nexus 4 camera may be sufficient towards its purposes, there are still better.
With 2013 in full swing, gamers of all stripes are looking forward to the next generation of gaming consoles. Microsoft is set to unveil official information about its next-generation Xbox console at June’s E3 videogame conference. Until then, gamers are practically in the dark when it comes to the latest information on these upcoming consoles. Without any concrete information from official channels, all that can be said for sure is that these consoles will most likely blow current versions of the Xbox and PlayStation 3 out of the water.read more