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Recent articles by John:

Jason Momoa talks ‘For Honor,’ growing up without a TV, and making Aquaman cool

Actor Jason Momoa got his first taste of video gaming with Ubisoft’s For Honor arcade-style fighting game. After taking on other celebrities on Twitch, the Game of Thrones alum talked about his upcoming roles as Aquaman in Warner Bros. DC universe in this exclusive interview. → Read More

Lance Reddick on making sequels magic, VR acting, and brushes with legends

Actor Lance Reddick returns to the assassination game in John Wick: Chapter 2, reprising his role as hotel manager Charon from the original. In addition to the new movie, there’s also a virtual reality video game from Starbreeze, John Wick Chronicles, which is available on the HTC Vive. And a special version developed for VR Arcades. → Read More

Mila Jovovich confesses that she’ll miss Alice and the crazy world of Resident Evil

Resident Evil fans are having a very good week. On the heels of Capcom’s January 24 release of Resident Evil 7 across all platforms, including PlayStation VR, comes Sony Pictures’ film Resident Evil: The Final Chapter on January 27. Milla Jovovich’s sixth time playing the role of Alice, an original character created by director/writer/producer Paul […] → Read More

R Motion Golf: Our first take

R-Motion Golf is a simulator designed for home play that lets golfers use their real clubs to play through 15 virtual courses. But does it come close to the real thing? → Read More

How Carnival’s small, wearable Medallion crafts a cruise just for you

Princess Cruise ships will be the first Carnival Corporation brand to offer wearable technology that unlocks new interactions for passengers before, during and after a cruise. The quarter-sized Medallion seamlessly connects guests with the ship’s entertainment, dining, navigation and payment systems and offers artificial intelligence that adapts to every choice that’s made in real time. → Read More

Jon Favreau Wants to Use Virtual Reality to Tell Stories Differently

It's "a different category," the actor-director says of the medium. We spoke with him. → Read More

How Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo Are Preparing For Their Gaming Future

What do the Big Three of video games have planned? Read on. → Read More

Burn calories while you explore other world’s with VirZoom’s VR stationary bike

The developers behind Dance Central and Rock Band have jumped into the virtual reality fray with a new gaming angle. Virzoom is designed to immerse users in VR, so they don’t realize they’re losing weight while pedaling through arcade games. → Read More

‘Don’t Breathe’ star Jane Levy shares the true horrors of shooting horror

Jane Levy is of the leading new scream queens in Hollywood, thanks in part to her trust in director Fede Alvarez. She’s twice worked with Alvarez, who followed up his slick Evil Dead reboot with intense psychological thriller Don’t Breathe. → Read More

How HBO created a Westworld VR experience that lets you step into the show

HBO reveals how it created the company’s first internally developed virtual reality experience using video game technology to unlock Westworld for HTC Vive users. And it’s just the beginning of HBO’s VR push. → Read More

Inside the lab that’s bringing Darth Vader, X-Wings, and C-3PO to life in VR

We interview Rob Bredow, Chief of Technology at ILMxLab, who tells Digital Trends how the Star Wars experience is moving into virtual reality. → Read More

Nathan Fillion on ‘Firefly,’ mastering selfies, and living the Con life

Actor Nathan Fillion partnered with Firefly co-star Alan Tudyk to launch a digital series called Con Man, which now includes a free mobile game. Fillion takes us behind the scenes of Comic Con, and explains why fans have it so much better today than he did as a fan boy growing up. → Read More

Negan will haunt your dreams on ‘Walking Dead’, says Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman discusses Season 7, Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s brilliant portrayal of the villain Negan, and the challenge of killing off characters in the AMC series. → Read More

Why ‘Westworld’ star Clifton Collins Jr. dons his grandfather’s gun belt

Actor Clifton Collins Jr. discusses how real technology has influenced the HBO series Westworld in this exclusive interview. → Read More

‘Westworld’ tackles the morality of technology, explains star Jeffrey Wright

In this exclusive interview, we learn about the questions the provocative series evokes, and the moral dilemmas it raises in a world already confronting VR and AI. → Read More

Climb into this glass box in a Vegas casino to play VR games for cash bets

Gamblit has created a virtual reality platform designed to bring real video games to casinos. → Read More

‘Blair Witch’ star James Allen McCune wants you to feel his terror in VR

Actor and Blair Witch star James Allen McCune talks about the tech behind the new sequel and compares the experience to his role on The Walking Dead in this exclusive interview. → Read More

Joseph Gordon-Levitt wrestled with Snowden’s legacy before meeting him in person

In this exclusive interview, the star of Oliver Stone’s 'Snowden' discusses his own programming background and explains why he’s bullish on technology, even after taking on the role of one of the most famous cyber criminals in history. → Read More

John Gaudiosi

John Gaudiosi has been covering video games for over 25 years, dating back to his work for The Washington Post while in college. Over the years, John has focused on the convergence of Hollywood and gaming for outlets like The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and Entertainment Weekly. He now covers all aspects of gaming, including the intersection of sports and games, as well as new gaming technology… → Read More

Universal’s new VR attraction, The Repository, will make you a believer in the supernatural

The Repository, a new virtual reality attraction at Universal’s Orlando Resort, blends the real and virtual into a hair-raising, untethered VR experience. If you think the Rift’s horror games are scary, be warned. You’ve seen nothing yet. → Read More