video games

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi 5 is a $80 Gaming Beast

This video is from Modern Vintage Gamer. 4 years after the release of the Pi4, here comes the all-new Raspberry PI 5. This new iteration of the Raspberry Pi promises more power in a size that’s as compact as ever, while still keeping the price affordable. Powered by a quad-core Broadcom ARMV8 Cortex A76 processor […]

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GameDev

Does Roblox Exploit Young Game Developers?

With Roblox Corporation now being valued at more than $45 billion, Quintin Smith asks whether the kids making the vast majority of its content are being taken advantage of?

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Business Gaming

How Roblox Became A $30 Billion Company

More than half of the children in the United States play video games on Roblox. In fact, the massively popular gaming platform has grown so much during the coronavirus pandemic, the company’s valuation has skyrocketed from $4 billion in early 2020 to $30 billion in early 2021. What makes Roblox so popular?

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Security

How To Stay Safe Online

With more and more services going online, internet safety needs to be at the forefront of a lot more conversations. BBC Click  examines the role of security, online education and more. How can we keep teenagers safe online? We look at a new AI system that monitors video content on the fly and blurs anything […]

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Design Interesting

Deconstructing the 8-bit Arcade Font

Last week, I explained to my son how 8-bit graphics worked. I can’t tell you how many sheets of graph paper I went through designing sprites back in the day. Although it was possible, I never made my own on Font on the Commodore 64. In his book Arcade Game Typography, type designer Toshi Omagari […]

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