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VR Talk Show Turns Game Creators into Virtual Tour Guides

The FOO Show is a talk show focused on video games, which takes place entirely in VR. The host and guests wear VR headsets during production, and the audience consumes the show at home using their own VR headsets. The first episode of the show is already available for free on most VR platforms, and you can watch it in 2D via YouTube below. The pilot episode is on Firewatch, and features Jake Rodkin and Sean Vanaman from Campo Santo. The show’s host, ex-Tested.com founder and editor Will Smith, and ...

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Aerosmith to say 'Aero-Vederci' with 2017 European tour

U.S. rockers Aerosmith, together for some 45 years, will embark on a “farewell” European tour next year, the group said on Monday, kicking off the series of shows in Israel. One of the biggest rock bands in the United States, the award-winning group, often called “The Bad Boys from Boston” in reference to the city where they formed in 1970, is known for songs like “Back in the Saddle” and “Walk This Way”. The group consists of lead singer Steven Tyler, guitarists Joe Perry and Brad Whitford, drummer Joey Kramer ...

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He's back: Tiger commits to PGA Tour opener

11:24 AM ET Tiger Woods made his return to competitive golf next week official on Friday by committing to the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open in Napa, California. It is the first tournament of the 2016-17 season and Woods’ first event since the 2015 Wyndham Championship, where he tied for 10th more than a year ago. Since then Woods had endured a slow recovery and rehabilitation from two back surgeries in September and again in October of 2015. Tiger Woods, who was one ranked No. 1 in the world for ...

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Bangladesh v England: Eoin Morgan & Alex Hales will not tour over security fears

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan and opening batsman Alex Hales have opted out of October’s tour of Bangladesh because of security concerns. No international side has toured Bangladesh since 20 people were killed in a siege at a cafe in Dhaka in July. The ECB said in August that the three one-day internationals and two Tests would go ahead after a security review. Jos Buttler will captain the one-day side, with the one-day and Test squads to be named on Friday. ‘We respect their decision’ England director of cricket Andrew ...

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Ryan Lochte's apology tour: Two interviews, two languages

Swimmer, reality star… who is Ryan Lochte? Ryan Lochte’s apology tour is taking place simultaneously on two different TV channels in two different languages. His goal: To speak directly to the people of Brazil and the United States. NBC has been promoting an exclusive interview with Lochte that will be broadcast on Saturday night. But it is only an American exclusive. Lochte also gave an interview to Globo, one of the biggest television networks in Brazil. “I just interviewed Ryan Lochte,” Globo New York correspondent Felipe Santana tweeted Saturday afternoon. ...

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Magic: The Gathering's 2016 Pro Tour in Pictures

Sydney, Australia played host to 2016’s Magic: The Gathering Eldritch Moon Pro Tour in August with $ 25,000 on the line. The feature match stage, shown here, broadcast certain matches to audiences at home watching via live stream. (Photographer: David Cheng, CNET.com) Let’s block ads! (Why?) GameSpot

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Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome completes third race victory

Media playback is not supported on this device Chris Froome became Britain’s first three-time winner of the Tour de France when he crossed the finish line of the 21-stage race in Paris on Sunday. The Team Sky rider, who won the 2013 and 2015 races, is the first man to defend his title in more than 20 years. He finished arm-in-arm with his team-mates behind the peloton after Andre Greipel won the final sprint finish. “It’s like the first time, it’s amazing. Every time it’s special,” said 31-year-old Froome. Media ...

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Tour de France: Chris Froome forced to run up Mont Ventoux after crash

Britain’s Chris Froome was forced to run without a bike following a crash with a motorbike on one of the most iconic climbs of the Tour de France. Froome crashed with Richie Porte and Bauke Mollema less than one kilometre from the finish on Mont Ventoux. The defending champion was overtaken by rivals Adam Yates and Nairo Quintana in the melee but race organisers ruled Froome should retain the overall lead. Thomas de Gendt won stage 12, which had been shortened because of high winds. Speaking to French TV, Froome, ...

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