Ever wondered what all those techie words and acronyms actual mean?... well you're in the right place to find out! We have an extensive list of the most common tech words used in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)
NPC: Often referenced in game reviews. NPC simply means ‘Non playable character’. Essentially NPC’s are game characters that cannot be controlled by the player. Some examples of nonplayer characters; Russell in Half-Life: Alyx and the characters in Aegir’s Hall from the RPG adventure game ‘Asgard’s Wrath’.
An M.2 NVMe Drive is a type of Solid State Drive (SSD) that plugs directly into a computer’s motherboard.
A Solid State Drive is an external storage device for information on your computer. These are generally higher quality, faster and more expensive than other drives on the market. See 'Best SSD for gaming'.
Your avatar is a virtual representation of yourself in a game. These are often customisable and can be anything from humdrum cannon fodder to fantastical creatures.
This is short for motion capture, the process of transferring people’s physical movements into information that can be used to animate characters in video games and films.
In recent times, VR simulation games have ventured into all sorts of real-world environments. Why should the jobs sector be any different? We’ve seen Graveyard manager simulations and forklift truck simulations in VR, to name just two. Job Simulator has the aim of joining up job simulations with c...