Techno Dabbler

Trying out new technology.

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Tuesday

15

November 2016

Live-Streaming Conclusion : A lot more complicated than expected

by Alexandre Denault, on Videogames, Console, Charity, Children, Xbox, Twitch

As previous mentioned, I participated to Extra-Life, an event to raise funds for Opération Enfant Soleil. The cause raised a total of 6,653,220 USD, with 6,767 USD coming from my team (a big thanks to Ludia for doubling our fund raising effort). I'm very happy with the experience, but the streaming component turned out to be a lot more complicated than expected. Broadcasting it to the world…

Thursday

03

November 2016

Monday

31

October 2016

Just a couple of days left ... Extra-Life

by Alexandre Denault, on Videogames, Console, Charity, Xbox, Twitch

On November 5th, thousands of players around the world in a 24 hour gaming marathon to support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. I'll be doing my share on November 3rd and 4th, playing various Xbox games and figuring out what is the highest MegaBlock tower I can build with my daughter. I've settle on the following game list : Halo 5 [Xbox One] Final Fantasy Type-0 [Xbox One] Skylanders : Swap Force [Xbox…

Friday

07

October 2016

Playing for a Cause : Extra-Life

by Alexandre Denault, on Videogames, Console, Charity, Children

I have been working on this introduction for a few days now. It is difficult to find the words describing how important pedeatric hopistals are. I chose action rather than words, by proudly participating to Extra Life 2016. By playing games for 24 hours, I will be raising funds for Opération Enfant Soleil, a non-profit organization that raises funds to develop high-quality paediatrics and to contribute to social health projects…

Thursday

26

May 2016

Nvidia Shield TV

by Alexandre Denault, on Videogames, Android, Console, Nvidia

Being a parent imposes some restriction on how, when and where you can play video games. The Shield Mobile was a saviour: with its streaming functionality, I could play PC games from anywhere in the house. The Shield TV extends the Shield ecosystem by introducing a powerful Android console for your home TV. The console itself is great, but is there a point in making an Android game console? Member…