All publications by tag «VR»
Valve ‘making big investments’ in new VR headsets and games, according to Gabe Newell
Back in May, Gabe Newell had a talk with high school students in Auckland, New Zealand. Fast forward to December, a short clip from this meeting, in which he opened up about Valve’s plans in the AR/VR area, appeared online.
Netflix secretly developing VR game Eden Unearthed for Oculus Quest
Netflix has released a free-to-play VR game called Eden Unearthed for Oculus Quest. The game is available through App Lab, rather than through the Oculus Store, meaning the title hasn’t gone through the full Oculus review process and could be experimental or still in development.
Sony to buy UK-based developer Firesprite to strengthen AAA games catalogue outside its core genres
Sony Interactive Entertainment announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Firesprite Limited. The UK-based developer founded by industry veterans from SIE’s Studio Liverpool is known for developing games that showcase cutting-edge hardware.
“You deserve better than the product of stress and depression”: SUPERHOT VR devs remove content alluding to self-harm / sucide despite backlash from players
On July 21, the Poland-based developer of SUPERHOT VR issued an update to the game, which removed scenes alluding self-harm or sucide. Backlash from players ensued. However, the developer said it would not reverse the changes.
Xsolla and WN Events to hold Game Developer Day LATAM on July 27, 2021. Submissions open for XDC Contest for LATAM Developers
Xsolla and WN Events announced the Game Developer Day LATAM that will take place on July 27, 2021. Devs based in Latin America making games in any genre and for any platform are invited to enter XDC Contest for LATAM Developers.
Sensorium Galaxy’s Ivan Nikitin: “We are looking for projects that explore and expand the paraphysical nature of VR interactivity”
As part of WN Dev Contest, we are discussing the industry with the jury members. In this installment, we catch up with Ivan Nikitin, Head of Product at Sensorium Galaxy.