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Australian virtual reality studio Alta nets $12.4 million
Alta is the studio behind open-world VR RPG, A Township Tale.
January 27, 2022
Alta is the studio behind open-world VR RPG, A Township Tale.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
January 27, 2022
1 min read
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VR explosion? Examining Quest 2's top genres & games
Is the road to the VR promised land finally here?
January 26, 2022
Is the road to the VR promised land finally here?
by Simon Carless, Expert Blogger
January 26, 2022
7 min read
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The FTC is reportedly examining Meta's VR business
If you get regulated in VR you get regulated in real life.
January 18, 2022
If you get regulated in VR you get regulated in real life.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 18, 2022
1 min read
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Sony brands next-gen VR headset PlayStation VR2, shares tech specs
The device was announced last year and teased as a 'next-generation VR system.'
January 05, 2022
The device was announced last year and teased as a 'next-generation VR system.'
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
January 05, 2022
2 min read
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Best of 2021: The trends and events that defined the year for game developers
Reality has, quite frustratingly, knocked on the video game industry's door and said "hello! We've come here to stress you out again."
December 29, 2021
Reality has, quite frustratingly, knocked on the video game industry's door and said "hello! We've come here to stress you out again."
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
December 29, 2021
22 min read
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Social app Rec Room raises $145 million
According to the company, this latest funding brings Rec Room's valuation to $3.5 billion.
December 20, 2021
According to the company, this latest funding brings Rec Room's valuation to $3.5 billion.
by Alissa McAloon, Editor-in-Chief
December 20, 2021
2 min read
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People Can Fly acquires Polish VR studio Incuvo
Incuvo has previously worked with Bloober Team on the VR editions of Blair Witch and Layers of Fear.
December 14, 2021
Incuvo has previously worked with Bloober Team on the VR editions of Blair Witch and Layers of Fear.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
December 14, 2021
1 min read
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Q&A: Catching up with the protestors ousted from The Game Awards
Game Workers of Southern California discuss being removed by security outside The Game Awards venue LA Live, and what message they were hoping to send at the event.
December 13, 2021
Game Workers of Southern California discuss being removed by security outside The Game Awards venue LA Live, and what message they were hoping to send at the event.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
December 13, 2021
12 min read
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Omdia research reveals 12.5 million consumer VR headsets sold in 2021 with content spend exceeding $2bn
The hardware and software value of the consumer VR market will grow from $6.4bn in 2021 to $16bn in 2026.
December 10, 2021
The hardware and software value of the consumer VR market will grow from $6.4bn in 2021 to $16bn in 2026.
by George Jijiashvili, Contributing Writer
December 10, 2021
4 min read
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Omdia Analysis: How does VR content revenue compare to other media?
Here's why VR developers might need to consider advertising revenue.
December 02, 2021
Here's why VR developers might need to consider advertising revenue.
by Matthew Bailey, Community Blogger
December 02, 2021
2 min read
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Unity has wrapped up its acquisition of Weta Digital
That was fast.
December 01, 2021
That was fast.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
December 01, 2021
1 min read
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Niantic hires dev team behind gameplay sharing platform Lowkey
"Our long-term vision is to create even deeper connections across Niantic games."
December 01, 2021
"Our long-term vision is to create even deeper connections across Niantic games."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
December 01, 2021
1 min read
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Pokemon Go dev Niantic nets $300 million to create "real-world metaverse"
"This will take a significant investment of talent, technology and imagination."
November 23, 2021
"This will take a significant investment of talent, technology and imagination."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
November 23, 2021
1 min read
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Phil Spencer seems wary of "exploitative" NFT projects
That's not a "no" on NFTs, but it seems like Spencer doesn't want people treating games as work.
November 17, 2021
That's not a "no" on NFTs, but it seems like Spencer doesn't want people treating games as work.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
November 17, 2021
2 min read
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You can now license Niantic's AR tech
Now it's easier to make impossible things show up in the real world--as long as you've got a smartphone.
November 08, 2021
Now it's easier to make impossible things show up in the real world--as long as you've got a smartphone.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
November 08, 2021
1 min read
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