New Witcher VR Mod Lets You Walk Around Kaer Morhen

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Made by Patryk Loan, this VR mod is designed to work with the original Witcher game released in 2008 by CD Projekt Red. Gaming VR CD Projekt RED cd projekt red vr kaer morhen kaer morhen vr the witcher the witcher 2008 the witcher mod the witcher virtual the witcher virtual reality the witcher vr the witcher vr mod top stories VR ModA new mod for the original Witcher game allows you to walk around Kaer Morhen in VR. Sound like a fantasy dream come true?

'Watch Dogs: Legion' reminds me of that underrated 2008 gem, 'Far Cry 2'

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Before we get into the game, a brief note about Ubisoft. In recent weeks, reports have surfaced that describe a toxic culture at the company, with a particular focus on abusive behavior by people in management positions. In some cases, this extends as high as the company's executive team ( some of whom have already resigned or been placed on administrative leave).

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USA Today Deepens Story on Afghanistan War with AR Experience

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This week, the publication ran an investigative story by reporter Brett Murphy that uncovered the details of a 2008 US military operation involving security contractor GS4 that resulted in dozens of civilian casualties. The augmented reality team at USA Today closed out a prolific year of immersive storytelling with a hard-hitting companion piece exploring the controversial conflict in Afghanistan.

US Fire Administration Advocates The Use Of VR For Firefighter Training

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An average of 11 firefighters have died every year since 2008 during training sessions; VR could help reduce those numbers.

Italian History VR 360 Lesson about Siena

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It is one of the nation’s most visited tourist attractions, with over 163,000 international arrivals in 2008. Italian History VR 360 Lesson about Siena the capital of the province of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year. Start Creating your own free Lesson today at www.eonreality.com.

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Jon Favreau’s ‘Gnomes & Goblins’ Coming to PC VR Later This Month, Trailer Here

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The project has attracted some serious talent, which includes Jon Favreau, the filmmaker behind films such as Iron Man (2008) , The Lion King (2019) , and The Jungle Book (2016).

Upcoming VR Parkour Game STRIDE Looks A Lot Like Mirror’s Edge

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While the developer doesn’t make any official references in any of the descriptions, its obvious STRIDE takes heavy inspiration from the 2008 first-person action-adventure platformer Mirror’s Edge , at least in terms of visuals. The freerunning-inspired VR platformer arrives on headsets Summer 2020. STRIDE is an upcoming VR parkour action game from developer JoyWay in which players must save a city under quarantine from a vicious gang war.

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HTC’s VP of Design Leaving to Join Google’s VR Team

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Having joined the company in 2008, in recent year’s HTC’s VP of Design, Claude Zellweger, played a key role in the design of the Vive headset, The Verge reports. The two of them initially joined HTC when their design company, One & Co, was acquired by the Taiwanese electronics maker in 2008, and their third partner in that venture was Claude Zellweger.

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'Marvel's Avengers' is a superhero story that's only just beginning

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Over the past decade, the Avengers have risen from being the provenance of comic book aficionados to one of the most recognizable intellectual properties in the world.

EON Reality Announces Partnership with Techno NJR to Provide XR Development and Design Skills for Higher Education

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Established in 2008, it is accredited by AICTE and it is affiliated to Rajasthan Technical University Kota. The technology institute will implement EON-XR and XR development into its industry-based courses for other colleges.

How A Recession Could Boost VR Adoption

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Fast forward from 2008 to now. Let’s start with why games did so well back in 2008. For example, let’s say you bought Gears of War 2 in November 2008 when it launched. One might point out that game consoles were tried-and-true forms of entertainment long before 2008, yet VR is too unproven for someone to gamble hundreds of dollars on its entertainment value. Of all the game platforms sold in 2008, the two highest performing ones were the strangest concepts.

Interactive VR Lesson: Houses of the Hakka Tribe

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In 2008, Unesco recognised their importance and gave 46 buildings a World Heritage listing. Get up close in this interactive VR lesson to learn about the houses and history of the Hakka tribe which date back to the 11th century. First forced to leave the northern China, they eventually settled in the Southern Chinese provinces of Guangdong, Jiangxi and Fujian. Literally meaning ‘mud house’, the tulou is an unusual piece of architecture which are the hallmarks of the Hakka people.

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‘STRIDE’ to Release This Month in Early Access, New Gameplay Highlights Creative Parkour Movement

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The gameplay footage also shows Stride starting to lean away from the Mirror’s Edge (2008) inspired aesthetic and a bit into its own art-style.

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Impressions: ‘Pistol Whip 2089’ Update Brings Slick Synthwave & Remixed Gameplay That’s Right On Key

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While Pistol Whip’s prior ‘dual-wielding’ mode made me feel like the bad-ass hero of Equilibrium (2002) , ‘2089’ brings Wanted (2008) vibes, thanks to the way you swing your gun across enemies.

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Earn a free $5 gift card by watching a movie or show on Prime Video

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For a limited time, Amazon Prime members can score a free $5 credit just for watching any movie or show that's included with Prime — the new Borat sequel , season 2 of The Boys , the 2008 hit romantic fantasy film Twilight starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson , you name it.

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Inspired by ‘Mirror’s Edge’, ‘Stride’ Looks to Bring Smooth Parkour Action to VR

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With inspiration from Mirror’s Edge (2008) , Stride is an intriguing indie project due to launch this Summer. In development by studio Joy Way, Stride is a VR parkour action game built atop an impressively smooth and immersive locomotion system. Locomotion in VR games is still in a state of rapid development and exploration.

‘WipEout: Omega Collection’ to Get PSVR Support and Exclusive Ships in Free Update – Trailer

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Via a free update to PS4’s WipEout: Omega Collection (which includes WipEout HD {2008}, WipEout HD Fury {2009} and WipEout 2048 {2012}) , PSVR owners will finally be able to step into the cockpit for a level of immersion that only VR can provide. PlayStation’s legendary anti-grav arcade racer is set to get PSVR support thanks to a free update to WipEout: Omega Collection coming in early 2018. WipEout is the long running anti-grav racing franchise from Sony Studio Liverpool.

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Interactive VR Lesson: Houses of the Hakka Tribe

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In 2008, Unesco recognised their importance and gave 46 buildings a World Heritage listing. Get up close in this interactive VR lesson to learn about the houses and history of the Hakka tribe which date back to the 11th century. First forced to leave the northern China, they eventually settled in the Southern Chinese provinces of Guangdong, Jiangxi and Fujian. Literally meaning ‘mud house’, the tulou is an unusual piece of architecture which are the hallmarks of the Hakka people.

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NASA's 'smell of space' could soon be available as a perfume

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And in 2008, NASA enlisted the help of Steve Pearce, a chemist and the founder of Omega Ingredients , to re-create it. Have you ever wondered what outer space smells like? If you assumed it smells like nothing up there — as I did for 26 years — you're wrong. Astronauts have compared the smell of space to "seared steak, raspberries, and rum." And thanks to a Kickstarter campaign , you might soon be able to experience the mysterious smell yourself.

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Netflix's 'Unsolved Mysteries' documentary reboot wants you to crack the case

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The show was transferred to CBS in 1997, then canceled; picked up by Lifetime in 2001, then canceled; repackaged by Spike in 2008 and then — less than two years later — canceled. Way back in 1988, NBC began airing Unsolved Mysteries , a weekly TV series that examined the strange events behind cold cases and paranormal activity.

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Apple Maps' new bike-route feature is off to a terrible start

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As someone who has lived and cycled in San Francisco since 2008, both for commuting and pleasure (including many rides to Baker Beach), I can definitively tell you that the three routes suggested by Apple betray a fundamental lack of understanding of the reality of riding a bike in San Francisco. Apple Maps is getting a new bike-route feature in iOS 14, and, if Monday's WWDC presentation is any indication, it still has a long way to go.

Netflix's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things' is another dizzying triumph by Charlie Kaufman

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Like his 2008 masterpiece Synecdoche, New York , I’m Thinking of Ending Things is dense with surreal details and cryptic meaning. All film criticism is personal.

Facebook Acquires the VR Studio Behind ‘Asgard’s Wrath’, Sanzaru Games

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Before VR, Sanzaru has worked on a handful of non-VR games dating back to 2008. Just a few months after the acquisition of Beat Saber studio Beat Games , Facebook today announced the acquisition of Sanzaru Games, the studio behind the Oculus-exclusive Asgard’s Wrath and a handful of other VR titles. Sanzaru will join Facebook’s VR game division, Oculus Studios, but continue to be run as an “independently operated studio.”

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On TikTok, #FreeBritney conspiracy theories run deep

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Supporters demand that Spears, who hasn't made major financial or career decisions since a mental health crisis in 2008, be freed from her father's legal guardianship.

6 investment trends that could emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic

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” There are countless examples from the 2008 recession, including many highly valued VC-backed businesses such as WhatsApp, Venmo, Groupon, Uber, Slack and Square. Rocio Wu. Contributor. Rocio Wu is a venture partner at F-Prime Capital who focuses on early-stage investments in software/applied AI, fintech and frontier tech investments. More posts by this contributor. Will China’s coronavirus-related trends shape the future for American VCs? While some U.S.

Immersive Learning : Our Top History Lessons

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In 2008, Unesco recognised their importance and gave 46 buildings a World Heritage listing. Explore our top history lessons created on the AVR Platform to unearth the stories of civilisation and cultures in immersion! A study of any period of history is underpinned by exploring what life was like at that point in time and finding out about the key people who were propelling change.

The essential podcast that's out to amplify 'the choir of The Wire'

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It's why The Ringer's re-watch podcast Way Down in the Hole , hosted by Van Lathan and Jemele Hill as they wind their way through the 60 episodes that aired between 2002 and 2008, works so dang well. Welcome to 2000s Week !

Learn how to invest in cryptocurrencies with this set of online classes

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They received a $65 million settlement and competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but they still weren’t a member of the prestigious billionaire club. TL;DR: The Complete Cryptocurrency Investment bundle is on sale for £19.21 as of June 25, saving you 94% on list price.

New LCD Tech Could Give Us Sharper VR Displays

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These displays have actually been around in concept for nearly ten years; Samsung unveiled a prototype panel at 15 inches in size with a refresh rate of 240 HZ all the way back in 2008, though it’s not been utilized in a mass produced product thus far. VR fans are eagerly awaiting the introduction of 4K displays into major headsets, but new LCD technology could help get them there and even go beyond in the near future.

Will the Oculus Quest 2 sell well this Christmas? – Analysis

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The same happened in 2008, when gaming companies braced for the last economic recession. Before we hit the madness of Christmas, Facebook unveiled the Oculus Quest 2 (after a series of leaks).

Intel Next-Gen 10-micron Stacking: Going 3D Beyond Foveros

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For a context on timeline, Intel’s Ramune Nagisetty has stated that Foveros was patented back in 2008, but it took nearly a decade for the process to become physically viable at scale and high-enough yielding for a product to come to market.

Moving Towards Experiential Marketing

Tech Trends VR

They are global leaders in providing custom-printed, die-cut products that empower businesses and consumers to create professional-grade materials for marketing, packaging, decor and personal expression, which is a fancy way of saying they have been making awesome stickers since they started their business with one machine back in 2008. Engaging both existing and potential customers through meaningful, immersive and multi-sensory experiences is a growing marketing trend.

Bill V Bowie: How (not) to sell a tech idea

Tech Trends VR

By the time David Bowie met Letterman for this interview circa 2008, they were laughing together at the special edition vinyl the singer had just released, and when Bowie avowed that he just downloaded all his music from the Internet, Letterman barely raised an eyebrow. Sometimes technology is so transformative that you have to take a step back to get people excited. The year is 1995.

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‘Stranger Things’ Comes to Gear VR in Latest ‘Face Your Fears’ Update, Face the Demogorgan

Road to VR

” While only about 8 minutes long, the experience is surprisingly well-done for a TV show tie-in, showing Turtle Rock Studio’s clear capability hone in on the level of ‘creep factor’ they’ve cultivated since the launch of the most well-known game Left 4 Dead (2008).

Top 10 Movies that Got Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Right

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Iron Man | 2008 | Sci-fi/Action | 2h 6m Tony Stark (a.k.a. Looking for recommendations on what to corona-binge while you’re staying indoors to avoid the virus?

Media Molecule’s ‘Dreams’ Confirmed to Support PSVR at Launch

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Media Molecule, the creators of LittleBigPlanet (2008) and Tearaway (2013) , have been working on their upcoming game/game-creation tool Dreams for PS4 for the past few years, and although we knew PSVR support was destined to come someday, as first announced at Paris Games Week 2015 , we weren’t sure if PSVR users would get the chance to play at launch.

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Layers of Fear VR Brings Critically Acclaimed Psychological Horror Hit to Life, Out Now for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

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About Bloober Team: Based in Krakow, Poland, and established in 2008, Bloober Team is an independent game development studio with over 100 people strong. Publisher Bloober Team announced today, the return of its psychological horror hit, Layers of Fear VR, out now for Oculus Rift / Rift S and HTC Vive via Steam and the Oculus Store. Based on the critically acclaimed 2016 title, Layers of Fear VR immerses players into the depths of madness as a painter aiming to finish his Magnum Opus.

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