CCP to Shelve VR as It Shutters Atlanta Office, Sells Branch Behind ‘EVE: Valkryie’ in Newcastle

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According to a report by Icelandic publication MBL , CCP is shelving virtual reality as it closes its Atlanta location and sells its Newcastle office, two important VR branches that produced Sparc (2017) and EVE: Valkyrie (2016).

CCP Shuffles EVE: Valkyrie Senior Programmer to Work on “cutting-edge VR” in Atlanta

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Making a VR Experience for Less Than $1000

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In 2016, straight out of high school, Jak Wilmot started one of Atlanta’s first VR animation studios – Disrupt. In 2016, straight out of high school, Jak Wilmot started Disrupt, one of Atlanta's first VR animation studios Click To Tweet.

Physicality & Spectatorship in ‘Project Arena’ Could Blur the Line Between E-sport and Actual Sport

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Apple Music Can ‘Steal’, Delete Your Music

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According to James Pinkstone from Vellum Atlanta, that’s exactly what happened to 122 gigabytes of his music collection : “What Amber explained was exactly what I’d feared: through the Apple Music subscription, which I had, Apple now deletes files from its users’ computers. Amazon Apple Breaking Cloud Computing Entertainment Google News Software Programs AAPL Apple Music Audio-Technica EULA James Pinkstone MP3 Vellum Atlanta WAV WAV file

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Magic Leap One To Be Sold Through AT&T, In-Store Demos Coming

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The augmented reality headset will be getting demo stations at AT&T stores in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco once it’s been launched for consumers, the company announced today. We’ll finally (finally!) have a chance to try out the much-anticipated Magic Leap One for ourselves via in-store demos in the future.

NextVR Partners With Live Nation To Stream Thievery Corporation Concert In VR

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NextVR will be partnering with Live Nation to broadcast a live performance by the artist and DJ collective Thievery Corporation as they perform in Atlanta, Georgia. The live performance takes place in Atlanta, GA at the Tabernacle venue on Dec.

Periscape Brings VR Pop-up Installation to JFK International, Company in Talks with Over 200 Airports

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Rosenthal says the company already has exclusive partnerships with 229 airports, including Paris, Dubai, Shanghai, Singapore, and Atlanta. Traveling through Terminal 4 on your way to, or through JFK International?

Play Space Dogfighter ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ on Rift for Free This Weekend

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SEE ALSO CCP to Shelve VR as It Shutters Atlanta Office, Sells Branch Behind 'EVE: Valkryie' in Newcastle.

CCP Studio Behind ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Acquired by Sumo Digital

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At the time, CCP said that while the Atlanta-based studio behind Sparc would be dissolved, the development team at the Newcastle studio would remain intact despite an impending acquisition, and that work on the game’s Winter Update would continue even in the midst of the move.

Smithsonian’s First VR Exhibit Puts You ‘Inside the Astronaut’s Helmet’

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Pulseworks , an Atlanta-based motion theater company, built the VR Transporter for the Smithsonian. The Smithsonian launched its first virtual reality attraction at The National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.

CCP Games Ending VR Efforts After Building Its Biggest Titles

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The company is closing its Atlanta office and selling its Newcastle office, according to a report by the Iceland Monitor. The CCP Atlanta studio is being closed down and after 8 years my time with CCP is coming to an end… Now to figure out what to do next. In what can only be characterized as one of the biggest blows to the budding VR industry, CCP Games is shelving its VR efforts.

The Void to Open New Location in Mall of America, ‘Star Wars’ VR Experience Coming at Launch

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New locations coming in the near future include Atlanta, Austin, Hollywood, New York City, Philadelphia, Santa Monica, and Washington D.C. . Minnesota’s Mall of America , the United States largest mall, is getting the popular VR out-of-home experience The VOID soon.

CCP Games’ ‘Sparc’ to Launch Exclusively on PSVR This Year

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Once known as Project Arena , the game is the result of early experimentation with VR motion control from CCP’s Atlanta studio.

Echoing Apple’s iPhone Launch, Magic Leap Taps AT&T for Exclusive US Distribution

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“When available for consumers, AT&T customers will be among the first to experience [the Magic Leap product] in select AT&T stores in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, with more markets to follow,” AT&T said.

International Travelers At JFK Use VR To Escape Airport Crowds

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Currently, Periscape only has the one location at JFK for their VR Tower stations, but with the potential of generating well over $2 million annually, Periscape has worked fast to get plans together for locations in 229 other airports around the globe including Paris, Dubai, Shanghai, and Atlanta.

CCP makers of EVE Valkyrie, Sparc, and Gunjack to move away from VR and close down several studios.

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CCP is stepping back from VR and has closed it Atlanta office responsible for Sparc and is selling its Newcastle office responsible for Eve Valkyrie. Today there was a significant restructuring to CCP games, known in the VR world for the excellent EVE Valkyrie and Gunjack games.

NASA Announces VR Mars Ride With Actual 90-Foot Drop

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The New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI Sunday, February 5. Those lucky enough to attend the Super Bowl Live festival in Houston have the chance to travel to Mars in virtual reality.

‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Winter Update Adds Custom Matches, Spectator Mode & New Map

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SEE ALSO CCP to Shelve VR as It Shutters Atlanta Office, Sells Branch Behind 'EVE: Valkryie' in Newcastle.

Honda Mixed Reality Race Pits Pro Driver Against Pro YouTuber

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First, Jeakins took his turn racing down a detailed digital version of the real-world Road Atlanta Raceway in Braselton, Georgia as it appears in Microsoft’s 2017 arcade racing video game Forza Motorsport 7. Real and virtual go head-to-head in this first-of-a-kind high speed duel.

Watch: This is ‘Sparc’, CCP’s Striking New Futuristic VR Sports Title

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said Morgan Godat, Executive Producer at CCP Atlanta. CCP games, the developers behind EVE: Valkyrie, have revealed their next made-for-VR title Sparc, a futuristic TRON-esque sports title for HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift & Touch.

VR’s Low Install Base Led CCP Games To Exit Market

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” That conclusion meant that, last year, CCP closed down its Atlanta studio, developer of multiplayer VR eSport, Sparc, and sold its Newcastle studio, best known for its work on EVE: Valkyrie, to Sumo Digital. CCP Games’ annual fan event, EVE Fanfest, is taking place in Reykjavik, Iceland this week.

‘Oculus Venues’ Live Event App Now Available on Go and Gear VR, Event Schedule Here

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June 20 // MLB: Atlanta Braves @ Toronto Blue Jays // 9:37 am PT. Oculus Venues , the social app that allows ‘thousands of users’ to watch live events en masse in VR, is now available on Oculus Go and Gear VR starting today.

The Women of AR+VR: Founders

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Jewel Burks was Co-founder and CEO of the groundbreaking Atlanta-based visual search startup Partpic from 2013 to 2016, when the company was acquired by Amazon. Presenting 8 women founders in augmented and virtual reality. By Emily Friedman.

Oculus Venues Arrives for Oculus Go and Gear VR

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June 20 // MLB: Atlanta Braves @ Toronto Blue Jays // 9:37 am PT. Your ticket to live social events in VR is here. You can now watch live concerts, sports, and comedy shows with friends in VR.

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How the past few months with Virtual Reality got me to the Super Bowl!

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They let me know about the Warrior Wishes program and I spent a few moments of the game having a conversation & rooting for Atlanta.

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

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The large custom-built structure was designed and built by My Friend’s Nephew, an Atlanta-based creative advertising and design studio. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country.

The HoloLens Application that Wants to Save eCommerce Retailers Millions

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Based on feedback from judges in the Imagine Cup US Finals—that they would like to see the product working in a real warehouse, the next step was to test the app as a paid proof of concept in a real setting in the metro Atlanta region.

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E3 2017: CCP’s vSport Sparc Hits PSVR First

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The developer’s team in Atlanta this week confirmed that Sparc will be coming to Sony’s headset first in Q3 of this year. CCP Games is going outside of its EVE universe for the first time ever later this year with Sparc , and PlayStation VR (PSVR) owners will get to try it first. It’s expected to hit both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift too, but it sounds like fans will have to wait either until the very end of the year of sometime in 2018 to get their hands on it.

Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season

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April 11, 2017 – Charlotte Hornets at Atlanta Hawks – 7:30 p.m. NextVR has previously pulled in massive funding through big investment rounds, including $30 million and another 80 million , to continue live broadcasting in VR.

CCP Games closing their VR studios and focuses on PC and Mobile Gaming

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A VR studio in Atlanta is being shut down, while another in Newcastle, UK, is being sold off. “In the coming weeks, CCP will undertake the following proposed measures: The closure of its Atlanta studio with VR development moved to London, the sale of its Newcastle studio, and the elimination of a number of positions worldwide. Developer CCP Games has significantly cut the time and money it is investing in virtual-reality based game s.

GDC 2017: Sparc is a New Tron-Like VR Sport from CCP Games

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said Morgan Godat, Executive Producer at CCP Atlanta. Do you remember the disc battle from Tron? Of course you do. Now do you remember Project Arena from CCP Games last year, the Tron-like versus game that resembled Tron’s disc battles?

Melita Creator Future Lighthouse Shutting Down

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Last year saw EVE Online developer CCP Games close down its VR-dedicated Atlanta studio , while Sony shut the doors of RIGS creator Guerrilla Cambridge just over a year ago today. Creative VR studio Future Lighthouse is set to close its doors nearly three years after its launch. Lighthouse, which was dedicated to pushing the boundaries of VR storytelling (and wrote about its work on Upload late last year), worked on 18 VR productions over the past few years.

VR And AR Gaming Jobs Are On The Rise According To Indeed

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In order, they are New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Jose, and Atlanta. Virtual reality and augmented reality represent areas of opportunity. VR failed to live up to the wildest promises when the new systems launched in 2015. But the number of job postings for VR and AR have risen 93 percent since 2015, with 17 percent of that growth happening in the past year. Those jobs are dispersed across the U.S. but job site Indeed.com noted that five cities have the most VR and AR job listings.

CCP Games, makers of EVE: Valkyrie announce new projectile based VR sport Sparc coming to Vive, Rift, and PSVR.

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said Morgan Godat, Executive Producer at CCP Atlanta. CCP Games today announced Sparc, a unique virtual sport only possible in virtual reality. In Sparc, players connect online to compete with each other in fast and fun full-body VR gameplay.

Make-A-Wish Grants Incredible Wish Using VR

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Partnering with Atlanta-based animation studio TRICK 3D , MAWF provided the company with an audio recording of a conversation between Zayden and his mother in which he is asked to describe how he imagined Saturn to look.

XR in the Classroom

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Atlanta Public Schools will be one of the first to introduce the new zSpace Laptop to students. AR+VR for Learning. By Emily Friedman. In a recent, much talked about study at the University of Maryland, researchers found that people remember information that’s presented in an immersive environment better than information obtained from a desktop computer or tablet.

The Enigma of CS:GO’s eSports Economy

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Atlanta 2017. While most video games possess some semblance of an economy, even if that’s just trading bottle caps for heavy artillery (as in Fallout’s perversion of the barter system ), online games and competitions under the eSports banner take the concept so much further.

Top 37 VR Film Festivals to Attend in 2018

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Follow Lichter Filmfest on social media: Atlanta Film Festival Date: April 13 - 22 Now in its fourth decade, the Atlanta Film Festival—one of only two-dozen Academy Award® qualifying festivals in the U.S.—is The 2016 Atlanta Film Festival was first open for virtual reality.

The Making of Rick and Morty VR with Owlchemy Labs and Justin Roiland

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“The plan for the pitch was to fly to Atlanta, get Mike Lazzo from Adult Swim in a Vive. As noted in the review for Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality , the game’s developer Owlchemy Labs turned Job Simulator into the unofficial poster child of VR gaming. We gave Job Simulator an 8 out of 10 and, with Rick and Morty receiving an 8.5,