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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'Atlanta' Actor Lakeith Stanfield Walks an Augmented Reality Tightrope for New York Times Magazine

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The New York Times has made a habit of publishing augmented reality stories throughout 2018, and now the media giant's magazine is getting into the act, too. As a tie-in to its annual "Great Performers" issue, which recognizes the top thespians of the year in the eyes of Times critics A.O.

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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Snapchat Turns Wrigley Field into the Upside Down for 'Stranger Things' Promotion

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The AR experience launches on Monday, which coincides with the start of the series between the two first-place MLB teams, the hometown Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves (#chopon).

Apple Music Can ‘Steal’, Delete Your Music


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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CBS Sports Coverage Of Super Bowl LIII Will Include AR Enhancements


CBS Sports have announced plans to use AR during their coverage of Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, promising to enhance your football experience like never before. CBS Sports technology make-over includes 115 cameras and AR.

VR Attraction The VOID Plans to More Than Double in Size with 25 New Locations

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Just a week prior to the July 25th announcement, the company announced that it had officially opened three new entertainment center locations in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Washington D.C., Out-of-home VR attraction chain The VOID may soon reach a city near you.

CNN Launches New Immersive Journalism Initiative, CNNVR

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Speaking at VR Day Atlanta in January , CNN’s Head of VR, Ed Thomas, described VR and 360 video as a ‘reinvention of the news story telling process’. CNN has officially launched CNNVR, a new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform with CNN Digital.

CCP Games Releases First Major Update to ‘SPARC’ Despite 2017 VR Pullback

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In late 2017, CCP Games shuttered their VR-producing studios , shifting their focus to PC and mobile games after selling off the Newcastle branch behind EVE: Valkryie (2016) and closing down the Atlanta-based branch behind SPARC (2017).

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


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.

CCP Games CEO: “We expected VR to be two to three times as big”

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Despite shuttering the Atlanta-based office behind Sparc and selling EVE: Valkyrie to Sumo Digital , both games remain functional today.

Play VR Sport ‘SPARC’ for Free on Rift This Weekend

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Unfortunately for Sparc, CCP has since shut down the Atlanta-based branch tasked with creating, selling off their Newcastle branch in charge of EVE: Valkyrie (2016) as well.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Atlanta, Lenox Square Mall. Atlanta, Perimeter Mall. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)?

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


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.

CCP Remains ‘Bullish’ On The Future Of VR As Market Hasn’t Reached ‘Maturity’


Following the closure of CCP Atlanta, in an interview CCP Games CEO cited low install base as the main current bottleneck. CCP Games, developers of epic space MMO EVE Online and VR games like EVE: Valkyrie and Sparc, aren’t as into VR as they once were but it’s not being written off entirely. Back in late 2017 CCP Games publicly announced they’re withdrawal from heavy involvement in VR projects.

CCP Games Ending VR Efforts After Building Its Biggest Titles


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.

NextVR Held Significant Layoffs Today


Cole said their live production schedule remains unaffected through the layoffs, with a broadcast tomorrow planned of the NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Atlanta Hawks. Live streaming VR company NextVR held significant layoffs on January 14, 2019. I spoke by phone with co-founder and CEO David Cole, who said “we were built big” for a VR market projected to be larger than what materialized in 2017 and 2018.

Marvel Studios & ILMxLAB Reveal Avengers: Damage Control Location-Based VR Experience


Suit up and battle evil-doers alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Rudd, and Evangeline Lilly.

The Avengers Location-Based VR Game Made Me Feel Like An Actual Marvel Superhero


The VOID’s 20-minute hyper-reality experience is a non-stop thrill ride from start to finish. Last week we had the chance to check out Marvel’s Avengers: Damage Control , a new location-based VR experience from ILMxLAB that’s heading to select VOID centers October 18th.

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.

CCP Games: ‘We Expected VR To Be Two To Three Times As Big As It Was’


Almost a year ago to the day, however, the studio announced it was pulling out of VR , closing down its Atlanta-bassed studio and selling off the Valkyrie developers in Newcastle, UK to Sumo Digital. EVE: Valkyrie developer CCP Games has again spoken out about its withdrawal from the VR market.

5 Super Bowl VR Apps To Get You Primed For The Big Game


If you’re in Atlanta for the big game this year, you can get a taste of the Super Bowl experience. It’s nearly game day! The Super Bowl 2019 is nearly upon us and the hot dogs are cooking.

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’


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.

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.

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?

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 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.

Become a Superhero in The VOID’s Avengers: Damage Control

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The Battery – Atlanta, GA. Location-based entertainment (LBE) attraction already has some big-name IP’s available for guests to immerse themselves in, including Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire and Ralph Breaks VR.

Snapchat AR Filter Turns Wrigley Field Into The Upside Down From Stranger Things


The AR experience is part of Wrigley Fields “ Stranger Things Night ” taking place during this evenings game between the Chicago Cubs and the visiting Atlanta Braves. Let’s just hope the Demogorgon isn’t throwing the ceremonial first pitch. Stranger Things fans get ready!

NASA Announces VR Mars Ride With Actual 90-Foot Drop


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.

Pizza Hut Kicks Off New NFL Partnership With AR Pizza Box Cornhole Game


You can also enroll in Game Plan or sign into your Hut Rewards account to enter for the chance to win prizes each week, such as gift cards, a Bose SoundLink Revolve speaker, and a grand prize trip to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.

International Travelers At JFK Use VR To Escape Airport Crowds


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.