Tue.Aug 13, 2019

Red Matter on Quest review: a new quality bar for mobile VR games

The Ghost Howls

Vertical Robot’ s acclaimed indie game Red Matter has just been ported to Oculus Quest and the title has already got a lot of interest. This is because from the teaser video it seems that the developers have made a great job in having amazing graphics on the Quest.

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Oculus Founder Nate Mitchell Departs Facebook

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Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is leaving Facebook. Facebook confirmed the departure Mitchell announced via a note to Reddit: “Hey everyone — I have some bittersweet news to share with this community. After 7 incredible years, I’ve decided to move on from Oculus / Facebook.”

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Immersed Debuts Public VR Co-Working Space Designed For Remote Collaboration

VRScout

Water cooler talk just got an upgrade.

Real VR Fishing Brings Stunning Environments To Quest Next Month

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When it comes to virtual fishing, I’m more of a Bait! guy than a simulator lover. Real VR Fishing is set to strike a nice balance between the two when it launches on Quest next month.

Snapchat’s Spectacles 3 Glasses Capture Images & Video In 3D

VRScout

Dual front-facing cameras add depth and dimension to your Snap’s. Following the companies recent announcement regarding a $1 billion investment in AR content, media partnerships, and acquisitions, Snap Inc. today revealed the latest installment to their lineup of Snapchat-compatible sunglasses, Spectacles 3. Available this fall for $380 , Spectacles 3 include dual front-facing HD cameras which allow you to capture and share 3D images and video with realistic depth and dimension.

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No Man’s Sky VR Interview: Sean Murray On The Past, Present And Future Of VR

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Last week Hello Games invited us down to its offices in Guildford. There, we saw No Man’s Sky in VR. We also talked about it. A lot. Tomorrow, No Man’s Sky Beyond launches as a free update. It adds PSVR and PC VR support among other things.

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Cyberpunk VR MMO Zenith Launches And Passes Kickstarter In No Time

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People sure do want a VR MMO; Zenith found success on Kickstarter in no time. We’ve been following this cyberpunk MMO, developed by Ramen VR, for the past few months. Yesterday, it launched its Kickstarter with a modest $25,000 goal.

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Bigscreen Beta Will Officially Host The International 2019 DOTA 2 Tournament Next Week

Peter Graham

Bigscreen Inc. has been rolling out the updates for its popular cross-platform app Bigscreen Beta, with the most significant being July’s Bigscreen TV feature.

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LA Noire: The VR Case Files Rated For PSVR

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Get Phelps on the case; it looks like LA Noire: The VR Case Files is finally coming to PSVR. This abridged adaptation of Rockstar and Team Bondi’s divisive detective game hit PC VR headsets in 2017.

Using Machine Learning to Understand People?

Jaunt VR

Posted by Andrew Walkingshaw, Principal Data Scientist/Software Engineer and Simon Venshtain, Head of Research Cameras on mobile phones let us capture special moments in our lives at a quality, richness and depth which was unimaginable even fifteen years ago.

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No Man’s Sky Developer Has ‘No Plans For Cross-Play’

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The developers behind space exploration and building game No Man’s Sky say that due to platform-related restrictions there is no plan to unite the communities playing multiplayer on PC, Xbox or PlayStation. That means you can explore the universe together only with friends who bought the game for the same platform as you. That separation is far from unusual — cross-play is expensive to support and not always beneficial to players.

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What Are Industrial AR’s Biggest Benefits and Barriers?

AR Insider

This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. It includes some of its data and takeaways. More can be previewed here and subscribe for the full report. One of AR’s proposed beneficiaries is the enterprise.

Cyberpunk VR MMORPG Zenith Hits Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

Peter Graham

At present there aren’t many MMORPG’s for virtual reality (VR) headsets, the most well known of the bunch being OrbusVR: Reborn. That’s not going to last long, however, thanks to several titles on the horizon.