Alaska Airlines Begins Testing VR As First Class Entertainment


The program remains in its trial phase with an end goal of determining whether the idea of a VR experience, similar to that of the Netflix VR app or Oculus Venues , would resonate with airline passengers. News Alaska Airlines Inflight VR entertainment SkyLights Allosky VR headset

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‘Titanfall’ Developer, Respawn Entertainment, Teases Rift Exclusive Game Coming in 2019

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Today at Oculus Connect 4, the company’s Head of Content, Jason Rubin, announced that Oculus Studios will be publishing a Rift exclusive title made by Respawn Entertainment , the studio founded by ex- Call of Duty, and the creators of Titanfall.

Oculus: EA’s Acquisition of Respawn Entertainment Will Have No Impact on Studio’s VR Title

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Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment has announced plans to join EA, one of the world’s largest and most influential videogame publishers. It was announced last month at Oculus Connect that Respawn Entertainment is developing an unnamed Rift exclusive VR title set for 2019.

‘Mage’s Tale’ Studio inXile Entertainment Raises $4.5M Investment, Open World VR RPG on Horizon

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inXile Entertainment, the studio behind The Bard’s Tale franchise including VR dungeon crawler The Mage’s Tale (2017) , today announced they’ve raised a combined investment of $4.5M CEO Hironao Kunimitsu also joins inXile Entertainment’s board.

The Mage’s Tale is a Breathtaking New Oculus Touch Dungeon Crawler RPG from inXile Entertainment


inXile Entertainment on the other hand, along with Obsidian Entertainment and Larian Studios, are keeping old-school RPGs alive. Even more specifically, designed just for the Oculus Rift with Touch. The window for the players kept getting bigger, the graphics more advanced, and now with The Mage’s Tale, we are inside the dungeon,” said Brian Fargo, dungeon crawler expert and CEO of inXile Entertainment in a prepared statement.

Penrose Studios Raises $10 Million For AR/VR Entertainment


Penrose Studios has raised $10 million in a new round of funding for its augmented reality and virtual reality entertainment. However, most outsiders are not aware that Eugene possesses a unique blend of creativity (formerly head of Oculus Studios and worked at Pixar Animation Studios) and business experience (ex-Warburg Pincus, ex-Morgan Stanley).”. VR continues to be a breakthrough form of entertainment for all ages,” said Chung. “As

Remedy Entertainment Alums Form New VR Company, 3rd Eye Studios


Quantum Break, by Remedy Entertainment. Right now our game runs on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and we’re keeping our eyes on a few other platforms as well. Starting a new game studio specifically dedicated to VR content is all the rage these days.

Hulu Adds to Virtual Reality Entertainment


The shows are set to arrive in VR this fall, accessible and will be available via the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. You can already check out the Hulu Gear VR app from Oculus Home now. In November last year Hulu released their new VR app for Samsung Gear VR.

inXile Entertainment Raised $4.5M And Is Now Working On An Open World VR RPG


The creators of The Mage’s Tale , inXile Entertainment, announced today that they’ve not only secured $4.5 This new game is not related to the new fully-funded Oculus game that’s in the works. We’ll also be bringing our storytelling and RPG experience to the table to help enrich the genre,” said Brian Fargo, CEO, inXile Entertainment. CEO Hironao Kunimitsu, who is also now on the inXile Entertainment board.

Gunheart from Drifter Entertainment Moves out of Early Access - Available Today


However, the bug killing folks at Drifter Entertainment has moved their futuristic online bug killing co-op RPG Gunheart to version 1.0 said Ray Davis, co-founder and CEO of Drifter Entertainment. "From HTC Vive Oculus Rift Drifter Entertainment gunheart

The VR Fund: Entertainment VR Investments Jump 79% In Second Half Of 2017


The Venture Reality Fund , a venture capital fund that tracks investments in the sector, reported that the number of investments in the entertainment sector in the second half of 2017 is up 79 percent compared to the same period a year ago. The number of investments in VR/AR entertainment was up 79 percent in the second half of 2017 (granted, it’s not quite over yet) compared to the second half of 2016.

The Top 5 Games for Oculus Rift

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So, you just bought an Oculus Rift and you want to know what to download first (besides the free stuff). In our breakdown of the top 5 games for Oculus Touch and top 5 for the Xbox One gamepad, we take a look at some of the best games currently on the Oculus Store.

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How is VR Changing the Face of Alternative Online Entertainment?


VR is here, and it has already started its quest to revolutionize entertainment as we know it. While No Man’s Sky disappointed in its initial release, titles such as Everest VR for HTC Vive, The Climb for Oculus Rift, or Robinson: The Journey for PlayStation VR are quite intense.

XR in Entertainment: MTVVR and Virtual Sports Leagues?

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The Future of Immersive Entertainment. From our respective apartments in Brooklyn and Manhattan, my date and I put on our Oculus Go headsets, opened Oculus Venues, and watched a live Everclear concert. So, apart from gaming, how will we entertain ourselves and be entertained in the XR future? The Intel True VR app is available for Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream; hence, Oculus Venues, the result of a partnership between Oculus and NextVR.

First Look: Oculus Venues and Oculus TV


These apps hope to make the Oculus Go your next entertainment device. The $200 standalone VR headset from Oculus has finally arrived. the Oculus Go is part of Oculus’ larger goal to getting one billion consumers into VR. Oculus Venues. Oculus TV.

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Facebook Wins An Emmy For Oculus Story Studio’s ‘Henry’


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CES 2019: Antilatency Turns Oculus Go Into 6DOF Multiuser VR


The demo was like a smaller scale version of the impressive multi-user Oculus Quest “arena” setup we enjoyed so much at Oculus Connect 5. At CES, Antilatency employed Oculus Go and a small add-on to track the headset as well as gloves, a tablet and a controller.

Graffiti VR Experience Paints the Future of Art & Entertainment


While it is too early to judge who will win the war of VR platforms, one cannot escape the feeling that for now, HTC Vive holds a substantial advantage over Oculus Rift, something that might start to change once the half-moon controllers hit the market.

Oculus Connect 4 Day 1 Roundup: Oculus Go, Rift Price Drop, New ‘Santa Cruz’ Prototype, and More

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The opening keynote at the fourth annual Oculus Connect developer conference delivered several new product announcements from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, VP of Virtual Reality Hugo Barra, and others. Affordable standalone headset ‘Oculus Go’ revealed: Image courtesy Oculus.

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VR Rhythm Game ‘Rave Runner’ Announced For Oculus Quest


Facebook’s fifth annual Oculus Connect event was arguable its biggest as the company revealed a plethora of updates to its ever growing catalogue of VR software, not to mention an entirely new standalone headset, the Oculus Quest. Dance like nobody’s watching.

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Oculus TV Now Available on Oculus Go


Oculus TV has finally arrived on Oculus Go. Originally expected to launch last month, Oculus TV is exactly what the name suggests, a TV viewing app for VR. But Oculus TV hopes to go beyond just a giant screen to enjoy television programming in VR. Tune in today.

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The 25 Best Must-Download Oculus Go Games And Apps


Now that Oculus Go is finally here that means thousands (or hopefully millions) of people will soon have the most accessible way of experiencing VR at the ready no matter where they are or what they’re doing. Best New Oculus Go Launch Games. Best Ported Oculus Go Games.

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Oculus Connect 5 mega round-up: all you need to know about Oculus Quest and the other announcements!

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As it is tradition of this little blog, I will write a full round-up of the Oculus Connect 5 , the very important Oculus event that has been held in San Jose on 26th and 27th of September (2018). Oculus Quest. Oculus Quest has been the rockstar of this event. Oculus Go.

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NextVR Partners With Oculus to Bring Live Events to ‘Oculus Venues’

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NextVR , the live event VR broadcasting company, today announced a partnership with Oculus to bring live VR events to Oculus Venues , the company’s upcoming social viewing app that will allow mass viewing of events such as sports, concerts and comedy.

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OC5: Star Wars: Vader Immortal VR Series Revealed For Oculus Quest


Star Wars: Vader Immortal was just revealed for Oculus Quest as a premier partner for what’s described as a three-part series. Vicki Bobbs Beck introduced the experience on stage at Oculus Connect 5 alongside David S Goyer, writer and executive producer on Secrets of the Empire.

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Oculus Rift No Longer Supports Movie Rentals And Purchases


Did you know you could rent and purchase movies through your Oculus Rift? Amid news that former CEO Brendan Iribe was parting ways with the company, Oculus sent out an email to Rift owners letting them know that they would no longer be able to purchase and rent movies on their headset. ” Movie rentals and purchases were first introduced for Gear VR at an Oculus Connect keynote a few years back, allowing you to watch the latest releases on a virtual screen.

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New Oculus Rift And Gear VR Releases For The Week Of 09/04/16


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Michael Bae and The Rogue Initiative Partner to Create Entertainment Properties with a Focus on Virtual Reality

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The Rogue Initiative and Michael Bae announced a partnership to develop original entertainment properties with a focus on virtual reality and interactive hardware. We’re all absolutely thrilled to be working with such a cinematic powerhouse in the field of action entertainment.”.

Oculus TV App Will Bring ESPN, Showtime, and More To VR On Oculus Go


The Oculus Go standalone VR headset is releasing today! Later this May we’ll see the launch of the Oculus TV app, which will be a dedicated VR portal for all of your “favorite” TV entertainment. When Oculus TV launches later this month it’ll include sponsorships with providers such as Showtime, ESPN, Pluto, Red Bull, and many others. Tagged with: Oculus Go , Oculus TV Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Did you hear the news?

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Sling TV Arrives On The Oculus Go


Available on over 17 major platforms across a massive variety of smart-enabled devices, the flexible live service is now officially available in VR via the Oculus Go. Sling TV is available now for the Oculus Go via the Oculus Store. Image Credit: Sling TV / Oculus.

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‘The Mage’s Tale’ Available for Pre-order for Oculus Touch, Launching June 20th

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On June 20th, action RPG The Mage’s Tale will launch on the Oculus Store. The dungeon crawler from developer inXile Entertainment is optimised for Rift and Touch, set between the events of The Bard’s Tale III: Thief of Fate (1988) and the upcoming The Bard’s Tale IV.

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Oculus Go gets Sling TV, ESPN, FOX NOW and a new holiday promo


The standalone virtual reality headset Oculus Go has been on the receiving end of three new apps for video content: ESPN, Sling TV, and FOX NOW. As well, Oculus is offering customers the opportunity to get an $80 credit for Sling TV, … Continue reading.

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Oculus Job Listing Reveals Interest in Creating Location-based VR Games

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Oculus published a job listing recently that could mean the company is finally looking to enter the VR arcade space. SEE ALSO Oculus Quest Supports "Arena-scale" Tracking and Multi-room Guardian.

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New Oculus Rift And Gear VR Releases for the Week of 08/21/16


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7 VR Apps That Could Help Oculus Go Shine


At $199 for everything you need to get into VR, Oculus Go stands as one of best chances at pulling in the masses yet. But, as important as price and tech is, it’s content that will really sell Oculus Go. For The Family: Oculus Rooms/AltspaceVR/Rec Room/Big Screen/Facebook Spaces.

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Oculus Go Headsets Are Now Arriving to Developers

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Oculus Go, the upcoming standalone VR headset from the makers of Rift, is now arriving to developers looking to get a jump start on creating apps for what promises to be an affordable VR solution at just $200. Applications for Oculus Go dev kits first opened up back in October.

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One Of VR’s Best Artists Is Making An Oculus Quest Adventure In Quill


Oculus Quest might not ever get the extensive creation mode found in its professional Rift art app, Quill, but it is getting a beautiful adventure made inside of it. Art & Science Entertainment Experiences Goro Fujita The Last Oasis

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The 25 Best Oculus Rift Games Day #5


million and the Oculus Rift was born. With that said, here are UploadVR’s 25 best Oculus Rift games. Against all odds, Codemasters did a fantastic job of porting Dirt Rally over to the Oculus Rift. Experiences Featured Gaming Oculus Rift VR Industry News oculus rift

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Oculus Exclusive ‘The Mage’s Tale’ Comes to Vive March 23rd, in Development for PSVR

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RPG dungeon crawler The Mage’s Tale , a former Oculus exclusive, is set to launch on Steam for the HTC Vive on March 23rd. Developer inXile Entertainment has also confirmed that the title is in development for PSVR. . Image courtesy inXile Entertainment.

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Oculus Go Has Arrived and It’s a Big Deal


The $200 Oculus Go is the most accessible VR headset today. But now the Oculus Go is finally here and it’s a big deal, especially for the millions of iPhone users out there who up until today have had limited options to get into VR. Apps & Entertainment.

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The Best Oculus Go Apps For A Memorable Holiday Weekend


If you’ve been around a television screen, billboard, or basically any other form of advertisement lately, then odds are you’ve come across an ad for the Oculus Go headset. Image Credit: Facebook Oculus.

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9 Oculus Rift Apps That Should Be Ported To Santa Cruz


Yesterday we broke the news that Oculus is tentatively targeting a Q1 2019 release for its Santa Cruz standalone VR headset. The news doesn’t come as too much of a surprise given Oculus’ Rift and Go devices both got early releases in their respective launch years.

New Oculus Rift And Gear VR Releases for the Week of 08/07/16


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