Adult Entertainment & Technology Collide In BaDoinkVR

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It’s difficult to gauge revenue in the early days of VR since most of the funding was made available by grants from companies like Oculus, Google, and the like. We believe that this is the next natural evolution of VR and entertainment.

Alaska Airlines Begins Testing VR As First Class Entertainment

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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.

VR is the Face of Future Entertainment at a Major San Jose Cinemark Theater

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The attraction, which currently offers a Terminator Salvation VR experience for up to four players, is the now the face of the theater’s effort to expand its entertainment offerings beyond films.

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.

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

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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.

Hulu Adds to Virtual Reality Entertainment

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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.

Penrose Studios Raises $10 Million For AR/VR Entertainment

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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

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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.

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

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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

Shooter Veterans Form VR Game Studio Drifter Entertainment

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Three veterans of first-person shooter games have formed Drifter Entertainment , a Seattle-based virtual reality game studio. He worked on titles such as Quake 3, Doom 3, Rage, and Halo; most recently, he worked in VR with a team of veteran developers at Oculus.

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

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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.

Angry Birds VR Now Available On Oculus Rift & HTC Vive

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So many green pigs, so little time… Rovio and Resolution Games’ fully immersive version of their popular Angry Birds franchise is now available on the HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift. ” Image Credit: Resolution Games / Rovio Entertainment.

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5 Upcoming Oculus Exclusives That Could Carry ‘Rift S’ This Year

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Facebook is rumored to launch a refresh of the Oculus Rift this year dubbed the Rift S. Every Oculus VR headset launch so far has been accompanied with an impressive collection of new games. These five major Oculus exclusives launching this year could be Rift S ‘s big hitters.

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

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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.

GDC 2019: Oculus Is Now Asking Studios Developers ‘To Build For Quest And Rift’

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The Oculus Quest standalone headset and the newly-announced Rift S PC VR device both sport inside out tracking. With the two devices so closely aligned, it looks like Oculus is ushering in a new era of content parity too. Mitchell said that Oculus is now asking Oculus Studios developers to make titles for both Quest and Rift S. Studios developers are those making Oculus-published titles like Turtle Rock Studios and Coatsink.

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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?

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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.

First Look: Oculus Venues and Oculus TV

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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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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.

Graffiti VR Experience Paints the Future of Art & Entertainment

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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

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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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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 Now Available on Oculus Go

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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

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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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Every Major Oculus Rift Exclusive Game

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Over the past three years, Facebook’s Oculus Studios has funded dozens of VR games for the Oculus Rift. Oculus gave Epic an estimated budget of up to $10 million. Hidden Path Entertainment. Most of these games released before the Oculus Touch controllers. It was released just months after the Oculus Rift itself. In late 2017, Oculus Studios pivoted to a strategy of funding a smaller number of large games rather than a large number of small games.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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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Oculus Rift No Longer Supports Movie Rentals And Purchases

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

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GDC 2019: Oculus Explains Why It Partnered With Lenovo On Rift S

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The reveal of the Oculus Rift S at GDC this week was one of the industry’s worst kept secrets. Oculus is no stranger to partnering up with manufacturers, at least on mobile VR hardware. Its first-ever headset, Gear VR, was made with Samsung and it collaborated with Xiaomi on the Oculus Go. Last year Lenovo revealed it had come to an agreement with Sony Interactive Entertainment. Oculus Rift S VR Industry News lenovo nate mitchell oculus rift s

Oculus Rift Out Of Stock At Some Retailers, Available ‘Mainly Online’

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If you want to purchase an Oculus Rift right now on Amazon.com the VR headset may not ship until after the Game Developers Conference in March. Oculus Rift S. While Facebook representatives generally decline to comment on future products we’ve found code references to Rift S in the Oculus PC software. The end of March 2019 will mark three years since the original Oculus Rift started shipping — the first headset hand-delivered by Palmer Luckey in Alaska.

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7 VR Apps That Could Help Oculus Go Shine

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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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Sling TV Arrives On The Oculus Go

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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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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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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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