The current status of Augmented Reality adult entertainment

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Adult entertainment has always been one of the drivers of technological innovation and XR is no exception to this rule. But usually, I have discussed Virtual Reality adult entertainment … but what about Augmented Reality instead?

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.

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.

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 Teases Updates To VR & AR Lineup At Oculus Connect 6 This September

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Facebook’s sixth annual Oculus Connect will take place September 25th & 26th at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA, introducing developers, content creators, and other VR fanatics to the latest advancements made by the Oculus team.

‘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.

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

Titanfall Dev Respawn’s ‘AAA’ Oculus VR FPS To Appear At OC6

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Back at the fourth Oculus Connect developer conference in 2017 (!) we learned Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment was making an Oculus Studios game. At the time, Oculus gave a vague 2019 window for the game, but we’ve seen nothing from it since.

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Oculus Quest vs HTC Vive Focus Plus

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This year we had the launch of two amazing 6 DOF all-in-one Virtual Reality headsets : the Oculus Quest and the HTC Vive Focus Plus. The official boxes of the Oculus Quest (above) and Vive Focus Plus (below). Oculus Quest and controllers (Image by Oculus).

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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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.

Oculus Offers Glimpse of ‘Robo Recall’ on Quest with New Screenshots

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Drifter Entertainment, the studio behind Gunheart (2017) and Ready Player One: Rise of the Gunters (2018) , is taking the reigns of porting Epic’s impressive arcade shooter Robo Recall (2017) to Oculus Quest. Image courtesy Drifter Entertainment.

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Netflix Is Officially Coming To Oculus Quest At Launch

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Despite the fact that the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset is primarily a gaming device, plenty of people anticipated using it for media streaming as well. After all, that’s one of the most popular use cases for the Oculus Go. Entertainment Oculus Quest netflix

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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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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.

Oculus ‘Forcing’ Virtual Desktop To Remove Quest SteamVR Streaming

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Guy Godin, the developer behind VR productivity app, Virtual Desktop, says Facebook’s Oculus is “forcing” him to remove a key feature from the Quest version. Virtual Desktop was one around 50 apps to launch on the Oculus Quest last month. But, in a Reddit thread posted a few hours ago, Godin said Oculus “doesn’t want the SteamVR streaming feature in their store.” ” We’ve reached out to Oculus for comment on this story.

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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.

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.

Facebook’s Customer Base Spells Success For The Oculus Quest

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Though I would love to let my birthday piggyback on that accomplishment, credit actually goes to Facebook-owned Oculus, which launched its Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S headsets on that day. But what made the 21 st revolutionary for VR is the Oculus Quest.

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

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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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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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Review: The Oculus Quest Is The Most Exciting VR Headset In Years

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A new era in VR technology arrives with the Oculus Quest standalone headset. The Oculus Quest shouldn’t exist—at least not at this price. Here’s our review of the incredible Oculus Quest: THE DESIGN. Right off the bat, the Oculus Quest looks and feels incredibly well-made.

Robo Recall On Oculus Quest Gameplay “Identical” To Rift, New Screenshots Revealed

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Five new screenshots of Robo Recall on Oculus Quest were revealed today on the Oculus blog. The blog also revealed that the game was ported by Drifter Entertainment. Developed by Epic Games and funded by Oculus with an estimated budget of up to $10 million. That’s why when Mark Zuckerberg announced on-stage at Oculus Connect 5 that the game would come to Quest, the entire VR industry was rightly skeptical.

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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