Hands-on: ‘Skyworld’ is a Charming Turn-Based Strategy Game With Fast-Paced Real-Time Interludes

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Skyworld , a turn-based strategy game from Arizona Sunshine (2016) developers Vertigo Games, was initially introduced to the world as a demo during HTC Vive’s first public showing back in GDC 2015.

Best VR Strategy Games

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While it took the strategy genre some time to establish its virtual battlefields and prepare for world domination, today there are more and more quality titles available across all platforms. HTC Vive Oculus Rift FPS Multiplayer Shooter PvP Co-op Tactical

Opposable’s VR Strategy ‘Salvaged’ Launches On Steam With Full Campaign

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HTC Vive fans got a nice surprise yesterday when Google Earth launched for free on the headset. Salvaged , a long-in-development strategy game from UK-based Opposable Games, has just launched for the Rift on Steam Early Access at $12.99. Tagged with: Salvaged , sci-fi , strategy.

Cosmic Trip is a Wonderful First-Person VR Strategy Game for HTC Vive

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The post Cosmic Trip is a Wonderful First-Person VR Strategy Game for HTC Vive appeared first on UploadVR. gaming cosmic trip early access first-person funktronic labs preview rts steam strategy game Vive VRWe’ve already seen VR infiltrate a wide variety of game genres.

VR Strategy Game ‘Skyworld’ to Launch on PSVR in Early 2019

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Vertigo Games , the developers behind Arizona Sunshine (2016) , today announced their VR strategy game Skyworld (2017) is finally making its way to PSVR. The post VR Strategy Game ‘Skyworld’ to Launch on PSVR in Early 2019 appeared first on Road to VR.

‘Cosmic Trip’ Brings First-Person Interstellar Strategy To Oculus Touch On Dec. 6th

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One of the upcoming games that will be available day and date with the new motion controllers is Cosmic Trip , a refreshingly original take on the real-time strategy genre. Cosmic Trip is currently available on Steam for HTC Vive at a price point of $19.99.

Editorial: Oculus Cross-Buy Strategy Is Facebook’s Path To Platform Lock-In

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Valve is a privately owned company based in Bellevue, Washington and, in 2016, it partnered with HTC to invest in the launch of a VR headset that would encourage people to use Steam to purchase VR games. If you owned an HTC Vive you could buy games from either Valve or from HTC’s Viveport and play them on the headset. If you owned a Rift, you could buy and play games from Oculus, Steam, or HTC. Facebook is on the path to platform lock-in with Oculus Quest.

VR RTS ‘Cosmic Trip’ to Leave Early Access with New “Fully-featured” Strategy Mode

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First-person real-time strategy VR game Cosmic Trip will leave Early Access on May 24th. Since its launch on Steam Early Access in June 2016 for the HTC Vive, Cosmic Trip has seen regular build updates, adding major features such as new game modes, environments and weapons.

VR strategy game Skyworld will release October 17, 2017 on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality

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Vertigo Games - creators of the award-winning VR shooter Arizona Sunshine - and Wolfdog Interactive today announce their VR strategy game Skyworld will release October 17, 2017 on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality.

Top Investors Discuss VR and AR Strategies and Opportunites at IMMERSE 2016

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Road to VR ‘s Michael Glombicki caught up with two VR/AR investors to get their insight into the opportunities available in the immersive technology space and the strategies they’re employing to capitalise on them.

HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos at CES 2019

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The CES is going to start tomorrow, but today HTC has already made its great announcements, showing to the world the upcoming new hardware Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos and software solutions Viveport Infinity and Vive Reality system. The Vive Pro Eye, in all its splendor (Image by HTC).

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Hands-On: Skyworld Is A Mixture of Turn-Based And Real-Time Strategy

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Consider me surprised when I learned that Skyworld , the next VR game from Vertigo Games, creators of the bloody, gory, violent Arizona Sunshine , was actually aiming to be a bright, colorful, and whimsical turn-based/real-time strategy game hybrid.

HP’S VR STRATEGY PAVES THE WAY FOR COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS FOR VR.

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HP’S VR STRATEGY PAVES THE WAY FOR COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS FOR VR. And on Monday, HP announced a set of products as part of a broader strategy to diversify the VR landscape with offerings geared towards businesses.

VR Strategy Game Skyworld Now Coming To Windows VR, Rift, and Vive This Fall

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Skyworld from Vertigo Games , the creators of Arizona Sunshine , is a VR strategy that’s aiming to modernize a classic game genre. Experiences Gaming HTC Vive Microsoft Oculus Rift Skyworld Vertigo Games

Report: HTC Lays Off 1,500 Employees in Taiwan Manufacturing Division

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HTC is reportedly laying off 1,500 employees in its Taiwan manufacturing division, something Bloomberg’s Taipei bureau chief Samson Ellis reports to be around 22% of HTC employees. billion deal, which saw half of HTC’s smartphone R&D division transferred to Google.

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BattlegroupVR Is A VR Space Strategy Game Played In First-Person

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Battlegroup is an in-depth space strategy game in which you play as the commander that orders their fleet from the comfort of a capital ship. No release date yet, but the game is set to arrive on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

RTS ‘Astraeus’ From ‘Darknet’ Developer to Land on Vive, Rift & PC June 7th

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E McNeill, an indie developer behind strategy games Darknet (2015), Tactera (2016) , and Skylight (2017), announced his real-time strategy game Astraeus , an Oculus Go launch title, is coming to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PC on June 7th.

HTC: Vive Cosmos is Not a Successor to the Original Vive

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Today at CES HTC revealed its latest headset, the Vive Cosmos. While the original HTC Vive launched way back in April of 2016, HTC says that it continues to see strong sales. Image courtesy HTC. HTC plans to continue to the original Vive product line alongside Cosmos.

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RTS ‘Final Assault’ Headed to Early Access on Vive, Rift & Windows VR Next Week

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Phaser Lock Interactive , the studio behind VR titles Final Approach (2016) and Twisted Arrow (2017), are bringing their WWII-themed real-time strategy game Final Assault to Early Access next week.

Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Strategy Driven By Pioneer Who Helped Launch VR’s Renaissance

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A pioneer who helped kickstart VR’s renaissance is driving the strategy for Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality platform, spanning both HoloLens and a collection of VR headsets rolling out later this year. His title is Director of Program Management, Mixed Reality, and he is responsible for driving the “vision strategy” for Microsoft’s Mixed Reality platform “that blends the physical and the virtual.”

HTC’s New ‘Link’ Mobile VR Headset is (bizarrely) Not Part of the Vive Brand

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In a curious move, HTC has revealed a new mobile VR headset called Link that is not part of the company’s Vive brand. HTC is by now one of the world’s leaders in the virtual reality space. HTC HTC Vive News htc link htc u11 htc u11 vr htc vive htc vr

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The 25 Best HTC Vive Games: Day #1

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From the stunning precision of SteamVR tracking to the frankly ludicrous amount of games to play, the HTC Vive and its bigger brother, the Vive Pro, are arguably the best place to experience high-end VR gaming today. So, without further ado, here are UploadVR’s 25 best HTC Vive games.

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Cosmic Trip is a Wonderful First-Person VR Strategy Game for HTC Vive

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What you couldn’t do before today, was delve into a real-time strategy (RTS) game in first-person We’ve already seen VR infiltrate a wide variety of game genres.

HTC Says Vive 2 Will Come When It Can Offer “really meaningful innovation”

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In a recent interview, HTC Vive General Manager Daniel O’Brien provided a carefully-worded answer when asked specifically about a ‘Vive 2’. HTC’s current VR headset is now over year old; PC VR hardware cycles are anticipated to last somewhere between 1 and 3 years. “We’re

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One of the First Games Ever Shown on Vive Launches This Fall on Vive, Rift, and Windows VR

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Arizona Sunshine developer Vertigo Games announced today that Skyworld , a top-down strategy game built for VR is coming to the Vive, Rift, and Windows VR headsets. It was an intriguing look at how a strategy game could be developed for a VR system with motion controllers.

Cosmic Trip VR HTC Vive Gameplay Review by UKRifter

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UKRifter playing Cosmic Trip VR with the HTC Vive. Nice groovy VR-native first-person real-time strategy game.

HTC Scraps Plans to Bring Daydream-based Vive Focus to Western Markets

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HTC revealed their new standalone Vive Focus headset today , poised to launch into the Asian market. Earlier this year the device was teased to be heading to Western markets as part of Google’s Daydream platform in 2017, but now HTC confirms they’ve canceled those plans.

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HTC Vive reveals Vive Pro 2.0-bundle price and Vive Enterprise advantage

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The HTC Vive Pro page on Amazon US. As I’ve told in some previous posts of mine, it is all matter of market positioning : HTC wants to position its device as a premium device, not as a consumer one. The tiers of the Vive Pro business licenses (Image from HTC Vive website).

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Report: ‘Skyrim VR’ Likely Coming to HTC Vive, PSVR Version a “Timed Exclusive”

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Well, it seems that exclusivity may just be a timed arrangement according to some sources and we will in fact see an HTC Vive / Steam VR release. How long that timed exclusivity will remain in place is unclear, but this strategy makes a lot more sense, more inline with expectations.

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HTC to Roll Out Hundreds of Official ‘Vive VR Cafes’ in China Next Year

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HTC opened their third officially branded ‘Vive VR Cafe’ last week, this time in Shenzhen, China, the country’s Silicon Valley of hardware. SEE ALSO HTC Partnership Aims to Bring Vive to "hundreds of millions" of Internet Café Users.

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HTC Vive & Lenovo Standalone Headsets to be Based on Qualcomm Reference Design, Components Detailed

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Just about the only thing we know so far about the new Daydream standalone VR headsets in the works from HTC and Lenovo is that they are… in the works. SEE ALSO First Glimpse of HTC's Standalone Vive Headset Powered by Google Daydream, Launching Later This Year.

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Greenlight’s VRS 2017 Conference Reflects VR’s Rapid Changes & Growing Impact

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The second annual Virtual Reality Strategy Conference hosted by Greenlight Insights takes place October 24th through the 26th with new focus-areas reflecting the VR and AR industry’s lightning fast changes and growing worldwide impact across industries. VR Strategy Conference 2017.

10 Industries Using VR in Marketing Strategies

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Now that the technology is stable and easily accessible, brands and businesses are increasingly looking to VR technology and incorporating it into their marketing strategies. 10 years ago, the virtual reality industry was just getting started.

HTC Considers ‘Shadow VR’ Their ‘Oculus Quest’ Competitor

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A couple of weeks ago at an HTC event in San Francisco, CA I had the chance to talk with Dan O’Brien, General Manager at HTC. In addition to alluding to the company’s positive VR hardware sales , he also elaborated on the announcements surrounding the Vive Focus launch, the Vive Wave SDK, Viveport store, and specifically, their consumer-focused strategy for the budding standalone VR headset market.

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‘Red Alert 2’ In VR Is Historical Fiction We Can Control Directly

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Video games are often ways for us to escape reality for small chunks of time and strategy games tap into that in different ways. The video shows the game being played in room-scale mode with HTC Vive. gaming real-time strategy red alert 2 rts unreal engine 4

New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 12/19/16

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We also have a top list of the absolute best HTC Vive games — which is updated every few months with the latest and greatest options. Quickly match the colors in 10 different areas that require different strategies to clear the marbles.

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HTC Vive GM on the New Vive Tracker & Privacy in VR

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I had a chance to catch up with HTC’s Dan O’Brien , who is the Vive General Manager of America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. O’Brien used to be the Global Director of Compliance and Consumer Privacy & Security for HTC, and so privacy is near and dear to his heart.

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