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.

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.

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’ 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.

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.

‘Warpaint’ Brings Tabletop Gaming-inspired Turn-based Strategy & Customization to VR

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Recently launched on Steam, Warpaint is a turn-based strategy game that lets you customize your troops by painting them to your taste. The post ‘Warpaint’ Brings Tabletop Gaming-inspired Turn-based Strategy & Customization to VR appeared first on Road to VR.

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 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

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.

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: 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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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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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.

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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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.”

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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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.

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.

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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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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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 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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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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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.

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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‘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

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.

‘Shadow VR’ is a $399 Oculus Quest Competitor Using HTC’s Viveport Store

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At HTC’s Vive event the company announced the ‘Shadow VR’ standalone headset from Chinese company ‘Shadow Creator’ The Shadow VR headset should become the first standalone consumer VR headset with 6DoF controllers, beating Oculus Quest to market by over six months. It runs the mobile version of HTC’s Viveport VR app store, and launches “worldwide” Nov.

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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.

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 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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New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 12/04/16

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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. The Table At War VR brings tabletop strategy to life in a big way. Experiences gaming htc arizona sunshine Games htc vive new releases Smashball Arena

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New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 10/16/16

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Things get serious in this week’s roundup for HTC Vive, featuring Serious Sam VR , the virtual release of The Golf Club with over 130,000 courses, and much more. Boxing is a natural fit for the HTC Vive’s controllers and you get a good workout while playing.

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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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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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Vive’s VP Of Design Claude Zellweger Leaves HTC For Google Daydream

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Claude Zellweger, HTC’s VP of Design, is making the switch from PC VR to mobile VR. HTC itself confirmed to UploadVR that Zellweger had parted ways with the company, stating: “HTC can confirm that Claude Zellweger has left the Company.

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Report: HTC Getting Serious About Potential Of Spinning Off Vive

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A new report by Bloomberg suggests HTC is getting serious about exploring its options with its VR division, considering a “strategic investor, selling or spinning off its Vive virtual reality headset business.” According to the report, there may be no changes to the strategy going forward as no decisions have been made, but HTC has retained an adviser to explore the possibilities. We’ll bring you updates on HTC as details emerge.

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HTC Vive Now $599, Gets A Permanent $200 Price Cut

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HTC is slashing the price of the Vive by $200, bringing it to $599. After approximately a year and a half on the market the HTC Vive is still one of the most advanced VR devices on the planet as it operates out of the box at room-scale, but easily working in standing or seated arrangements as well. After the sale is over a Rift and Touch with two sensors will still be $100 cheaper than the HTC Vive: $499. Featured HTC Vive price price cut

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New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 03/05/17

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There may not be any major new AAA releases for the HTC Vive this week, but if it’s the only VR headset you’ve got then there are plenty of good things worth picking up. New HTC Vive Releases on Steam. New HTC Vive Releases on Viveport.

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New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 02/26/17

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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. Tethered is a robust strategy game where you instruct your “peeps” to build and fight to save your brethren.

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New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 05/28/17

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This week’s collection of new releases for the HTC Vive is quite dense and includes a solid handful of titles for you to consider adding to your library. 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.

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