Stories You Might’ve Missed: JPEG XS, VR180 and more

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Meanwhile, researchers at the University of Malta have been working to create VR experiences to simulate that of an autistic child. During the first half of April, JPEG introduced the JPEG XS format and a good few other stories broke.

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Stories You Might’ve Missed: JPEG XS, VR180 and more

VRWorld

Meanwhile, researchers at the University of Malta have been working to create VR experiences to simulate that of an autistic child. During the first half of April, JPEG introduced the JPEG XS format and a good few other stories broke.

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Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

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Microsoft announced at their at Future Decoded conference in London that HoloLens, the company’s augmented reality headset, will be expanding its international availability to include all of the European Union in December.

The ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Movie Is Getting a Cinematic VR Experience

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When I say painstakingly, it was our team that was literally there in a warehouse in Malta in the summer, scanning swords and weapons and costumes from this movie. Hollywood is knee-deep in their latest attempts to revitalize movie adaptations of video game properties.

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Watch: 17 Mins of ‘Arktika.1? Oculus Touch Gameplay

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Their Malta studio has been dedicated to building a new made-for-VR title which was unveiled for the first time at Oculus Connect 3. Arktika.1 is the VR debut for 4A Games, the developers bind teh Metro series of first person shooters.

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Leap Of Faith: Behind The Making Of The ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Movie VR Experience

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While the Spanish Inquisition scene in the big budget film was shot on location in Malta, the VR experience was shot in Los Angeles.

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‘ARKTIKA.1’ Behind-the-scenes – Insights & Artwork from 4A Games

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isn’t part of the Metro universe, and despite the fact that the company’s main headquarters moved to Malta in 2014, the studio is sticking to its guns for their first VR game, building out a new universe, but one which still very much influenced by the region.

‘MetaWorld’ Wants You to Buy Virtual Land for Real Money, and It’s Not Clear Why

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For reference, MetaWorld is planning to cover an area about as large as the island of Malta.

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Hands-on: ‘ARKTIKA.1’ is Gun-Centric, Highly Detailed and Ready to Impress

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Among them was an entirely new level of ARTIKA.1, a sci-fi shooter from 4A Games ‘ Malta-based studio that aims to get gun freaks excited as you plug away at human raiders and horrific creatures alike with an arsenal of customizeable futuristic weapons.

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