Oculus Quest Social Strategy Unclear Three Weeks Before Launch

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The Oculus Quest is less than three weeks away with its May 21 release date fast approaching. Facebook is marketing the Quest as a gaming-first platform, similar to the Oculus Rift, but fans of non-gaming media apps like Netflix, multi-user social hangout spaces like Oculus Rooms , or live event social apps like Oculus Venues , are left wondering about the status of those experiences. Oculus Quest Social VR Facebook Spaces Oculus Rooms Oculus Venues social

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.

How Google’s Latest VR Moves Are a Major Blow to Oculus’ Mobile Strategy

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Within the industry though, the announcements represent somewhat of a repositioning of industry players, one that puts Oculus’ mobile strategy in a rough spot. That means Oculus’ formerly exclusive partner for mobile VR is no longer exclusive.

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

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

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Facebook is on the path to platform lock-in with Oculus Quest. ” With the standalone Oculus Quest, Facebook is funding Oculus Studios projects for both Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift and enabling cross-buy between them. For people who own both an Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest, this means the same Facebook-funded title should be playable on either headset with a single purchase. Steam’s PC Store vs Oculus’ VR Store.

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

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Oculus Touch officially releases to the world this December 6th, 2016, and will bring with it up to 50 titles from day one with support for the controllers on Oculus Home. Tagged with: cosmic trip , funktronic labs , oculus touch , rts , strategy.

Report: Leaked Email Reveals Facebook XR Strategy, ‘Our goal is not only to win, but to accelerate its arrival’

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An internal email reportedly sent by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to senior executives offers a glimpse into the strategic thinking behind the company’s feet-first leap into XR following the 2014 acquisition of Oculus.

GDC 2017: Brass Tactics Combines Real-Time Strategy With Oculus Touch

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The studio behind popular strategy games Age of Empires II and Defense Grid 2 VR (Review: 8/10 ) have found success in the genre before, but now Hidden Path Entertainment is developing a brand new title for VR headsets.

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

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Now its Oculus owner’s turn for a treat. 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. gaming Salvaged sci-fi strategy

Hands-On: ‘Salvaged’ Might Be VR’s Most Interesting Strategy Game Yet

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With Oculus Rift support, Opposable Games’ long-in-development sci-fi strategy experience completely immerses you in the part of a leader of a squad of soldiers. A quick look reveals a title that might be the coolest VR strategy experience we’ve seen so far.

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 game also sits at a respectable 4.3/5 stars on the Oculus Store.

‘AirMech’ Studio Teases New Multiplayer VR Strategy Game Code-named ‘Cake’

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Carbon Games , the studio behind real-time strategy game AirMech Command (2016), is currently developing a new VR project that they say will be a lighthearted, team-based game. Strategy is involved.

Toy Clash Review: Tower Defense Meets Tabletop Strategy

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Toy Clash is now available on the Samsung Gear VR through Oculus Home for $2.99. Tagged with: gear vr , oculus , strategy , tactics , toy clash. gaming Reviews gear vr oculus strategy tactics toy clashI’m kind of a sucker for board games in VR.

‘Skylight’ Review: Turn-Based Strategy Meets Real-Time Tactics

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This latest release checks many of the boxes we’ve come to expect from strategy games over the years, but it’s ultimately a difficult game to describe mechanically as it melds elements from real-time strategy and turn-based tactics experiences together into something fresh and unique.

Editorial: Google’s Long-Term Strategy Could Dominate VR/AR

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‘Organize The World’s Information’ In September 2015 I asked John Carmack, chief technology officer at Oculus, about the prospect of inside-out tracking technology (the idea that a gadget tracks its own location) for a Facebook VR headset.

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. It received Oculus Touch support and also launched on the Oculus Store’s Early Access alongside the controller launch in December 2016.

Lead FX Artist on ‘ARKTIKA.1’ Shares Strategies for Great Effects in VR

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ARKTIKA.1 , an Oculus exclusive due to launch later this year, is shaping up to be one of VR’s best looking games to date. ’ Shares Strategies for Great Effects in VR 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.

Samsung’s VR Strategy with Tom Harding, Director of Immersive Products

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It looks like we’ll have to wait until CES this year to learn if this is more than a positional tracking and 6-DoF tracking update to Gear VR, and whether Samsung is developing their own standalone headsets independent of Facebook’s Oculus Go.

Facebook’s Leaders: The People Responsible For VR And AR Strategy

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We’ve been following the development of VR headsets at Facebook since its acquisition of Oculus VR in 2014. That’s when Facebook, under the direction of CEO Mark Zuckerberg, bought the two-year-old Oculus VR startup. In the process, they hired Oculus employees John Carmack, Nate Mitchell, Michael Antonov, Brendan Iribe, Palmer Luckey, and a long list of engineers and researchers working on the Oculus Rift PC-powered VR headset, as well as the Gear VR phone-powered system.

Facebook F8 strategy tipped with an Oculus GO VR launch

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A launch of Oculus GO VR may take place at Facebook’s F8 conference this year. The wireless headset runs a mobile software experience very similar to that of the Gear VR (AKA Oculus VR app on Android on a Galaxy smartphone.)

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Oculus Senior Developer Strategy Callum Underwood Departs Company

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Oculus is parting ways with another long-standing employee today. Senior Developer Developer Strategy Callum Underwood is leaving the company over three years since he joined. Underwood wrote about the decision to leave Oculus on a blog today , revealing that he was leaving to join indie videogame publisher, Raw Fury. “With that said, Oculus, and the people within it, completely changed my life. He held the role of Senior Developer Strategy for eight months.

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.

Anna Sweet, Head Of Dev Strategy at Oculus announces Killing Floor VR and reveals Superhot VR trailer at PC Gaming Show.

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Head Of Dev Strategy at Oculus announces Killing Floor VR and reveals Superhot VR trailer at PC Gaming Show. Anna Sweet. CatsAndVR.com. VR Gaming

Onward Field Guide: Tips and Strategies for New Players

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First and foremost, Oculus users must disable ASW to ensure a smooth experience in the game. Detailed strategies and meta game elements are always evolving and changing as the game updates — it is still in Early Access after all.

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GDC: 2017: New VR Strategy Game Blade & Soul Table Arena From Ncsoft

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The most memorable part of Blade & Soul Table Arena wasn’t the game itself — which is a lot like Dragon Front if it leaned toward real-time strategy more than a trading card game. Tagged with: Blade & Soul Table Arena , GDC , Ncsoft , Oculus Studios.

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.

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

Oculus should change how it rejects apps for Quest

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I’m writing my review on the Oculus Quest (it will be out tomorrow!) All the developer studios working on Oculus Quest when the Quest was announced (Image by Upload VR). Oculus wants to ensure that every person buying a Quest will be able to play only high-quality games.

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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.

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.”

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.

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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Oculus announces Oculus Quest: 6 DOF, Snapdragon 835 VR, disruptive $399 price

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In the end, the time has come: Oculus has officially revealed the name and the price of the Santa Cruz headset. Its name will be Oculus Quest and will cost $399. He introduced us to “Oculus Quest”, that is the actual commercial name of the Santa Cruz.

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‘Final Assault’ Early Access Review – a Charming & Engrossing RTS on the Rise

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Available On: Steam (Vive, Rift, Windows VR), Oculus Store (Rift). Feature Featured News Review final approach final assault phase lock interactive phaser lock real time strategy rts vr rts. vr real time strategy