ESI Design Uses Unreal Engine To Create An AR-Inspired Lobby Experience


A two year renovation has transformed The Crossroads lobby into an interactive digital experience powered by Unreal Engine. The post ESI Design Uses Unreal Engine To Create An AR-Inspired Lobby Experience appeared first on VRScout.

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Sony Is Still Recruiting For An AAA PSVR Game From A New Studio


Much of Sony’s 2019 PSVR line-up remains a mystery. Sony established this studio all the way back in 2015 when PSVR was still known as Project Morpheus. Of course, Sony already has a VR developer in London. We asked Sony if there might be any overlap between the two teams, but have yet to hear back at the time of writing. Elsewhere, multiple listings ask for experience developing with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine. PSVR Sony VR Industry News AAA VR Gam

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Kygo’s ‘Carry Me’ Is A Music Experience Sony Plans To Sell On PS VR, Vive and Rift


At the Hollywood-centered VR on the Lot conference this week Sony Music offered the first public look at Kygo’s Carry Me project, featuring Julia Michaels. Sony wouldn’t reveal a price for the experience. Experiences Unreal Engine kygo mpc music sony music

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Sony Showing More Believable VR Characters In PSVR GDC Tech Demo


Creating more believable virtual characters will play an essential role in further immersing us in single-player VR experiences in the future, and Sony intends to demonstrate that on PlayStation VR (PSVR) this GDC. There are scheduled Unreal Engine 4 and Unity Engine PSVR demonstrations too.

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On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Epic Games’ Technical Director of VR & AR, Nick Whiting

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Whiting oversees the development of the award-winning Unreal Engine 4’s virtual reality efforts. Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 is one of the leading tools for VR game development. Feature VR Design epic games nick whiting ue4 unreal engine unreal engine 4

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Moto Racer 4 Trailer for PlayStation VR Looks Suitably Intense

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Moto Racer 4 is a motocross and racing bike racing title inbound for the Sony PlayStation VR platform and if this trailer is anything to go by, it’ll offer a challenge for those without their VR legs.

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The 9 Best PlayStation VR Games to Play Right Now


The age of consumer grade video game console-powered virtual reality arrived early last month with the release of Sony’s PlayStation VR (PS VR) headset. It combines the intense action of games like Unreal Tournament with the mechanized combat and spectacle of a futuristic sports league.

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Infinity Film Festival Will Feature VR, AR


The Infinity Film Festival in Beverly Hills, presented by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, is set to take place this November 1 – 4, 2018. Epic will also host the IFF Tech Lab with Unreal Engine training for film and virtual production.

VRLO 5.0: London VR Meetup Highlights


This VRLO had support from BBC, Google, HTC and Epic Games and sponsorship from AMD, Unreal, Autodesk and more. Also on show was the recently released Bjork VR experience , a number of VR docs from VR city, The Walk from Sony Pictures and lots of independent studios.

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Code51: Mecha Arena Looks Like PSVR’s New Rigs, Out Next Week


Developers DeerVR Games and Smelly River yesterday announced that the game would be coming to Sony’s headset on 24th April (that’s a week from tomorrow).

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The VR Society’s ‘On The Lot’ is Back—and Fully Augmented


” In addition, Unreal Engine will premiere The Giant: Michelangelo’s David in VR to the public, which lets audiences get up-close with the iconic statue unlike ever before. LIFE VR, Unity, Unreal Engine, VRC and DTS (an Xperi company).

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Vertigo Games’ Skyworld Is Finally Headed To PSVR Next Year


Arizona Sunshine developer Vertigo Game’s other VR title, Skyworld, is finally making the jump to Sony’s PSVR headset. “Skyworld has some good ideas, but ultimately its full potential is unrealized,” we wrote in our review. Vertigo announced the news today, confirming the game would arrive in early 2019.

E3 Spotlight: Microsoft Aims For A VR Sweet Spot In 2018The.


The CEOs of reality creation tools Unity and Unreal have perhaps the best insight anywhere into the state of the industry and both John Riccitiello and Tim Sweeney see investment accelerating significantly over the next year.

Augmented Reality Big At On The Lot Conference This October


Participants in this year’s conference include AMD Studios, Dell, Google, HP, Intel, Legend, NVIDIA, Sony Music, Technicolor, Unity and Unreal Engine, among others. The VR Society has announced details for this year’s On The Lot conference, which will now include an all-new augmented reality track to discuss the latest on Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. “We We have long wanted to showcase AR professionals and their new technologies.

First Ever OpenXR Demo Heading To Siggraph 2018 This Week


The platform, which was announced at GDC last year, will be shown running an Unreal Engine VR demo inside both the StarVR and Microsoft’s Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets at the event in Vancouver, Canada, from August 12th – 16th. The group includes over 140 members, with major players like Google, Sony, Valve, HTC, Samsung, Magic Leap, Oculus, AMD and Nvidia involved.

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Catch Up With PSVR’s Kill X And Pervader VR In New China Hero Project Video


Just over a year ago now Sony revealed a slate of new games coming to PS4 via its China Hero Project, which lends support to Chinese developers. Among these games were a handful of PSVR titles that caught our eye. Last week, we got an update on how they’re coming along.

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E3 2017 ‘Day 4’ Roundup: DisplayLink’s Impressive Wireless VR Solution, Bethesda on VR Support, ‘Walking Dead’ in VR, and More

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The games run on Unreal Engine, and are targeting all three major VR platforms. Here’s our roundup of news from ‘day 4’ of E3 2017.

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‘Lone Echo’ Behind-the-Scenes – Insights & Artwork from Ready At Dawn

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The team had their interest in VR piqued around 2012, at an internal conference for Sony developers. An early prototype of PlayStation VR, codenamed Project Morpheus | Image courtesy Sony. Was there a temptation to jump into engines such as Unity or Unreal to jumpstart development?

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Scraper: First Strike looks like an interesting VR action game

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We had to get dev kits from Sony, Oculus, Vive and WMR. Then it was building the main stream in Unreal and branching off when needed. I had the pleasure to talk with Jim R.

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Gamescom 2018 Day 2: NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti video, Ubisoft believes in VR and much more

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One of my favorite games of all times is Unreal Tournament because I just love to shoot and kill without thinking too much… or better, without thinking AT ALL. Playing with it is great, it is a bit like playing Unreal Tournament.

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Rogue Initiative Unveils VR Title ‘Crowe: The Drowned Armory’


The team is currently deep in development utilizing Unreal Engine 4 and excited to offer a closer look as we progress,” said Pete Blumel, co-founder and CEO of The Rogue Initiative. ‘We’re The new studio has revealed key art for its upcoming VR experience.

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Gunheart from Drifter Entertainment Moves out of Early Access - Available Today


The game will also be available for Sony PlayStation VR in summer 2018. Almost every day new titles arrive on Steam in “early access,” meaning the game is a work in progress and not yet complete. Not all these games grow to a full release from their developers.

Q&A: SculptrVR Completes Journey To All Major Platforms With PSVR Launch


We built SculptrVR in Unreal Engine 4 specifically because it was known to run well on PS4. A: Unreal Engine already does 95% of the work for us. Sony has a very serious Quality Assurance process.

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Hellgate: London Is Getting A Surprise VR Prequel Game


Footage of the game, seen below off-screen, was revealed at a Sony press conference last year. It’s built on Epic Games’ Unreal Engine and, if these screenshots are anything to go by, it’s looking like it makes good use of it.

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Labrodex’s Sci-Fi RPG Shooter Hybrid ‘Scraper’ Already Has Its Own Prequel Novel


He has been working with Unreal for 20 years and was part of the Paragon and Fortnite development teams. He was part of the design process for several of Unreal’s core features. Sony has done an amazing job with the PSVR and is headed towards 4 million units sold.

Hands-On with VREAL’s VR Live Streaming System & Q&A With CEO Todd Hooper

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Todd Hooper: We have an SDK for Unity and Unreal 4. We are Sony partner and will be talking more about Sony later. Michael Glombicki goes hands-on with VREAL’s VR live streaming platform that puts viewers inside the game, right next to their favorite streamers.

12 Can’t Miss VR Talks You Have To See At GDC 2017


These representatives of the best of both PC and mobile VR are bound to have a few answers, as will the makers on Unreal Engine 4. State Of Unreal: Epic Games’ Opening Session. E3, Gamescom, TGS, PAX are all great shows for exhibiting VR content.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


Also noteworthy: Final Cut Pro X will be able to support 360 video editing, Unity and Unreal now have VR support for Macs, and SteamVR is coming to Mac… and although there was a sweet on-stage mixed reality demo using Star Wars assets and an HTC Vive, there was no mention of support for Oculus.

‘Gears of War’ Creator Cliff Bleszinski Wants to Make a Big Budget VR Game

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If you don’t already know Cliff Bleszinski from his involvement with the Unreal Tournament and Gears of War franchises, you may remember him from Oculus’ 2012 Kickstarter video.

‘Bound’ VR Review: A Wondrous World of Dancing Beauty


It was created by a small Polish developer named Plastic, working with Sony’s Santa Monica Studios. There are towering monsters throughout the game that may attack you or attack one another, more overwhelming presences in an unreal landscape. Credit: Sony. Credit: Sony.

Introduction to OpenVR 101 Series: What is OpenVR and how to get started with its APIs

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We can deploy to a vast of platforms using game engines like Unity, Unreal Engine, the more recent Godot engine or any of the other engines out there, which have all started to add VR features”. Today on my blog I’ll host a guest post by Matias Nassi , a great XR developer from Uruguay.

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New Motion Tracking Enables 50×50 Meter VR Spaces


Just in time for E3 2016, WorldViz will bring support for Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 5 on most popular devices such as Google Daydream VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, and Sony PlayStation VR.

The 15 Very Best VR Shooters For Rift, Vive, PSVR, and Windows VR


Farpoint was released as the flagship title for Sony’s PSVR Aim Controller and it does a great job of showcasing the device. While it can get a bit repetitive, Robo Recall is a great example of what’s possible with the Unreal Engine and motion controllers.

Is Everest VR the Most Immersive VR Experience?


The experience was created by taking over 300,000 images and creating a 3D mesh with textures, all powered by Epic’s Unreal Engine 4. If you’re wondering about Oculus Rift or Sony PlayStation VR, have no fear – Solfar won’t disappoint you.

GDC 2018: What To Expect From VR/AR At The Game Developers Conference


What To Expect From Sony. Traditionally Sony doesn’t show a whole lot at GDC. Big companies like Sony typically hold off on major new announcements until E3. GDC will likely be all about the Unreal Engine for Epic, which could yield some VR-focused news still. The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) is one of the biggest gaming events in the world and always attracts a lot of attention for the VR industry.

2018 In Review: The Year Standalones Took VR And AR Everywhere


This meant that in 2018 many innovative VR developers were gagged by non-disclosure agreements, acquisitions (like Microsoft or EA ) and marketing timelines from funding partners like Facebook or Sony. Meanwhile, the OpenXR standard achieved a milestone showing the same Unreal Engine content running on VR headsets with widely varying specifications.

Was 2015 the summer of VR love?

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Sony has really improved its 3 rd party developer network over the last few years. Sony has also positioned the opportunity for its large install base of indie Unity and Unreal developers to design and publish their games directly to PSVR.

52 VR Games We Can’t Wait To Play In 2019


Sony London builds on what it learned with its popular London Heist demo here. we can confidently say this is one of the most important titles releasing for Sony’s headset. 2018 is over and it’s clear to see that it’s been a great year for VR gaming.

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What to Expect From VR at VRDC and GDC 2017


What to Expect from Sony. The long and short of it is that you shouldn’t expect much from Sony at GDC this year. Last year Sony had a massive GDC presence, announcing the price and release window of the PSVR headset, as well as demoing a litany of titles to members of the press. Additionally, Unreal Engine is one of the premier VR development ecosystems and new advancements on the technology side of the company will likely be announced as well.

2016: The year of VR in review


Sony Enters VR. Furthermore, Sony brought the games. The Sony library of complete game experiences rivalled both HTC Vive and Oculus right out of the gate. Both Unity and Unreal Game engines tried their hands at creating a development environment in VR. Between these two, the Unreal toolkit is a little further along, but both need a lot of design and improvement and neither of these seems like it has surpassed the productivity of a traditional development environment.

ILMxLab’s Rob Bredow Explains What VR Opens Up For ‘Star Wars’


Several of the early VR projects from ILMxLab, including Trials on Tatooine and the Magic Leap mixed reality droid experience , were built using Epic Games Unreal Engine 4 technology. “We Disney’s ILMxLab has been busy of late.

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How To Make The Best Games In VR With Co-founder And CEO Of Survios Nate Burba


Behind the scenes, companies like Valve and Sony were trying to figure out what the VR medium would look like and began to get products into the hands of developers. NB: Raw Data started when we wanted to switch to Unreal Engine. NB: There’s no room for shovelware in Sony, right.

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E3 Spotlight: Microsoft Aims For A VR Sweet Spot In 2018


The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is in Los Angeles, CA next week and it’s always one of the largest events of the year for gamers, giving giants of the industry including Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo the chance to show off the latest hardware and games to drive the next generation of consumer interest.