‘Darknet’ Dev Fuses Physics-based VR Combat & Turn-based Strategy in ‘Ironlights’

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E McNeill, the developer behind VR strategy games Darknet (2015), Tactera (2016), and Astraeus (2018), is launching a new VR title soon that aims to bring a strategic bend to the melee combat genre.

Real-time Strategy & MOBA Inspired ‘Spuds Unearthed’ Available Now

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Spuds Unearthed , a mashup title which combines real-time strategy and MOBA elements, has launched on Rift and Vive headsets following nearly nine months in Early Access. Strategy games that hybridize VR embodiment with top-down gameplay are, seemingly, becoming more and more common in VR.

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Final Assault Review: Brisk RTS Mechanics Make Great VR Strategy

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The very first time I came into contact with a real time strategy (RTS) game was on my dad’s lap, where he often sat me down as he played Starcraft on his PowerMac G3. If you’re a long-time strategy fan, you’ll absolutely find something to love here.

Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016 to Bring VR Insights to Industry Execs

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The 2016 Virtual Reality Strategy Conference aims to layout the “new rules” of the VR economy. Track one, Delivering Immersive Entertainment focused on immersive media and games with the second track focusing on business strategy and insights from immersive company leaders.

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.

Facebook Surges in U.S. Patent Rankings Due to Mounting AR Strategy

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Patent Rankings Due to Mounting AR Strategy appeared first on Road to VR. An analysis of U.S.

Hands-On: BattleGroupVR Merges Spaceship Strategy With Aerial Dog-Fight Combat

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This isn’t your standard real-time strategy game. You can easily switch back to the strategy map for an overview, which you can also adjust and re-size to suit your current needs.

Toy Clash Review: Tower Defense Meets Tabletop Strategy

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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.

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

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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

Strategy Card Game ‘Dragon Front’ is Finally Launching its Beta Next Week

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Oculus Quest Social Strategy Unclear Three Weeks Before Launch

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Tagged with: Facebook Spaces , Oculus Quest , Oculus Rooms , Oculus Venues , social Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Oculus Quest Social Strategy Unclear Three Weeks Before Launch appeared first on UploadVR. The Oculus Quest is less than three weeks away with its May 21 release date fast approaching. The $399 standalone VR headset allows users to freely move around their environments with complete 6DoF head tracking and positionally tracked controllers.

‘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.

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.

Real-Time Strategy Game ‘Korix’ Bringing Sci-Fi Tactics to PlayStation VR

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League of War: VR Arena Brings Small-Scale Strategy to PSVR

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If there’s any genre that absolutely deserves more recognition in the VR scene right now it’s real-time strategy titles. Luckily, League of War: VR Arena, a recently released strategy game for PSVR from MunkyFun, is aiming to change that.

‘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. Tagged with: cosmic trip , funktronic labs , oculus touch , rts , strategy.

Gear VR Strategy Game ‘Tactera’ To Launch Massive Update On August 3

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E3 2019: Watch This Exclusive Gameplay For PSVR Strategy Game Mini Mech Mayhem

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Mini Mech Mayhem is an upcoming PSVR strategy game from FuturLabs, the creators of VR racing game Tiny Trax. It’s a bit of a mixture of turn-based and real-time strategy mechanics. McNeill, a popular Gear VR strategy title with some similar genre-blending ideas.

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.

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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.

Eternal Starlight Puts An Ender’s Game Twist On VR Tactical Strategy

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Strategy games fit VR wonderfully. Eternal Starlight is an upcoming VR tactical strategy game from developer White Noise that aims to put you in the shoes of a commander orchestrating his/her fleet from a distance, similar to Ender’s Game.

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.

‘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.

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.

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

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Google’s Blocks app and Poly service — which is initially focused on free content — is one early example of this strategy. Tagged with: google Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Editorial: Google’s Long-Term Strategy Could Dominate VR/AR appeared first on UploadVR.

Rift Exclusive Strategy Game Brass Tactics Coming Soon

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Real-time strategy VR game Brass Tactics is coming exclusively to the Rift on Oct.

VR Strategy Conference to focus on monetization

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Press release: Greenlight Insights’ Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016 to Address Growth and Monetization Challenges VRS 2016 takes place Nov.

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

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Things are changing in Facebook’s strategy after the departures of Oculus founders Brendan Iribe and Palmer Luckey. In Blake Harris’ book The History Of The Future a set of emails are disclosed offering insight into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s strategy in VR and AR. An email in the book attributed to Brendan Marten, Facebook’s head of finance for AR/VR, provides a sense of Zuckerberg’s strategy in 2015.

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. The new strategy mode, which is now available in the beta branch , turns the game into a “fully-featured” RTS, the major difference being the addition of an enemy base.

ILMxLab’s John Gaeta Joins Magic Leap as Senior VP of Creative Strategies

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As reported by The Verge , Gaeta says he’s joined Magic Leap as Senior Vice President of Creative Strategies. “It The post ILMxLab’s John Gaeta Joins Magic Leap as Senior VP of Creative Strategies appeared first on Road to VR.

Google’s AR/VR Chief on Ambient Computing, Conversational Interfaces, & AR/VR Strategy

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I had a chance to sit down with Clay Bavor , Google’s Vice President for Augmented and Virtual Reality to talk about their latest AR & VR announcements as well as how Google’s ambient computing and AI-driven conversational interfaces fit into their larger immersive computing strategy.

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

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We will need a large investment and dedicated strategy to build the best services in these spaces. The post Report: Leaked Email Reveals Facebook XR Strategy, ‘Our goal is not only to win, but to accelerate its arrival’ appeared first on Road to VR.

Korix Review: Real-Time Strategy Meets Tower Defense Tactics

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We first learned about the real-time strategy meets tower defense hybrid all the way back in August of last year and have been patiently waiting for the chance to dive into the tactical warfare ever since.

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

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Who is determining strategy in VR/AR at Facebook? Tagged with: Andrew Bosworth , facebook , Leadership , mark zuckerberg , oculus Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Facebook’s Leaders: The People Responsible For VR And AR Strategy appeared first on UploadVR. 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.

‘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.

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

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’ Shares Strategies for Great Effects in VR appeared first on Road to VR. 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.

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. The post How Google’s Latest VR Moves Are a Major Blow to Oculus’ Mobile Strategy appeared first on Road to VR.