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.

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.

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.

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 Game ‘League of War: VR Arena’ Comes to PSVR This Fall

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As you throw your units into battle, strategically choosing between quick strikes and slower but more powerful units, your opponent does the same, creating a pulse-pounding mix of strategy and action that is highly engaging on PlayStation VR.”.

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

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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.

‘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.

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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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. Were you hoping Star Trek: Bridge Crew’s strategic missions were a bit, well more strategic? Well then BattlegroupVR may be for you.

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.

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.

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.

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

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I had a chance to talk with Samsung’s Tom Harding, who is the Director of Immersive Products in charge of product strategy and bringing VR to the market. The post Samsung’s VR Strategy with Tom Harding, Director of Immersive Products appeared first on Road to VR.

Pressure Mounts for Xbox’s Missing VR Strategy as PSVR Rakes in an Estimated Half Billion From Hardware Alone

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In an era where Sony appears to have a significant lead in console sales already, and with PSVR sharpening the system’s competitive edge, pressure is mounting for Microsoft to figure out its Xbox VR strategy.

‘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.

Onward Field Guide: Tips and Strategies for New Players

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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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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.

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 Veteran Tony Parisi is Leading Unity’s AR & VR Strategy Beyond Gaming

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The person who is in charge of Unity’s xR strategy is Tony Parisi, who is a co-founder of VRML and a long-time open web advocate. The post VR Veteran Tony Parisi is Leading Unity’s AR & VR Strategy Beyond Gaming appeared first on Road to VR.

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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. Today, we learned that not only is the upcoming title coming to Rift and Vive later this fall, but the Windows Mixed Reality platform as well.

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.

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.

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.

Oculus Senior Developer Strategy Callum Underwood Departs Company

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Senior Developer Developer Strategy Callum Underwood is leaving the company over three years since he joined. He held the role of Senior Developer Strategy for eight months. Founder and Rift inventor Palmer Luckey left a few months ago following the controversy surrounding his donations to a political campaign, while Head of Developer Strategy Anna Sweet also parted ways with Facebook in April. Oculus is parting ways with another long-standing employee today.

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.”

NFL Director of Media Strategy Says Football in VR Is “Very Reliant On The Mobile Phone Industry”

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Digital Trends spoke with the NFL’s Director of Media Strategy and Business Development, William Deng, along with representatives for Voke and NextVR, about current pitfalls of live streaming, what we could see in the future, and the hesitation to fully integrate with VR.

A full Digital Business Transformation requires both a Digital Strategy and Digital Operating Model

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Watch This Trailer For ‘Tactera’ Creator’s Latest Strategy Game ‘Skylight’ Releasing on Jan. 12th

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If you’re anything like me, the prospect of most real-time strategy games is overwhelming. Enter Skylight, a hybrid game that melds elements of both real-time strategy and turn-based strategy into one seamless package.

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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How Hidden Path Designed Real-Time Strategy Game Brass Tactics for VR

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Mark Terrano cut his teeth as a game designer on real-time strategy (RTS) titles such as Age of Empires II. GamesBeat: What led you to focus on making a real-time strategy game with Brass Tactics? Terrano: My roots are in strategy. Above: Brass Tactics takes real-time strategy to VR. It rewards different strategies and mixes of units. There’s also an economic strategy.

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.

Monetization In VR?—?Eclectic, Not Chaotic

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