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.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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.”

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.

The Four New Rules of Business

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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.

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

‘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.

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.

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

Monetization In VR?—?Eclectic, Not Chaotic

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Predictions 2018: Digital Strategy Reaches The Heartwood Of The Business

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Digital business leaders know that customer obsession is the winning mantra, however meeting the needs of today’s empowered customer requires both laser focus and responsiveness. Experimentation, minimum viable products, and labs are so 2017. In 2018, digital business transformation will be played out at scale — in organization structure, in operating models, and in talk […]. digital business digital customer experience digital disruption digital transformation prediction

A Digital Strategy Is A Prerequisite To Maximize The Return On Digital Investments

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At the core of all ROI calculations are costs and benefits. However, there is no single catchall equation that allows your organization to calculate the ROI from digital investments. Benefits from digital investments need to be aligned with the business requirements for a specific value chain stage.

IMAX Unveils Virtual Reality Strategy

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IMAX Corporation has announced its strategy to develop a premium location-based virtual reality offering that will deliver immersive, multi-dimensional experiences, including entertainment content and games, to multiplexes, malls and other commercial destinations.

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.

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.

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.

Predictions 2018: Blended AI Will Disrupt Your Customer Service And Sales Strategy

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The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) has permeated across the enterprise giving hopes of amping up automation, enriching insights, streamlining processes, augmenting workers, and in many ways making our lives as consumers, employees, and customers a whole lot better. Senior management salivates over the exponential gains AI is supposed to deliver to their business. Kumbayah […]. prediction artificial intelligence customer service predictions

‘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.

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 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.

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.

‘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.

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

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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.

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

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Greenlight’s VRS 2017 Conference Reflects VR’s Rapid Changes & Growing Impact

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The second annual Virtual Reality Strategy Conference hosted by Greenlight Insights takes place October 24th through the 26th with new focus-areas reflecting the VR and AR industry’s lightning fast changes and growing worldwide impact across industries. VR Strategy Conference 2017.

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.

Hands-on: ‘Brass Tactics’ is a True Tabletop RTS with All the Classic Trimmings

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At Oculus’ off-site GDC demo booth we saw Brass Tactics, Hidden Path Entertainment’s new real-time strategy game coming exclusively to Oculus Touch after their hit tower defense game Defense Grid 2 Enhanced VR Edition (2016).

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.

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.