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Google’s Daydream VR platform now open to all developers

After months of only working with a select group of developers on Daydream-compatible apps, Google has now opened up its nascent VR platform to all developers provided they follow the company’s detailed submission guidelines. Previously, Google had kept a watchful eye over which developers were allowed to create apps for …

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Job Simulator hits $3m in sales

VR game Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives has made over $3m in sales, developer Owlchemy Labs has announced. It’s also received over 250m YouTube views since its release on April 5th last year. It’s not yet known how many units Job Simulator has sold, but it paints a promising picture …

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G2A is developing a VR game

Online key reseller G2A has confirmed plans to branch out into games development. PCGamesN reports that its first title will be a VR game called Blunt Force. It’s set in World War II but also features an overlapping peaceful exploration game” set before the conflict. Basically it’s part walking simulator …

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Iribe vacates role as Oculus CEO

Oculus has divided itself into separate PC and mobile divisions, with CEO Brendan Iribe stepping down as part of the changes. Iribe will head up the new PC business, while former Microsoft man Jon Thomason, who joined the company in August, will lead its mobile operations. Both founder Palmer Luckey …

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PSVR will hit mass market before Oculus Rift or Vive, says GfK

GfK director Paul Simpson breaks down the latest data for virtual reality hardware and explains why PSVR has the potential to reach the mainstream market Half of the UK population is interested in owning a VR device. Virtual reality is a well-recognised term, and it seems the concept is gaining …

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Team17 signs new VR game by former Burnout makers

Games label Team17 is making its first foray into virtual reality with a new title from Three Fields Entertainment. Lethal VR is set for a November 8th launch. It is a virtual reality shooting gallery that Team17 says was built from the ground up for HTC Vive. The title is …

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