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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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Palmer Luckey conspicuously absent from Oculus Connect 3 keynote

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was not seen on stage at the Oculus Connect 3 keynote, probably due to his support of pro Trump memes. Luckey is usually a regular at Oculus keynotes, as you would expect, but at yesterday’s Oculus Connect 3 he was nowhere to be seen, he didn’t …

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Mike Bithell unveils Daydream VR game EarthShape

Mike Bithell has revealed his next project, EarthShape, which is a Daydream View VR game featuring Sue Perkins from The Great British Bake Off. EarthShape initially started out as a small side project for Bithell when working on Volume Koda. Made up of Unity store assets he was playing around …

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