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Jahshaka 0.5.0 Alpha Release

Jahshaka 0.5.0 Alpha Release

The Jahshaka development team has been hard at work on the Jahshaka 0.5.0 Alpha Release and its now available for download. In addition to a major code cleanup, we have updated the player, editor and world manager with new features, added an asset module and launched...

Our New Virtual Reality Rig

The Jahshaka team has a new toy and we are excited to share it with you! We have assembled our own Virtual Reality (VR) Rig to aid with Jahshaka development. Not only is it really cool to look at but, it provides the extremely high-performance speed needed to run Jahshaka effectively.

Pixar uses VR to bring the Land of the Dead to life with Coco

Pixar's movies can be so captivating, you sometimes want to walk around inside their worlds. Now you can. "Coco VR," the first virtual-reality experience from Pixar, lets you virtually explore the glimmering Land of the Dead from the studio's upcoming feature, "Coco."...

I raced Lego drivers in VR on a real-life roller coaster

Screams of terror pierced the air as I made my way up the steps to what used to be the terrifying Project X roller coaster. Legoland Malaysia, together with Merlin Magic Making, had given it a tech makeover: It's now the ostensibly less intimidating Great Lego Race....

HTC Announces Multi-million Dollar Vive Art Initiative

HTC announced a new multi-million dollar VR initiative aiming to support content, creators and institutions that embrace VR not only as an artistic medium itself, but as a way to better immerse users in all forms of art. The company aptly calls the program VIVE Arts....

Google’s Poly is a one-stop shop for AR and VR objects

It isn't easy to build a virtual reality app, especially when it comes to filling out those immersive worlds. Even a semi-realistic world requires tons of objects, which isn't always practical for a small studio. What to do? Google might have an answer: it just...

PSVR Rakes in an Estimated Half Billion From Hardware Alone

VR may still be young, and adoption still low compared to the world of traditional gaming, but it can’t be ignored that mounting sales of the Playstation VR headset—effectively a very expensive accessory for the PS4—is adding up to considerable revenue. In an era...

Jahshaka V3 Alpha 0.4.0 Release

Our fourth release contains some of the biggest features and most bug-fixes to date, along with a real workflow. We have added a desktop module to manage your virtual worlds with and a player so you can easily preview your worlds before sharing them to the editor. The...