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

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...
HTC Announces Multi-million Dollar Vive Art Initiative

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

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...
PSVR Rakes in an Estimated Half Billion From Hardware Alone

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...
Magic Leap looking to raise as much as $1B

Magic Leap looking to raise as much as $1B

Magic Leap may be raising as much as $1 billion to fund their vision of a future filled with augmented reality glasses. A Delaware filing dated Wednesday was provided to us by CB Insights, confirming that the secretive startup has authorized about $1 billion in new...