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Future Possible: “Beyond The Screen” VR Talk + Demo

In the 2nd edition of Future Possible, we’ll be questioning the future of the screen, and what the place of the plastic or 3D arts will be as we move towards an increasingly digital, back-lit life. Our provocateur for this conversation is Mez Breeze, an award-winning creative who makes Bespoke digital fiction, interactive narrative, digital […]
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“The Journey Home” + Forced Affectivity in VR

So I just finished playing through this Virtual Reality Experience for the Vive called “The Journey Home” [TJH] which has left me confuzzled emotionally. At first, the experience was hard to get into with a rushed intro containing similar-sounding voiceovers resulting in the main characters being confusingly difficult to distinguish. The scenes that followed weren’t […]
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[Image Credits: Intel via usatoday.com]

Intel’s Cordless VR Headset

The Project Alloy headset incorporated Intel’s front-facing 3-D camera technology, which it calls Real Sense. That gives users the ability to use hand gestures to execute commands.The headset Krzanich showed the audience was a single unit, no trailing wires, no tethering to a computer. The design contrasts with Facebook’s Oculus Rift, the $600 VR headset […]
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“Stranger Things” Virtual Reality/360 Experience [Jumpscare Ending]

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“If the future of video games is VR, it needs to stop making us feel sick…”

Perhaps what E3 really showed was that the idea of virtual reality as a “genre” rather than a “platform” is a mistaken one. Developers will need to forge new game styles and new conventions and these will serve a wide variety of experiences that may not resemble those that we’ve been having for the last […]