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Jaunt Announces A New Virtual Reality Studio

‘Jaunt has been racking up content partnerships in recent months, announcing a deal with Revolt to create music-oriented experiences and another with Conde Nast for a serialized VR show. The latter concept — telling stories in short chunks over a period of time — is one way in which Jaunt plans to get over the […]
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Oculus Competition

Oculus Virtual Reality Competition

“Virtual reality company Oculus partners with software company Otoy to host a VR art competition. Running from now through July, the Render the Metaverse competition will offer $75,000 in prizes to artists that make the “most breathtaking” 360-degree stereo-panoramic submissions. Entrants will need to use Otoy’s own Octane VR rendering software, which is free for commercial […]
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Mod Removal

Steam Removes Paid Mods Feature

Well, that didn’t take long: “We’re going to remove the payment feature from the Skyrim workshop. For anyone who spent money on a mod, we’ll be refunding you the complete amount. We talked to the team at Bethesda and they agree. We’ve done this because it’s clear we didn’t understand exactly what we were doing. […]
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Killing Time

“The toxicity and empathy of social media, in videogame form”

“Killing Time at Lightspeed presents a take on social media that we don’t see often: as both a stage for educational self-expression and a window into the lives of others. Those who use social media are both (inadvertently or otherwise) watchers and performers; the nature of these applications forces users to fulfill these roles. This […]
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VR GTAV

“Grand Theft Auto V in Full #VirtualReality is Deeply Disturbing”

“…we may have to resort to the ‘it’s just a game’ argument to keep virtual reality afloat.” Source: Grand Theft Auto V in Full Virtual Reality is Deeply Disturbing | Hardcore Gamer