The cost of virtual reality headsets created using Intel’s Project Alloy reference design is going to be “closer to $1000” according to Achin Bhowmik, the head of the company’s perceptual computing group. During an interview with UploadVR, Bhowmik explained that the price of Project Alloy-powered VR headsets would be “comparable to a typical laptop” and estimated […]

Microsoft has made a proclamation about its Hololens Agency program’s expansion to Europe, after a year it has been firstly extended in North America and Canada. Six European companies have joined to the Hololens Program, in order to originate MR apps. The Hololens Program, unpacked by Microsoft, empowers Hololens consumers to set up Mixed-Reality apps, […]

The Venture Reality Fund reported that the landscape of companies it tracks in the virtual reality market grew more than 40 percent in 2016. The largest area of growth was in content companies that create apps for head-mounted VR displays, said Marco DeMiroz, cofounder of The Venture Reality Fund with Tipatat Chennavasin. The fund invests […]

Kittypocaylpse might be one of VR’s most guilt-ridden games, getting you to blow up scores of aliens disguised as adorable kittens. For its second game, Dick Wilde, developer Bolverk Games is going with a slightly more acceptable form of animal slaughter. Dick Wilde isn’t a tower-defense game like Kittypocalypse, though. Instead, Bolverk has turned to […]

When HTC invited me to a behind-closed-doors demo at the 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC) to show off a brand new VR shooter in development by Skydance Interactive, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I was familiar with Skydance Media from their work on several film properties, such as Star Trek, True Grit, Mission […]