Unreal Engine 4 is now free. You can create what you want for no money down and only pay a 5% royalty on games and applications you release. For comparison, Unity has a free version of their game development software but also have a UNITY PRO available for $1,500 or $75/month. This move will definitely persuade people to chose the Unreal Engine over Unity and with Unreal’s new VR features
The Steam VR is no more, say hello to the HTC Vive. Valve announced that they’re partnering with tech company HTC to create the HTC Vive, Valve’s very own SteamVR headset. We all knew that Valve was working on something, what we didn’t know was that consumers would be able to get their hands on it this year.
The HTC Vive contains two 1200 x 1080 displays that can run video
Interested in developing a VR game or App but don’t have the cash? Well you may be in luck. Oculus announced Mobile VR Jam 2015 where participants will enter their VR games, demos and apps to win cash prizes up to $200,000 cash.
With the free version of Unity supporting VR anyone with the time and talent can create and submit a VR app. Those registering can work alone or with
Today Apple successfully filed a patent with The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office named “Head-Mounted Display Apparatus for Retaining a Portable Electronic Device with Display.” Like Samsung’s Gear VR, Apple’s U.S. Patent No. 8,957,835 proposes a device that can be worn on the head and function with an iPhone inserted. We may be getting our first glimpses of Apple VR.
Rather than create a new piece of hardware, Apple is doing
At the 2015 New York’s World Toy Fair Mattel announced they are collaborating with Google to update the classic toy, the View-Master toy with Google Cardboard technology.
The View-Master which used to be a flat 3D image viewer will now show full 360-degree “photospheres”. Like the Google cardboard, an Android phone is inserted into the viewer and by opening the View-Master app, users will be able to view and interact famous
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