Mark Zuckeberg just announced during today’s facebook developer conference that Facebook will soon accept spherical video/virtual reality in its news feed. These facebook VR videos can be display on the Oculus Rift or Gear VR and be viewed with head tracking. For those who aren’t aware, facebook acquired Oculus back in 2014 and has some stake in the future of VR. While 360 videos or spherical videos aren”t anything new,
Many of us didn’t receive or buy a Gear VR controller when we’ve got our mobile virtual reality headset. With the official Samsung controller being priced pretty high and a vast number of bluetooth controllers available; here is a list of some tested Gear VR controllers. First know that if not all, most bluetooth controllers will connect with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 BUT they will have to be mapped correctly
Sony announced it’s Project Morpheus release date today at the 2015 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Sony’s virtual reality headset will be released during the first half of 2016. The hardware speck of Project Morpheus have been buff as its now sporting a 1920 x 1080 display. The refresh rate is doubled that of last year going from 60 Hz to an impressive 120 Hz. The new 5.7-inch screen
Early this morning, after news of Unreal Engine 4 announcing its new pricing platform, Unity releases Unity 5, the latest version of its popular game engine. Unlike Unreal, Unity is sticking to its pricing model, offering Unity 5 Pro for $75/month, or a one time payment of $1,5000 with the added benefit of no royalties ever being charged.
But if the price tag is too high worry not, Unity 5 comes
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
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