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VR Design Best Practices with Google VR’s Alex Faaborg

At the company's annual I/O conference, Google announced the Daydream VR platform and mobile headset that will be coming to the latest Android phones...

Prototype VR Robot Fighter Reminds us of ‘Pacific Rim’ in the Best Possible Way

This footage of a physics-driven, motion-controlled robot brawler not only looks amazing, but also features an extremely clever VR control mechanic we'd love to get...

Exploring Methods for Conveying Object Weight in Virtual Reality

With no way of generating resistive force feedback with today's VR motion controllers, how can we make users feel and behave as though virtual objects...

Immersive Game Design Lessons from ‘Pokémon Go’

Pokémon Go has quickly become the #1 mobile game of all time, and while there's been some debate as to whether it should be...

Designing a VR Experience for Streaming Spectators on VREAL

What are the game design considerations for creating a VR experience that will be compelling for not only the primary player, but also the...

In Search of the Pyjama People: VR’s New Wave of Bedroom Coders

Matthew Magee ponders virtual reality's potential impact on game development culture and how immersive technology may encourage a renaissance in independent, disruptive bedroom coders a.k.a the...

IBM’s Interactive Media CTO on Using Watson for Game Design, Interactive Narratives, & Conversational...

Machine Learning has the potential to revolutionize so many different aspects of our lives, and it's starting to enter into game development with IBM's Watson....

Applying Cognitive Science Research to Virtual Reality User Experiences

Azad Balabanian is the co-host of the ResearchVR podcast where he discusses the latest cognitive science research that applies to virtual reality with fellow...
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The Fearless Creativity of ‘Lucid Trips’ is Exactly What VR Needs to Thrive

Born out of a lengthy period of experimentation, Lucid Trips begins with a novel method of locomotion and follows through with a unique approach...

Oculus Sample Framework Provides Valuable Guidance in VR Design

Oculus has recently released an intuitive learning tool for developers and designers looking to get into the medium. While it can be useful in...

XEODesign’s Nicole Lazzaro on Design Leadership in VR

XEODesign's Nicole Lazarro has been researching emotional reactions of gamers in VR to discover the unique properties of the medium. You can't just port...

Jesse Schell on the Art of Game Design in VR

Jesse Schell wrote the book "The Art of Game Design: A book of lenses," and his company Schell Games produced I Expect You to...

NVIDIA ‘DesignWorks VR’ to Harness Virtual Reality for Real World Design

NVIDIA today announces DesignWorks VR, a new set of tools that sit alongside their recently launched GameWorks VR SDK, focussed instead on the creation...
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