Ethan Miller

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MARE is a Beautiful VR Adventure from Ex 'The Last Guardian' Artist

<i>MARE</i> is a new adventure title from a former member of Team Ico, the studio responsible for the PlayStation classic Ico and the (very, very) long …

Virtual Reality

Inventor of General Tso's Chicken dies in Taipei

Chef Peng Chang-kuei (彭長貴), the founder of the famous Hunan-style restaurant chain Peng's Garden Hunan Restaurant (彭園湘菜館) and inventor of the world …

Taiwan

First Look at 'Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission' Gameplay on PSVR

The <i>Rogue One</i> themed <i>Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission</i>, is tantalizingly close for PlayStation VR owners, launching next week on December 6th, …

Virtual Reality

VR & Memory, and Fate vs Free Will in Simulation Theory

Hassan Karaouni is one of the 11 winners of an Oculus Launch Pad scholarship for his project <i>My: home,</i> which allows people to share 360 videos of …

Virtual Reality

VR-capable Frostbite Engine Suggests More AAA VR to Come from EA

It’s been confirmed that the soon to launch <i>Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission</i> on PlayStation VR is powered by DICE’s coveted Frostbite Engine, a …

Virtual Reality

2016's Record Breaking VR Venture Funding Has Been Driven by Mega Deals

After years of record-breaking venture funding in the virtual reality industry, we wondered if 2016 would continue on its torrid pace. The numbers …

Virtual Reality

Architectural Design in Virtual Reality - VRtisan - Unreal Engine VR Editor

All 53 Oculus Touch Launch Titles Confirmed

Oculus has today confirmed all 53 launch titles that will be available on December 6th for the launch of the Touch controllers.<p>Among the 53 Oculus …

Virtual Reality

TIME-LIFE and HTC Launch 'Remembering Pearl Harbor' VR for HTC Vive

Launching today for $10 on HTC’s VR app store, Viveport, <i>Remembering Pearl Harbor</i> commemorates the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the …

World War II

ODG Raises $58 Million Series A Investment for AR Glasses, New Products to Debut in January

San Francisco based Osterhout Design Group (aka ODG) announced today that they’ve raised a significant $58 million Series A investment to accelerate …

Series A Round

Star Wars Battlefront 'X-Wing VR Mission' Playable at PlayStation Experience This Weekend

The lengthily-named <i>Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: X-Wing VR Mission</i> is due to launch free for all owners of the PS4 version of <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> …

Star Wars

Everything Wrong with Traditional Data Visualization and How VR is Poised to Fix It

Data visualization is one of a handful of topics that VR evangelists like to count off on their fingers as spaces that virtual reality could …

Virtual Reality

Cultivating Plausibility & Presence in VR with the Concept of the 'VR Fidelity Contract'

Cultivating presence is one of the main goals for a lot of VR experiences, but our brains are like a black box of perceptual soup that makes it hard …

Virtual Reality

'Ark: Survival Evolved' VR Spinoff 'Ark Park' Aims for Educational Dino Experience

In a rather curious move, Chinese game developer Snail Games has announced that they’ve licensed the IP for the popular PC game <i>Ark: Survival Evolved</i> …

Dinosaurs

Futuremark Explains Why VR Benchmarking is About More Than Just Numbers

Futuremark have now released the full version of their long awaited, dedicated virtual reality benchmark, <i>VRMark</i>. And, after months of research and …

Virtual Reality

Creators Behind 'Monument Valley', 'Wallace and Gromit', and More Share VR Insights Ahead of Develop:VR Conference in London

Virtual Reality

Protecting Journalism from Donald Trump

The abbreviated holiday week brought with it a full measure of developments in the moral quandary in which the press has found itself since Donald Trump became a candidate, and, more acutely, since he won the Presidency, three weeks ago. Nothing in Trump’s combative meeting with television-news …

Journalism

Reddit Is Tearing Itself Apart

For the past 11 years, an eternity in internet time, Reddit has touted itself—repeatedly, and loudly—as <i>the</i> place to have “authentic conversations” …

Reddit

Oculus Story Studio Co-founder Roundtable + Top 50 VR Storytelling Interviews

I had a chance to talk about storytelling in VR with three of the co-founders of Oculus Story Studio during Oculus Connect 3. Saschka Unseld, Maxwell …

Virtual Reality

Next-gen Lighthouse Base Station Could Bring "rapid cost reductions"

Valve is continuing to improve upon the design of the ‘Lighthouse’ Base Stations, the laser-beacons that form a crucial part of the SteamVR Tracking …

Lighthouses

Roger Hanlon (MBL) Part 1: Camouflage and Signaling in Cephalopods

'Pinball FX2 VR' Review

<i>Pinball FX2 VR</i> arrives tomorrow on Vive and PlayStation VR along with a popular new <i>The Walking Dead</i> themed machine. Originally a launch title for the …

Virtual Reality

Robert Scoble leaving Rackspace for UploadVR to explore augmented and virtual reality

Technology evangelist, author, and blogger Robert Scoble is leaving Rackspace to pursue an entrepreneur-in-residence role with UploadVR. He says that he’ll do the same kinds of videos and blogging he’s always done but now with a specific focus on startups and technology in the augmented (AR) and …

Virtual Reality

Steam 2016 Autumn Sale Discounts Nearly 300 VR Supported Titles

The Steam Autumn sale is once again upon us, and this time around this time Valve have flagged close to a whopping 300 VR titles for discounts, …

Virtual Reality

Display Conglomerate JDI Developing Ultra High Resolution Panels for VR Headsets

JDI, a display conglomerate consisting of the display businesses of Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi, announced this week the development of ultra high …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Confirms ‘Toybox’ Will Come Free with Touch

Oculus has officially confirmed that <i>Toybox</i>, the highly anticipated multiplayer sandbox application built from the ground up to show off the Oculus …

Oculus Rift

Stir-fried Chinese Mustard Greens (Xuelihong)

Last week, I posted a recipe for Easy Braised Turnip Rice Bowls because this is the time when Chinese turnips (aka daikon radishes) are being …

China

Oculus Store Thanksgiving Sale Now On, Up to 50% Off Rift Games

Oculus dropped prices on several VR titles on their store for Thanksgiving with those prices likely to persist through the weekend until Cyber …

Virtual Reality

Moto Z and Moto Z Force: Now Daydream-Ready

The Moto Z and Moto Z Force smartphones are the first devices after the Pixel and Pixel XL to be recognised by Google as ‘Daydream-ready’. Daydream …

Mobile

7 Artist Recipes, From Dalí’s Avocado Toast to Ed Ruscha’s Cactus Omelette

7 Artist Recipes, From Dalí’s Avocado Toast to Ed Ruscha’s Cactus Omelette<p>Artsy Editorial<p>By Demie Kim<p>As art history shows, artists have always been …

Cooking