With its State of Play announcements, Sony put virtual reality (VR) at the forefront of its platform growth in 2019. This is expected to continue as Sony is bypassing E3 and getting ready for the launch of PlayStation 5.
Oculus is prepping Quest to appeal to a new, highly sought after segment of consumers embracing virtual reality for entertainment purposes. However, unlike the launches of Go, Rift, or even the Touch controllers, Oculus is launching its newest headset with its largest and most diverse lineup of titles yet. Greenlight Insights is prepping to field the 2019 VR and AR … Read More
Snap Inc., parent company of Snapchat, announced a new gaming platform that will integrate games into its social platform. Internally dubbed “Project Cognac,” the new platform will open to developers in April. A formal announcement is expected at Snap’s first developer summit on April 4 in Los Angeles. Project Cognac represents Snap’s largest investment in games to date. Snap acquired … Read More
Google’s first ever product keynote at GDC 2019, in San Francisco this week, hosted the announcement of its upcoming cloud-based game streaming service, Stadia. Integrated with the company’s existing cloud computing infrastructure, the service is being developed with the cooperation of major industry partners, including Epic Games and Ubisoft. This move leverages Google’s recent high profile hires from the games … Read More
Just ahead of GDC, Beat Games announced Beat Saber sold a million copies, released a Monstercat music expansion pack, and announced that it would be an Oculus Quest launch title. The rhythm game shows no sign of slowing down. So far, Beat Saber is arguably VR gaming’s greatest success story. The title was a viral hit even before release. According … Read More