Starbreeze, the video game development studio and publisher, based in Stockholm, Sweden, released their annual report for 2018, detailing a look back at the year that doomed its VR ventures. Starbreeze’s virtual reality projects were less than successful, but the decision to divest came after company turmoil resulting in the shortcomings of Overkill’s The Walking Dead, company mismanagement, and even … Read More
The successor to StarVR’s eponymous high-end headset was announced this week at SIGGRAPH 2018, and brings with it an unambiguous intent to enter the high-end enterprise market in earnest, positioning itself as a competitor to other hardware platforms, such as the HTC Vive Pro. The following is insight from Greenlight Insights as part of our Virtual Reality Intelligence Service, which contains … Read More
Emaar Entertainment opened a suitable-for-all-ages VR amusement park in the world-renowned Dubai Mall on February 28. VR game development studio Starbreeze Studios announced that the park will also feature eight of the company’s VR experiences, four of which will be seeing a grand debut at the opening. Aptly named VR Park, the 75,000 sq ft entertainment center will stretch across … Read More
Location-based VR entertainment (LBVRE) is emerging as one of the the fastest growing sectors in VR. Several LBVRE technology companies have raised considerable investment rounds in the first quarter of 2017 and more investment is likely to come. When analyzing data from Greenlight Insights’ VR/AR Funding Database of more than 400 venture deals from 2011 to 2016, LBVRE-specific companies raised … Read More
What does the IBM Watson platform offer virtual reality experience designers? How are top game development studios preparing to ramp up their virtual reality business divisions? These are a few questions we answer in the Greenlight Report newsletter. Click the image below to read the full issue.