The Mandalorian's Story Will Extend To Books And Comics

A successful Star Wars story is bound to expand into books and comics, and it’s now happening to The Mandalorian, the hit show that launched on Disney+ last year. Six Mandalorian books were announced on the official Star Wars site, the most exciting of which is an untitled original adult novel written by Adam Christopher and published by Del Ray. […]

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From Gaming to Theatre – Haptic Feedback Delivers For Surgical Training

Next-generation haptic technologies have recently appeared in a growing number of consumer devices, including gaming peripherals, digital music instruments, wellness wearables and beyond. Powered by ‘wideband’ haptics, this new kind of miniature vibrating motors are capable of delivering natural, realistic tactile sensations. Whilst these were initially developed with gaming in mind, they have now found their place in surgical training.  […]

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Mortal Blitz: Combat Arena Coming to PlayStation VR for Free

South Korean virtual reality (VR) developer SKonec Entertainment tends to focus mainly on the location-based entertainment (LBE) market in its home region. But it does occasionally dabble in the home market, most notably with arcade shooter Mortal Blitz a few years ago. Recently, it has been revealed the studio plans on releasing a multiplayer shooter called Mortal Blitz: Combat Arena […]

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Online Training Continues to Grow as TelecommuteX Offers VR Solution to Middle East-based Enterprises

Several industries are witnessing a dynamic shift to various online platforms lately, owing to the current lockdown scenario. Copious organizations, schools and other educational institutions find the need to connect remotely, be it for meetings, lectures or even brainstorming sessions. As a result, there are enormous demands for web conferencing services, cross-platform messaging, file-sharing etc. A Digital Shift Becomes Indispensable […]

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Twitch bans popular streamer Dr Disrespect

Twitch banned popular streamer Dr Disrespect, aka Guy Beahm, on Friday. The disciplinary action is notable not just because of the streamer’s popularity — Dr Disrespect’s Twitch channel boasts more than 4 million followers — but due to Beahm’s exclusive arrangement with the streaming platform. The reason for Dr Disrespect’s ban is unclear. Reached for comment, a Twitch representative did […]

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Bigscreen’s Next Update Adds a Built-in Videoplayer

Over the years Bigscreen has become one of the go-to virtual reality (VR) apps if you want to watch 2D or 3D film content. Today, the app will release a new update adding a free feature, a built-in videoplayer. Now, from the very outset, you’ve been able to watch videos on Bigscreen, originally by desktop screen sharing web browsers, YouTube, […]

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Our Five Biggest Takeaways From Our Four Hours With Cyberpunk 2077

Sci-fi action/RPG Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most anticipated games to hit this year, and for good reason. CD Projekt Red has earned a reputation for crafting fantastic story-driven experiences chock full of difficult choices and unpredictable consequences. Cyberpunk 2077 marks a new opportunity for CD Projekt Red to improve and meld these even further with the gameplay. We went […]

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Diving Deep Into The First Hours Of Cyberpunk 2077

Few games of recent years have garnered the broad and unrestrained sense of anticipation enjoyed by Cyberpunk 2077. CD Projekt Red, the same team that brought us The Witcher series, has earned a well-deserved reputation for sophisticated storytelling, strong world-building, and mature themes, all set within a strong framework for gameplay. Likewise, the Cyberpunk setting is richly crafted from a […]

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The game and comics industries are grappling with widespread allegations of harassment and abuse

The wider entertainment industry is having a moment. Long after people who work in the film and television industries started naming and shaming carefully hidden abusers and bigots, those in the video game, tabletop, and comic book industries are opening up about abusers in their fields as well. Over the past several weeks, accusations have been flooding onto social media, […]

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