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3 great reasons you should be at premier AR/VR event XRDC next month!  
by Staff [09.26.19]
Whether you've attended XRDC before or not, this year's event promises new opportunities for you to see some of the cutting-edge work being done in AR/VR/XR and learn from luminaries in the field.
VR, Business/Marketing, XRDC

Get a job: Rebellion is hiring a Brand Manager  
by Staff [09.25.19]
Rebellion is looking for an experienced brand or senior brand marketer to lead the strategy, planning and delivery of campaigns for some of its most respected video game brands and products.
VR

20% of the Oculus Store's $100 million lifetime sales were Quest titles  
by Alissa McAloon [09.25.19]
The Oculus Store has surpassed $100 million in lifetime sales, thanks in no small part to the recent release of the Oculus Quest.
VR

Ex-Owlchemy devs land $4.4 million for new XR studio absurd:joy  
by Alissa McAloon [09.25.19]
Former Owlchemy studio director Cy Wise and CEO Alex Schwartz have announced the “something new” they departed Owlchemy for last year.
VR

Respawn's first VR game is Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond  
by Alex Wawro [09.25.19]
"It's different than Titanfall," says Respawn's Peter Hirschmann of the studio's new big-budget WWII VR shooter. "It's different than shooting zombies. It's about something that really happened."
VR, Design

Oculus Rift games are coming to Quest via Oculus Link this November  
by Alissa McAloon [09.25.19]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook-owned Oculus is expanding the game and app library on its standalone Oculus Quest headset by making Rift titles playable on the headset.
VR

Controller-free hand tracking comes to Oculus Quest in early 2020  
by Alissa McAloon [09.25.19]
“I’m really excited to get this into your hands," said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
VR

Come to XRDC for data-driven insights into the AR and VR markets!  
by Staff [09.24.19]
Get industry-leading AR/VR market insight at XRDC in San Francisco next month, the ideal place to meet and learn from some of the leading lights of the AR/VR/MR industries!
VR, Business/Marketing, XRDC

Get a job: Join Disbelief as a Senior Programmer  
by Staff [09.23.19]
Senior programmers at Disbelief are leaders and developers in their project. You should be comfortable working independently and with a team to develop, test and integrate software into a larger codebase.
VR, Console/PC, Programming, Recruitment

Video: How Aliens, Odysseus, and Toyota can help improve game production  
by Staff [09.23.19]
In this 2017 GDC talk, Justin Fischer digs into the science of game production by explaining why the same tools used to manage billion-dollar supply chains can work for game development!
VR, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Production, Video, Vault

Video Game Deep Cuts: Sayonara, Switch Lite, Wild Herds 1
by Simon Carless [09.20.19]
This week's highlights include the gorgeous Sayonara Wild Hearts & the launch of the Switch Lite, as well as a doc on the making of Them's Fighting Herds, Borderlands 3, and lots, lots more.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing

Share your hard-won expertise at the GDC 2020 Art Direction Summit!  
by Staff [09.20.19]
You've still got more than a week to submit, but hurry: submissions close Monday, September 30th at 11:59 pm Pacific Time!
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Art, GDC

Mobile AR game Dragon Quest Walk passes 5 million downloads in Japan  
by Alissa McAloon [09.19.19]
The Japan-exclusive mobile game has surpassed 5 million downloads in its first week out.
VR, Smartphone/Tablet

Don't delay: Pitch a talk for GDC 2020's Production Essentials Summit!  
by Staff [09.19.19]
If you're an expert in game production and want to share what you know with your peers, consider submitting a talk to the Production Essentials Summit for GDC 2020 next March!
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Production, GDC

Yves Maitre appointed CEO of HTC as Cher Wang steps down  
by Alissa McAloon [09.18.19]
HTC CEO Cher Wang has stepped down as CEO of HTC Vive-maker HTC, though she will remain in her role as chairwoman of the HTC board following her departure.
VR

Top AR/VR companies sign on to sponsor XRDC in San Francisco  
by Staff [09.18.19]
Meet with representatives of Viveport, Elara Systems, and more sponsors of XRDC when it kicks off in San Francisco's Fort Mason Festival Pavilion next month!
VR, Business/Marketing, XRDC

Come to XRDC and see how augmented reality is reshaping how we shop!  
by Staff [09.17.19]
Over 2M people have used Houzz's new AR 'View in My Room 3D' tool when buying products from the company, and at XRDC in San Francisco next month you'll get the lowdown on how and why it works!
VR, Business/Marketing, XRDC

Don't delay: Pitch your best AR/VR talks for VRDC at GDC 2020!  
by Staff [09.17.19]
Hey game makers, quick reminder today that organizers of the 2020 Game Developers Conference are still accepting VRDC talk submissions -- but only until Monday, September 30th at 11:59 pm Pacific!
VR, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, VRDC, GDC

PSA: Upload your resume to Gamasutra's job boards!  
by Staff [09.16.19]
Here's a friendly reminder that Gamasutra's job boards are the best place to find your next job in the game industry - upload your resume and land the job you want!
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, Recruitment

Video Game Deep Cuts: Apple Arcade's Blasphemous Ring Fit  
by Gamasutra Staff [09.14.19]
This week's highlights include some views on Apple Arcade, looks at the latest games, including the very gothic Blasphemous, the odd new Switch fitness title Ring Fit Adventure, & more.
VR, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing