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VR design principles in RIGS: Mechanized Combat League 1
by Gamasutra Community [10.17.18]
Before heading to Naughty Dog, developer Pete Ellis worked on the PSVR launch game RIGS: Mechanized Combat League at now-defunct Guerrilla Cambridge. Two years later, he looks back on this modern VR effort.
Design

Q&A: A chat with Magic Leap's interaction experts  
by John-Michael Bond [10.11.18]
During Magic Leap's inaugural L.E.A.P. Conference in Los Angeles, we sat down with Brian Schwab, director of the company's Interaction Lab, and Aleissia Laidacker, interaction director, to talk about the future of mixed reality.
Design, Sponsored Article

Blog: Creating Sprint Vector's fluid locomotion technology  
by Gamasutra Community [10.18.18]
Never a developer to shy away from a technical challenge, Survios's second game Sprint Vector was created to tackle an issue persistent in VR since its inception: locomotion.
Design

SteamVR now supports motion smoothing in beta  
by Alissa McAloon [10.18.18]
The feature aims to help devs compensate for dropped frames in Steam-hosted VR games by anticipating frame jitter and masking those dropped frames.
Console/PC

Facebook sponsors cutting-edge XRDC talks on VR art and AR design  
by Staff [10.18.18]
From designing effects in Facebook's Spark AR platform to rendering work created with the VR art tool Quill on Oculus' standalone Quest headset, these are XRDC talks you won't want to miss!
Design

GDC 2019 is now open for registration!  
by Staff [10.17.18]
Now's the time to register for GDC 2019! You'll want to look at pass options and register early to get the best price. Plus, some passes have limited quantities so if you’re interested, don't wait!
Audio, GDC, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing

XRDC speaker Q&A: Thomas Jon Caruso on the power of VR therapy  
by Bryant Francis [10.17.18]
Thomas Jon Caruso discusses how medical VR is helping kids at Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and his upcoming XRDC session.
Design

Get tips on making better VR games straight from Viveport at XRDC  
by Staff [10.17.18]
You'll want to see these XRDC talks if you're at all curious about the state & future of the VR market, as Viveport is HTC's VR app store and one of the big markets for VR games and entertainment.
Business/Marketing, Design



Breaking the VR Speed Barrier: Sprint Vector's Fluid Locomotion Technology  
by Lauren Irvine [10.17.18]
Never a developer to shy away from a technical challenge, Survios's second game "Sprint Vector" was created to tackle an issue persistent in VR since its inception: locomotion. So naturally the studio built a game where speedrunning is its heart and soul.
Design Programming Production VR

How to build worlds and tell stories in VR  
by Michela Rimensberger [10.16.18]
This entry summarizes my presentation held at the Forward Festival this June about worldbuilding and Storytelling in VR. I used the dwarven Stonebeard family from our fantasy universe, to explain our approach of the 4WH's.
Design Art Indie VR

Video Game Music Composers: New VR Headphone Tech (2018)  
by Winifred Phillips [10.16.18]
Video game composer Winifred Phillips discusses newly announced headphone products for VR, and new technologies promising to enhance existing headphones for VR. Topics include Cingo, the Ambeo Smart Headset, Super X-Fi, and the Sowlo from Noveto Systems.
Audio VR

Getting the World of "Sprint Vector" Over the Finish Line (by Kevin Andersen, Survios Technical Artist)  
by Lauren Irvine [10.15.18]
Survios Technical Artist Kevin Andersen discusses how multiplayer racer "Sprint Vector" brought a new level of design challenges, most notably: how do you design an aesthetically distinct world that's easily readable and render-able at 100mph--in VR?
Design Art VR

VR Design Principles in "RIGS: Mechanized Combat League" 1
by Pete Ellis [10.15.18]
The design principles for PSVR game 'RIGS: Mechanized Combat League' that was covered in my talk in a design panel at Eurogamer EGX 2016, at the Birmingham NEC, UK.
Design VR


Schell Games — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
[10.17.18]
Senior Unreal Game Engineer


Schell Games — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
[10.17.18]
Senior Designer


Experius — Culver City, California, United States
[10.16.18]
Unreal 4 Designer/Engineer


Experius — Culver City, California, United States
[10.15.18]
Unreal 4 Environment Artist


Wevr — Venice, California, United States
[10.15.18]
Senior Engineer - Unreal Engine
Wevr is hiring a Senior Unreal Engine Engineer for an unannounced high profile project involving the creation of a location-based entertainment attraction based on one of the best-selling entertainment IPs of all time

Wevr — Venice, California, United States
[10.15.18]
Shader Engineer
Wevr is hiring a Shader Engineer for an unannounced high profile project involving the creation of a location-based entertainment attraction based on one of the best-selling entertainment IPs of all time

Wevr — Venice, California, United States
[10.15.18]
Senior Game Engineer
Wevr is hiring a Senior Game Engineer for an unannounced high profile project involving the creation of a location-based entertainment attraction based on one of the best-selling entertainment IPs of all time

Wevr — Venice, California, United States
[10.15.18]
Lead Environment Artist
Wevr is hiring a Lead Environment Artist for an unannounced high profile project involving the creation of a location-based entertainment attraction based on one of the best-selling entertainment IPs of all time

Wevr — Venice, California, United States
[10.15.18]
Lead Animator
Wevr is hiring a Lead Animator for an unannounced high profile project involving the creation of a location-based entertainment attraction based on one of the best-selling entertainment IPs of all time

Wevr — Venice, California, United States
[10.15.18]
Lead Character Artist
Wevr is hiring a Lead Character Artist for an unannounced high profile project involving the creation of a location-based entertainment attraction based on one of the best-selling entertainment IPs of all time