CES 2017: Nyko Debuts New Line of PSVR, Vive, and Game Console Accessories

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Nyko reveals latest designs for charging, storage, and more for VR and leading game consoles at Westgate North Tower Suite #15121

LOS ANGELES – January 5, 2017 – Inventive video game accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies today unveiled a new line of game console and VR accessories at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas for PlayStation®VR, HTC Vive™, Xbox One™ S, and PlayStation®4 Slim and Pro editions. The new VR products include Charge Block for PSVR, a drop and charge solution for controllers, and VR Halo, a padded slip-on cover for Vive controllers designed to protect your gear from daily wear and tear. Nyko also unveiled an updated version of its popular Data Bank Pro storage solution for the PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro, and Modular Charge Station S for the new Xbox One S. All products are set to launch in 2017.

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Danish Creator Rokoko Aims to Revolutionize the Motion Capture Industry — Unveils the Smartsuit Pro

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Innovative Product Design Breaks Down Cost and Accessibility Barriers Associated with Professional-Grade Motion Capture for Film and Videogame Industry; Smartsuit Pro is Now Available for Pre-Orders

COPENHAGEN and SAN FRANCISCO – December 13, 2016 – Rokoko Electronics Inc, a Danish hardware and software innovator, today unveiled the technical details of its flagship product — the breakthrough Smartsuit Pro — and opened pre-orders on http://rokoko.com/. Members of the film and videogame industries who rely on motion capture (mocap) for technical tasks such as pre-visualization, 3D modeling and character animation will be amazed by the immense functionality of the suit. Traditionally limited to the upper-echelon of film and game studios, Rokoko’s Smartsuit Pro aims to disrupt the marketplace with solutions beginning at $2245 (US).

To see the Smartsuit Pro in action, please click here.

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Bounce, A VR Physics-Based Puzzle Adventure — Available Now for HTC Vive

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Bounce challenges you to solve complex physics-based puzzles to help your robot companion D1G-B bounce his way to his final destination

OAKLAND, CA — November 30, 2016 Steel Wool Studios — an independent VR development studio formed by creative veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, and Telltale Games — today announced that Bounce, their VR physics-based puzzle adventure, is now available for HTC Vive on Steam. Under the supervision of H8-Bit and 2Bit, two robots tasked with overseeing security of the intergalactic spaceship, players must help D1G-B, their spherical robot companion, traverse 50 in-game levels using an array of gadgets at their disposal to exit each level’s portal. To celebrate the launch of Bounce, players can pick up the game on Steam at a sale price of $19.99 for a limited time.

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Steel Wool Studios Sets in Motion VR Physics-Based Puzzle Adventure — Bounce — Coming Soon for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

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Bounce challenges you to solve complex physics-based puzzles to help your robot companion D1G-B bounce his way to his final destination

OAKLAND, CA — October 20, 2016 — Steel Wool Studios — an independent VR development studio formed by creative veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, and Telltale Games — today announced that Bounce, a physics-based puzzle game, is coming soon for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Bounce combines the powerful narrative elements of feature animation films with the intricate gameplay mechanics of VR to create the ultimate puzzle adventure. Players are tasked with helping their playful robot companion, D1G-B, bounce, sling, jump, shoot, and roll his way through an increasingly complex labyrinth of rooms on a galactic spaceship to make his way to his final destination.

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Steel Wool Studios Secures $5 Million Series A Investment from HTC

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Financial Backing to Drive Development and Production Pipeline for Oakland-based VR Studio Formed by Pixar Veterans; Launches Mars Odyssey Simulation

OAKLAND, CA – August 31, 2016 – Steel Wool Studios – an independent VR development studio formed by creative veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, and Telltale Games – today announced that it has raised $5 million in Series A funding from HTC Corporation. The funding will support development of multiple medium-pushing VR projects already underway, which span game, simulation, and narrative-based concepts. The first of these upcoming projects, interactive simulation Mars Odyssey, will launch on Steam on September 9. In April, the studio launched Quar: Battle for Gate 18, an action strategy title, on Steam for the HTC Vive.

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E3 2016: Nyko Debuts Accessories for VR, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

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Nyko to showcase latest line of accessories for VR and game consoles at E3 2016, West Hall Booth #4500

LOS ANGELES – June 14, 2016 – Inventive video game accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies today debuted its first ever line of virtual reality gaming products at the 2016 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. The new VR accessories include the VR Guardian, a Bluetooth-powered boundary system that creates a “safe zone” for floor-scale gameplay, and a VR Motion Band designed to reduce nausea. In addition, the company also unveiled new console gaming accessories for the Xbox One™ and PlayStation®4, including the Charge Block Solo featuring a modular design that can be used individually or combined to charge controllers for both consoles, and an Intercooler Grip and SpeakerCom for the PS4. All products are set to launch within the 2016 calendar year.

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Go Head-to-head with Dinosaurs in Time Machine VR, Available Now on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

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Debut Virtual Reality Game from Minority Media Exits Early Access; PlayStation VR Launch to Follow

MONTREAL – May. 19, 2016 Time Machine VR (TMVR), the made-for-VR adventure game from Minority Media Inc., is available now for $29.99 USD on Rift and Vive, with a PlayStation VR launch slated for later this year. Featuring over 10 hours of gameplay and a gripping narrative penned by Jill Murray, an award-winning writer behind Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Time Machine VR leverages the scale and presence of VR to evoke wonder and pump adrenaline. Watch the launch teaser to get a glimpse of the adventures that await in our planet’s past: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbddXhfaT-I. Continue reading Go Head-to-head with Dinosaurs in Time Machine VR, Available Now on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

NetEase to Commit to Making Virtual Reality Game Twilight Pioneers for Google’s Daydream Platform

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As one of the first developers committed to building an app for Daydream, NetEase shows the strength of its capabilities in virtual reality gaming

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – May 18, 2016 – NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES)’s virtual reality game Twilight Pioneers was revealed at Google I/O 2016 as one of the first games to commit to Google’s new high quality mobile VR platform built on top of Android called Daydream.

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