Earlier this summer, we open sourced the design for Project North Star, the world’s most advanced augmented reality R&D platform. Like the first chocolate waterfall outside of Willy Wonka’s factory, now the first North Star-style headsets outside our lab have been born – in Japan.
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Explorations in VR Design is a journey through the bleeding edge of VR design – from architecting a space and designing groundbreaking interactions to making users feel powerful. Sound is essential for truly immersive VR. It conveys depth and emotion, builds and reinforces interactions, and guides users through alien landscapes. Combined with hand tracking and […]
Breaking into VR development doesn’t need to break the bank. If you have a newer Android phone and a good gaming computer, it’s possible to prototype, test, and share your VR projects with the world using third-party software like RiftCat’s VRidge. In this post, we’ll take a look at what you’ll need to get started […]
One of the most widely played games on the face of the planet is your only means of survival in RPS Island. Created by ISVR, it took third place in this year’s 3D Jam VR Track for addictive gameplay and solid interaction design. Faced with a never-ending onslaught of enemies on a tropical island, you must defeat them by […]
Shoot ’em ups, games of skill, racing games, retro demos, and more – check out 13 arcade-style 3D Jam projects. There are just 10 more days to vote for your favorites! Cast your votes at itch.io/jam/leapmotion3djam – just login/register and go to the project’s 3D Jam submission page to submit a star rating.
Want to play the latest 3D Jam demos, but don’t have an Oculus Rift? Check out these 12 games built for Windows PCs, including the power to create (and shatter) glass animals, the Zen apocalypse, and a rousing game of minigolf.
After six weeks of intense competition, the 2015 3D Jam is now closed with 180+ submissions! Here are the winners of our final #ScreenshotSaturday Challenge round – the very best #3DJam screenshots and videos on Twitter this past week. Each of the five winners will receive an official 3D Jam T-shirt.
Another week, another round of #ScreenshotSaturday Challenge winners! From data diving and spider splatter to haunted houses, jet flight, and space explosions, here are the very best #3DJam screenshots and videos on Twitter!
Last week, we kicked off a #ScreenshotSaturday Challenge, with 15 T-shirts up for grabs to developers sharing the very best #3DJam screenshots and videos on Twitter. The first round wrapped up with 5 winners, and here they are!
At its most powerful, education harnesses our natural curiosity as human beings to understand the universe and everything in it. This week on the blog, we’re exploring what it means to actually reach into knowledge – and why developers are at the forefront of how the next generation is learning about the world they live […]