Niantic's highly anticipated AR game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now live on iOS and Android. While the game is performing well in terms of revenue and downloads, its success lingers behind Pokémon Go due to AR's increasingly mainstream success.
It may be an uphill battle for the VR company, but the suit against Nreal is important to show potential investors that Magic Leap is willing to fight for its intellectual property.
The Pokémon Go developer is renaming Sensible Object to Niantic London, which will work on existing and new Niantic franchises.
The device's initial success not suggests a promising start for a standalone VR headset, although it remains unclear if the product will usher in the next step forward for mainstream VR.
In a panel at Casual Connect London, Alex Schwartz, Callum Underwood, and Steve Tagger all weighed in on the evolving VR business.
Funding will help expand more location-based VR venues, with more to come in Japan and U.S.
Microsoft is taking its best-selling franchise to augmented reality on iOS and Android starting 'late summer,' potentially expanding an already enormous Minecraft player-base across all platforms.
Tigerton CEO Sam Kennedy is participating in a VR panel at Casual Connect London, and his new game, Jupiter & Mars, utilizes the issue of climate change as a compelling piece of the narrative.
Microsoft's mixed reality device works without wires and promises a more ergonomic experience than its predecessor. Though there's still no word on exactly when users outside the developer program can purchase them, the kits are available for pre-order and due out this year.