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The VR Job Hub: Varjo, Owlchemy Labs & Dark Slope Studios

Every weekend gmw3 gathers together vacancies from across the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) industries, in locations around the globe to help make finding that ideal job easier. Below is a selection of roles that are currently accepting applications across a number of disciplines, all within departments and companies...

Apple vs. Meta: Who Will Offer the Better Metaverse Experience?

As we edge closer towards Web 3, it seems like every company wants a piece of the pie. After rebranding to Meta and laying out its plans to dominate the metaverse, Facebook has made significant waves within the last few months. Other Big Tech giants such as Microsoft, Samsung and Sony have also sunk their teeth into the metaverse space, with offerings...

Preview: Sword Reverie – Just the Beginning of this JRPG’s Journey

There just aren’t enough Japanese anime-inspired role-playing games (RPG) for virtual reality (VR) headsets so when Isekai Entertainment revealed Sword Reverie a couple of years ago, the videogame looked like it could well fill that void. Today, after three years of development Sword Reverie hits Steam Early Access, offering a taster of what’s to come....

Google Reportedly Building AR Headset Codenamed Project Iris

Google has quite the chuequered history when it comes to virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) devices. Most have failed to gain any momentum like the original Google Glass or Daydream View – Google Cardboard had it time in the sun though – but it seems the company hasn’t dropped those hardware aspirations. A new report this week suggests...

Manufacturing in the Metaverse: What Might it Look Like?

Manufacturing is a highly complex process, in addition to being the most important part of supply chain management. There are several components that affect the manufacturing production process — such as the availability of raw materials, labour costs, inventory costs and overall marketplace demand. Since the start of the Industrial Revolution,...

Review: Anshar Wars 2: Hyperdrive

Anshar Wars first existed as a Samsung Gear title, before moving on to other platforms. This sequel iteration first released back in 2015 and it was a very different beast to what we see today. The previous version featured a completely different control scheme, using head movement to guide the spacecraft while a gamepad picked up weapons systems and...

The History of the Web

The Web as we know it today is the product of decades of innovation, spanning two distinct eras. With Web 1.0, the world experienced a period of rapid internet adoption, piquing the interest of companies which then rapidly ballooned in value on the back of new-fangled business models. It wasn’t until Web 2.0, however, that the modern internet as we...

Meta to Enter the NFT Marketplace Arena

At first OpenSea, Rarible and other marketplaces have been running the non-fungible tokens (NFTs) trading arena, with almost no one able to touch their monthly volume. Today, a new report by The Financial Times (paywalled) suggests that Meta is working on plans to allow users to create and sell NFTs. Editorial credit: mundissima / Shutterstock.com...

Using AR and VR to Embrace the Metaverse

In early August 2021, a playlist was added to Fortnite among the usual solo, duo, trio and squad options. ‘The Rift Tour’ would be an “interactive musical journey” featuring pop princess Ariana Grande. Before the concert, players could shop the online store and buy a skin of Ariana, which would transform their avatar into the singer. There were also...

Take a First Look at the Dystopian World of The Last Worker

A joint project between Wired Productions, Writer/Director Jörg Tittel’s production company Oiffy and Wolf & Wood (The Exorcist: Legion VR, Hotel R’n’R), The Last Worker first appeared during the Venice Film Festival last year. Today, the developers have released a brand new trailer giving you a better look inside the fictional e-commence giant...

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