Virtual Reality

E3 2018 – Transference – Exploring a corrupted consciousness in VR

Transference is, at its core, a psychological thriller. Co-created by Ubisoft and SpectreVision, a production company co-founded by Elijah Wood, it invites players to explore the fractured minds of a family trapped in a simulation. As you do, you’ll be confronted with sudden scares, uncover disturbing memories, and experience the creeping dread that something terrifying … Continued

Star Trek Bridge Crew – Watson voice support now live

We mentioned a few weeks ago that Star Trek: Bridge Crew would be adding support for interactive speech powered by IBM’s Watson Cognitive computing platform. Well, as of 5pm BST today, that support is live for its beta period! How did this IBM-Ubisoft collaboration come about? “For me, VR began in the 90s, when I … Continued

Transference brings two creative companies together to create a VR thriller

The psychological thriller Transference was announced during Ubisoft’s Press Conference at E3 2017 last week. The game is being developed for VR, console, and PC through a collaboration between FunHouse, a division of Ubisoft Montreal, and SpectreVision, a production company founded by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, and John C. Waller. “The opportunity to work with … Continued

Star Trek: Bridge Crew – available now!

Set phasers to VR, cos Star Trek: Bridge Crew is now available for Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and HTC Vive! The game throws players into the Star Trek universe, taking on the role of a Starfleet officer either co-operatively online with a crew of chums (with players assigned to Captain, Engineer, Helm and Tactical roles), or alone … Continued

Star Trek: Bridge Crew – IBM’s Watson takes the conn

You’ve probably heard of IBM’s Watson, the Cognitive computing platform that’s been busy beating Jeopardy! champions, editing movie trailers, collaborating on art and music, and making great strides in customer service and healthcare. Coincidentally for something that sounds straight out of sci-fi, some of Watson’s technology is now coming to Ubisoft’s upcoming VR title, Star Trek: Bridge Crew. … Continued