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Facebook’s Messenger is bringing more “Instant Games” to the platform

Facebook is rolling out “Instant Games” on Messenger to its 1.2 billion users. Part of the update includes “rich gameplay features” which, according to Facebook: “allow developers to create unique and sophisticated experiences and Game bots to help game makers surface exciting features like new levels and rewards. Rich gameplay features such as turn-based games (our most requested… Read More »

Google announces Daydream, a VR platform built into Android

Coming with the final Android N release later this summer is Daydream. This is essentially the name for Google’s new VR platform that will be part of Android itself. Daydream will be the home of VR content inside Android. There will be a Daydream version of the Google Play Store, and it will contain all the VR-ready apps.… Read More »

GoPro unveils new VR video platform and pricing for 360-degree Omni camera rig

GoPro has released a fresh batch of details about its upcoming Omni 360-degree camera rig, as well as its future ambitions in the fast-growing world of VR. The Omni, essentially a frame which holds six GoPro Hero4 Black cameras in all directions, will set buyers back $5,000 (£3,500) – that sounds like a lot, but for professional filmmakers… Read More »