Silicon Studio Launches Xenko – Open C# and VR-Optimized Game Engine

Xenko is a Scalable, Open and Flexible C# Game Engine With High-end Graphics and Rendering Features, Available in April   After a comprehensive beta test that lasted nearly two years, Silicon Studio Corporation announced the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco, their official commercial release of its Xenko game engine, an open source engine designed […]

Microsoft Acquires Simplygon to Accelerate “3D for Everyone”

Microsoft acquired Simplygon on Jan. 17 for an undisclosed amount to further develop Microsoft’s “3D for Everyone” vision. Simplygon, which developed by Donya Labs AB, a privately held company based in Sweden, develops 3D-optimization solutions for game developers, focusing on helping developers create 3D content faster, streamlining the workflow.   This saves AAA game studios […]

Virtual Reality Headset Manufacturers Create New Trade Group – Global Virtual Reality Association

VIRTUAL REALITY INDUSTRY LEADERS COME TOGETHER TO CREATE NEW ASSOCIATION Acer Starbreeze, Google, HTC VIVE, Facebook’s Oculus, Samsung, and Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced the creation of a non-profit organization of international headset manufacturers to promote the growth of the global virtual reality (VR) industry. The Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA) will develop and share […]