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Former Candy Crush Dev Forms VR Studio Resolution Games

Are virtual reality (VR) technology continues to grow in potential, more and more developers are pledging to support head-mounted displays (HMDs) such as the Oculus Rift. Today sees Tommy Palm, a former member of Candy Crush Saga studio King Digital Entertainment, launch a brand new team dedicated to VR development. That team is Resolution Games, which will at first focus on creating VR experiences designed for a wide audience.

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Palm himself will act as CEO of Resolution Games. Other additions to the team include Måns Ullerstam as COO, Martin Vilcans as CTO, Olof Hagelin as technical artist and Carl-Arvid Ewerbring, developer and researcher. The developer is yet to announce its first project though has confirmed that a reveal will be here ‘in the coming months’. For now, those interested can check out an intriguing official website, which itself acts as a virtual world.

“VR hardware and games are a lot closer than people think. They can create an unprecedented feeling of presence, immersion and a sense of separation from the outside world, which provides a great foundation for making games that can quickly help players feel relaxed and take some time off from their busy lives,” said Palm. “We are confident that the veteran team at Resolution Games will be key in helping drive initial games concepts that truly kick things off for the industry and take gameplay within virtual worlds to the next level, showing how wonderful these devices can be for games.”

VRFocus will continue to follow each and every developer working in VR, reporting back with the latest updates on them.