It’s almost time for Halloween and the virtual reality (VR) industry has been getting into the spirit of the occasion with events and spooky deals. Oculus has discounted several scary titles and HTC’s Viveport is doing the same. HTC has also announced the second wave of nominations for the Viveport Developer Awards.
Currently experiences on offer through Viveport are:
A Chair in a Room: Greenwater by Wolf & Wood Interactive – 25% off – £14.24 (£18.99)
Daylight’s End VR Edition by Groove Jones – 80% off
Emily Wants to Play by SKH Apps – 80% off – £0.70 (£3.48)
The Night The Carsons Disappeared by NostalgicBear VR – 50% off – £0.70 (£1.39)
As for the Viveport Developer Awards this second round of nominations featured:
Allumette, by Penrose Studios; Cloudlands: VR Minigolf, by Futuretown; Mars Odyssey, by Steel Wool Game and Arcade Artist, by Groove Jones. These join the first selection: Altspace VR, by Altspace VR; Pearl, by Google Spotlight Stories Soundstage, by Hard Light Labs and The Body VR, by The Body VR.
This week HTC has made several announcements, earlier today the company revealed a partnership with InterContinental Hotels Group to allow guests to demo the HTC Vive in their rooms or in special areas. And there was the unveiling of Vivepaper, which creates a range of interactions for print content, allowing users to activate of 360-degree photos and videos, 3D models, 2D content, and audio thanks to the headsets front-facing camera.
VRFocus will continue its coverage of HTC Vive and Viveport, reporting back with any further announcements.