Carrier Command 2 Gets VR Support, Launches Next Week

Carrier Command 2, a sequel to the classic 1988 videogame, is launching next week with full VR support. The original Carrier Command saw players command an aircraft carrier and manage vehicles from those headquarters. Developed by Geometa, Carrier Command 2 retains that core concept but brings the game into a full 3D world and includes […]

Google Looker gets Azure support, API explorer

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. A day after its Security Summit, Google announced new features heading to Looker, the business intelligence platform it acquired in 2019 for $2.6 billion. The newest version of Looker — Looker 21 — introduces a revamped portal and extension framework as well as […]

Aliens: Fireteam Elite Gets August Launch Date

The game formerly known as just Aliens: Fireteam has been rebranded to Aliens: Fireteam Elite and it’s coming in August. We first learned about the game back in March, and it’s a co-op bug hunt that, as its title implies, draws heavy inspiration from Xenomorph-laden action of Aliens.  On August 24, you and up to two […]

Sea of Thieves Gets An Original Story Starring Jack Sparrow

If you thought that Sea of Thieves was pretty neat but needed more story-based content then you weren’t alone. We loved adventuring with our buddies in the original release, but felt the content was a little thin at launch. Fortunately, Rare has done a great job supporting the game in the years since then. Now […]

Virtual Desktop Gets Synchronous Spacewarp On Quest 2

Virtual Desktop now has a beta of its own take on Facebook’s Asynchronous Spacewarp (ASW) – and the extrapolation is actually better. Since just after the first Oculus Quest launched in 2019, without official PC support, Guy Godin’s app Virtual Desktop has offered wireless PC VR streamed over your home WiFi network. Facebook initially rejected […]

Far Cry VR Arcade Game Gets Trailer, Launches Worldwide

The previously-announced Far Cry VR arcade game is launching at locations today, and we’ve got our first look. Far Cry VR: Dive Into Insanity is a Zero Latency VR experience and launches at 33 of the company’s locations. The game is set ahead of the events of Far Cry 3 and features the same tropical […]

Cyberpunk 2077 Gets A New Game Director

Cyberpunk 2077 has found a new game director in Gabriel Amatangelo following former quest director, Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz, stepping down from his role and leaving CD Projekt Red entirely. The new game director joined up with the studio back in January of 2020. He joined the team as creative director for Cyberpunk 2077. Prior to that, […]

Fortnite Player Gets An Incredible Nine Kills In Just 15 Seconds

Although it’s not as popular as your standard Battle Royale, Fortnite’s Team Rumble mode still has a sizable – and highly active – community. A member of that community recently pulled off one of the most ridiculous feats you’ll ever see, killing nine players in the final 30 seconds of the match to pull off […]

Quest Gets Support For Faster, Sharper Loading Screens

Oculus Quests now have a system-level splash screen feature. When launching an app that uses it you should no longer just see a black screen at first. Currently when you launch a Quest app you’re greeted with an entirely black void for a few seconds while the app’s engine performs initial loading. Most developers then […]