Tag Archives: VR

UK consumer games market hits a record value of £7bn in 2020

Consumers spent a record amount in the UK video games market in 2020, with the sector valued at £7bn for the year – according to Ukie’s 2020 Consumer Market Valuation. The result marks a 29.9 per cent increase on 2019, and over £1bn higher than 2018’s previous record total of …

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SPREE Interactive moves to be ‘at the forefront of VR attractions industry’ through licensing

SPREE Interactive, a specialist in commercial VR attractions has signed its first, exclusive licensing partnership with VR Nerds to distribute the world’s first all-in-one mobile VR eSports experience for Tower Tag. Tower Tag is currently the largest VR eSport game in the world, with over one million plays to date. …

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OPINION: The beauty in taking brands out of the home

International Immersive Technology specialist, Kevin Williams of KWP, takes a look at the world of out of home entertainment and the vast potential it holds for the licensing industry. The importance of brand licensing in the explosion of investment in the Out-of-Home entertainment sector has not been lost on anyone, …

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Doctor Who and Peaky Blinders VR games in safe hands as Maze Theory bolsters its development team

The London immersive digital entertainment studio Maze Theory, the team behind the feature length VR games, Doctor Who: The Edge of Time and Peaky Blinders: The Kings Ransom, is expanding its outfit with a host of new hires from across the gaming sphere. The outfit has welcomed executive from some …

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BBC Studios, Oculus and Maze Theory launch feature-length Doctor Who VR game to Comic-Con goers

BBC Studios has partnered with Oculus to bring a new cinematic, feature-length Doctor Who VR videogame to San Diego Comic-Con. The game has been produced by the developers, Maze Theory. Fans attending the event will be the first in the US to play DoctorWho: The Edge of Time at the …

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BBC Studios to launch feature length Doctor Who VR videogame

BBC Studios is celebrating a landmark year of digital Doctor Who entertainment with a new cinematic, feature length Doctor Who VR videogame, scheduled to land this September. Published by PlayStack and developed by Maze Theory, Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time will transport fans into a world of aliens, mystery …

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Wallace & Gromit immersive content on the way as Government invests in AR and VR technologies

Wallace and Gromit creators, Aardman has now joined a government-backed consortium of entertainment companies to explore the technologies of augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR). The studio has teamed up with Tiny Rebel Games, Potato, Sugar Creative and the University of South Wales to develop immersive Wallace & Gromit content. …

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First Peaky Blinders VR drama game marks “future of entertainment”

The first ever Peaky Blinders virtual reality drama game is now in the works. The project is currently under development by Maze Theory, specialists in the VR business, and is scheduled for launch in 2020. It will aim to immerse players in the series ‘in ways never done before,’ essentially …

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