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Expect a ‘limited number’ of HTC Vive VR headsets this year
/ August 28, 2015 1:30 pm
Expect a ‘limited number’ of HTC Vive VR headsets this year

Engadget reports "According to HTC, reports that the commercial launch of its Vive virtual reality headset is delayed until next year aren't telling the whole story. The company provided a statement to Engadget saying "We'll have a limited number of units by the end of the year, with more to come in Q1 2016." It seems unlikely there will be enough to satisfy all potential buyers of the "first complete VR system" it's making with Valve's help, but there's still a chance you could get one, and developers have had access for a while.". Read More

Lionsgate Partners With Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., Gearbox Software and Producers Avi and Ari Arad on Film Adaptation of Blockbuster Video Game Borderlands
/ August 28, 2015 11:58 am
Lionsgate Partners With Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., Gearbox Software and Producers Avi and Ari Arad on Film Adaptation of Blockbuster Video Game Borderlands

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, is teaming with the publisher and creators of Borderlands®, and renowned producers Avi and Ari Arad to adapt Gearbox Software’s critically-acclaimed blockbuster video game Borderlands into a tent-pole feature film, the parties announced today. Borderlands is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game created and developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K, a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Read More

Twitter Targets Media Partners To Drive Growth In Asia And The Middle East
/ August 19, 2015 11:15 am
Twitter Targets Media Partners To Drive Growth In Asia And The Middle East

TechCrunch reports "Twitter added just 14 million new users in its last quarter of business, and now it is making a big push to grow in Asia and the Middle East, two regions that collectively account for over half of the planet’s internet users… and where Facebook continues to be hugely popular.". Read More

Machinima’s hit series, Battlefield Friends, treks beyond YouTube
/ August 14, 2015 2:32 pm
Machinima’s hit series, Battlefield Friends, treks beyond YouTube

Streamdaily.tv reports "As of Aug. 13, Battlefield Friends is available for download on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vimeo and Xbox Live. Fans are able to stream or download single seasons or get the entire five-season box set on Vimeo On Demand. Season 5 is also available on Vessel. The latest season debuted on the streaming platform in April." . Read More

How VR Filmmakers Can Make Classics in Their All-New Medium
/ August 7, 2015 10:16 am
How VR Filmmakers Can Make Classics in Their All-New Medium

Wired reports "Many filmmakers have expressed excitement in virtual reality’s promise for the future filmmaking. George Lucas, it seems, isn’t one of them.". Read More

Virtual-Reality Film Festival to Hit 10 Cities in North America
/ August 5, 2015 11:07 am
Virtual-Reality Film Festival to Hit 10 Cities in North America

Variety reports "The Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival will feature demos of about 20 short films from filmmakers around the world, including the U.S., Canada, the Netherlands, South Korea and Czech Republic. The fest is produced by San Francisco-based Kaleidoscope VR, a talent agency dedicated to virtual reality founded in May 2015 entrepreneur René Pinnell and former Industrial Light & Magic technical director Michael Breymann.". Read More

Spotify’s Chief Content Officer and First U.S. Employee Leaving for Video Startup
/ August 5, 2015 10:37 am
Spotify’s Chief Content Officer and First U.S. Employee Leaving for Video Startup

Billboard reports "Parks will be the new executive chairman of Pluto TV, an online video startup. Parks has been chairman of Pluto TV's board, which he has been an advisor to since last year. He will remain an advisor to Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, and will be replaced by the company's current Chief Strategy Officer Stefan Blom.". Read More

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