Companies, Hardware, News, Virtual Reality (VR)

Walmart expanding immersive retail efforts with VR studio acquisition

Walmart is making a deeper foray into virtual reality, having announced this week the acquisition and re-launch of VR studio Spatialand through it’s tech incubator, Store No 8. The news comes via a blog post by Katie Finnegan, who serves as both Walmart Global eCommerce’s VP of Incubation and Principal/Founder of Store No 8. According to Finnegan, the company had worked with Spatialand last year, to develop a proof-of-concept VR experience in conjunction with Jeremy Welt. Prior to the acquisition, Welt worked as a VR consultant for companies including Splash and Mindshow, having previously served in business development roles at YouTube and Disney. He is


Asia Pacific (APAC), Business, Gaming, Global Politics, VR World

Konami Responds To Hideo Kojima Controversy

Konami delivers official word on Hideo Kojima’s position, but it’s full of PR-speak and vague deflections.


Gaming, VR World

Is Metal Gear Solid Creator Hideo Kojima Leaving Konami?

It appears Hideo Kojima is no longer a Konami executive, and his name has been removed from copies of Metal Gear Solid V and scrubbed on the official MGS website.


2015, Entertainment, Event, Game Developer Conference (GDC), Gaming, VR World

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Releases Sept 1 Worldwide

A premature video leak reveals The Phantom Pain’s release date, pinning it for a consecutive worldwide launch this September.