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
Activision Blizzard completed the acquisition of King Digital Entertainment PLC, a game developer mostly known for a viral game hit Candy Crush Saga. The deal is worth $5.9 billion, and the bean counters at Activision Blizzard stated that they expect cumulative effect of $6.25 billion in annual revenue, and approximately $2 billion in operating income. Given that the company achieved $4.65 billion in revenue and $892 million in post-tax profit, this acquisition could pay off in a few years. Overall, the company is hoping to break into the $25+ billion market cap, which should not be too difficult. What makes this deal important is the fact that the number of
Passion and dedication have won a dedicated Redditor a full-time position in Bungie’s ranks.
Destiny is getting an arena-based Firefight-esque gametype with end-round bosses, progressively difficult waves of baddies, and tons of loot.
Season passes and microtransactions are hugely profitable for publishers, but these schemes are profiting at the detriment of the gaming community.
On the heels of Destiny’s new 1.1.2 update, data-miners uncover full details on what’s included in the new House of Wolves expansion.
In lieu of a Raid, Bungie reveals three new gametypes that will fill in the six-player void.
Xur brings more lackluster exotic gear to the Tower, but there’s some gems hidden in the mix as well. Jump in to see which items are worth buying and why.
That mysterious merchant is back again, and this time he’s brought the Red Death pulse rifle, an exotic helmet engram, heavy weapon synthesis and more!
In this week: Heavy Ammo Synthesis, Ice Breaker, decent stat rolls on armor upgrades and a few other goodies in Xur’s travel bag.
What does Xur have in store for Week 25? Join us as we delve into the shady merchant’s stockpile of exotic goods and find out which gear is worth your hard-earned coin.
The Reef looks to be the home away from home for Guardians in the new House of Wolves expansion, plus we get a closer look at the new Belly of the Beast Level 28 Strike.
To buy or not to buy, that is the question.
Destiny’s new “Reputation Panel” lets Guardians check their faction reputation without having to return to the Tower.
Ready for the new Destiny expansion? Well you might have to wait until June to get it.
A Japanese gamer glitches into Destiny’s new House of Wolves DLC and leaks a bunch of in-game items.
To buy or not to buy? Xur returns to the Tower for another week of sales, but his wares aren’t very exceptional.
How many Strikes does it take to earn a Hawkmoon?
Prepare to meet your doom next Wednesday.
To buy or not to buy; that is the question. What goodies does Xur have for us this week?