HTC VIve funding UN goals

HTC Vive Announces $10 Million Fund for VR Experiences

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What’s different about VR? It feels real! Some experts say VR delivers such powerful experiences that they can build empathy that will lead to real change.

Betting big on that concept, last week HTC Vive announced a new program to fund virtual reality projects based on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. HTC Vive is offering $10 million to “drive VR content and technologies that will …transform the world.” Read More

Challenge of Diversity competition

Games for Change and Interlude Launch Interactive Storytelling Competition

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If you’re a game designer, visual novelist, or filmmaker interested in interactive storytelling and diversity, this may be the opportunity for you. Games for Change and Interlude, makers of the Treehouse authoring platform, are teaming up to sponsor an interactive storytelling competition called The Challenge of Diversity. Competitors will create an interactive video series to discuss “the opportunities, difficulties, and complexities of living in the most diverse country on Earth.” Read More