Anna Sweet is the Head of Developer Strategy for Oculus VR, and she’s got $10 million to help developers make VR games. That’s the good news for indie devs who want to jump into the VR market. The bad news is that the industry is just getting started and it’s hard to know what kinds of experiences are going to appeal to the potentially huge market for VR. Read More
Welcome to 2016, treasured listeners! Nicole’s back, and we talk about a ton of game news this week—but only after having a long and mostly spoiler-free conversation about the Star Wars movie and the Game of Thrones TV show.
Hey, Overcast listeners! Recommend us if you have a minute, would you?
Thanks, everyone, we love you! Please send in questions!
I’m 60. Which is not old. But it’s old-er. Old-ish. Old enough that some trends puzzle me. Oftentimes my confusion has to do with Internet memes. Let’s start with what a meme is. (And then we’ll get to the virtual reality meme that’s sweeping the Internets.) According to Wikipedia, a meme is “an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.” Read More
At the Microsoft press conference at this week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, Xbox has announced some exciting new equipment and an unexpected partnership. Read More