Siege Hammer VR Tower Defense Game Overview [Early Access]

​ Siege Hammer is one of the first VR Tower Defense games I have played. It’s also one of the first VR games that I’ve played where the player can actively play and control in-world items without a controller. This hands-free game can be played with a high-end VR headset such as the HTV Vive or Oculus…

ForgeFX VR Job Training Simulation

ForgeFX VR training simulators at #Siggraph2016. Yup, virtual reality job simulators. Huh, why does a company need that? Well, that’s pretty much what I said when I came across their booth. Why ForgeFX VR or 3D simulators? According to technical director Adam Kane,”There has been an increased interest into…

My D-Box Seat Experience

My local theater, the Century at Tanforan XD, finally got D-Box seats and I decided to give it a try. For those that don’t know, D-Box seats are a premium experience that lets you “feel” the movie with the aid of moving seats. Movies themselves have to be encoded with the movement information to be sent to the…

E3 2016: My First E3 Experience

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is a trade event that is only open for attendance to those who are in the industry. I’m not a stranger to conventions, but the chance to attend E3 had eluded me for years. I have been trying to attend the E3 for years and I finally had the chance to attend my first E3 thanks to AMD.…