Week that was

Week That Was: 20th October

Week That Was: 20th October

Welcome to the Week That Was on, where we bring you the highlights, biggest news and hottest topics from the world of VR, AR and MR business in the last seven days.


Top Stories

The Future Of Immersive Computing 

Oculus’ Chief Scientist says, 'VR is the next platform, but even the industry might not fully understand, “How big it’s going to be".

Zuckerberg: In Defence Of VR 

Facebook CEO pledges, “VR will change the way we see the world and it will make all our lives better”.

Zuckerberg: In Defence Of VR


Bartending Simulator Taphouse VR In Early Access 

Finnish studio, Catland, launches debut game to Steam Early Access free.

VR Awards 2017 Winners 

London black tie event celebrated ‘outstanding achievement in the Virtual Reality Industry.’

VR Awards 2017 Winners

Interviews And Opinion 

Dial VR For Visibility 

Italian games developer, Forge Reply, talks VR development, third-person VR gaming and choosing Unreal over Unity.

Dial VR For Visibility




Six Of The Best: 16th October

Your Monday morning briefing of the week’s most read stories: Oculus AAA titles and Connects highlights; XR investment; AR graffiti; Magic Leap; Roland Emmerich’s new VR start-up.

XR Web Roundup: 17th October

The XR stories from around the web that caught our eyes this week: ARKit led by games; Become a VR influencer; VR boosts education; Snapchat to win AR wars?; Automotive collaboration; Real estate; Stroke recovery; Print your own HMD.

XR Web Roundup: 17th October

Events News 

Prepare To Do Business At G-STAR 

Register this month for the business matching system at the global games business event in Busan, Korea.


See you in seven days...

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