See Umbra’s new HoloLens demo at Gamescom 2016!

August, and most importantly Gamescom, are finally here! This is definitely one of our favorite events and the sheer size of it is just massive! Umbra will be attending again this year, you can find us inside the business area (Hall 2.1, booth D022) where we have few exciting demos for you to see. The city …

Pokémon GO – Why AR is more exciting than VR

I guess everyone has heard about Pokémon Go already – after all the whole internet is amazed by this simple yet captivating game that’s got us all running after imaginary animal-like beings like crazies. The trick lies within location based augmented reality, which creates a totally different layer to the world we live in. Not only …

Games are not the system seller for VR

A while back, Sampo wrote about the challenges in developing virtual reality games. It’s no secret that almost all of us are passionate gamers. Obviously we are eager to see what the future will hold for VR gaming – other than horror experiences that is – as it’s a huge step in graphics performance as well. …

Where is the VR version of my favorite big video game?

Consumer Virtual Reality is finally here! Oculus and HTC Vive cater for the ones who want the best visuals and have the deepest pockets, whereas Gear VR, Google Cardboard are for consumers who prefer a lower price point and appreciate mobility over visual fidelity. Every platform has plenty of content to consume from 360 videos …