Lessons Learned: A Look Back at Starbreeze’s VR Efforts

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality

Starbreeze, the video game development studio and publisher, based in Stockholm, Sweden, released their annual report for 2018, detailing a look back at the year that doomed its VR ventures. Starbreeze’s virtual reality projects were less than successful, but the decision to divest came after company turmoil resulting in the shortcomings of Overkill’s The Walking Dead, company mismanagement, and even … Read More

New StarVR Devices Indicate Conviction From Acer, Starbreeze

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Client-Only, Devices & Technology, Head-Mounted Displays, Insight Articles, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

The successor to StarVR’s eponymous high-end headset was announced this week at SIGGRAPH 2018, and brings with it an unambiguous intent to enter the high-end enterprise market in earnest, positioning itself as a competitor to other hardware platforms, such as the HTC Vive Pro. The following is insight from Greenlight Insights as part of our Virtual Reality Intelligence Service, which contains … Read More

Starbreeze, Partners Open VR Center in One of Busiest Malls in the World

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Insight Articles, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality

Emaar Entertainment opened a suitable-for-all-ages VR amusement park in the world-renowned Dubai Mall on February 28. VR game development studio Starbreeze Studios announced that the park will also feature eight of the company’s VR experiences, four of which will be seeing a grand debut at the opening. Aptly named VR Park, the 75,000 sq ft entertainment center will stretch across … Read More

New Report: Location-Based Entertainment Brings New Opportunity for Virtual Reality Companies

Avatar Greenlight Insights Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Press Releases, Virtual Reality

Location-based VR entertainment (LBVRE) is emerging as one of the the fastest growing sectors in VR. Several LBVRE technology companies have raised considerable investment rounds in the first quarter of 2017 and more investment is likely to come. When analyzing data from Greenlight Insights’ VR/AR Funding Database of more than 400 venture deals from 2011 to 2016, LBVRE-specific companies raised … Read More