3 companies that want to create new experiences through virtual reality

by bold-lichterman

CCP Games develops virtual reality video games

CCP-GamesFounded in 1997, the Icelandic company CCP Games develops video games, including “Eve Online”, a PC game. But for several years, the company has been looking for new sources of growth and has been interested in the development of virtual reality opuses.

She plans to launch in the coming months the title “EVE: Valkyrie», A game that will be available on Oculus Rift headsets in spring 2016 and on PlayStation VR, the headset developed by Sony, in the first half of 2016. A second game, Gunjack, is currently in development and should be released in the coming months on Samsung’s Gear VR platform.

In November, CCP Games raised $ 30 million from New Enterprise Associates, as the lead investor, and Novator Partners. “We believe that virtual reality will revolutionize not only video games, but more broadly the broader technology and media industry as a whole,” said Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP at the time.

Angle of attack : virtual reality video games.