Category Archives: Gaming/VR

June 29, 2015

Engagement and Retention – The holy grail of Mobile Gaming

With hundreds of new mobile gaming application launched on a monthly basis, mobile game developers are hungry for any insight that will put them over the competition. Nick Thomas, senior director and head of mobile gaming at Immersion recently wrote a contributed article for…
June 29, 2015

Developer Spotlight: Concrete Software

Immersion has received much fanfare with the recent launch of TouchSense Engage for mobile games and the unveiling of a new category of games, Games You Can Feel, featuring haptic technology. Our mobile games evangelist, Bob Heubel, recently sat down with Keith Pichelman,…
April 20, 2015

Introducing Games You Can Feel

The world of gaming is changing, Immersion is leading the charge. In collaboration with Google, we’ve launched a new category of mobile games – Games You Can Feel, spotlighted this week in the games section on Google Play. The games feature TouchSense® Engage, Immersion’s…
April 10, 2015

Embracing the Mute Switch

After more than a decade of running an audio production company for games, and evangelizing, promoting, and praising the virtues and importance of music, sound effects, and voice over in game play experiences, I have to admit that the irony behind this blog entry is a bit uncanny.…
April 3, 2015

Role of Haptics in Virtual Reality

As anyone can guess, virtual reality was undoubtedly the hot button topic of this year’s GDC. Even though the industry is still in its infancy stage, it is predicted to be a $150B market by 2020. One significant note of difference with years past was there was a new tone and…
June 9, 2014

Watch Dogs Creates a Sense of Hyper Reality

Watch Dogs has been the talk of the town in the gaming world lately. Going into E3 this week, I’m reminded of when I first saw the Watch Dogs game trailer at the show in 2012. I knew it was going to push the limits of immersive game play. Throughout the game, it is clear that the game…
June 2, 2014

Feel the Love For Indie Games

While gamers and developers alike enjoy the blockbuster games from major studios, there will always be something charming about the indie game. They are typically a little quirkier, bolder with their style and not afraid to try new things; some even blur the line between games…