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, CEO of Concrete Software to talk to him about his game, PBA(r)… Read more »

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 haptic technology for making mobile games rumble, shake, pop, and zap… Read more »

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. While I will always be a proponent… Read more »

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 pace of excitement about… Read more »

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 and art. This can be seen in everything from… Read more »