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Overcoming AR's limitations with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Velan Studios president Guha Bala on reinventing Nintendo's best-selling racing franchise for augmented reality

By James Batchelor

Niantic teams with telecoms for 5G AR showpieces

Pokémon Go developer's "Planet-Scale AR Alliance" to create experiences with persistent AR content, other advances

By Brendan Sinclair

Facebook renames its AR/VR studio collective to Facebook Reality Labs

Update: Oculus Studios will retain its name, and Oculus branding remains

By Rebekah Valentine

Latest Augmented Reality articles

SuperData raises XR forecast for 2020 to $6.9 billion

But it's lowering its long-term projections for the second time this year

By Rebekah Valentine

Magic Leap appoints Microsoft exec as CEO

Peggy Johnson takes on the role from August 1

By James Batchelor

Magic Leap's lawsuit against competitor Nreal thrown out of court

"From the beginning we've firmly stated that Magic Leap's claims against Nreal are meritless," says Nreal founder

By Haydn Taylor

Magic Leap CEO Ronny Abovitz to step down

Abovitz will continue as CEO until a replacement is found, and remain on the board after the transition

By Matthew Handrahan

Superdata downgrades XR projections for 2020 through 2023

COVID-19 manufacturing slowdown brings anticipated 2020 revenue down to $6.3 billion

By Rebekah Valentine

Magic Leap lays off people "at every level"

AR company says pandemic prompted need to manage costs, shift focus away from consumer products to enterprise market

By Brendan Sinclair

Magic Leap looks for buyers

Augmented reality startup could sell for over $10 billion

By Haydn Taylor

Analysts dole out 2020 predictions

Panel of industry watchers call their shots for the upcoming year in games (and assess how their 2019 calls turned out)

By Brendan Sinclair

Magic Leap launches upgraded headset, reportedly lays off dozens

Company said to have planned to sell over 100k Magic Leaps in first year, only sold 6k in six months

By Rebekah Valentine

Niantic and Qualcomm collaborating on augmented reality glasses

Multi-year partnership will see Pokémon Go developer working on hardware and software for new AR platform

By James Batchelor

The AR revolution creeps closer | Opinion

Augmented Reality has been “a few years away” for around a decade now - but with major tech firms lining up real product launches, the countdown has started in earnest

By Rob Fahey

HoloLens 2 now shipping

Microsoft begins sending out the $3,500 second iteration of its augmented reality headset

Niantic announces Creator Program to support AR development

Pokemon Go developer also offering funding opportunities, AR development kit

By Rebekah Valentine

Absurd:joy aims to "invent a genre of content no one has ever seen before"

Ex-Owlchemy Labs devs Alex Schwartz and Cy Wise launching new VR/AR company making things that may or may not be games

By Brendan Sinclair

New Kickstarter from CastAR's Jeri Ellsworth raises $560,000 on day one

Hardware engineer is now working on Tilt Five, augmented reality glasses for 3D tabletop gaming

By James Batchelor

XRDC: 59% of AR/VR developers are working on games

Oculus Rift surpassed HTC Vive this year as the top AR/VR/MR development platform

By Rebekah Valentine

Digital Catapult launches AR and VR accelerator programme for UK startups

Early-stage companies to receive mentorship and access to investors

By Haydn Taylor

Magic Leap suing ex-employee for stealing tech to make his own XR headset

Florida start-up claims former engineer's Nreal Light headset bears a "striking similarity" to confidential company tech

By Rebekah Valentine

VR and AR will converge, says Unity XR lead

Timoni West foresees a future where VR/AR/mixed reality technology outpaces consoles, offers alternative to PCs

By Rebekah Valentine

Inside Station F: The grander ambitions of Ubisoft

Ubisoft's focus on emerging technology, from blockchain to VR, points to something bigger for the French games giant

By Haydn Taylor

Minecraft Earth gives franchise a Pokémon Go twist

Microsoft launching free-to-play augmented reality mobile game in closed beta this summer

By Brendan Sinclair

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