Google just acquired one of the most successful VR game studios

Google announced today that it’s acquiring Owlchemy Labs, the VR-focused studio that created Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. Owlchemy will keep releasing VR games for multiple platforms, but with backing from Google — similar to Tilt Brush studio Skillman & Hackett, which Google acquired in 2015. “We …

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A Judge Dredd television show is in the works

Judge Dredd could be making a comeback. EW revealed today that entertainment company IM Global and UK game publisher Rebellion have partnered to create Judge Dredd: Mega City, a television show featuring the masked hero. Judge Dredd: Mega City will reportedly be an “ensemble drama about a team of Judges,” …

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Microsoft shows how Cortana will work in speakers and cars

Cortana has been available on Windows 10 and the Xbox One for a while, but Microsoft has ambitions for its virtual assistant that go beyond traditional computers. And at the Build 2017 developer conference, the company gave us our first look at how Cortana works away from a computer in …

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Microsoft’s new Cortana skills include Dark Sky and Domino’s

Microsoft is launching a set of skills for Cortana at its Build developer conference today. The new skills are similar to Amazon’s Echo skills, allowing developers to integrate their apps and services into the Cortana digital assistant. One of the first supported skills is the popular Dark Sky weather notification …

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