This yr’s Emmys are virtually upon us the place the best of the best are heralded a trophy for offering us with compelling tales and experiences. Through the 69th Emmy nominations, some acquainted names and VR studios have been nominated beneath the “Outstanding Original Interactive Program” class. The nominees embrace Oculus for Dear Angelica, Mission: ISS, and Felix & Paul Studios for The People’s House – Inside The White House With Barack And Michelle Obama.
Final yr, Henry introduced residence VR’s first Emmy Award which was produced by Oculus Story Studios (just lately shut down). This yr, there appears to be much more tales within the VR neighborhood that’s receiving the a lot wanted consideration.
For these of you unfamiliar with the nominated titles, right here’s a fast breakdown. Expensive Angelica takes you on a journey by means of the magical dreamlike methods we bear in mind our family members. Totally painted in VR, Expensive Angelica performs out a sequence of recollections that unfold round you the place you get to visit Angelica’s recollections of her mom. The story stars Geena Davis and Mae Whitman.
Mission: ISS is a singular experience that takes you contained in the ISS house station. You’ll have the ability to really feel what it’s prefer to float round in zero-gravity whereas seeing an correct portrayal of the house station. Mission:ISS was created in collaboration with NASA, the European Area Company, and the Canadian Area Company, to make the experience as actual as attainable.
The Individuals’s Home – Inside The White Home With Barack And Michelle Obama by Felix & Paul Studios lets you comply with the previous president and first girl all through the historic constructing the place they share their favourite recollections. You’ll get an inside-look on the presidential constructing and listen to some satisfying tales from the enduring figures.
Coincidentally, you’ll be able to see that the three nominated experiences are all tales that have been affiliated with Oculus Studios. Oculus has dedicated $50 million to funding non-gaming VR content material. We hope to see extra compelling and immersive tales within the close to future. For those who haven’t heard, Oculus is presently having a sale on their Rift + Touch bundle for $399. Ensure to buy one earlier than the sale ends!