Women at Archiact: Meet Sarah RolandPosted on 18 October 2017
At Archiact, we’re proud supporters of #WomenInTech. We couldn’t be happier that over one third of our entire workforce is women - from our whole finance team to multiple game designers and software engineers. We think that’s pretty awesome - especially since only 23% of workers in the gaming industry are female and only 26% of computing jobs are held by women.
PSVR Anniversary Sale Week: All You Need to KnowPosted on 10 October 2017
Happy birthday Playstation VR! In celebration of a marvelous one-year anniversary, we’re throwing all our PSVR fans a major, week-long celebration party (1st birthdays are a pretty big deal). From Oct 10-17, all of Archiact’s PSVR titles will be on sale, we’ll be giving away multiple prizes, and you’ll even have the chance to play VR with a few special guests!
Darknet Gets VR-Optional Update on PlayStationPosted on 26 September 2017
Attention PlayStation users: The Darknet is spreading. At midnight GMT on September 26, the hacker hit recieved the "VR-Optional" Update, which allows players to play the game both in VR, or traditionally without the need for the PSVR headset. Hackers, get your hydras ready!
Hidden Fortune: Chapter Two sets sail for Gear VR!Posted on 15 September 2017
If you're a Gear VR fan, today is most definitely your day. We have not one, but two huge announcements for you: First, Hidden Fortune: Chapter One is now available for free! That's right, now anyone can try this little VR puzzler out and explore the charming nooks and crannies of Outcast Cove. (We think it makes a great first experience for VR newbies, especially little ones!) Second, we are proud to launch Hidden Fortune's second chapter, Shanty Seas!
It's Time to #EnterTheArena - Smashbox Arena Launches on PSVR!Posted on 25 July 2017
We've had July 25 circled on our calendars for months, and now it's finally here. Today, Archiact and BigBox VR unleashed Smashbox Arena on PlayStation VR! Check out the new trailer now, featuring our friends from the world of eSports, Daeron "Bombadil" and Chris "SideStrafe."
Smashbox Arena Release Date: We can finally share the news!Posted on 14 July 2017
It's official: the multiplayer VR action of Smashbox Arena will be unleashed on PlayStation VR on July 25th! To celebrate, we've unveiled Enter The Arena, a video series that features some of our favourite parts of Smashbox Arena.
Bringing China's History to Life with ARPosted on 13 July 2017
This summer, our dev team in Shanghai developed an innovative augmented reality experience showcasing some of the most important moments in China's political history.
Celebrating Canada 150: A Virtual Vacation to the West CoastPosted on 30 June 2017
The country has been abuzz with year-round celebrations of Canada's 150th birthday (also known as its sesquicentenial!) with Canadians showing their appreciation for the True North through programs and events spanning science, art, and community.
Of course, we wanted to jump right in and join the party, so the dev team here at Archiact teamed up with our friends at Vancouver's Science World to create Canoe Canada.