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Respawn’s documentary Oscar for Colette is a win for VR

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. Virtual reality earned a great public relations coup from the Oscars. Respawn Entertainment, a division of Electronic Arts, and Oculus Studios won an Academy Award on Sunday for Best Documentary Short for the film Colette.…
bubmag
April 26, 2021
VR

Respawn and Oculus documentary wins an Oscar

The short film featured in VR title Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond Respawn Entertainment and Oculus have staked a claim in the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject) at the 2021 Oscars for its in-game film, Colette. Colette is a 25-minute documentary made by Anthony Giacchino and Alice…
bubmag
April 26, 2021
VR

Facebook wins first Oscar for ‘Colette’ documentary short

Facebook just won its first Oscar. “Colette,” from the social giant’s Oculus VR group and EA’s Respawn Entertainment, picked up the trophy for documentary short subject Sunday at the 93rd Academy Awards. The 24-minute film follows former French Resistance member Colette Marin-Catherine as she travels to Germany for the first time in 74 years. “Colette” was created for…
bubmag
April 26, 2021
VR

Chevrolet unveils three new 2022 Corvette colors

Certainly, one of the biggest things to come from Chevrolet in recent years has been the all-new C8 Corvette. The C8 Corvette is now entering its third model year, and changes to the car are minimal. While the car carries over unchanged, there are three new colors for buyers to…
bubmag
April 25, 2021
VR

Harvey: If the opportunity is there to win, we’ll go for it

The Meyer Shank Racing-Honda driver was one of the stars of qualifying, on a day when two Team Penske-Chevrolets failed to graduate from Q1 and no Chip Ganassi Racing-Hondas made it beyond Q2. Harvey set his best lap on Lap 2 in the Firestone Fast Six, and was beaten by…
bubmag
April 25, 2021
VR

Covid-19: Everything is riding on our next move

In pub quizzes in years to come, questions might be asked about what the acronyms NIAC, NPHET and the latest one VRG stand for. Over a year ago, most people had never heard of these terms. They have now become part of everyday language. The VRG is the Vaccine Rollout…
bubmag
April 24, 2021
VR

IndyCar could crack the 1-minute mark at St. Pete

The top 15 in the 24-car field were covered by just half a second in opening practice for Round 2 in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, with the top 20 were covered by one second. And pacesetter Newgarden of Team Penske-Chevrolet set a 60.8029sec lap of the 1.8-mile street course…
bubmag
April 24, 2021
VR

Support Your Local Record Shop

"Here comes the sun," George Harrison once wrote; "It's been a long cold lonely winter..." For music fans, this latest lockdown has perhaps bit hardest of all. Starting just before Christmas, it's kept us separated from family and friends, and pinned our lives down away from the places that bring…
bubmag
April 22, 2021