TAIPEI, Taiwan — Just about half a year ago, HTC realised that its yet-to-be-launched Vive VR product was going to hit the market without an experience good enough to convince consumers to try virtual reality.
So it turned to a group of its own employees, and spun them out into an independent entity whose mission it was to build the next great game for the Vive.
This, in addition to committing a $100 million fund in April to grow VR startups around the world.
The head of HTC’s internal startup, Fantahorn, is River Ho, a senior manager within HTC who had been at the company for four years. Prior to that, he had spent more than a decade as a games producer and designer at different Taiwanese games studios. Read more…
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