|OK Labs Invisible Works|
|Type||Semi-Secret Operation, Research & Development Division|
Security & Defense
Advanced Research & Development
|Predecessors||Predecessors of OLIW|
|Owner(s)||OK Labs (95%)|
Bradyvine Game Studios
The semi-secret facility network/division was officially formed in May 2015.
Also on June 19, 2015, OK Labs Invisible Works acquired brands, trademarks, patents, assets and the former office of toy manufacturer and game developer Western General Corporation; the unreleased games, rights, patents, assets and brands of Gottlieb from Sony Pictures; properties, assets, brands, trademarks, offices and patents from General Instrument and Coleco; offices, studios, game library, trademarks, unreleased games, patents, toy manufacturing rights and other assets of LJN, Acclaim Entertainment, Tengen, Hasbro interactive, Galoob, Kee Games, Atari Inc, Atari Corporation, and Atari Games/Time Warner Interactive; the technologies and assets of Bits Studios; and intellectual properties and assets of THQ. Also on June 19, 2015, OK Labs Invisible Works announced an augemnted reality video game start-up Brandyvine Game Studios. Also on June 19, 2015, OK Labs's media division OK Media announced to move the vision processing company Hawk-Eye under OK Labs Invisible Works.
In July 2015, Novus, Electrodreams, OK Labs - Neta Labs, OK Labs - Social Labs, SafeHome Inc, and SnakeCore merged to OK Labs Invisible Works. This resulted in Microsoft's ownership of 5% stake of the Invisible Works division.
In mid-2015, OK Labs said there are around 100 projects being developed at Invisible Works.
Here's the list of revealed projects:
Brandyvine Game StudiosEdit
- OK Labs - Neta Labs
- OK Labs - Social Labs
- SafeHome, Inc.
- LJN, Inc/Acclaim Entertainment
- Tengen/Atari, Inc/Atari Corporation/Atari Games/Kee Games
- Hasbro Interactive
- General Instrument
- "somewhere in Nevada Test Site", USA.
- Shanghai, China
- Bangalore, India
- Brisbane, Australia
- Melbourne, Australia
- Culver City, USA
- Glendale, USA
- Copenhagen, Denmark
- Alger, Algeria
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Dublin, Ireland
- Merseyside, UK
- ↑ Neta Labs acquired the website in June 2015.
- ↑ The OK Labs Invisible Works's mini-arcade was codenamed Hazelbrook, and uses vector and 3D graphics, has a built-in 3d motion sensor, a "3D vision" option, touchscreen interface, a comfortable and slick D-pad-analog stick hybrid design, a port for another controller for multiplayer games, supported multiple programming languages and programming blocks simultaneously, is supposed to drain less battery as possible, and was expected to be priced at $199,99, and was expected to be released before 2025. Some of it's features were taken from the portable Vectrex system concept, Oculus Rift, Sega Nomad, Nintendo 3DS, and Sega Game Gear.
- ↑ SafeHome is a brand used by home automation and home security products developed by OK Labs Invisible Works's Mountain View and Palo Alto facilities (formerly SafeHome, Inc)
- ↑ Ultimate reality games are experimental augmented reality games with elements from virtual reality, simulated reality, artificial reality and alternative reality games