Justice League VR Coming to HTC Vive & Oculus Rift

Justice League VR Coming to HTC Vive & Oculus Rift

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Justice League VR Coming to HTC Vive & Oculus Rift
The Vive experience will debut at New York Comic-Con. Warner Bros and DC Entertainment are stepping up promotion for the upcoming superhero film with a few Justice League VR experiences of their own. Revealed Friday, Justice League VR will let you step into the shoes and feel the powers of the iconic DC Super Heroes: […]
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‘Raw Data’ Launches out of Early Access Today, Coming to PSVR October 10th

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‘Raw Data’ Launches out of Early Access Today, Coming to PSVR October 10th
Survios’ stunning VR action game Raw Data (2017) is officially out of its long, but healthy stint on Steam Early Access for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. The high-flying shooter, slicer, and high-tech beat ’em up will also be available on PlayStation VR come October 10th. Update (10/5/17): Corrected this story to indicate that the PSVR launch […]
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‘League of Legends’ and ‘Lego’ AR Experiences Coming to Android

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‘League of Legends’ and ‘Lego’ AR Experiences Coming to Android
At today’s Google hardware event in San Francisco, the company previewed various augmented reality apps built using the ARCore SDK, including a League of Legends AR map and a Lego AR model builder. ARCore is Google’s equivalent to Apple’s ARKit – supported by their new flagship Pixel 2 smartphone, and coming to many other high-end […]
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Matchbox Twenty to Stream Concert Live In VR

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Matchbox Twenty to Stream Concert Live In VR
The legendary rock band will livestream their Colorado concert with customizable options for VR users. Matchbox Twenty is a band infamous for not only their stellar rock music, but also their desire to experiment and innovate. Now the Florida-based rock group is pushing the boundaries even further with a concert live-streamed in VR that allows […]
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New Google Daydream Revs Up Phone Performance for VR, & Brings Improved Comfort, Field of View

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New Google Daydream Revs Up Phone Performance for VR, & Brings Improved Comfort, Field of View
Today at an event in San Francisco, Google revealed the second version of their Daydream View VR headset which makes comfort improvements across the board, including new, custom lenses with a wider field of view. Interestingly, this passive device even makes your phone run faster for VR. Although Daydream View is a passive device, from […]
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Google Announces New Daydream View & Pixel 2

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Google Announces New Daydream View & Pixel 2
Stranger Things AR stickers and League of Legends AR are coming too. Last year Google showed us their commitment to VR, unveiling a Daydream View VR headset, Daydream platform, and Pixel phone. Now exactly a year later, Google is back again with VR updates and an additional focus on augmented reality (AR). New Pixel & […]
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Google Teases League of Legends AR Experience

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Google Teases League of Legends AR Experience
The ARCore experience is coming to Pixel 2. With new updates to Google’s Daydream View headset, the unveiling of Pixel 2, and a preview of AR Stickers that included packs for Stranger Things and Star Wars, Google also teased a slew of new apps and experiences built with ARCore by their partners. One of those […]
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Microsoft’s Newest Headset Advert Focuses in on Portability, Ease of Use & Travel

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Microsoft’s Newest Headset Advert Focuses in on Portability, Ease of Use & Travel
Microsoft’s special Windows “Mixed Reality” event today saw the unveiling of its latest addition to the VR family, the Samsung HMD Odyssey, and also announced that all VR headsets slated to ship before holiday season are currently in pre-order. With a fresh advert, the company is delineating just how portable and easy to use their new class of […]
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‘From Other Suns’ FTL-inspired Co-op Shooter to Launch November 14th on Rift

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‘From Other Suns’ FTL-inspired Co-op Shooter to Launch November 14th on Rift
Gunfire Games’ upcoming FTL-inspired shooter From Other Suns now has an official street date after celebrating a successful open beta last weekend. The co-op shooter is expected to launch November 14th. From Other Suns is launching exclusively on Rift (Touch required), coming with a price tag of $40. Pre-orders are already available via the Oculus Store at a $5 pre-discount, bringing it to […]
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Hands-on: Samsung Odyssey Windows VR Headset & Controllers

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Hands-on: Samsung Odyssey Windows VR Headset & Controllers
Microsoft and Samsung formally announced the Odyssey Windows VR headset today, positioning it as the “premium” option among the Windows VR headsets, with a range of features not found on the other headsets, and the top price point. The headset became available for pre-order today and will launch on November 6th (a few weeks after […]
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HTC Vive Purchases Come With Free Fallout 4 Pre-Order Code

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HTC Vive Purchases Come With Free Fallout 4 Pre-Order Code
HTC’s new Vive bundle includes the VR adaptation of Bethesda’s hit apocalyptic RPG and a special deal for existing owners. Fallout 4 is easily one of the more highly-anticipated VR titles currently pending release. Hit developer Bethesda worked overtime to bring the entirety of the massive apocalyptic shooter to VR, delivering what is expected to […]
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New PSVR Model on the Way Featuring Integrated Audio & HDR Pass-through

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New PSVR Model on the Way Featuring Integrated Audio & HDR Pass-through
Sony today announced that a new PlayStation VR model is in the works focusing on some issues surrounding ease of use. Update (10/02/17): The updated PSVR model in launch in Japan October 14th. New images have been sourced from the Japanese PlayStation blog. Sony has published specs of the new model on their Japanese PlayStation blog, and […]
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‘The Exorcist’ Episodic VR Experience Coming to Rift, Vive & PSVR This Month

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‘The Exorcist’ Episodic VR Experience Coming to Rift, Vive & PSVR This Month
Just in time for Halloween, The Exorcist franchise is getting an episodic VR horror adventure, with the first two chapters due in October. Called The Exorcist: Legion VR, the experience promises to let you finally take part in what the creators call “a variety of increasingly disturbing exorcisms” across a five-chapter narrative. Created by Wolf & Wood, the minds behind A Chair In […]
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‘Fallout 4 VR’ Now Comes Free With Purchase of HTC Vive

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‘Fallout 4 VR’ Now Comes Free With Purchase of HTC Vive
HTC today announced a new Vive hardware bundle featuring a free copy of Bethesda’s upcoming Fallout 4 VR, a VR port of the entire game that lets you haunt the Wasteland like never before. Customers who purchase an HTC Vive starting today will now receive a free redemption code well ahead of Fallout 4 VR’s December 12th launch. Currently available […]
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Oculus Rift Closes in on Steam Majority Market Share

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Oculus Rift Closes in on Steam Majority Market Share
According to the latest figures from Steam’s Hardware & Software Survey, the Oculus Rift has picked up an additional 3.1% of the market share of VR headsets on Steam. On the trail end of a major summer sale, the headset has set its new record high for the third month in a row. The HTC Vive […]
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Al Jazeera Releases VR Documentary ‘I Am Rohingya’

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Al Jazeera Releases VR Documentary ‘I Am Rohingya’
‘I Am Rohingya’ shines on a light on the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Virtual reality’s ability to influence users on an emotional level by immersing them in new worlds and situations has made it the perfect tool for documentarians looking to further impact their audiences. Being able to place users directly into the shoes […]
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‘Luna’ to Launch October 17th on Rift, Vive, and Windows VR

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‘Luna’ to Launch October 17th on Rift, Vive, and Windows VR
Luna is an intriguing looking title coming from indie studio Funomena, and backed by some of the minds behind indie PS3 blockbuster Journey (2012). The studio has announced a launch date for October 17th and that the game will be coming to the Rift, Vive, and Windows VR (and PC). Journey’s executive producer, Robin Hunicke, […]
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‘The Gallery: Heart of the Emberstone’ Coming to PSVR, Ep. 1 Under Consideration

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‘The Gallery: Heart of the Emberstone’ Coming to PSVR, Ep. 1 Under Consideration
As VR gamers on PC look forward to the release of The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone, launching October 18th, PSVR should be excited too; developer Cloudhead Games is working on a PSVR version of Heart of the Embertsone, and is also considering porting the first episode in the series, Call of the Starseed […]
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Rift Puzzler ‘Bending the Light’ Looks Like an Intriguing Break From All the Wave Shooters

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Rift Puzzler ‘Bending the Light’ Looks Like an Intriguing Break From All the Wave Shooters
Finally, a new indie VR game that isn’t a wave shooter! Created by indie developer Deeperbeige Games, Bending the Light is a puzzle game launching exclusively on Oculus Rift today. Arrive in an ethereal, dreamy world filled with colorful beams of light and ambient music to set the tone. In Bending the Light, players will apply different […]
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The Top 5 Room-scale Games for HTC Vive

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The Top 5 Room-scale Games for HTC Vive
It was a hard decision, but you’ve decided to go with the HTC Vive as your first ‘serious’ VR headset, a room-scale device that released early 2016 as a result of a decisive collaboration with Valve. Here we take a look at our top 5 games for Vive, and a little more information you might need […]
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‘Rec Room’ is Coming Soon to PSVR, Applications for Beta Testing Now Open

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‘Rec Room’ is Coming Soon to PSVR, Applications for Beta Testing Now Open
Rec Room (2016), the popular social VR app for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, is coming soon to PlayStation VR. Production studio Against Gravity announced Rec Room‘s PSVR release via the PSVR reddit page, saying that the game is slated to arrive by the end of this year. Rec Room offers a slew of active social games using […]
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Rec Room Is Coming To PSVR With Cross-Platform Play

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Rec Room Is Coming To PSVR With Cross-Platform Play
Rec Room is widely considered to be one of the best examples of social VR right now. Launched in Early Access on Vive last year and then later arriving on Rift, the game allows friends to meet up online and play different games together. Think of it as a sort of virtual leisure center. Now […]
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HTC Vive Will Give 100% of Holiday App Profits to Developers

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HTC Vive Will Give 100% of Holiday App Profits to Developers
Viveport celebrates it’s first birthday with holiday benefits for committed developers. With the holidays just around the corner everyone is starting to get into the giving spirit. This includes HTC, who despite selling its Pixel smartphone team to Google last week is now giving 100% of its holiday app revenue directly to Vive developers. Normally […]
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Oculus Rolls Out Worldwide Refund Policy for Rift & Gear VR Digital Content

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Oculus Rolls Out Worldwide Refund Policy for Rift & Gear VR Digital Content
Oculus announced its digital marketplace will now include automated refunds for games purchased on both Oculus Rift and Gear VR platforms—effective immediately and across the entire world. Oculus says they will refund many Rift content purchases made on their store “for any reason if the request is made within fourteen days of the purchase date and you […]
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ZED Mini Turns Rift and Vive into an AR Headset From the Future

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ZED Mini Turns Rift and Vive into an AR Headset From the Future
Stereo camera company Stereolabs has launched pre-orders for the ZED Mini, a smaller version of their stereo depth-mapping camera which fits on a mount made to attach to VR headsets like the Rift and Vive. When attached, the camera provides stereo pass-through video and real-time depth and environment mapping, turning the headsets into dev kits […]
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Can You Fall in Love in VR?

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Can You Fall in Love in VR?
That’s the question Oculus, Tool of America, and director Kevin Kornish set out to answer with the new experimental VR experience, Fall in Love VR. The collaborators behind the project were inspired to use the high-tech medium of VR as a means to reintroduce a timeless aspect of human life: romance. It was a 2015 New […]
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Oculus Rolls Out Time-Restricted Refund Policy For Gear And Rift

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Oculus Rolls Out Time-Restricted Refund Policy For Gear And Rift
After a test period in the UK, Facebook’s Oculus is rolling out a refund policy that allows people to get their money back on “most apps” sold by Oculus as long as the player hasn’t spent too much time visiting an individual virtual world. On Gear VR you can request a refund within three days […]
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Massive ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Update ‘Warzone’ Rolls Out Today, Including PC & PS4 Support

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Massive ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Update ‘Warzone’ Rolls Out Today, Including PC & PS4 Support
The biggest update ever to EVE: Valkyrie (2016) is launching today. Called ‘Warzone’, the expansion brings with it a number of big features including support for PC and PS4, new maps, and a whole reworking of ship classes and abilities that essentially makes it feel more like the popular team-based shooter Overwatch (but in space). Since its […]
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The Rise of Consumer AR in China

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The Rise of Consumer AR in China
When the smash-hit mobile gaming application Pokémon GO swept the globe last summer, the disruptive potential of augmented reality (AR) was thrust into the spotlight. It became the fastest game ever to reach $600 million in revenue, which it did in just a few months. While time has taken some of the fizz out of […]
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‘Raw Data’ Devs Share Player Metrics & Insights Ahead of October’s v1.0 Launch

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‘Raw Data’ Devs Share Player Metrics & Insights Ahead of October’s v1.0 Launch
Raw Data (2016) launched more than a year ago in Early Access. Following a number of major updates including the addition of a PVP mode, the game is set to hit version 1.0 and launch out of Early Access on October 5th on Rift and Vive, are will also come to PSVR for the first time on October […]
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Blocker is a Revolutionary AR Application for Filmmakers

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Blocker is a Revolutionary AR Application for Filmmakers
Filmmakers rejoice! Augmented Reality just made your job a whole lot easier. Much has been made of the storytelling capacities of VR and AR, but what about using them as tools to aid other storytelling media? The recent release of iOS 11 has ushered in a slate of new AR applications into the mainstream, and […]
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