First Look at ‘Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission’ Gameplay on PSVR

The Rogue One themed Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission, is tantalizingly close for PlayStation VR owners, launching next week on December 6th, and now we’ve seen the first glimpse of gameplay from a developer livestream revealing the latest Star Wars Battlefront DLC. Today Star Wars Battlefront did a length livestream reveal of their new ‘Scarif’…

New PlayStation VR Releases For The Week Of 11/27/16

Not much to look at this week, but there are a few things to look forward to not far off. We’ve got a dungeon crawler from the makers of Windlands, another giant bird flying game, and the glorious art of pinball, among others. If you missed last week, you can see those new releases here. Also, UploadVR…

These Eight Games and Apps Are Free With Oculus Touch

Want to know what you’ll get with the Oculus Touch motion controller? The post These Eight Games and Apps Are Free With Oculus Touch appeared first on Futurism. Source: These Eight Games and Apps Are Free With Oculus Touch

‘HoloBall’ Review: ‘Pong’ For The Modern Age

The first time I played HoloBall was like a revelation. It’s a dead simple concept: swing your paddles at a ball and knock it back and forth between yourself and an A.I. opponent. The game adapts to your play space, meaning the more room you have, the more space you have to defend. It gets…

VR & Memory, and Fate vs Free Will in Simulation Theory

Hassan Karaouni is one of the 11 winners of an Oculus Launch Pad scholarship for his project My: home, which allows people to share 360 videos of locations that are meaningful to them. In my Voices of VR episode about Google Earth VR, I talked about how the principle of embodied cognition explains how our…

Far Beyond: A Space Odyssey Adds Oculus Rift and Touch Support

There’s not long to wait until Oculus Touch finally arrives in the hands of consumers around the world, and yesterday Oculus unveiled the 50+ videogames that would support the controllers at launch. But those officially announced titles actually don’t reveal every experience that’ll support Touch on launch day, as French developer Mains Digitales Interactive has…

Sundance Is Bringing 20 VR Experiences to New Frontier

It’s that time of the year again and Sundance Film Festival has announced their 2017 lineup for the New Frontier Exhibitions. The showcase is packed with live performances, augmented reality projects, 20 VR experiences and 11 installations, exhibited between three venues in Park City. The Festival’s New Climate program, which highlights the environment and climate change is…

Invasion! Sequel Asteroids! to Debut at Sundance Film Festival

Earlier today VRFocus reported on The Sundance Film Festival revealing that Rez Infinite and Enhance Games’ Synethesia Suit would be on demonstration at next years event. But the Sundance Institute has got more planned with the announcement that Invasion! sequel Asteroids! will make its debut there. Asteroids! continues on from Baobab Studios the successful Invasion!, its…

15 Free VR Titles You Should Download When Oculus Touch Launches

The Oculus Touch controllers are right around the weekend corner — it’s Friday and they come out on Tuesday. This much-anticipated launch is the culmination of a long road of research, development, marketing, and vision to finally allow VR gamers that own an Oculus Rift to bring their hands into the virtual space for the…

Samsung Canada Launches #BeFearless Campaign with Gear VR

Almost everyone will have a fear of something, from common anxieties such as spiders (Arachnophobia), to life controlling fears like agoraphobia (open spaces). But virtual reality (VR) developers have been working on experiences that can slowly acclimatise users to these phobias and today Samsung Canada has announced it’ll bring the #BeFearless initiative to Canada. Using…

Assassin’s Creed Movie VR Experience Now at Select AMC Theaters

The Assassin’s Creed film is now in theaters and it’s rolling out in style with a companion VR experience playable at select movie theaters across the United States. Thanks to a big partnership between 20th Century Fox, New Regency, Advanced Micro Devices, and Alienware, a few lucky AMC theaters will feature the VR experience on several Oculus Rift…

Watch All of Jaunt’s Cinematic Experiences on Google Daydream View

Jaunt’s virtual reality (VR) app for headsets like Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, has been one of the front runners, showcasing some of the latest immersive experiences. Today owners of Google Daydream View can enjoy all the content Jaunt has to offer as the app is now available for the platform. The…

World War Toons Gets a Festive Moulah Ruse Update

For the launch of PlayStation VR, Studio Roqovan (formerly Reload Studios) released online multiplayer World War Toons in beta. Today the developer has announced its first major update for the title, themed around the holiday season. The update takes the Moulah Ruse map and turns it into a winter wonderland, filled with ice sculptures, candy…

The Financial Times Releases Dublin in the Dark: The Story of Emerald Noir

As part of The Financial Times’ virtual reality (VR) project Hidden Cities, made in collaboration with Google, the media outlet has launched Hidden Cities: Dublin. Created by Visualise, a London, UK-based studio specializing in VR and 360-degree content production, the documentary project entitled Dublin in the Dark: The Story of Emerald Noir highlights the tensions…

Arizona Sunshine VR Trailer ‘Runner’ Arrives Ahead of Launch Next Week

In the run up to Arizona Sunshine’s launch next week for HTC Vive and Oculus Touch, Vertigo Games and Jaywalkers Interactive have been heavily promoting the title with numerous videos and screenshots. In October the studios released a downloadable virtual reality (VR) video for the two head-mounted displays (HMDs), and for gamers interested in seeing…

ROM: Extraction First Teaser Trailer Released, Launch Dated

New virtual reality (VR) studio First Contact Entertainment revealed the first details for its upcoming videogame ROM: Extraction last month. Inspired by classic arcade shooters, the studio only released one image, showing a vicious looking robot. Now its released a teaser trailer along with a confirmed release date. First Contact Entertainment describes ROM: Extraction’s gameplay…

Life In 360°: Hungary For Travel

We end the week with another trip. this time to somewhere we have yet to visit on our 360 degree-related travels. We’re off to Budapest, the capital of Hungary, for a travel video courtesy of the Jonathation channel. In the video we pay a visit to Budapest’s Matthias Church, aka the Church of Our Lady…

VR-capable Frostbite Engine Suggests More AAA VR to Come from EA

It’s been confirmed that the soon to launch Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission on PlayStation VR is powered by DICE’s coveted Frostbite Engine, a strong hint that more AAA VR development is on the way from the company. Star Wars Battlefront is easily one of the best looking games ever made. That’s thanks in…

2016’s Record Breaking VR Venture Funding Has Been Driven by Mega Deals

After years of record-breaking venture funding in the virtual reality industry, we wondered if 2016 would continue on its torrid pace. The numbers are starting to roll in, as reported in the new Fall edition of the 2016 Virtual Reality Industry Report, researched and published by Greenlight Insights and Road to VR. Mega deals in…

The 53 Oculus Rift Touch Controller Launch Titles

The touch launch window lineup is here. Oculus Rift’s long awaited Touch controllers are almost here — dropping on doorsteps December 6. And as you eagerly await their arrival, Oculus has just shared all 53 launch titles that will be available on the Oculus Store launch day. So now you have something to really ponder…

10 Steam VR Vive Games We Confirmed Work With Oculus Rift And Touch

One of the biggest questions on everyone’s mind regarding the Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch is whether or not it will work with many of the biggest and best Steam VR titles that were previously marketed as Vive-only. While the concept of an “exclusive” is fluid and up for interpretation in the VR industry since…

All 53 Oculus Touch Launch Titles Confirmed

Oculus has today confirmed all 53 launch titles that will be available on December 6th for the launch of the Touch controllers. Among the 53 Oculus Touch titles, 22 have been seen previously on SteamVR, leaving 31 brand new Oculus Touch titles (including a few former Rift titles updated to include Touch). Those that pre-order…

Microsoft HoloLens Goes to Outer Space

Microsoft’s HoloLens will likely go to Mars. The post Microsoft HoloLens Goes to Outer Space appeared first on Futurism. Source: Microsoft HoloLens Goes to Outer Space