Lenovo And Google’s VR180 Camera Goes Up For Pre-Order

Lenovo and Google’s standalone Daydream headset, the Mirage Solo, has been available to pre-order for about a week now, and now you can grab the other half of the pair’s VR offerings, too. The Mirage VR camera, which was introduced alongside the Solo at CES 2018, can now be pre-ordered for $299 on Amazon. The…

Operation Warcade VR Is On Manoeuvres For A PlayStation VR Retail Launch

When you think of arcades you tend to think of certain videogames and certain cabinets, depending upon your age. In the arcade of your mind there’s always going to be, for example a Time Crisis (probably II) machine, there’s always going to be a House of the Dead machine (probably III or 4). There’s always going…

There’s Something in the Air Is A WebVR Experience About Air Pollution

A new WebVR experience launched this month is teaching users about air pollution around the planet. There’s Something in the Air is a VR data visualization experience created by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Brookline Interactive Group (BIG), The Public VR Lab, and Datavized Technologies. It uses VR to present viewers with a globe…

4 Minutes of Boxing Glory in ‘Creed’ VR, Gameplay Video Here

Survios, the studio behind Raw Data (2017) and Sprint Vector (2018), debuted a new single player VR game this year on the GDC expo floor, an upcoming arcade boxing title that puts you in the shoes of Adonis Creed, son of Apollo Creed and protegé of Rocky Balboa. It’s hard not to stop and gawk at people playing Creed: Rise…

Cortopia Studios Announce Ready Wielder One Tournament for Wands

It’s Ready Player One release day today. To mark the occasion Cortopia Studios has announced a new update for the magical combat title Wands as well as a competition, the Ready Wielder One tournament. Ready Wielder One is an in-game event for Wands with its own leaderboard running from today until Sunday 1st April 2018. All participants will get…

Report: Magic Leap Ships First Wave of Headsets to Small Group of Partners

Magic Leap, the mysterious augmented reality headset company, has apparently begun shipping its first wave of Magic Leap One AR systems to partners in limited numbers. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” Bloomberg reports a small group of unnamed software developers recently received test units. Highlighting the startup’s ongoing insistence on complete secrecy surrounding their first product, the…

Cultivating a Transparent Workplace with VR

Transparency in the workplace is no longer optional. Today’s generation of workers now expect their employers and place of work to be open and honest about their business practices, compared to previous generations who were more focused on profit-driven incentives. For businesses, big and small, ths has meant learning to adjust to a new way…

Life in 360°: All Ears

We are rapidly approaching Easter a time of great religious importance and also your chance to snaffle multiple chocolate replicas of eggs. Then consume said eggs. With either great care or very intense desire to shove said chocolate into your mouth as rapidly as possible to the point of near choking on it. Since today…

VeeR VR Founders Featured by Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2018

Forbes announced the 30 under 30 list of 2018, featuring industry leaders and innovators in various fields. The three co-founders of VeeR VR, Ayden Ye, Jingshu Chen, and Richard Chen have been selected as honourees for the consumer technology sector, become the only founders of virtual reality technology company to make the list this year….

25 Startups Participate in Vive X Demo Days Worldwide

HTC Vive’s $100 million USD global virtual reality (VR)/augmented reality (AR) accelerator program Vive X recently ran three more Demo Days in San Francisco, Shenzhen and Taipei. As with previous events companies exhibited their latest innovations in VR and AR hardware, entertainment, enterprise solutions, and tools and services before an audience of investors, and potential business partners. The participants were those…

This Couple Met And Got (Actually) Married In VR Using Rec Room

Romance in VR isn’t new. Ever since the dawn of instant messaging services like AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) — which is where I met my wife over 10 years ago, by the way — people have been connecting and communicating via the web. But as VR becomes more and more mainstream, expect to see those…

Hands-on with the Holodeck: Ready Player One – Escape Room

The motion-picture release of Ready Player One has, unsurprisingly, a number of virtual reality (VR) tie-ins to accompany it. One of those which home users may not get to jump into any time soon is NVIDIA’s own Ready Player One – Escape Room, which premiered at the company’s GTC 2018 event, San Jose. As the…

Epic VR Adventure Farhome Heading Towards HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in April

Those that enjoy massive sci-fi first-person shooters should keep an eye on Steam Early Access next week as UK-based indie team DEVCUBESTUDIO will be releasing its first virtual reality (VR) title for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, Farhome.  The story goes that: “In the early 24th century, people from the emaciated Earth are looking for a…

Report: 8% of VR & AR VC Deals Went to Startups With a Female CEO in 2017

Report finds that VR & AR startups still lack female leadership and venture capital. Sexism in the media industry has been a hot-button issue, as more women are continuing to call out inherent sexism and the undercurrent of sexual misconduct. The Harvey Weinstein scandal prompted a shift in tone — thousands of women and men…

Preview: Catch & Release – A Fisherman’s Delight

Fishing is a popular pastime the world over, sitting by the banks of a river rod in hand as you try to attach bait to the hook before casting off. Proper anglers go out in all weathers, rain or shine, huddled round a warm brew waiting for a nibble. For those that like the leisurely…

Three New VR Horror Experiences From Dark Corner Now Available

The leading provider in cinematic VR horror presents three new experiences sure to have you sweating through your headset. I’ve said it before and i’ll say it again: VR is tailor-built for the horror genre. That feeling of being immersed coupled with pure isolation is perfectly suited for the sense of dread that comes from…

Sunsoft Sheds Some Light On PlayStation VR MOBA

‘The world has been engulfed in darkness, the people called this the Dark Eclipse.’ Thus begins the journey for would-be heroes and adventurers in DARK ECLIPSE, the first real-time strategy multiplayer online battle videogame (RTS-MOBA) for the PlayStation VR and one that will let you get hands-on with controlling your characters. DARK ECLIPSE pits players…

Vive X Opens new London hub for VR Innovation

Launched back in 2016, HTC Vive’s $100m global VR/AR accelerator program, Vive X has helped companies around the world showcase their immersive innovations, via demos days at hubs based in Taipei, Beijing, Shenzhen, San Francisco and Tel Aviv. Today, HTC Vive has announced a sixth hub, bringing Vive X to London, UK covering the whole of Europe….

Create 3D Mid-Air Objects With Ultrahaptics’ STRATOS Explore Development Kit

Last month, haptics technology company Ultrahaptics announced the STRATOS platform, designed to create advanced touch-based sensations in mid-air. Now it’s launching STRATOS Explore, the first development kit based on the platform. With STRATOS Explore tech companies and developers can begin experimenting with haptics as a new way for users to interface with their products, whether that’s for…

Salary Man Escape Is An Intriguing Satirical Puzzler For PSVR

We want to see a lot of different types of experiences on Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR): shooters, dramas, survival games, oh, and games about helping trapped business men escape hellish corporate worlds. Wait, what? Strange as it sounds, that’s the idea behind Salary Man Escape, a bizarre new puzzle game from indie developer RAS. The…

‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Update Brings Time Trials to ‘PSVR Mode’

Gran Turismo Sport (2017), the VR-compatible PS4 racing sim, just got an update that lets PSVR owners take a crack at two race circuits in time trial mode. GT Sport isn’t exactly a fully fledged PSVR title as such, since you can’t play the full game in VR. You’re instead relegated to a much less extensive…

PSVR Supported Trackmania Turbo Is Free On PS Plus Next Month

Between a price drop, several new game announcements, and the launch of Wipeout VR, yesterday was a busy one for Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset, but there was still one piece of news that might have slipped under your radar. The company also announced its line-up of free games available to PlayStation Plus members in…