Toshiba AR Smartglasses Utilities Comes to Windows 10

Toshiba recently launched its enterprise-focussed smartglasses system, the dynaEdge DE-100 and AR100 Viewer, becoming a solution for companies who are seeking to become one of a growing list who are utilising augmented reality (AR) technology for business use. Toshiba have now announced that new capabilities for the dynaEdge solution will be ported to Windows 10….

Facebook Account Required To Use Oculus Venues

Oculus Venues launched today on Go and Gear VR as a gateway to live VR entertainment such as concerts, comedy shows, sports games, and more. However, unhappy users have been quick to point out that the app requires you to link a Facebook account before you can use it. Previously, all Oculus content such as the…

Sega Genesis Classics VR Livestream: Sonic, Streets Of Rage, And More!

The Sega Genesis (or Mega Drive in the EU) is one of the all-time greatest game systems. It not only rivaled Nintendo’s empire, it even dethroned the NES and SNES for a brief period when Sega was ontop with its edgy marketing campaign and stellar lineup of 16-bit titles. This week the Sega Genesis Classics…

Sega Genesis Classics VR Livestream: Sonic, Streets Of Rage, And More!

The Sega Genesis (or Mega Drive in the EU) is one of the all-time greatest game systems. It not only rivaled Nintendo’s empire, it even dethroned the NES and SNES for a brief period when Sega was ontop with its edgy marketing campaign and stellar lineup of 16-bit titles. This week the Sega Genesis Classics…

Bartenders Taking Over The World in Dungeon Brewmaster

A single choice can have a variety of consequences, some of which you will not see coming. Like the proverbial butterfly flapping its wings and causing a hurricane, your small actions can influence big outcomes in Dungeon Brewmaster. In Dungeon Brewmaster you take on the role of a magical bartender whose job is to serve…

Bartenders Taking Over The World in Dungeon Brewmaster

A single choice can have a variety of consequences, some of which you will not see coming. Like the proverbial butterfly flapping its wings and causing a hurricane, your small actions can influence big outcomes in Dungeon Brewmaster. In Dungeon Brewmaster you take on the role of a magical bartender whose job is to serve…

Sprint Vector Rocks Out With New Big Bang Update

Some races never end. They just keep going, and going, and going. And you’ll certainly need to employ the energy levels of a rabbit representing a popular battery company that will remain nameless when playing Survios’ virtual reality (VR) racer Sprint Vector. Hot on the heels of a period of announcements that have included Update…

Verizon Turns to AR to Train Technicians

There are a growing number of companies who are exploring how virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) can aid in training and educating employees. US-based communications company Verizon has joined the list of firms that are using AR to assist in training. Verizon has begun using AR as part of its knowledge transfer system…

Dark Fantasy Shooter Lordian: Karma Out Now on Steam

The idea of wielding powerful magic is an appealing one to many of us, which is one reason why fiction containing wizards and sorcerers is popular. Virtual reality (VR) offers the chance to immerse yourself in a magical fantasy and feel like you truly are using those powers to smite evil, such as in newly…

Sprint Vector Gets New Map And Characters Today

Attention racers: there’s more Sprint Vector goodness heading your way today. Developer Survios just launched Update 1.3 for its VR racing game, labeled the Big Bang update. Headlining the free patch is a new map named Cosmic Odyssey. As the name suggests, this is a space-set map, located in a top-secret research center that has…

Niantic Reveal new Details for Pokémon Go Safari Zone Dortmund

Earlier this month VRFocus reported on Niantic Labs announcing several new events as part of the Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018, one of which was the Pokémon GO Safari Zone at Dortmund. Today, further details about the event have been released. The Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018 will begin in Dortmund, Germany, at Westfalenpark, offering Pokémon trainers the…

Oculus Venues Brings the Stadium Experience to Oculus Go and Gear VR

Making mobile virtual reality (VR) headsets even more social, today Oculus has launched Oculus Venues, its one-stop-shop for live entertainment including concerts, sporting events, stand-up comedy, movies, and more, all for Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR. Oculus Venues will give viewers the best seat in the house to watch live events, which begin this…

Google Expeditions AR Tours Now Available To Public

Google announces the full release of Expeditions AR as well as updates to its Expeditions app. In a continued show of confidence towards VR & AR technology as influential tools in the classroom, Google has today made its limited Google Expeditions AR tours program available to the public free of charge. Previously only available to…

Oculus Venues Arrives for Oculus Go and Gear VR

Your ticket to live social events in VR is here. You can now watch live concerts, sports, and comedy shows with friends in VR. A month after the launch of Oculus’ $200 standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, the long teased Oculus Venues app is finally available for download. Available on both Oculus Go and Gear…

Seek Launches Mobile AR Creation Studio

As augmented reality (AR) becomes increasingly recognised and popular among consumers, there is a rise in the number of people wanting to bring their own original content into AR. AR startup company Seek is feeding into this demand with the launch of Seek Studio. Seek Studio is a mobile AR creation studio which allows anyone…

Live Event App Oculus Venues Launches Today On Go And Gear VR

Oculus Venues is Facebook’s portal for live event entertainment, launching today on Oculus Go and Gear VR. The one-stop app is building up to feature a piece of live entertainment almost every single night for the next three months. The first event starts tonight at 7:30PM PT and will feature live music from Vance Joy….

SUPERHOT Developers Potentially Working On New VR Experience

Starting life as a humble browser-based videogame before graduating up the ranks to become a fully-fledged immersive virtual reality (VR) experience, SUPERHOT VR has been praised extensively for its innovation and style, now it seems there might be more to come from the development team behind the title. A recent interview with Team Superhot development…

Budget Cuts Delayed A Day Before Release

Just a day before its long-anticipated release, Neat Corporation has delayed its VR stealth game, Budget Cuts, again. Taking to Reddit, the team’s Freya Holmér explained that the studio needed extra time to fix several bugs that it had been aware of for some time. Right now the team estimates that it may take another…

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR1 Aims to Make Standalone Headsets Mainstream

There is no doubt that standalone headsets, be they for AR or VR, are starting to pick up some steam. This momentum is especially noticeable with headsets like the ODG R9, HTC Vive Focus, Lenovo Mirage Solo and the Oculus Go. Smartphone designs like Gear VR and Daydream are fundamentally incompatible with long-term VR usage….

Budget Cuts Delayed Once More, Release Date Now Pending

Nowadays, it’s unfortunately quite often the case that videogames launch with bugs, seeing day one patches roll out or numerous updates in the following weeks. The virtual reality (VR) industry is no different, yet sometimes developers hold off launching all together if things are really bad. And that seems to be the case with Neat…

Original Content? Nah, Just Create an VR/AR Spinoff

When a new entertainment platform arises, one method of testing the waters is to take something popular and create a spin-off for the new platform, to see if fans will follow. Alternatively, a spin-off can let you test out new ideas and mechanics with less risk, something that is particularly true for virtual reality (VR)…

Neat Corporation: ‘Budget Cuts’ Launch Delayed Until Further Notice

Neat Corporation today announced that Budget Cuts, their upcoming VR stealth game, is being delayed until further notice, citing framerate stability and other bugs encountered in the game. The studio announced the news via a Reddit post, saying that the long-awaited Budget Cuts still suffers optimization issues. The studio says they’ll be taking the time to improve the…

Battlezone Publisher Rebellion Announce New VR Game Arca’s Path

Rebellion, the same publisher behind the VR-revival of Battlezone, is today announcing a brand new VR title called Arca’s Path, which is slated for most all major VR platforms later this year. Arca’s Path is in development by Dream Reality Interactive, a London studio founded by experienced VR developers that helped create PSVR Worlds for…

Rebellion Unveil Abstract VR Adventure Arca’s Path, Due for Release This Year

UK-based indie developer and publisher Rebellion (Battlezone) has announced the first virtual reality (VR) title from fellow British studio Dream Reality Interactive, Arca’s Path, which is due for release later this year. Dream Reality Interactive has described Arca’s Path as an ‘abstract yet enchanting adventure’, with the experience all about guiding a girl through a labyrinth of…

Review: Downward Spiral: Horus Station

Having tested the waters last year with its short but sweet debut experience Downward Spiral: Prologue, 3rd Eye Studios has returned in 2018 all guns a blazing with the next instalment in the franchise, Downward Spiral: Horus Station. Looking to expand on that initial offering, Downward Spiral: Horus Station offers the next chapter of the space-based…