Unknightly Livestream: Thief VR Is Here With This Careful Stealth Game

For today’s livestream we’re sneaking through the dimly lit corridors of Thief-inspired VR stealth game, Unknightly from Portal Studios. For fans of stealthy games such as Thief and Dishonored, there is quite a lot to love here even in Early Access. The premise of Unknightly (which is currently 30% off on Steam) is that you…

Steve-O Stars In VR Miniseries ‘Headset Hotshots’

The modern day daredevil takes his signature brand of stunts to VR in this action-packed YouTube miniseries. When it was first announced that Jackass’s Stephen Gilchrist Glover, better known as Steve-O, would be taking part in an original VR miniseries, we naturally assumed the show would simply consist of a healthy variety of death-defying and…

VR Game Releases For August 2018

Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is August’s list. Since we’re starting this series a bit late in the middle of the month it won’t be as comprehensive as future months since a lot of games have already come out,…

You Can Now Watch The BBC Proms Music Festival In VR

The world’s largest classical music festival is embraces virtual reality. For the first time this summer, the BBC Proms are holding an event entirely in VR. Produced by BBC VR Hub, Nothing to be Written commemorates the centenary of the First World War and was created by composer Anna Meredith with 59 Productions – the…

StarVR One Revealed with SteamVR Tracking 2.0, Eye-tracking, Upgraded Specs

StarVR today revealed the StarVR One headset at SIGGRAPH 2018, an upgrade to previous StarVR headsets which incorporates SteamVR Tracking 2.0, eye-tracking, and a slew of enhancements. Made for the commercial and enterprise VR markets, the StarVR headset’s defining feature has been its ultra-wide field of view (claimed at 210 degrees horizontal and 130 degrees…

StarVR One: 90 FPS, SteamVR Tracking 2.0 With ‘Nearly’ Human FoV

StarVR unveiled its long-in-development commercial VR headset at SIGGRAPH today. The StarVR One HMD promises SteamVR 2.0 Tracking with visuals running at 90 frames per second, eye-tracking and a field of view covering “nearly 100 percent of natural human vision.” The headset is being shown with a handful of experiences at SIGGRAPH this week with…

We Should All Be More Like Jordan From VRChat

Meet Jordan. He’s a young kid that found his way into the dangerous waters of VRChat and, using the power of a pure child’s soul and cute phrases, touched the hearts and minds of thousands of people over the past week. When YouTuber Syrmor livestreamed VRChat for his followers about a week ago, it’s safe…

5 Things In Doom Eternal That Make Us Really Want VR Support

Normally when we make a VR wish list we know not to hold our breath for too long, but Doom is a bit different. As you’ll probably know, we already got a fairly decent stab at bringing the iconic shooter series to headsets with 2017’s Doom VFR, which remixed elements of 2016 reboot’s campaign. With…

Skyrim VR, Rick and Morty Conquer PSVR July Charts

July’s PS Store charts are in, and they’re pretty standard in both the US and EU. Skyrim VR takes the top spot in Europe, whilst Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality claims the crown in the USA. Both lists are largely filled out with the usual suspects like Job Simulator, Batman: Arkham VR and Superhot VR….

Metastage Is A New Mixed Reality Capture Studio In LA

The next mixed reality studio to partner with Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Capture technology is opening today in Los Angeles, California. Metastage, as the venue is called, comes fully equipped for volumetric capture, using a range of cameras fitted to a circular rig to record real life and turn it into a virtual asset with ease….

This is Not a Drill: Magic Leap Releases the One

Image Copyright: Magic Leap (Used under Fair Use Rationale) Magic Leap has developed a reputation for being one of the most mysterious tech companies in history. They have some of the most respected names in tech vouching for them, but have given us little else than teasers. It’s actually pretty impressive how the company has…

Hands-On: Blind Is A Clever Puzzle Game That Challenges Your Senses

For a medium that immediately and powerful overwhelms your eyeballs, there is a surprising amount of content being created to explore blindness. From Notes on Blindness, a touching and beautifully narrated collection of short stories and Hotel Blind, to Stifled, a striking horror game in which you can only see by the use of sound…

Electronauts To Get Free DLC Adding Music With More Genres

We love Electronauts, Survios’ new VR music app that puts you in the role of a virtual DJ. But, as we said in our impressions last week, we’re not the biggest fans of the app’s tracklist, which only consists of dance music. Good news, then: more genres are on the way. Survios itself said as…

Junior Technology Support at Spacelab (London, UK)

Hello World! We are recruiting a junior technology support person.    We’re looking for a generalist in all aspects of IT support with an… Source: Junior Technology Support at Spacelab (London, UK)

NVIDIA’s New High-end Quadro RTX First to Include VirtualLink VR Port

Today at SIGGRAPH 2018 NVIDIA announced ‘Turing’, their next-generation GPU architecture aimed at real-time ray tracing, and the first high-end GPUs built atop it, the Quadro RTX 8000, 6000 and 5000. The cards are the first to include the recently revealed VirtualLink port, a new connection standard specially designed for next-generation VR headsets. Ray tracing—a computer…

Seven VR Titles Nominated At This Year’s Emmy Awards

VR continues its mainstream invasion as a new pack of virtual content makes its way to the prestigious award ceremony. This September the Primetime Emmy Awards will celebrate its legendary 70th anniversary, once again honoring the absolute finest in U.S. television entertainment. For the last two years, VR content has managed to quietly infiltrate its…

Community Download: What Is VR Gaming Missing Most Right Now?

Community Download is a weekly discussion-focused articles series in which we pose a single, core question to you all, our readers, in the spirit of fostering discussion and debate. It’s been a while since we’ve posted a new Community Download! Several months, in fact. This used to be a weekend series but we’re reviving it…

Most VR Pros Believe Adoption Is Still Limited By Cost And Lack Of Content

A survey conducted by VR Intelligence and SuperData questioning nearly 600 VR and AR professionals offers a glimpse into the health of the industry and its overall direction. One question asked about the major barriers to mass consumer adoption of the technology, with 62 percent of respondents saying lack of content was a barrier in…

Most VR Pros Believe Adoption Is Still Limited By Cost And Lack Of Content

A survey conducted by VR Intelligence and SuperData questioning nearly 600 VR and AR professionals offers a glimpse into the health of the industry and its overall direction. One question asked about the major barriers to mass consumer adoption of the technology, with 62 percent of respondents saying lack of content was a barrier in…

Watch David Hasselhoff Drive KITT From Knight Rider In New 360-Video

The Gumball 3000 is a 3,000-mile car rally that happens every year from London to Tokyo featuring a wide multitude of celebrities driving across the world and making pit stops. From the likes of Usher and David Hasselhoff to Ken Griffey Jr. and more, it’s a star-studded event. This year Finger Food Studios teamed up with…

Watch David Hasselhoff Drive KITT From Knight Rider In New 360-Video

The Gumball 3000 is a 3,000-mile car rally that happens every year from London to Tokyo featuring a wide multitude of celebrities driving across the world and making pit stops. From the likes of Usher and David Hasselhoff to Ken Griffey Jr. and more, it’s a star-studded event. This year Finger Food Studios teamed up with…

‘A Fisherman’s Tale’ Is A VR Puzzler With A Miniature Twist

Vertigo Games’ first attempt at a third-person experience makes its debut at Gamescom 2018 in Germany. Vertigo Games, the talented developer behind zombie-shooter Arizona Sunshine and turn-based strategy game Skyworld, announces its foray into third-person VR with A Fisherman’s Tale, a mind-boggling VR puzzler in which players must break the laws of physics in order…

Someone Turned All Of Shrek Into A Beat Saber Track (Yes, Really)

Someone has turned all of the first Shrek movie into an 83-minute Beat Saber track. Yes, really. ShrekSaber, which I really can’t believe I just typed, is now available to download for the ever-popular VR rhythm game. Yes, a modder named KingPeuche has taken the entirety of the ogre’s original adventure and mapped it to…

Skyrim, Fallout 4 VR Developer Escalation Becomes Bethesda Dallas

Having been acquired by Bethesda parent company, ZeniMax Media, back in 2017, Escalation Studios this month became a bigger part of the publisher. Escalation has been renamed to Bethesda Games Studios Dallas, it was announced during Quake Con this weekend. The studio is known for its work helping Bethesda bring two of the biggest games…

First Ever OpenXR Demo Heading To Siggraph 2018 This Week

Khronos Group’s anticipated VR/AR standard API, OpenXR, is finally getting its first ever public demo at Siggraph 2018 this week. The platform, which was announced at GDC last year, will be shown running an Unreal Engine VR demo inside both the StarVR and Microsoft’s Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets at the event in Vancouver, Canada,…

Mario Kart VR Gets A Deeper Look As London Location Launches

You can finally try Mario Kart VR outside of Japan; Bandai Namco’s surprising collaboration with Nintendo launched in London earlier this month. This new video offers you a closer look. Footage from the video below was taken at the launch event for the racing experience, which is on show at the VR Zone in the…

Mario Kart VR Gets A Deeper Look As London Location Launches

You can finally try Mario Kart VR outside of Japan; Bandai Namco’s surprising collaboration with Nintendo launched in London earlier this month. This new video offers you a closer look. Footage from the video below was taken at the launch event for the racing experience, which is on show at the VR Zone in the…