Hands-On: Blood And Truth Is Starting To Feel A Bit Shallow

Remember when The Prestige and The Illusionist, two movies about magicians, both released the same year? Or when EverQuest 2 foolishly released the same year as World of Warcraft? Or that other time Gearbox decided it made perfect logical sense to release Battleborn in literally the exact same month as Blizzard’s Overwatch? Pop culture is…

Oval Giveaway: Fast-Paced Multiplayer VR Shooter

Developers are finally starting to experiment more with their VR game designs and break some of the boundaries that people previously held to be true. For example, a couple of years ago everyone was making teleportation-focused games because people feared motion sickness. Now with some clever engineering, most people aren’t even affected. That’s where intense,…

Star Trek: Bridge Crew The Next Generation DLC Review – To Boldly Go In VR

When most people think of Star Trek and virtual reality, they’re imagining the holodeck, a staging environment that lets users seamlessly travel to other realities as if they were real. Many companies are on quests to realize something like that with modern VR technology, but Ubisoft isn’t one of them. Instead, in partnership with Red Storm…

Report: Dreams Will Now Have PSVR Support On Day One

According to a new article from PSU, Dreams is planned to have PSVR support from day one when it launches after all. Late last year, a developer told us during a demonstration that PSVR support “won’t be in at launch” but when it did come, it would allow users to manipulate the world and objects…

Rec Room Getting Battle Royale-Style Game Mode In June

Battle royale games are the new hotness. Your kids are playing them, I’m playing them, you’re probably playing them: we’re all playing them. Whether you prefer PUBG’s slow-paced realism or Fortnite’s fast-paced action and base building, or even H1Z1’s vehicular-focused Auto Royale mode, there is certainly a battle royale game out there for just about…

The Biggest Rift, Vive, And Windows VR Releases Of The Week 05/13/18

Whether you want to immerse yourself in one of the most topical TV shows out right now from HBO, rack up headshots with your bow and arrow skills, or venture into the neon-soaked nostalgia trip of a 90s era shooter, there’s something for just about everyone this week. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. And…

VR RTS Skyworld Is Free This Weekend, Including New Lost Worlds DLC

Skyworld, despite its flaws, at least does something a bit different in the VR gaming space. Instead of focusing on blood, gore, and guns (like Vertigo’s other game, Arizona Sunshine, and the rest of the VR market) Skyworld takes a decidedly whimsical approach in delivering an approachable RTS-lite experience. For fans of the genre that…

How To Download And Install New Custom Songs On Beat Saber

While we patiently wait for official (and free) DLC, the alpha version of Beat Saber’s level editor will have to do for now. Thankfully, it’s not too difficult to download and import tracks that users have created for the time being, even if it’s not officially supported. We livestreamed a bunch of custom-made songs for…

Blood, Bugs, and Bullets Looks Like Starship Troopers VR

I’m all for campy stuff. When done correctly, cheesy humor that doesn’t take itself too seriously can bring out plenty of smiles in even the most jaded of gamers. While it’s hard to tell for sure based on a single trailer and email summary, it certainly sounds and looks like Blood, Bugs, and Bullets, or…

Beat Saber Livestream: Playing Dozens Of Custom Downloaded Songs

Now that users can mod in their own custom songs for Beat Saber (lots of them are uploaded to Beat Saver for easy access) the game’s already starting to feel more robust. When it launched with just 10 tracks it was still an easy recommendation, but now it’s only growing to become one of VR’s…

Oculus And ESL Announce VR League: Season 2 With Over $220K In Prizes

Last year Oculus, Intel, and ESL teamed up to launch the VR Challenge League, the world’s first largescale VR esports event. Now, starting tomorrow, it’s coming back as VR League: Season 2 from Oculus once again in partnership with global esports network, ESL. Previously the league only tracked competition in The Unspoken and Echo Arena,…

Oculus Says Marvel VR Still Coming 2018 After Avengers Absence

Two of the year’s biggest films (Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War) have come and gone from their premiere dates raking in hundreds of millions of dollars each. Following the relative flop that was DC’s Justice League, Marvel appears to be on top of the cinematic super hero world right now. But despite it all, you’d…

Unreal E3 Awards Return This Year In Partnership With Intel And NVIDIA

This year at E3 Epic Games will be bringing back the official Unreal E3 Awards. The awards will recognize developers with outstanding achievements in a variety of categories ranging from visual fidelity to originality. Unsurprisingly, your game must be made in the Unreal Engine in order to be nominated for an Unreal E3 Award. Nominees…

Massive oVRshot Update Adds New Game Mode, Map, Class, And More

There are countless gun-based VR shooters on the market, but very few multiplayer-focused bow and arrow shooters. Luckily, oVRshot is a solid option to fill that gap a bit. When we first played the game before it hit Early Access the biggest issues we had were the slow locomotion, lack of map variety, and some…

The 25 Best Must-Download Oculus Go Games And Apps

Now that Oculus Go is finally here that means thousands (or hopefully millions) of people will soon have the most accessible way of experiencing VR at the ready no matter where they are or what they’re doing. Without the need for a smartphone or PC, it’s as simple as strapping it to your face and…

Oculus Rooms Gets Impressive Update For Go Launch

After watching the Ready Player One film in theaters I’m more convinced than ever that the secret to VR’s success is going to be establishing a go-to social metaverse for people to easily and quickly meet up. Scattering features across apps gets the job done for now, but eventually a default destination, like a global…

Oculus Go Review: Standalone VR For The Masses

When Oculus announced Oculus Go late last year at its developer conference, the headset came as a bit of a surprise. The previous year Facebook announced the Santa Cruz standalone prototype with full six degrees of freedom. By OC4, they added controller tracking that allowed full freedom of movement for both your head and hands…

Beat Saber Early Access Review: Like DDR With Light Sabers

Growing up, I was a DDR kid. I was never good enough to draw a crowd at arcades, but I could hang on most songs on any difficulty level and even owned a pad at home with several PS2 versions. After that I moved on to Guitar Hero and eventually Rock Band to scratch that…

Play WWII VR FPS Front Defense: Heroes For Free This Weekend

Yearning for an old-school Call of Duty 2-era WWII-focused first-person shooter (FPS) in VR? Does the modern, Counter-Strike style setting of Onward and Pavlov not do it for you? Then Front Defense: Heroes could be just what you’re looking for. And luckily this weekend (starting today and running through 1PM PT on Monday, 4/29, anyone…

Snappables Brings Multiplayer AR Games To Snapchat

Snapchat users can now play AR games, with friends,  using the platform’s powerful lens and filter features. The update will roll out to users gradually over the course of this week. Some games will have a high score leaderboard, while others let you invite friends to play games directly together. In the quick teaser below…

Mozilla Hubs Turns Your Internet Browser Into A Social VR Experience

If Ready Player One gets anything right about the grand vision of VR, it’s that the future of the metaverse needs to be inherently social. Some of the best VR games out right now are solitary, single player experiences (such as Skyrim VR) but until we can enjoy things of that qualtiy, or higher, online…

WipEout VR And Other PSVR Exclusives Get Permanent Price Drop

After Sony slashed the price of the PSVR by a whole $100, they’ve now gone ahead and permanently dropped the price of some of the platform’s very best games, including WipEout Omege Collection, Driveclub VR, PSVR Worlds, and several others. All of these and other signs seem to be pointing towards a major update for…