Vive Studios’ 7 Miracles Delivers A Sunday School Lesson In VR

If you’re reading this, JesuSavesSouls, this one’s for you. I have to admit that, when I was first invited to watch a feature-length 360 degree movie about recounting the seven miracles of Jesus Christ, I hesitated. I confess it’s not a subject I have much interest in, nor has there been any 360 degree content…

Vive Studios’ 7 Miracles Delivers A Sunday School Lesson In VR

If you’re reading this, JesuSavesSouls, this one’s for you. I have to admit that, when I was first invited to watch a feature-length 360 degree movie about recounting the seven miracles of Jesus Christ, I hesitated. I confess it’s not a subject I have much interest in, nor has there been any 360 degree content…

Hands-On: Five Things I’ve Learned About Sony’s Blood And Truth

Blood and Truth, Sony’s follow-up to the London Heist minigame in PlayStation VR Worlds, is a funny one. You’d think making a full game out of one of the headset’s most popular launch demos would turn into a surefire hit, right? It certainly worked for Astro Bot. And yet our reactions to multiple hands-on sessions…

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows VR Releases Of The Week 09/30/18

This week’s new releases are pretty interesting, if not necessarily all worth your time and money. Spend wisely, young adventurer. In Death, from Solfar Studios Price: $29.99 (Rift, Vive, Windows) Solfar’s nail-biting archery action game finally leaves Early Access and arrives as a full release this week. You face hordes of enemies as you fight…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 09/30/18

PSVR continues its winning streak with another strong set of releases this week. You’ll definitely want to be picking up Astro Bot Astro Bot Rescue Mission, from Sony Japan Price: $39.99 This is what you’re here for. Based off of the brilliant Playroom VR demo from PSVR’s launch, Astro Bot is a delightful third-person platformer…

Magic Leap’s First Developer Conference Will Be Livestreamed

Magic Leap is set to host what it no doubt hopes will be the Oculus Connect of the AR world next week as it hosts the first ever L.E.A.P. Conference in LA. Don’t worry if you’re not heading to the show; it’s going to be livestreamed. Well, at least the keynote speech on October 10th…

Ryan Gosling’s First Man Is Getting A VR Experience

Get ready to take a giant leap for mankind in VR. First Man, the new Neil Armstrong biopic from La La Land director Damien Chazelle, is getting the expected VR tie-in treatment. Rolling out to AMC Theatres across, LA, San Francisco, New York and Washington, the piece is set to give viewers a first-hand account…

Twin Peaks VR Is Coming To A Headset Near You

Just the thought of David Lynch-level weirdness in VR is already enough to make my head spin, but I’m sure lots of people will be pretty excited for this official Twin Peaks VR experience. The cult classic series is indeed getting its very own experiential piece for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, Collider reports…

Valve Improves SteamVR Spectator Mode, Adds New Home Environment

Valve’s SteamVR Home platform is rolling out another environment for you to make yourself cozy in. Meet the Gulping Goat space farm. That may be the most Valve sentence anyone has ever written. Anyway, this colorful new environment is now yours to explore. It features robot farmers lazily tending to alien crops, which we’re pretty…

PSVR Mascots Astro And Quill Meet Up In Adorable Bundle Video

The heroes of two of the best PSVR games of the year just collided in this adorable new video for the headset. Quill, the tiny protagonist from Polyarc’s brilliant VR adventure, Moss, and Astro from this week’s equally-excellent Astro Bot Rescue Mission meet face-to-face in the below video. It’s promoting a new bundle for the…

Dreams PSVR Support Is Still Comg Day 1, Media Molecule Confirms

I know I might be sounding like a bit of a broken record at this point but I’ve been anxious to confirm that Media Molecule’s Dreams really is coming to PSVR when it launches on PS4. Thankfully the developer just reassured that that is indeed the case. Media Molecule’s Alex Evans confirmed as much in…

Moss Dev Says Sequel Could Feature Non-Linear Elements, Deeper Combat

Moss developer Polyarc is hinting that fans can look forward to more enemies, deeper combat and even more freedom in the unannounced sequel. Polyarc recently hosted an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit and, naturally, many of the questions concerned a potential sequel or ‘Book 2’. For the most part, the developer reiterated what it’s…

Fit It Is An Amazing-Looking Human Tetris Using Vive Trackers

Remember HTC’s Vive Trackers? They’re a great little peripheral that allows you to bring a variety of objects into VR by fitting them with this puck-shaped marker. But, as cool as they are, we haven’t seen a lot of games embrace the Trackers. Fit It wants to change that. This new game from a team…

Adorable VR Puzzler Squishies Returns As PSVR Exclusive

Typoman developer Brainseed Factory is nearing the release of its first VR game, Squishies. The studio recently reintroduced the game, which UploadVR helped reveal last year, as an exclusive for Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset. It’s set to release on 20th November, and it looks like it’s come a fair way since we last saw…

VR Documentary Zero Days Scores News And Doc Emmy

One of VR’s most striking documentaries just won itself an Emmy. Zero Days VR, the 2017 experience that itself was based upon the larger Zero Days documentary, just won the award for Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary at last night’s 39th News & Documentary Emmy Awards. The experience beat out other entries like Time’s Finding Home…

Exorcist VR’s Remaining Chapters Hit PSVR Next Week

Good news for PSVR games that like to scare the bejesus out of themselves; the final installments of The Exorcist: Legion VR arrive on the headset next week. Episode 4 and 5 of the horror series, which originally launched on PC VR headsets earlier this year, will land on Sony’s headset on October 9th. The…

Marginal Shifts For Rift/Vive In September Steam Hardware Survey

September’s Steam Hardware Survey doesn’t see much change in VR headset usage on the platform. Last month we reported that the gap between the two headsets had widened, with Rift claiming 47.11% of the total usage and Vive taking 42.58%. But there are only marginal shifts to report this month; Rift is up to 47.27%…

Carmack: Oculus Debated PC VR Mode For Quest

Could Oculus Quest, Facebook’s newest standalone VR headset, ever be used to run PC VR experiences? It’s not likely, but the company did discuss it. Oculus boldly proclaimed that Quest could deliver ‘Rift quality experiences’ at its reveal at Oculus Connect last week. In reality, though, the kit just isn’t as powerful as the PCs…

Hellblade VR Developer Ninja Theory Is Working On Star Wars: Vader Immortal

Here’s an interesting detail we missed when Star Wars: Vader Immortal was announced for Oculus Quest last week; Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice developer Ninja Theory is working on the series. A mention of the UK-based studio is dropped right at the end of the press release, simply stating that developer ILMxLAB is “proud to be working…

The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases Of The Week 09/23/18

Oculus Connect might have stolen the headlines this week but there’s still a pretty healthy selection of new releases for PC VR headsets. Creed: Rise to Glory, from Survios Price: $29.99 (Rift, Vive) The latest game from Sprint Vector developer Survios is a tie-in to the upcoming Creed sequel. Slipping into the gloves of Adonis…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 09/23/18

No one should be buying any VR games this week because you should all be spending that money on Valkyria Chronicles 4, just saying. Anyway, if you’re still insisting that money be spent on PSVR then there’s plenty of places to spend it. We’ve got the latest game from Survios and some other interesting experiments….

Smash Hit Plunder’s Delightful Chaos Is Even Better With A Friend

I’m pleased to report that, over the past four or so years, Smash Hit Plunder hasn’t really changed. Though it’s been away for some time, moving from Gear VR to PSVR as developer Triangular Pixels itself relocated from the UK capital of London to the calmer coastal scenes of Cornwall, the chaotic core of this…

Why One Of Sony’s Biggest PSVR Advocates Risked It All On Going Indie

Dave Ranyard used to head up one of Sony’s longest-running PlayStation developers, working on its most experimental tech, located in the heart of London. Over the course of the past decade, he’s worked on games that spearheaded PlayStation peripherals from the popular SingStar karaoke series to early augmented reality efforts with Wonderbook. Most recently he…

Watch Valve’s Knuckles EV3 Controllers Get Unboxed

The next iteration of Valve’s Knuckles VR controllers are now arriving on developer’s doorsteps, and Climbey developer Brian Lindenhof is providing his typically dependable first look at them. Lindenhof, who also gave us a glimpse of earlier Knuckles controllers being used to play Lone Echo and Fallout 4, yesterday posted the below video unboxing the…