Ubisoft’s Transference Launches Next Month, PSVR Prequel Demo Out Now

You won’t have long to play all of Ubisoft Montreal and SpectreVision’s new VR title, Transference, but you can get a taste of it from today. The game, which will launch on September 18th, just got a free demo on PS4’s PlayStation Store with support for the PSVR headsets. Unlike most demos, this download is…

The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases Of The Week 08/12/18

Grab your lifejackets; we’re finally jumping aboard the Titanic in VR this week. Or, if education isn’t your thing, there’s also the chance to blow some stuff up in an intriguing new free to play title. Either way, it’s not the most abundant week for releases, but you should definitely try one of these two out. Vroom…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 08/12/18

We’re spinning our wheels figuratively and literally this week. We’re counting down the days until Firewall, Bow to Blood and Torn all hit PSVR at the end of August but, until then, there is a pretty interesting new vehicular combat game to try out. Vehicular combat. That’s fun to say, isn’t it? Anyways, here we…

The Unknown Patient Is A True War Story Brought To Life In VR

A new VR series from Unwritten Endings and VRTOV promises to dive into the deeper effects of war by retelling a true story. Directed by Michael Beets, The Unknown Patient tells the story of an Australian man found in the streets of London wearing a soldier’s uniform during the first World War. Seemingly suffering from…

Be The Hero Is A Super-Powered VR Game Releasing Next Week

Another chance to step into the shoes of a superhero is coming to VR headsets next week. EXPVR is set to launch its energetic action game, Be The Hero, on August 24th via Steam Early Access with support for the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows VR headsets. The studio recently released a new mixed…

Hands-On: Mario Kart VR Is Entirely Worth The Wait

Take my advice: savor the opening minute of Mario Kart VR before your race actually starts because it’s the only time you’ll get to properly soak in the Mushroom Kingdom in all of its virtual glory. Twist your head around to see Peach or Luigi staring back at you, admire the iconic Question Blocks off…

Why You Won’t See Our Firewall: Zero Hour Review At Launch

Firewall: Zero Hour, easily one of the most anticipated VR games of this year, is just a few weeks away now. The game launches in the US on August 28th, but you won’t see our review before then. Why’s that? While it may usually be the case that a game’s developer or publisher has set…

Evasion’s Full Version Launches In October On PSVR, Rift And Vive

One last big piece of PSVR news today; Archiact’s Evasion is very close to release. The first-person shooter, which is also coming to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, will arrive on October 9th. Sony announced the news on its PlayStation Blog, though the game’s Steam page also confirms the same date for the PC…

These Are PSVR’s Most-Played Games (In the US)

Off the back of announcing PSVR has sold three million units worldwide, Sony just revealed the top 10 most-played VR titles in North America. It’s Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR that comes out on top. The 2017 port of the open-world epic role-playing game (RPG) remains one of our favorite VR experiences to…

PSVR Passes Three Million Headsets Sold Worldwide

Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset has sold over three million units worldwide. The company announced the news on the PlayStation Blog today, also confirming that it had sold 21.9 million games and experiences for the platform. The console launched back in October 2016  and, last December, Sony confirmed that PSVR had passed the two million…

Creed: Rise To Glory Boxes Onto PSVR Next Month

Electronauts has barely been out a week but developer Survios is already nearing the release of its next big title in Creed: Rise to Glory. The VR boxing game which is based on the recent spin-offs of the Rocky films, is launching on PlayStation VR (PSVR) on September 25th for $29.99. A press release sent…

Over 500,000 People Have Now Tried Resident Evil 7 In PSVR

Resident Evil 7’s PSVR support recently crossed yet another milestone. Residentevil.net, the official website for the game that tracks data from players that opt-into it, now notes that over half a million people have played Capcom’s survival horror revival in VR (501,511 at the time of writing). That’s 13.93% of the 3,601,502 players that have…

Spatial Brings AR Gaming To The Tabletop With A Magic Window

AR tabletop gaming could get a real boost with this new peripheral from Spatial Gaming. The Spatial MRX is a mobile accessory designed to bring augmented reality boardgames to anyone with a smartphone or tablet. It’s a $60 device that plugs into your hardware and places it behind what it calls a ‘Magic Window’. Using…

Unearthing Mars Gets A Surprise PSVR Sequel Next Month With Aim Support

Remember Unearthing Mars? It was a bizarre little sci-fi game that released on PlayStation VR (PSVR) early last year. I wrote a pretty short review about it because there was so little to talk about in its two-hour running time. Well, it’s getting a surprise sequel next month that looks decidedly more shooty. Unearthing Mars…

The Exorcist: Legion VR Is Finally Complete With Fifth Chapter

Over 10 months since its initial unveiling, Wolf & Wood’s Exorcist VR saga is finally complete. This week sees the launch of the fifth and final installment in the episodic horror VR game, named The Tomb, on Steam and Oculus Home. Writing in a Steam update, the developer noted that this chapter was the team’s…

New Valerian-Themed Ride Puts You In VR On And Off The Coaster

VR rollercoasters are nothing new, but an upcoming attraction for Germany’s Europa-Park is taking a unique approach to them. The park teamed up with VR Coaster, Holodeck VR and MackMedia for a new attraction based off of Luc Besson’s sci-fi blockbuster, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which is based on the pre-existing…

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….

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…

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…