Gamescom 2017: Check Out Ace Combat 7’s Latest Trailer

We might not be getting the entire Ace Combat 7 experience in VR, but the PlayStation VR (PSVR) mode coming to the PS4 version of the game still sounds exciting. Today, we’ve got our latest look at the game. It looks like most of the footage here is from the game’s main campaign, but you…

Here’s How To Watch The Actual Solar Eclipse Live In VR

Google Earth might be simulating the solar eclipse from inside VR, but if you want to watch the real thing with a headset then CNN has you covered too. Eclipse of the Century is a 360 degree live show that will give you a view of the historic event inside VR or on other devices….

No New PC-Based Vive Coming in 2017, HTC Confirms

Today brought news that the HTC Vive will be dropping in price from $799 down to $599, slashing $200 off the cost of the SteamVR headset. It’s a tempting offer, though you might worry that your purchase will soon be outdated by a new version of the headset. HTC says that won’t be happening this…

Watch Today’s Solar Eclipse In Google Earth VR

Only a small percentage of Americans will get to enjoy the full solar eclipse experience later today, but if you’ve got an Oculus Rift or an HTC Vive then you can use the power of VR to get the full experience. Google Earth VR, one of the best apps available on both the Rift and…

Relumino Is Samsung’s Gear VR App To Aid The Visually Impaired

Samsung has found another promising use for VR; helping to improve the vision of the visually impaired. The company’s C-Lab initiative, which works on employee-generated ideas, has recently released Relumino, a visual aid application for the Gear VR. You might think that the millions of people around the world with visual impairment issues would have…

Manifest 99 Is A Surreal PSVR Game Set In The Afterlife

Plenty of new games are being announced for Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset every week, but Manifest 99 looks like one everyone should be paying attention to. The first release from indie studio Flight School, Manifest 99 is a surreal journey through the afterlife set onboard a train. As you travel through fantastical environments you’ll…

Big Immersive Is A New Publisher Focusing Exclusively On VR And AR

We’re still waiting for big publishers like EA to fully commit to VR and AR, but new studios exclusively dedicated to these types of experiences are also popping up. Big Immersive is one such publisher. This new company left stealth mode earlier this month, though has already published several VR titles. Earlier this year, for…

Sketchfab Favs: Overwatch, Aquatic Life And Maximum Awwwww

Every week VR artists are making amazing new sculptures using tools like Tilt Brush and Oculus Quill. These elaborate artworks go beyond what’s possible in our world, often creating entirely new ones. It would be a shame to let these go to waste, so we’re highlighting four awesome new pieces featured on 3D model site…

The Biggest HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 08/13/17

There’s plenty of intriguing releases to check out on Vive this week. We’ve got some great new musical pieces, a VR horror experience for film fans, and the long-awaited launch of a promising RPG. Let’s dive in. In the meantime, if you missed the previous iteration of this list, you can see those new releases here….

The Biggest PSVR Releases For The Week Of 08/13/17

Just one single release awaits you on PSVR this week (unless you count a demo for Starblood Arena). It’s a pretty big launch, but it’s yet another horror game, so it’s only for the bravest of the bunch. Don’t worry if that’s not you; there’s always next week. We’ll have a full review of it…

The Raven VR Is A Chilling Adaptation Of An Edgar Allan Poe Classic

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven is so haunting in its drama and convincing in its misery that you don’t really need a VR headset to bring it to life. Poe’s sorrowful words carry such weight to them that you can’t help but immerse yourself deep in the poem’s world. Nevertheless, Thomas Pasieka has put his…

HTC Vive And More Invest $10.5 Million In VR Marketing Platform Immersv

Immersv’s VR marketing platform has attracted the right kind of attention from investors. The company behind the platform today announced that it had raised from $10.5 million in a Series A round of funding. The round included contributes from major VR players like HTC Vive, The Venture Reality Fund and Foundation Capital. Initial Capital, East…

PlayStation R&D Listing Suggests Multi-Sensor PSVR Tracking In The Works

PlayStation VR (PSVR) is a fantastic VR headset, but one of its biggest issues is the tracking system. A new job listing suggests Sony is working on something new to improve that aspect. PlayStation’s London-based R&D lab is looking for an R&D Engineer who will “work on tracking systems and drivers for a VR related project”…

Media Molecule’s Dreams Still Has PSVR Support

It feels like an age since we’ve seen Dreams, but that’s because it has been. Media Molecule’s next big game missed out on both E3 2016 and 2017 showings after debuting at the event in 2015, and we’ve been dying to see more of it. That’s largely because Dreams seems like the perfect PlayStation VR…

Hover Junkers’ Single Player Campaign Mixes Oregon Trail With VR

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Hover Junkers, the HTC Vive launch title from Stress Level Zero. Despite releasing over a year ago, the developer is hard at work on a big update for the game that adds a single-player campaign, and it looks very promising. While Hover Junkers’ traditional multiplayer gameplay is…

Gran Turismo Sport Gets Its First Official PSVR Trailer

Gran Turismo Sport isn’t sounding like the fully featured VR experience we were hoping for, but this new trailer for the game still promises a thrilling experience. This brief new look at the latest addition to Sony’s racing simulation series is our first official look at the PSVR support. It features members of the GT…

Run of Mydan Is A Fast And Fluid VR Action Game Available Now

Here’s a question of the philosophical variety: when is an on-rails shooter not an on-rails shooter? In the case of Run of Myden, a room-scale game in which you can move around on a floating platform that itself travels a set path, I think we have an answer. Though only in Early Access, this VR…

The 9 Best VR Games Of 2017 So Far

As hard as it is to believe, we’re over halfway through 2017, and what a year it’s been. The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are now a year into their lifecycles and Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) isn’t far behind. We’ve seen developers really start to get much more comfortable with these headsets, and that’s lead…

Report: New Gear VR To Be Revealed Alongside Galaxy Note 8 Next Week

It looks like we could be meeting yet another new member of the Gear VR family very soon. Mobile industry leakster Evan Blass this week revealed what appears to be an early look at the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro wearable fitness device. In his report on VentureBeat, Blass states that the device will be revealed…

Stephen King’s It Remake Has A Spooky VR Experience

The remake of Stephen King’s It isn’t out for a few more weeks yet, but you can already dive into a terrifying new VR experience based on the film. It: Float is a 3D 360 video that introduces you to everyone’s least favorite clown: Pennywise. What begins as something of a tribute to a classic…

Job Simulator Meets The Shooting Range In The Frantic Shooty Fruity

You know how it is; you’re bagging your groceries at the supermarket, when a giant watermelon rolls in with an angry expression intent on squishing you, so you grab your revolver from overhead and unload a round on him with one hand while continuing to scan your produce with the other. That damn fruit is…

AltspaceVR Announces Return, In ‘Deep Discussions’ For Social VR Revival

Two weeks ago social VR platform AltspaceVR hosted what was supposed to be its final gathering before shutting down. Now, it appears that it won’t be shutting down at all. AltspaceVR announced its planned closure in late July, noting that the company had been unsuccessful in raising further funds needed to keep the platform going….

EVE: Valkyrie Is Getting A Non-VR Mode And A Big Price Drop

Update: The non-VR version of EVE: Valkyrie is indeed coming to PC too. Original story: Since its launch alongside the Oculus Rift back in March 2016, CCP Games’ EVE: Valkyrie has remained one of the biggest games for VR headsets. Soon, though, you won’t need a headset to play it. CCP has just introduced what…

Promising VR Adventure Unknown Fate Gets Gamescom Trailer

If you’re looking for promising upcoming VR games that are flying under the radar a little then might we point you in the direction of Unknown Fate. This first-person adventure is going to both VR and non-VR platforms, and it’s looking pretty good in its Gamescom 2017 trailer. Unknown Fate is developed by Marslit Games….

Just in Time Incorporated Review: Silly Slow-Motion Superheroics

Here’s an interesting bit of movie trivia; Neo didn’t really dodge all those bullets in The Matrix. Turns out he’s a big fraud and the real hero of the day is Just in Time Incorporated. This amazing company saves lives, acting as time-manipulating body guards that come to the rescue of their clients, as the…

Lenovo Trademark May Reveal Name Of Upcoming VR Headset

Lenovo has a lot going on in the immersive technology space right now, including two VR headsets and two AR headsets. It looks like one of these might have just gotten a name, but don’t ask us which. German site Mobielkopen.net recently spotted a new trademark filed by the technology company for something called Lenovo…

New Ready Player One Image Reveals Art3mis

We got out first good look at Steven Speilberg’s anticipated adaptation of Ready Player One at Comic-Con last month, but we still have plenty of questions about the movie. Now we’ve got our first glimpse at one of the major characters. Empire has released a new image of the upcoming blockbuster that gives us our…

Dean Hall’s Out of Ammo Is Getting A Sequel This Month

Remember Out of Ammo? It was a VR game released seemingly out of nowhere by RocketWerkz, the New Zealand-based developer founded by Day-Z creator Dean Hall. Well, just like that, its sequel is coming out of nowhere too. Out of Ammo: Death Drive arrives later this month on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive —…