Check Out The First VR Gameplay Footage Of Project Cars 2

Project Cars is one of the biggest, most polished VR games to date, so we’ve understandably got high expectations for its sequel, Project Cars 2. The first VR footage of the game suggests that developer Slightly Mad Studios is set to meet those expectations. Below are four new gameplay videos from the upcoming driving sim,…

Gory VR Gladitor Game Gorn Gets Early Access Release Date

We first saw Gorn back at the 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), and it left us hungry for more. Fortunately an Early Access release and a more polished look is right around the corner. A Steam page for this bloody VR gladiator simulator has finally been posted up, revealing a July 10th release date for…

Star Trek, Shaun of the Dead Actors Join Augmented Empire

Coatsink’s last big game, Esper 2, had some big voice talent behind it, including Nick Frost of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz fame. Frost is back for the developer’s latest title, Augmented Empire, and he’s bringing some friends with him. The developer’s new turn-based strategy game will also feature the voice of Kate…

Report: Skyrim VR Will Come To HTC Vive Next Year

Skyrim VR was one of the biggest surprises of E3 2017 this month, but so far it’s only been confirmed for PlayStation VR (PSVR). But PC VR users need not fear; it should be with them next year. Developer Bethesda apparently confirmed as much to GameSpot, as stated in the below video. While PSVR players…

Lifeliqe Launches Educational App for HoloLens

It was back in April that we told you that education startup Lifeliqe was bringing its services to Microsoft’s HoloLens platform. Initially we saw the app at work in the classroom, but now anyone with a HoloLens can try it out for themselves. Lifeliqe today launches its mixed reality app as a free download on…

New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For Week Of 06/18/17

There’s not a whole load of new on either of the Oculus stores this week but there’s a very good reason for that; the Summer Sale is now on and you can get a heck of a lot of games at great prices. Still, if you are in the market for something new we have…

New PSVR Releases For Week Of 06/18/17

E3 might have held plenty of surprises for PlayStation VR (PSVR) fans, but there’s not much to exactly play on the headset at the moment. There are no new games on PSVR this week, but there is one short film that we fully recommend you check out. If you missed the previous entry of this…

HTC’s Vive Tracker Has Brought Out The Best In VR Innovation

HTC’s Vive Tracker presents an elegant solution to the VR peripheral problem. Instead of releasing hundreds upon hundreds of different controllers that replicate real world items, why not just stick a single tracked object onto the real thing to bring it into the virtual world? When it was announced at CES back in January, we…

Vindicta Is A Surprisingly Fun VR Campaign Shooter

Vindicta caught my eye a few months back for making the kinds of promises we all want to hear: a full VR FPS campaign with natural locomotion and no wave shooting. Naturally, I followed up with developer Game Cooks as soon as possible, but my heart sank a little when I learned it had only…

Gran Turismo Creator Hoped For ‘Something More Incredible’ Than PSVR

Gran Turismo Sport is coming out later this year, but the promised PlayStation VR (PSVR) support is sounding increasingly underwhelming. From the sounds of it, the game’s developer isn’t too impressed either. Speaking to VentureBeat, Gran Turismo creator and director Kazunori Yamauchi noted that he had hoped current VR technology like PSVR would be better…

Judge Calls For End Of ZeniMax/Oculus Legal Battle

One of the biggest stories of 2017 for the VR industry is also one of its longest. The year started out with ZeniMax Media taking Facebook-owned Oculus to court over an alleged theft of technology. A jury eventually ruled that Oculus must pay ZeniMax $500,000,000, but that wasn’t the end of things — ZeniMax wants…

Vive Still The Most Popular Headset For Developers, VRDC Survey Suggests

Last August the Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) published its first report on the state of the VR industry based off of a survey for developers. The results suggested that marginally more developers were working on the HTC Vive than the Oculus Rift. A little less than a year on and the second report has…

Oculus Connect 4 Announced For October

With Facebook’s F8 developer conference featuring more VR by the year, we had wondered if there was still a place for Oculus Connect in the world. Fear not; Oculus Connect 4 is just a few months away. The company just revealed that the fourth iteration of its conference will take place from October 11th –…

YouTube Launches VR Creator Lab To Help 360 Filmmakers

It turns out the YouTube of VR is, well, YouTube. Google’s content platform embraced VR a few years back and it’s now one of the most popular spaces to find panoramic content. But YouTube wants to do more, so it’s going to help people make new 360 videos. To that end, the site this week…

Lone Echo Spin-Off Echo Arena Gets Open Beta This Weekend, Download Now

Oculus had just one announcement at E3 last week and that was that its anticipated Studios title, Lone Echo, would be releasing next month. A multiplayer spin-off titled Echo Arena is also hitting at the same time, but you’ll be able to get a first taste this weekend. Developer Ready At Dawn Studios is hosting…

Valve’s SteamVR Knuckles Controllers Revealed In Setup Guide

Valve keeps revealing more of its new Knuckles controllers for SteamVR in the most unexpected of ways. Earlier this week we saw a virtual prototype for the kit within SteamVR Home, and now a setup guide has revealed even more information. A quick start guide for these new controllers has just surfaced online, letting developers…

VR Dungeon Crawler KryptCrawler Gets Release Date

Already trawled the many dungeons of The Mage’s Tale? Well, firstly, you might need to cut down on how much time you’re spending in VR; it only released this week. Secondly, there’s already another entry in the VR dungeon crawler genre on the way in KryptCrawler. In truth, KryptCrawler looks a lot closer to Psytech…

VR for Good: Future Aleppo Is An Emotional Tour Of Loss And Hope

There are a lot of places on this planet that I dream of visiting. I want to stand on the tiny islands that sit between Russia and Alaska, explore the parks of Canada, and experience the culture of South Korea. I’m lucky enough to have travelled the globe already, but I still have so many…

Microsoft’s Direct Reality Is VR’s Answer To DirectX

Just ahead of Microsoft’s E3 conference last week the company filed a trademark for Direct Reality. Given the company’s penchant for relabelling virtual reality as mixed reality, we had hoped that would mean VR would make an appearance at its showcase. Sadly that wasn’t the case, but do now know what Direct Reality really is….

Report: LA Noire Getting A PSVR Remaster

Rockstar Games is known for pretty consistently releasing some of the best games on the planet such as Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption. But one of its most divisive games of the last decade, LA Noire, could be the first to make it into VR. WWG cites three separate sources related to…

Sony’s New PSVR Trailer Recaps Big E3 2017 Announcements

PlayStation VR (PSVR) easily had the best showing of any headset at E3 last week, though that’s more down to the absence of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive than it is anything else. Still, there were some big announcements for the headset, which are recapped in the trailer below. Yesterday Sony posted this sizzle…

Field in View: A Week With Vive’s Deluxe Audio Strap

While the rest of the UploadVR team jetted off to E3 earlier this week, I remained behind at base camp to keep things in order. That meant frantic news writing and press conferences that start at the ripe old hour of 5am (thanks, Bethesda). It also meant I got to spend a fair bit of…

Oculus Kicks Off Summer of Rift Event With Sale, Store Credit

Oculus might not have had the biggest E3 — a Lone Echo release date was it’s only announcement — but now that the event is wrapped up its emerging from the shadows and into the sun. The company just announced its Summer of Rift event, which is to be a season of special promotions and…

Windlands PlayStation Move/Pro Patch Due Next Week

PlayStation Move fans have patiently been awaiting the arrival of support for one of PlayStation VR’s (PSVR’s) best titles, Windlands, since last year. Fortunately, they won’t have to wait much longer. Developer Psytec Games recently confirmed to UploadVR that a patch adding Move support to the first-person platformer had recently been approved by Sony and…

The Gallery Episode 2 Gets September Release Window

The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed was one of the best launch titles on the HTC Vive last year, and since its launch we’ve eagerly been awaiting the next installment. Thankfully, the wait is almost over. Developer Cloudhead Games yesterday confirmed that The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone will…

E3 2017: Gran Turismo Sport’s VR Mode Only Supports One-On-One Races

The Gran Turismo series is known for its hyper-realistic racing simulation, stunning graphics and encyclopedic list of cars and tracks. Over the years it’s earned its status as one of the most respected racing franchises on the planet. When we heard the latest game in the series, Gran Turismo Sport, would support PlayStation VR (PSV), we…