The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows Releases Of The Week 02/18/18

A pretty good selection of content for Rift owners this week! Though it’s a little sparse elsewhere for other headsets. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group, complete with a curated list of recommendations so that you don’t have to waste any money finding out what’s good in the…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 02/18/18

One big release saves the day this week; there’s only two releases all-told but Apex Construct is the one many of us have been waiting for. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. UploadVR also launched the ‘UploadVR PSVR Community’ on PlayStation 4! Join up, find other gamers to play with, and engage in discussions with…

Speak Of The Devil Is A VR Horror Movie With Multiple Endings

VR is getting its very own ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ experience in Speak Of The Devil. Released this week on Google Daydream, Speak Of The Devil is an interactive narrative VR piece from Light Sail VR, which previously produced a 360 degree experience tying into the Paranormal Activity franchise. In this live action experience, you’ll…

Speak Of The Devil Is A VR Horror Movie With Multiple Endings

VR is getting its very own ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ experience in Speak Of The Devil. Released this week on Google Daydream, Speak Of The Devil is an interactive narrative VR piece from Light Sail VR, which previously produced a 360 degree experience tying into the Paranormal Activity franchise. In this live action experience, you’ll…

Memory Place Is A New VR Noir Thriller From The Studio Behind Dinner Party

Having recently enjoyed a showing of its latest VR movie, Dinner Party, at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, LA-based Telexist is this month announcing its latest production; a VR crime thriller series named Memory Place. Memory Place is actually the first collaboration between Telexist and its parent company Good Deed Entertainment (which has worked on…

Memory Palace Is A New VR Noir Thriller From The Studio Behind Dinner Party

Having recently enjoyed a showing of its latest VR movie, Dinner Party, at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, LA-based Telexist is this month announcing its latest production; a VR crime thriller series named Memory Palace. Memory Palace is actually the first collaboration between Telexist and its parent company Good Deed Entertainment (which has worked on…

Throw Anything Is A Different Kind Of Zombie VR Game

We know, we know, yet another zombie VR game. But Throw Anything isn’t your typical undead-slaying experience. In this new title launching in Early Access next week from Visual Light, players must indeed defend themselves from hordes of shuffling zombies. But, instead of arming yourself with machine guns and grenade launchers, Throw Anything asks you…

Editorial: Why PSVR’s Current Library Is An Investment Towards PSVR 2

Apex Construct’s release this week once again brought about a recurring topic in its reviews: PlayStation VR’s limited tracking and Move controllers restrict what is an otherwise great experience. The 180-degree tracking makes traversing an entire virtual world much more finicky than it should be and the lack of analog sticks on the controllers make…

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 AR Reveal Has Been Leaked

It looks like Samsung was planning something a little different for the reveal of its S9 smartphone this year, but it’s backfired a little. All signs point towards Samsung announcing its new flagship smartphone at its Mobile World Congress Unpacked press conference in Barcelona this Sunday. However, as reported by XDA Developers, a Reddit user…

Reality Decks Is A Comprehensive VR DJing App Available Now

Put away the drum kit and lock away the guitar: your latest virtual reality toy is the DJ deck you’ve always dreamed of. Developed by Philip Mackenzie, Reality Decks is a new Oculus Rift app launching today. It’s a comprehensive DJ simulator that allows you to mix and record using virtual vinyl turn tables without…

Facebook Will Share Its ‘Biggest AR/VR News To Date’ At F8

Facebook is very bullish about the VR and AR news it’s going to be making at this year’s F8 developer conference. Taking to Twitter, Facebook’s head of virtual and augmented reality products and hardware, Andrew Bosworth, promised that the company would be sharing “the biggest AR/VR news from Facebook to date,” at its developer event….

Persona 3 And Persona 5 Dance Spin-Offs To Feature PSVR Support

The Persona franchise has earned a reputation as one of gaming’s most stylish franchises, especially with last year’s release of Persona 5. Now the series is bringing its charm to PSVR. Two upcoming spin-offs for the series, Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night, are set to feature PlayStation VR (PSVR)…

Asus Launches Its Mixed Reality VR Headset At $429

The latest addition to Microsoft’s line of Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets is here and it comes from Asus. Asus’ Windows headset was actually announced alongside other devices from HP, Dell and others two years ago but didn’t launch with them back in October 2017. But it’s finally started shipping in the US this week,…

Microsoft To Push Social VR/AR ‘Forward In New Ways’ In 2018

Microsoft is teasing big things for its work in the social VR and AR space this year. Last year, as the company launched its new line of Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets, Microsoft acquired social VR app, AltspaceVR, which had been facing closure just months beforehand. This seemed to confirm the company’s interest in the…

Twilight Path Is A New VR Adventure From The Makers Of Form

2017’s Form is one of VR’s very best experiences, offering surreal puzzles with sights and sounds that would often amaze. We’re still expecting it to come to more VR platforms but, today, developer Charm Games is announcing its next project, Twilight Path. Due for release in Summer 2018 on Rift and Vive, Twilight Path is…

8ball Is A VR Microphone For Seamless Spatial Audio Integration

We all know that convincing audio is just as important to VR immersion as sight, but the solutions for creating this kind of feedback in 360 degree videos are limited. 8ball aims to fix that. Developed by Hear360 over the course of the past few years and on sale from today, 8ball is a VR…

Damming The Nile Is A VR Documentary From The BBC

The BBC has been pretty active in the immersive tech space of late, releasing a new Daydream project last week, announcing its first augmented reality app a few weeks back and launching its new virtual reality hub late last year. This week sees the launch of one of the first projects to come out of…

Sony’s PSVR US Sale Discounts Skyrim, Resident Evil And Much More

Sony is finally hosting one of its first big sales on PlayStation VR (PSVR) games on its North American PlayStation Store, and there are some deals you definitely won’t want to miss. Some of PSVR’s biggests titles get heavy discounts in this sale, though you’ll have to be a PS Plus member to make the most…

Sheffield Doc/Fest Offering £12,000 For The Next Great VR Documentary

For the past few years, Sheffield Doc/Fest has highlighted the latest in VR documentary making via its Alternate Realities section, and this year’s show will be no different. In the build-up to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018, which runs from June 7th – 12th, the festival is offering a £12,000 commission for an immersive documentary to be…

Island Time Is A Desert Island Survival Game For PSVR, Rift And Vive

Manifest 99 from Flight School Studio was one of the most interesting VR experiences of 2017. Just a few months on from its launch, though, and the developer is ready to share its next full VR game, Island Time. This looks like quite a big departure from the story-driven experience Flight School made its name…

IKinema Orion’s 1.0 VR Body Tracking Solution Now Available To All

UK-based IKinema is looking to make sophisticated body tracking open to all with the use of the HTC Vive headset and its Orion software. Last year we reported that the animation specialist was working with HTC’s new Vive Trackers to create an accessible body tracking solution that developers could purchase for an annual cost of…

Moss Hits PSVR Next Week, New Trailer Released

Late last year we heard that cutesy PSVR action game, Moss, would be releasing in February 2018. Well, there’s only a week and a half of February 2018 left and, sure enough, the game will release before the month’s end. Developer Polyarc today confirmed that the third-person adventure title would be releasing on February 27th,…

Magic Leap Job Listing Suggests Big Retail Presence Incoming

As with virtual reality, the best way to get people to understand augmented reality is to get them to actually try it. To that end, it looks like Magic Leap will be making a big push towards getting its kit into people’s hands in the future. The Florida-based AR company is currently looking for a…

Consciousness Is A Concept Album Fusing VR And Music

We’ve seen plenty of VR music videos, but I-Exist wants to take the relationship between audio and virtual reality even deeper with a full VR concept album. This two-piece band is currently working on Consciousness, a full LP that you’ll experience inside a VR headset. But this isn’t just a series of 360 degree videos;…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 02/11/18

We hope you’ve been saving up because there are a lot of new PSVR releases this week! It looks like we’re about to start making up for a dry January; there are at least two games you should be picking up today. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. UploadVR also launched the ‘UploadVR PSVR…

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows Releases Of The Week 02/11/18

Not a huge weeks this week, with most of the note-worthy releases being exclusive to Rift, but the biggest game of the week is appearing on all three platforms at least. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group, complete with a curated list of recommendations so that you…

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows Releases Of The Week 02/11/18

Not a huge weeks this week, with most of the note-worthy releases being exclusive to Rift, but the biggest game of the week is appearing on all three platforms at least. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group, complete with a curated list of recommendations so that you…

Lucid Is A Must-See VR Film From The Makers Of Ctrl

VR, it would seem, has some parenting problems. Whether it’s the wistful lingering memories of Dear Angelica or time-traveling trips of Assent, the ordeals of our elders have served as an unexpected source of storytelling for many an experience as we’ve found our footing in this new medium. Perhaps it says something about how VR…

Bigscreen Gets 12 Player Support, New Environments In Latest Update

It’s time for another Bigscreen update, and this latest edition makes the social VR app even, well, bigger. The Big Room Update, as it’s called, includes some key new features. Perhaps the best addition is support for up to 12 users in three new expanded environments, all based off of pre-existing scenes. Previously the app…