The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 10/15/17

It’s a great week of releases for PSVR, including the long-awaited launch of Gran Turismo Sport and more. Gran Turismo Sport, from Polyphony Digital Price: $59.99 (Partial PSVR support) Polyphony Digital’s legendary racing series returns once more, and this time it’s got a little VR support to boot. Available here is a VR tour mode…

The Biggest HTC Vive Releases Of The Week 10/15/17

A whole bunch of big VR releases are available this week, with some long awaited arrivals. Time to dive in! If you missed the previous iteration of this list, you can see those new releases 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…

The Biggest Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases Of The Week 10/15/17

Hold on to your hats; there’s a lot of great VR content to get through this week, with big releases from some of the industry’s leading developers. If you missed the previous entry of this list you can see those new releases here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group, complete with a curated list…

Developer Uses ARCore To Bring Positional Tracking To Gear VR

The VR industry is slowly inching closer to six degrees of freedom (6DOF) tracking on mobile-based headsets. But while Google toils away on standalone headsets with positional tracking, another studio has used its ARCore tech to implement positional tracking on Gear VR. FusedVR recently posted the below video using Android’s new AR platform enable 6DOF…

Valve Launches SteamVR Media Player For Viewing Video In VR

SteamVR just got a big new feature; a built-in media player for different types of video content. The SteamVR Media Player allows you to view local media files from within your VR headset. The player supports traditional video that will appear as a virtual window but also more immersive 180 and 360 degree options that will…

Fujitsu Has A Windows-Based VR Headset Too

The first Windows-based VR headsets running on Microsoft’s new Mixed Reality platform are now shipping out, but there’s more on the way. We already knew that Samsung would be releasing its Windows VR device next month (though not in Europe) and that Asus would follow up with its version next year, but now — as…

New European PSVR Bundle Comes With Gran Turismo Sport

Gran Turismo Sport’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) support is incredibly immersive, there’s just sadly not that much of it. Still, if you’re picking up a headset for the holiday season, here’s one bundle you’ll want to take note of. Sony is packing a copy of GT Sport, PlayStation VR Worlds, the headset and the PlayStation Camera…

Gran Turismo Sport’s PSVR Support Is Frustratingly Brilliant

We all knew this was coming. It’s a story we’ve heard time and again in VR, but despite everything we still had our fingers crossed this might be the exception to an increasingly unfortunate rule. Sadly, Gran Turismo Sport doesn’t buck the trend; it’s an amazing VR experience without anywhere near enough content. When Sport…

Magic Leap Raises Another $500+ Million In Series D Funding

Magic Leap remains shrouded in mystery but continues to impress investors; the company’s just raised another $502 million in a Series D round of funding. The round was led by Temasek with participation from EDBI, Grupo Globo, Janus Henderson, Alibaba Group, Fidelity Management and others. They join several other high-profile investors including Google, which helped…

TPCast Is Releasing A Wireless Adapter For Oculus Rift This Year

One of our biggest stories of 2016 was the reveal of TPCast’s wireless adapter for the HTC Vive and for good reason; cutting the chord on PC-based headsets could do wonders for immersion in VR. But Oculus Rift owners won’t be missing out on the fun. TPCast this month announced that it is also working…

The Best Windows VR Headset Isn’t Coming To Europe

Samsung’s new Odyssey headset is meant to represent the best of the bunch when it comes to Microsoft’s new line of Windows-based VR devices running on its Mixed Reality platform. Sadly, European VR fans won’t be able to try it for themselves. The company today confirmed to UploadVR that Odyssey will not be releasing in…

Final Fantasy Creator Square Enix Is Using VR For A New Type Of Comic

Final Fantasy creator Square Enix released its first role-playing game last week in Million Arthur VR. Sadly, it didn’t make for a very interesting experience. The company’s work with VR comics, however, sounds a bit more promising. As reported by Engadget, Square Enix’s Advanced Technology Division is working on Project Hikari, a VR app to…

Here’s Every VR App Now Available On Windows VR

It’s a strangely sedated launch day for Microsoft’s new Windows VR headsets. Devices from Acer, HP, Dell and Lenovo are now shipping out to those that have pre-ordered them, but you’d scarcely known based on the buzz being generated, or lack thereof. Still, launch day means launch apps, and a host of VR  experiences have…

Former Magic Leap Members Raise $3.5 Million To Simplify AR/VR Design

While much of augmented reality company Magic Leap’s work remains a mystery, some of its former employees are taking big leaps of their own. Torch 3D, an AR and VR development platform, was founded by Paul Reynolds and Josh Faus, who previously worked on SDK and Applications at Magic Leap, along with veteran cloud and…

Microsoft Launches Its Windows VR Platform

Today sees the consumer launch of the third major PC VR platform; Windows VR. Last year Facebook released its Oculus Rift headset with a dedicated platform while HTC and Valve introduced the Vive, powered by SteamVR as an extension of the existing Steam service. As part of today’s free Fall Creators Update for Windows 10,…

Resident Evil 7’s Not A Hero DLC Shines In New Trailer

Resident Evil 7’s upcoming Not A Hero DLC continues to look like a treat for PSVR fans in this new trailer. Be warned there’s a few spoilers for the original game in the footage below. The trailer confirms that the new DLC, which will be releasing for free, picks up after the end of the…

Payday 2 VR Beta May Be Coming This Month

A few months ago we found out that Overkill was bringing its popular online heist simulator, Payday 2, to VR. Since then we haven’t really heard much about the game but we may be playing it very, very soon. The official Payday 2 press account recently dropped a teaser for its upcoming event, named Locke…

Watch A Windows VR Headset Running SteamVR With The Zero Dome

Pillow Head Games has another update video of its promising zero-gravity shooter, The Zero Dome, this month, but the footage also gives us a glimpse of a Windows VR headset running in SteamVR. Microsoft’s new headsets, made in partnership with a range of companies, are releasing tomorrow. Developers currently have access to a closed beta…

PSVR Exclusive Golem Now Set For Early 2018 Launch

We’ve been on the hunt for Golem, a promising PlayStation VR (PSVR) adventure game since it fell off the radar earlier this year. Never fear, though, the game has just been confirmed for an early 2018 release. Golem is one of more than 60 titles Sony recently confirmed would be releasing over the next few…

Audio-Based Stealth Thriller Stifled Gets PSVR Release Date

We’ve been hearing about intriguing stealth thriller title Stifled for some time, but soon we’ll finally get to play it. Stifled is coming to PlayStation VR (PSVR) in just over two weeks’ time on October 31st, developer Gattai Games confirmed on the PlayStation Blog. The game has been in development for some three years in…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 10/08/17

Happy birthday PSVR! Sony’s headset turns one today, and to celebrate there’s some big discounts on games on the US PlayStation Store (sorry, EU). If you’re in the market for new releases, though, there’s only a handful of things to talk about this week, though a big release you should definitely check out is here….

The Biggest HTC Vive Releases Of The Week 10/08/17

Lots of great new games to talk about on Vive this week. If you missed the previous iteration of this list, you can see those new releases 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 Biggest Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases Of The Week 10/08/17

Last week may have been quiet for this week is absolutely bursting with big new releases for your Oculus Rift and Gear VR. Fitting, considering Oculus had a big week at Connect 4. Let’s jump right in. If you missed the previous entry of this list you can see those new releases here. And don’t forget…

Alvo Looks To Be PSVR, Rift And Vive’s Counter-Strike

Watch the trailer for Alvo, the new VR first-person shooter (FPS) from Quiz Night Tonight developer Mardonpol, and it’s not difficult to get a sense of where the studio is going with its new project. Alvo looks like it wants to be VR’s very own Counter-Strike; a close-quarters military combat game that captures the intensity…