New VR Film Brings The Warsaw Uprising Back To Life

A new virtual reality (VR) experience at the Kordegarda gallery in Warsaw will give visitors the chance to gain an immersive insight into the events that took place seventy-four years ago, where Polish insurgents launch an uprising against the Nazis. This experience was funded by the culture ministry and filmed over the space of two years before…

UCLA Researchers Are Using VR To Help Understand How Animals Perceive Space

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have been leveraging virtual reality (VR) technology to help them better understand how animals perceive space. Neurophysicist Mayank Mehta at UCLA has devoted his career to studying the brain, especially the cells in the region called the hippocampus, to better understand how the brain creates our perception…

See Mario Kart Arcade GP VR In Action In New Gameplay Footage

If you have been keep track on all things Nintendo and virtual reality (VR) related, then you would of seen our recent coverage of Mario Kart Arcade GP VR. The popular racing videogame has bring brought over to VR thanks to HTC Vive and Namco Bandai and is now available to play in London, after…

The VR Job Hub: August Job Opportunities

It’s time for the first entry of The VR Job Hub for August which means it is once again time to feature a number of exciting positions across companies big and small. This week sees chance to work at companies such as PlayStation, nDreams and Climax Studios with positions open for engine and systems programmers, Unity developers,…

Something For The Weekend: Welcome August With SteamVR Discounts

It’s time for another entry of Something for the Weekend, the weekly series where VRFocus bring you a number of deals on virtual reality (VR) titles. This time we return to the Steam store to hunt down some of the best deals on immersive videogames that are sure to offer countless hours of fun. Want to drive…

Mech Fighter VR Videogame Mecha Rushdown Lunches Next Week

If you have ever dreamed of stepping into the ring to battle massive 20ft tall robots in high powered Mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing style showdowns then you are in luck. Say hello to Mecha Rushdown, a new virtual reality (VR) title from developer Blueroom that invites players to control these giant suits of metal…

The Iconic Vulcan Flies Again In Augmented Reality

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is continuing to celebrate it’s 100 year anniversary having already held a massive fly over in London along with the release of their augmented reality (AR) app, the RAF100 AR Flypast. Now it seems the celebrations are continuing as the app has been given an update to coincide with the…

Verizon Have A Massive Sale On Google Daydream View VR Headsets

The Google Daydream View was released back in 2017 and since then has been a popular choice for mobile phone based virtual reality (VR) experiences. For those who have not had the chance to pick up one for themselves then now is your lucky day as Verizon have the Google Daydream View on sale for…

Raleigh Fire Department Invests In Virtual Reality To Enrich Training

In a move that is becoming more common as time passes, Raleigh Fire Department have revealed that they are investing in virtual reality (VR) to enhance training and save money. The department spoke with abc 11 to discuses the new technology which will allow the department to enrich their training and further prepare their crews…

Play The Iconic Snake Game In Augmented Reality

If you have any memory of classic Nokia mobile phones then you might remember a popular videogame by the name of Snake. Even to this day Snake is still an ever popular videogame with a number of different releases, versions, spin-offs and even rip-offs dotted all over the place. Now though, HMD Global have revealed…

New Catch & Release PlayStation VR Gameplay Trailer Released

Developer Metricminds may have released their virtual reality (VR) fishing title Catch & Release on steam back in June of this year but soon it will be time for PlayStation VR owners to get in on the relaxing fun. To help get players excited, the team have released a new gameplay trailer that showcases a…

Learn To Sculpt In Virtual Reality With Gio Nakpil This Weekend

For those looking to learn how to utilize Oculus Medium to create stunning artwork or get some tips from a master sculptor will be happy to hear that a special one-day class is being put on for just that. Online tutorial resource mold3D Academy are putting on the workshop in partnership with medium and Oculus…

Firewall Zero Hour’s Newest Video Talks About Immersion

In the run up to it’s release, team-based strategic military shooter Firewall Zero Hour is releasing a number of videos to help get players ready for the virtual reality (VR) action when it releases on PlayStation VR. The video released yesterday was an overview of the videogame with today focusing on the VR immersion side…

Spatial Announces Kickstarter For New Mixed Reality Tabletop Gaming Experience

Spatial, the mixed reality (MR) gaming company known for making face-to-face entertainment by means of holographic projection have announced that they will be launching a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a new gaming platform. Called Spatial Games, the product aims to bring MR gaming along with physical objects to the mass consumer market in a…

Green Man Gaming’s Summer Sale Features Plenty Of VR Deals

The Steam summer sale may have come and gone back in June with sales continuing on a number of platforms following that but now, its time for Green Man Gaming. The digital distribution platform has started their summer sale which sees a plenty of discount on countless titles and features a large number of virtual reality…

Bulleit Bourbon Announce New Limited Edition Bottles Featuring AR Experiences

Brands have been embracing augmented reality (AR) for some time now, using the technology to offer consumers new and exciting ways to experience both the technology and their products. Now, Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey have announced a new range of buttons that not only feature limited edition artwork from some top tattoo artists but also include an…

Disney Research Reveal AR Poser, A New Photo-Ops Programs

One area where a number of scientific and technological breakthroughs occur within the immersive industry are founding within the more unlikely of places. This includes Disney Research who work on a number of different applications and technologies to help push the industry forward. Their newest development is a augmented reality (AR) technology which allows users…

Pressland Announces Partnership With AR Photo-Sharing App Membit

360 Blockchain have announced that its wholly owned portfolio company Pressland have formed a commercial partnership with Membit, the creators of the Membit augmented reality (AR) photo-sharing app for iOS devices. The New York City-based startup will license Pressland’s data to help verify original journalism produced on its platform. “Augmented reality is one of the…

RETINA Are Bringing Augmented Reality To Air Traffic Control Towers

A new project is aiming to make it easier for staff in airport control towers to visualize information to help make their job easier by leveraging augmented reality (AR) technology. The project, dubbed RETINA, is looking to modernise Europe’s air traffic management for safer, smarter and even smoother air travel. As the technology in synthetic…

The VR Job Hub: Late July Creative Opportunities

Another week and another chance to find new employment in the immersive industry. In this week’s entry of The VR Job Hub there are a number of positions available around the world working at companies such as Future World Studios, Niantic, Facebook and even Instagram. Open positions include programmers, artists, software engineers working on machine learning and…

Something For The Weekend: Sunny Oculus Store Discounts

Time for another entry in Something for the Weekend, the weekly series where VRFocus bring you a number of deals on virtual reality (VR) titles. It’s time to visit the Oculus store once more and see what deals their are on Oculus Rift, Oculus Go and Gear VR titles. Below you’ll find a number of hand picked…

Caledonian Sleeper To Showcase New Trains Through Virtual Reality

Caledonian Sleeper, the overnight train service from London to Scotland, is offering a unique way for guests to get an insight into their new fleet of trains by leveraging virtual reality (VR). Over two days the rail service will be at Glasgow Central Station to host its special VR event and invite members of the…

USA Today Bring Augmented Reality Features To Their App

The internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper USA Today has announced that it is adding a range of augmented reality (AR) features to it’s USA Today mobile application. These will allow for users to experience a range of interactive AR experiences from directly within the app, expanding the content that the news provider is able…

XTend Aims To Gamify Real-Life Activities With Drones And Augmented Reality

Two of the founders of the 3D company Replay Technologies Inc, which was acquired by Intel in 2016, are setting up a new augmented reality (AR) venture called XTend Reality Expansion Ltd. The company will focus on developing a drone-based app that promises to gamify real-life activities. Having recently raised several million dollars from Tel…