Puzzle Title GNOG Coming To PC VR

Quirky virtual reality (VR) puzzle title GNOG will soon be headed to Steam for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive according to a tweet from developers KO OP. The title had previously been released on the PlayStation VR, with some hints at plans for a ARKit-powered version for iPhone. GNOG is a brightly coloured puzzler inspired…

Launch Trailer for VR Fairy Tale Luna

Luna has drawn attention with its vibrant, hand-drawn style and its appeal towards children as a kind of modern, interactive take on a fairy tale. The developers at Funomena have now released a new trailer to celebrate the launch of the title. The story of Luna concerns a young songbird, who is persuaded by a…

Review: Light Tracer

Chinese publisher Oasis Games has something of a mixed reputation amongst fans of virtual reality (VR) videogames. The company is very prolific, and there is little doubt that it has allowed many smaller developers the chance to get their content out there, but at the same time, Oasis Games seems to have something of a…

Pokemon Go Halloween Update

Pokemon fans tends to get quite excited about new Pokemon being added to the videogames. This is no less true of Pokemon Go. The long-awaited addition of the 3rd Generation Pokemon is coming soon, with some ghostly goings on in the new Pokemon Go Halloween Update. Developer Niantic have revealed that some selected Pokemon from…

Further Information About LG VR Headset Revealed

Earlier this year, many people were taken by surprise by the announcement that electronics company LG were working with Valve on a new virtual reality (VR) headset. There has been much speculation ad rumour since, but more details on the device has finally emerged. The new device has been named by a Trademark application with…

HTC Files Tradmark For HTC Vive Eclipse In Europe

Last month evidence emerged that the upcoming standalone headset based on the HTC Vive would be called the HTC Vive Focus, based on information gathered from a Trademark application. Now further information has come to light regarding another HTC Trademark application for a device called the HTC Vive Eclipse. Most experts have so far come…

8K VR Panoramic Camera Coming Soon from Detu

As virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video becomes more popular and more accessible, the technology that powers those experiences is also changing, to offer clearer, higher-quality picture. This in turn fuels demand for high-quality cameras to record better experiences. To answer this demand, Detu have launched a professional grade 8K VR camera. The Detu F4…

Oculus Connect 4 – Retention and Building Relationships

Oculus Connect was a big event full of big announcements, such as the Oculus Go and Santa Cruz, but big announcements were just part of what was happening at the event. There were also several presentations talking about important topics in the virtual reality (VR) sphere, including one on the importance of retention and building…

University of Maryland to Open VR/AR Centre

Several educational establishments are in the process of creating new centres and laboratories for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) research, development and study, such as the new HTC Vive classrooms in China, or the recently announced VR/AR lab at Honors College. Now the University of Maryland will be joining them, thanks to a…

OVERTURN Smashes On To Steam

Much has already been written on this site about OVERTURN, the Smashing the Battle spin-off from developer Studio HG, including a preview where enthusiasm was expressed for the title’s addictive gameplay. Now HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users have the chance to try it themselves with OVERTURN’s official launch. OVERTURN puts the player in the…

Exploring An Alien World In The Solus Project

Sci-fi exploration and survival title The Solus Project came out last month on PlayStation VR and gained high praise from its review. If you find yourself interested in what the gameplay entails, you can check out the gameplay video below. The Solus Project puts the player on a distant alien world, recovering from a spaceship…

Windows Mixed Reality Turns to Wizardry with inVokeR

Previously released on Steam Early Access, inVokeR is a videogame where the player participates in dangerous wizard duels, and is now headed to Windows Mixed Reality. Developer 8th Shore Inc. released the title earlier this year for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift on Steam in Early Access form. With the Windows Mixed Reality devices now…

Mindtree Pictures Developing Interactive VR Movies

Many people have, at one point or another, dreamed of starring in their own movie or TV show. French-based virtual reality (VR) content creators Mindtree Pictures are working on an ambitious project to make that dream into a reality. The project has been titled ‘The Movie You Are The Hero’ and uses the possibilities presented…

Pictures of Paperville Panic with New Screenshots

There are certain challenges involved in running a town that is made entirely out of paper. The risk of your citizens getting accidentally torn in half, the havoc wreaked by a rain shower, and of course, the terrible risk posed by fire. This is the premise of upcoming HTC Vive title Paperville Panic. Paperville Panic…

Vertigo Games Releases New VR Strategy Title

The strategy genre has got a new lease of life from the rise of virtual reality (VR). Titles such as Brass Tactics and Korix have begun to explore the possibilities offered by a new perspective for the genre, now the developers behind Arizona Sunshine are also getting involved with the release of real-time strategy title…

HoloLens is the Latest Crime-Fighting Tool

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have already seen a variety of innovative uses in various industries and services. The technology is even being applied to law enforcement, as with the Bedfordshire Police and its use of the HoloLens. When officers arrive at the scene of a crime, one of the most vital tasks…

Killing Floor: Incursion Coming to HTC Vive with New Content

Released earlier this year for the Oculus Rift with Touch, Killing Floor: Incursion is a virtual reality (VR) spin-off of the successful action-horror franchise Killing Floor. Soon, HTC Vive owners will also be able to appreciate the title in all its gory glory, complete with new content. Created by Tripwire Interactive, Killing Floor: Incursion was…

Great British VR Meetup At Canary Wharf

The UK, like most places, is still developing its virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) sectors, but it has already become an important centre for VR and AR development. In recognition of this, financial technology firm Level39 is setting up a meetup and demonstration event later this month. Level39 were set up in 2012…

Oakland University Honors College Gets AR/VR Lab

As the use of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) becomes ever more popular in areas other than entertainment, educational establishments are showing increasing interest in getting students involved with the technology. Such is the case at Oakland University, where its Honors College has announced creation of a specialist AR/VR Lab. The announcement was…

Chinese School Opens Full-Function VR Classrooms

In Collaboration with HTC Vive, schools in China’s NingXia Province has opened the first of 20 fully functional virtual reality (VR) classrooms that are capable of having up to 50 students concurrently using HTC Vive devices. Alvin Wang Graylin of HTC Vive went into a little more detail about the new VR classrooms, saying that…

Where Are The VR MMOs?

In last week’s excellent VR Vs Article, our own Kevin Eva made an observation that has been on the mind of many virtual reality (VR) users. Where are all the MMO titles for VR? The idea of the immersive VR MMORPG has been a mainstay of fictional representations of VR, from Ready Player One to…

New Images Emerge For Upcoming Resident Evil 7 biohazard DLC

Many fans of the Resident Evil series have been eagerly awaiting their chance to find play as fan-favourite character Chris Redfield, and discover the fate of Zoe. New images and a trailer newly released by developers Capcom give a brief taste of what is to come with the upcoming DLC. Two new DLC packs Not…

Explore The Pale Blue Dot With Upcoming VR Experience

Sharing its name with a famous speech by scientist Carl Sagan, which in itself was inspired by an iconic image recorded by the Voyager 1 space probe, Pale Blue Dot is an upcoming virtual reality (VR) experience created by Eliza McNitt, and is designed to help people gain a new understanding of the universe and…

HTC Vive Is Playing With Power

The dream of motion control has been around for a long time, with various degrees of success. Since the very early days, Nintendo has been chasing the dream, eventually succeeding with the Nintendo Wii, kickstarting much research into motion control that virtual reality (VR) users are still reaping the benefits of. What of these early…

VR Aids Language Studies In The Hacienda

Learning another language is hard work, especially as an adult. Over the years there have been many attempts to make learning languages more fun and interesting, but many language experts say the best way to learn a language is to become immersed in it. As such, virtual reality (VR) and its innate immersiveness, seems like…

Oculus Continues Its Support For the VR For Good Program

The Oculus VR for Good program was first established in early 2016 with the goal of using virtual reality (VR) to effect positive social change. VR has great potential as a means to help put people in the shoes of others who have had different life experiences, and Oculus are continuing to explore those possibilities….

Felix & Paul Show What Having The Right Stuff Involves

For anyone who has ever had the dream of becoming an astronaut and exploring space, an upcoming 360-degree film from acclaimed filmmakers Felix & Paul will soon be showing what it takes to be one of the privileged few who make it into space. Felix & Paul are continuing their partnership with Oculus, who have…

Million Arthur Gets English Trailer

According to the legends, whoever pulls the sword from the stone will be the True King of Britain. What happens when one million people manage to successfully pull the sword from the stone? This is the issue explored in the world of Million Arthur, which is now available to players in the west for the…

Survive Outer Space In Star Shelter

Space is one of the most hostile environments that humans can experience. To survive, we need to bring everything with us, food, water, shelter, even oxygen. Therefore, adapting the classic survival genre to the vast darkness of outer space seems like a natural fit. Something developer Overflow agrees with, as shown by new title Star…

Get A Sneak Peek At Pixar’s Coco VR

Pixar are one of the most respected animation studios in the world, widely credited with being pioneers in the world of CGI animation. The company is taking its first steps into virtual reality (VR) with a new VR experience created to tie-in to upcoming animated film Coco. Some places in the US will even be…