‘Elite Dangerous: Beyond’ Fourth & Final Chapter Coming to VR in Beta This Month

Elite Dangerous (2014), the popular open-universe space simulator, is getting a beta near the end of the month which will bring both VR and PC players the fourth and final chapter of the game’s third season, Beyond. Elite Dangerous: Beyond first landed early this year with Chapter One, which directly followed the Thargoids assault on humanity’s starports, the space-faring alien…

Lenovo Mirage Solo on Sale for $320 at Amazon US

Launched right on the heels of the Oculus Go earlier this summer, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the company’s standalone Daydream headset, is currently selling for an $80 discount off the original $400 price tag on Amazon US. The headset, which includes inside-out positional tracking, is one of the first standalone VR headsets to accomplish six degrees of…

‘Rec Room’ Update Brings Multiplayer Bowling to Social VR App

Rec Room, the social VR app for PSVR, Rift, Vive, and Windows VR headsets, just got an update that a new activity to its list of games and multiplayer adventures. Dubbed ‘Lone Shoe Lanes’, users can get started now on perfecting their virtual bowling form. Up to six players can bowl at once, the company…

Media Molecule’s ‘Dreams’ Confirmed to Support PSVR at Launch

Media Molecule, the creators of LittleBigPlanet (2008) and Tearaway (2013), have been working on their upcoming game/game-creation tool Dreams for PS4 for the past few years, and although we knew PSVR support was destined to come someday, as first announced at Paris Games Week 2015, we weren’t sure if PSVR users would get the chance to play at…

‘Firewall Zero Hour’ Tops PSVR’s List for Most Downloaded Game in September

Tactical team shooter Firewall Zero Hour (2018) took the top spot again as the most downloaded PSVR game last month. Hailing from ROM: Extraction (2016) developers First Contact Entertainment, Firewall Zero Hour launched on August 28th, giving it only four days to vault to the top spot in August, where it surpassed long-time chart toppers Job Simulator (2016), SUPERHOT VR (2016), and Rick and…

Magic Leap Shows off Upcoming Enterprise Apps Focused on Professional 3D Design

Magic Leap announced a number of consumer-facing apps and games coming soon to Magic Leap One, the company’s long-awaited AR headset which released back in August. Today at the company’s first developer conference, they detailed a few enterprise-facing apps that will help bring the device into use in businesses. SketchUp Trimble is a global company…

‘Astro Bot Rescue Mission’ to Get Free Demo Next Week on PSVR

Astro Bot Rescue Mission (2018) is objectively an overwhelmingly great VR game, earning our first ever [10/10] review rating for good reason. Starting next week, you’ll be able to find out why when a free demo lands on the PlayStation Store. On October 16th, you’ll be able to strap into your PSVR and play a little…

‘Astro Bot Rescue Mission’ to Get Free Demo Next Week on PSVR

Astro Bot Rescue Mission (2018) is objectively an overwhelmingly great VR game, earning our first ever [10/10] review rating for good reason. Starting next week, you’ll be able to find out why when a free demo lands on the PlayStation Store. On October 16th, you’ll be able to strap into your PSVR and play a little…

Watch Magic Leap’s Dev Conference Keynote Live Here @ 9 AM PT Today

Magic Leap’s first developer conference, L.E.A.P. Con, is well under way, now in its second and final day. The company is livestreaming its keynote today, which will feature a number Magic Leap partners including speakers from Weta Workshop, AT&T, Unity, Epic Games, and ILMxLAB. The keynote will take place October 10th at 9 AM PT (local…

PSVR’s 2nd Anniversary Sale Brings Big Discounts on Top VR Titles

Gearing up for PlayStation VR’s two-year anniversary, Sony has brought back some big discounts, offering up to 60% off on top titles. With over 170 games and DLC currently on sale, we’ve highlighted the best deals on PSVR’s top-rated games. You can check out the full list here. The sale will last from now until October…

Philip K. Dick-inspired VR Story ‘The Great C’ Brings Expert Cinematic Flair

Secret Location, developers behind Blasters of the Universe (2017), today launched a Philip K. Dick-inspired VR adaptation of The Great C, a sci-fi short story that follows a tribe of humans oppressed by an artificially intelligent overlord. The titular VR experience takes you to the ruins of a typical American city, now entirely depopulated with a…

‘Evasion’ Review – Strafe, Shoot, Heal, Rinse & Repeat

Evasion is a first-person sci-fi shooter from indie AR/VR studio Archiact. With its co-op campaign missions, the game is decidedly aiming to capture a Halo-esque shooting experience along with massive numbers of enemies, something the studio has been couching as a bullet-hell genre shooter. While it’s a technically competent game that looks and feels well polished, some…

‘Borderlands 2’ Coming to PSVR in December, Pre-orders Now Available

2K and Gearbox Software, the studios behind the Borderlands franchise, are bringing the critically acclaimed Borderlands 2 to PSVR this December. Announced today on the PlayStation blog, PSVR users are getting a special treat before Christmas that will let you play the full game in VR. The game is slated to launch December 14th. The VR implementation…

Sennheiser & Magic Leap Unveil AMBEO AR One Spatial Audio Headphones

Sennheiser and Magic Leap today unveiled the AMBEO AR One in-ear headphones, an external headphone the companies couch as “the first spatial listening accessory to receive official certification by Magic Leap.” The AMBEO AR One is said to offer users a unique blending of virtual 3D sound with your real acoustic world; the result of…

Owlchemy Labs Reveals Experimental AR ‘Mobile Spectator’ App for VR Games

It’s notoriously difficult to transmit exactly what’s happening in a VR game without actually strapping on a headset yourself. And while mixed reality capture basically addresses this by letting you see the action from the comfort of a traditional monitor, it oftentimes requires purpose-built green screen stages with external cameras—great if you have it, but…

Stuxnet Documentary ‘Zero Days VR’ Wins an Emmy

The winner of the 39th annual Emmy Awards are in, and while nominated VR projects were few and far between this year, Zero Days VR nabbed the award for the category ‘Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary’. Produced by Scatter, a New York-based studio that creates immersive stories and AR/VR creativity tools, the film delves into the…

Magic Leap to Launch AR Shooter ‘Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders’ Next Week

Magic Leap’s first annual L.E.A.P. Con dev conference is set to open its doors next week, and while we expected to hear a lot about Weta Workshop’s upcoming AR shooter Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders there, Magic Leap today announced that the game will be heading to Magic Leap One headsets on October 9th. Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders has long…

Oculus Job Listing Reveals Interest in Creating Location-based VR Games

Oculus published a job listing recently that could mean the company is finally looking to enter the VR arcade space. The listing, which calls for a ‘Producer of location based entertainment’, is tasked with building and curating a “portfolio of location based experiences in collaboration with LBE (Location Based Experience) stakeholders at Oculus.” As first…

Oculus ‘Venues’ to Host NBA Games, Horror Films & More This Fall

Oculus Venues, the social VR app for large-scale live event viewing, is continuing its screenings this fall with more NBA games, scary movies, and stand-up comedy nights. Check out the schedule below. Venues allows you to virtually attend events with friends and family while sitting in the stands filled with other viewers. You can download the app…

Valve Releases Impressive ‘Gulping Goat’ Environment for Steam Home

Steam Workshop is Valve’s open marketplace for environmental additions and asset packs to Steam Home, the VR landing spot for users who play games through SteamVR. Now counted among Valve’s many self-built Home environments is a charming little alien dairy farm that ostensibly was created to spark the imaginations of casual users and developers alike….