I Am Because of You Is Impactful VR Created On A $10,000 Budget

VR and 360-degree media creation are becoming more and more accessible as inexpensive software and cameras are made available, but they’re still pricey endeavors. Take into account that you’re not just shooting footage in one direction and you’ll understand that the immersive content can be a stout investment of time as well as money. That…

GTA 5 VR Mod Update

Getting a full Grand Theft Auto game inside VR headsets is a dream for many of us, but we do at least have something to hold us over in the GTA 5 VR mod, Grand Theft VR. Last week its developers returned with the first updates of 2017. Last we heard from Grand Theft VR…

Report: Amazon Looking Into VR/AR Furniture Stores

We’ve already heard that Amazon is looking into how VR can enhance its video offerings, but the company might be using the tech for other means too. New York Times cites sources “with knowledge of discussions” in saying that the online retailing giant is looking to creating physical stores to sell furniture and home appliances….

VU Dream – MakeVR App – Advanced Design, Modeling and 3D Printing

Article was originally published on vudream.com Vive Studios™, the virtual reality (VR) content development and publishing initiative from HTC VIVE™, and Sixense, a global leader in motion tracking and VR content, today launched MakeVR. Developed by Sixense, MakeVR is an industry standard professional CAD engine that brings advanced 3D object modeling to VR. With an…

You’ll Soon Be Able To Import PSVR’s Summer Lesson

One of PlayStation VR’s (PSVR’s) more curious games never came west. Summer Lesson from Bandai Namco was one of the first games Sony’s Japanese division debuted for the headset, but it never released in Europe or the USA despite getting demonstrations at industry events. If you’re desperate to play it, though, you’ll soon have a…

Check Out Dicke Wilde’s Crazy Brand Of Weapons In New Gameplay

Launching this Thursday, Bolverk Games’ Dick Wilde is first and foremost a wave-based VR shooter. Yes, I know we’ve seen plenty of those, but what separates this one from the rest is the imaginative assortment of weapons players will wield. Today, we’re going to show you them. Dick Wild is a pest control veteran, that…

Watch The First 45 Minutes of Wilson’s Heart Gameplay…If You Dare

Today has been a big day for Oculus Studios, Twisted Pixel, and fans of murderous teddy bears around the world. Now let’s round it out with some straight, unadulterated, gameplay. Today we found out the price and release date for Willson’s Heart — the highly anticipated psychological VR thriller. We also got to play the game…

5 Reasons Why Destiny 2 Should Get VR Support

Destiny is, without a doubt, one of the biggest and most popular games this generation. It’s received constant updates and expansions, enjoyed success on PS3 and Xbox 360, as well as on PS4 and Xbox One, and has the legendary pedigree of Bungie, the creators of Halo, putting their full force behind it. But one…

Frontier VR Is A Wonderful Adventure Into The Wilderness Available Now

How often do we really stop and appreciate the little things in VR? The tiny details that developers slave over, from character animations to richly layered environments? We can easily overlook these aspects while we gun down robots or hide from monsters, and it’s a real shame. But Frontier VR isn’t something that will let you…

Sixense’s MakeVR Now Available On HTC Vive

MakeVR is a name you might not have heard in some time. Created by STEM System developer, Sixense, this is a 3D modelling app that’s been in development for some years. Longer, in fact, than the platform its debuting on today, the HTC Vive. Since a cancelled Kickstarter campaign in early 2014 — which raised…

Raising A Rukus Is A New Animated VR Series From The VR Company

Baobab Studios is testing the waters of VR animation with its short films, Invasion! and Asteroids!. Now The Virtual Reality Company is adding its own experiments to the mix with Raising A Rukus. Announced by the Los Angeles-based studio today, Raising A Rukus is to be a fully animated VR adventure series aimed at families….

Report: Disney CEO Chooses AR Over VR For The Legendary Theme Parks

Disney is one of the biggest names in entertainment and there’s a level of quality that comes with the Disney brand. From classic animated features to the relatively newer relationship with Marvel comics and Star Wars brands, the company puts its best foot forward and supplies young and old fans with visual feasts. Thee company’s…

Why Social VR Probably Won’t Work the Way Social VR Developers Think

“Social VR” is rapidly building buzzword momentum in our industry, fueled by the many multi-user VR platforms recently launched or soon to go into open beta. To name just a few, there’s Valve’s Destinations, AltSpaceVR, Sansar from Second Life creator Linden Lab, and High Fidelity from Second Life founder Philip Rosedale. Hovering above them all,…

New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 03/19/17

This week we’ve got quite a few new experiences to check out, including quite a few that are free to play. For the creative types, ShapeLab is a tool for you to create virtual sculptures and you have the option to collaborate with a friend online. Kira, on the other hand, is an immersive experience…

New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For Week Of 03/19/17

Strap yourself in; it’s Rock Band VR week on the Oculus Store. Harmonix’s long-anticipated rock sim is finally ready for you. There’s also another pretty good zombie shooter and a whole heap of stuff to look forward to on Gear VR this week. If you missed last week, you can see those new releases here….

New PSVR Releases For Week Of 03/19/17

Just hold out one more week; we promise the good times are coming. It’s yet another meager week for Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) in terms of releases, but things are about to kick up a notch with a suite of high profile launches from the end of March following through to May. It’s in that…

Oculus: Perfect VR Locomotion Solution is Still ‘Years Away’

If there’s one problem we’re most desperate for VR to solve right now it’s locomotion. Finding a means of movement that keeps players comfortable but retains immersion is one of the biggest challenges the industry faces. In fact, Oculus thinks an “end all, be all” solution is still “years away”. Executive Producer David Yee said…

9 PS3 Exclusives Sony Should Remaster For PSVR

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the PlayStation 3’s release in Europe. Sony’s third home console was easily its most controversial, launching with a ridiculous $599 price tag and using proprietary hardware that became notoriously difficult to develop with. It was a rare stumble for the brand. By the end of its life, though,…

TrueScale Makes A Compelling Case For Interior Design With VR

The industry is finding new uses for VR every day, but the potential for architecture and design apps has always been obvious. TrueScale shows you why. This new experience from Immersion, set to launch soon on both Viveport and Steam with HTC Vive support, is a compelling mix of interior design and just a little…

Gorillaz’s New Single Is Also The Coolest VR Music Video Yet

VR music videos aren’t anything new, but when an artist known for prolific, stylish animated clips like Gorillaz releases one, we pay attention. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s experimental band of strangers is finally back after a long hiatus, and it’s got a new album coming out on April 28th. One of the first tracks…

Obduction Devs Respond To Vive Performance Complaints

After a long wait, Cyan’s Obduction [Review: 8/10] finally came to the HTC Vive yesterday, complete with motion controller support. Fans had been patiently waiting for this version of the game since the Rift edition launched last year but, sadly, it appears lots of people are having issues with it. Multiple users have taken to…

Wonderglade Gets French Restaurant-Destroying Game In New Update

Been a while since you’ve visited the colorful world of Resolution Games’ Wonderglade? You might want to take another look today; it’s getting a new update that brings in a rather unusual new mini-game. That mini-game is Bistro Basher, which sees players visit a French restaurant and then proceed to smash all of the produce…

Rock Band VR Review: Rocking Out Like Never Before

I was apprehensive about the premise behind Rock Band VR. As someone that has played every entry in the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises — as well as lots of DLC — it felt strange to me when I learned Harmonix would shake up the fundamental formula that makes Rock Band tick. Ever since…