Hands-On: Space Junkies Is A Fast-Paced Zero-G Shooter With Jetpacks

This year’s E3 seemed to have more games that were announced after press conferences were over than ever before. In the past it felt like if you watched a publisher’s press conference then you’d have a pretty good idea of what they’re working on for the next 12 months, but not anymore. Every major press…

Check Out The First VR Gameplay Footage Of Project Cars 2

Project Cars is one of the biggest, most polished VR games to date, so we’ve understandably got high expectations for its sequel, Project Cars 2. The first VR footage of the game suggests that developer Slightly Mad Studios is set to meet those expectations. Below are four new gameplay videos from the upcoming driving sim,…

Gory VR Gladitor Game Gorn Gets Early Access Release Date

We first saw Gorn back at the 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), and it left us hungry for more. Fortunately an Early Access release and a more polished look is right around the corner. A Steam page for this bloody VR gladiator simulator has finally been posted up, revealing a July 10th release date for…

Star Trek, Shaun of the Dead Actors Join Augmented Empire

Coatsink’s last big game, Esper 2, had some big voice talent behind it, including Nick Frost of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz fame. Frost is back for the developer’s latest title, Augmented Empire, and he’s bringing some friends with him. The developer’s new turn-based strategy game will also feature the voice of Kate…

Report: Skyrim VR Will Come To HTC Vive Next Year

Skyrim VR was one of the biggest surprises of E3 2017 this month, but so far it’s only been confirmed for PlayStation VR (PSVR). But PC VR users need not fear; it should be with them next year. Developer Bethesda apparently confirmed as much to GameSpot, as stated in the below video. While PSVR players…

E3 2017: A Hands-On, High Speed Trek Through Sprint Vector

Fast experiences in VR have to tread a thin line when giving players freedom over control. Locomotion is a fickle beast in the virtual ecosystem as developers continue to experiment as they seek a perfect balance of movement of comfort. Survios has established itself as a leading VR developer with its game Raw Data, but…

New PSVR Releases For Week Of 06/18/17

E3 might have held plenty of surprises for PlayStation VR (PSVR) fans, but there’s not much to exactly play on the headset at the moment. There are no new games on PSVR this week, but there is one short film that we fully recommend you check out. If you missed the previous entry of this…

Holo Introduces Holograms Of Real People to Your Pictures And Videos

8i continues to blaze a trail through the immersive industry with its capture technology, cultivating partnerships with companies such as L’Oreal and even enabling legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin to give us an in-person explanation on how we’ll colonize Mars. VidCon is a celebration of online videos from the viewers to the creators and 8i took…

Vindicta Is A Surprisingly Fun VR Campaign Shooter

Vindicta caught my eye a few months back for making the kinds of promises we all want to hear: a full VR FPS campaign with natural locomotion and no wave shooting. Naturally, I followed up with developer Game Cooks as soon as possible, but my heart sank a little when I learned it had only…

YouTube Launches VR Creator Lab To Help 360 Filmmakers

It turns out the YouTube of VR is, well, YouTube. Google’s content platform embraced VR a few years back and it’s now one of the most popular spaces to find panoramic content. But YouTube wants to do more, so it’s going to help people make new 360 videos. To that end, the site this week…

Lone Echo Spin-Off Echo Arena Gets Open Beta This Weekend, Download Now

Oculus had just one announcement at E3 last week and that was that its anticipated Studios title, Lone Echo, would be releasing next month. A multiplayer spin-off titled Echo Arena is also hitting at the same time, but you’ll be able to get a first taste this weekend. Developer Ready At Dawn Studios is hosting…

Co-op Raids, Updated Gyms, And More For Pokemon Go’s Anniversary

Though not in the massive droves that came with the launch of the game, you’ll still see a few people out in public trying to catch-em-all, and the developers are continuing to enhance the application. Niantic is celebrating the first anniversary of Pokemon Go with co-op raids, a reworked gym system, new items, and more….

VR Dungeon Crawler KryptCrawler Gets Release Date

Already trawled the many dungeons of The Mage’s Tale? Well, firstly, you might need to cut down on how much time you’re spending in VR; it only released this week. Secondly, there’s already another entry in the VR dungeon crawler genre on the way in KryptCrawler. In truth, KryptCrawler looks a lot closer to Psytech…

Super Mario Bros. Level Recreated In AR By HoloLens Developer

This is so cool. Developer Abhishek Singh recreated a life size Super Mario Bros. level and played it wearing HoloLens in New York’s Central Park. He did this all dressed as Mario and he filmed it in a video that is very likely destined to go viral. Be sure to watch through to when the holes open…

E3 2017: Hands-On With Gran Turismo Sport’s VR Mode

The hype for Gran Turismo’s VR Tour has been tempered regularly since it was announced, boiling down to a limited mode that supports only one versus one racing. Despite that, the experience has an opportunity to show off what some photo-realistic racing could look like in VR and we went hands-on with it at E3…

VR for Good: Future Aleppo Is An Emotional Tour Of Loss And Hope

There are a lot of places on this planet that I dream of visiting. I want to stand on the tiny islands that sit between Russia and Alaska, explore the parks of Canada, and experience the culture of South Korea. I’m lucky enough to have travelled the globe already, but I still have so many…

Report: LA Noire Getting A PSVR Remaster

Rockstar Games is known for pretty consistently releasing some of the best games on the planet such as Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption. But one of its most divisive games of the last decade, LA Noire, could be the first to make it into VR. WWG cites three separate sources related to…

Sony’s New PSVR Trailer Recaps Big E3 2017 Announcements

PlayStation VR (PSVR) easily had the best showing of any headset at E3 last week, though that’s more down to the absence of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive than it is anything else. Still, there were some big announcements for the headset, which are recapped in the trailer below. Yesterday Sony posted this sizzle…

Why Doom VFR Was My Favorite VR Game At E3

E3 is the foremost video game convention in the world, with more games on the show floor than you can possibly play during the three-day event. Given we’re now in the second year of the latest round of consumer VR headsets, it’s no surprise that there were dozens of VR games at this year’s show,…

The Mage’s Tale Review: A VR Dungeon Crawl RPG 30 Years In The Making

Sometimes I feel like I was born in the wrong decade. By the time I was old enough to really appreciate video games (born in 1990) I was diving headfirst into sprawling epic adventures from the Final Fantasy and Dragon Warrior franchises on consoles and learning how to fight my way through the unrelenting difficulty…

Best Oculus Rift Games Of E3 2017

Last year’s E3 was pivotal for virtual reality due to it taking place before the launch of Oculus Touch and PlayStation VR (PSVR,) a fact reflected on the expo floor with a heavier presence then. Although 2017 didn’t have quite as large of a presence overall, there were still plenty of quality experiences that the…

Spider-man: Homecoming VR Experience Coming to Rift, Vive and PSVR

Spider-man: Homecoming is a return to the franchise that is getting big promotional push. It is the 3rd reboot of the series, but this one carries extra weight due to its ties to the official Marvel film universe owned by Disney. There are plenty of billboards scattered around, frequent commercials including the special and hilarious…

Windlands PlayStation Move/Pro Patch Due Next Week

PlayStation Move fans have patiently been awaiting the arrival of support for one of PlayStation VR’s (PSVR’s) best titles, Windlands, since last year. Fortunately, they won’t have to wait much longer. Developer Psytec Games recently confirmed to UploadVR that a patch adding Move support to the first-person platformer had recently been approved by Sony and…

The Gallery Episode 2 Gets September Release Window

The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed was one of the best launch titles on the HTC Vive last year, and since its launch we’ve eagerly been awaiting the next installment. Thankfully, the wait is almost over. Developer Cloudhead Games yesterday confirmed that The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone will…

E3 2017: Gran Turismo Sport’s VR Mode Only Supports One-On-One Races

The Gran Turismo series is known for its hyper-realistic racing simulation, stunning graphics and encyclopedic list of cars and tracks. Over the years it’s earned its status as one of the most respected racing franchises on the planet. When we heard the latest game in the series, Gran Turismo Sport, would support PlayStation VR (PSV), we…

Hands-On With Playful’s Mysterious New Game — Star Child

Three years ago I rushed through the doors of the Los Angeles Convention Center when E3 opened and headed straight for the Oculus booth to try the latest Rift development kit. I met Paul Bettner, the CEO of Texas-based Playful Corp, and inside the Rift DK2 headset I met Lucky. Lucky was an adorable fox waving…