Hands-On: Operation Apex Is Like Blue Panet: The Game For VR

Educational VR doesn’t have to be for the classroom. In fact, it doesn’t even have to be confined to museums, art galleries and installations; it can exist right at home on your headset, not as a 360 video or experimental app but a full gaming experience that teaches you about the world around us through…

Fallout 4 VR Works On Oculus Rift With Stable SteamVR Build

Fallout 4 VR is literally just hours away from launching, giving HTC Vive owners access to hundreds of hours of VR content. But can you play it on an Oculus Rift + Touch? The good news is that, technically, Fallout 4 VR does indeed work on the Oculus Rift with the Touch controllers. Though the game…

Speed Kills Is A Feature-Length VR Movie Starring John Travolta

We’ve been hearing for years how VR could be the next big thing for Hollywood, and now one of its biggest stars is finally appearing in a VR movie. Announced this month, Speed Kills is a new film directed by Travis Cloyd and starring none other than John Travolta. Yes that John Travolta, the one…

Visually-Stunning Planetrism Gets A Demo On Rift And Vive

Planetrism looks like it could be a new visual showcase for your VR headset, and you can get a taste of it right now. Built in Unreal Engine 4, Planetrism is developed by Mika Laaksonen and Kimmo Kaunela, from Turku, Finland. It looks to be a sci-fi role-playing game (RPG) with survival elements. In it,…

PSVR’s Promising Golem Finally Gets Release Date

Two years on from its announcement, promising PlayStation VR (PSVR) adventure, Golem, finally has a release date. The game, which was first revealed at the 2015 PlayStation Experience, will be arriving on March 13th 2018. Developer Highwire Games confirmed as much at this year’s iteration of show, where it debuted a new gameplay demo that…

Killing Floor: Incursion Is Coming To PSVR With An Exclusive Map

Having made the jump from Oculus Rift to HTC Vive last month, Tripwire Interactive’s Killing Floor: Incursion has now set its sights on a new platform – PlayStation VR (PSVR). The monster shooter will be arriving on Sony’s headset in 2018, Tripwire confirmed during last week’s PlayStation Experience event. You can check out the trailer…

Fallout 4 VR: How To Explore The Wasteland Using HTC Vive

In preparation for the release of Fallout 4 VR next week, Bethesda has released a new video showing off the controls, combat and how to use power armor in virtual reality. Watch Community Manager Jessisca Finster and Lead Producer Andrew Scharf take you through a demo of how Fallout 4 VR works with the Vive…

Rick And Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Is Finally Coming To PSVR

Justin Roiland and co are fully embracing Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) this weekend. Following the reveal of Accouting+, Rick and Morty’s VR adventure is coming to the platform, too. Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality is coming to PSVR, as confirmed at the 2017 PlayStation Experience. Developed by Job Simulator developer Owlchemy Labs (which also announced…

Idyllic Explorer Jupiter & Mars Announced For PSVR

Yet another PSVR game has been announced at this year’s PlayStation Experience, this time from Tiger Tron. Meet Jupiter & Mars. This is one of the most interesting games we’ve seen revealed for PSVR of late. It kind of looks like an underwater take on No Man’s Sky; you explore a vast ocean as two…

Wipeout VR Coming To PlayStation VR In Early 2018

Sony revealed it is offering a free update to its Wipeout Omega Collection in early 2018 that will add VR to the racing game. The Omega Collection released earlier this year as a collection of three different games — Wipeout HD, Wipeout HD Fury and Wipeout 2048. The addition of VR to the game is…

Firewall: Zero Hour Looks Like Rainbow Six For PSVR

Those looking for a new shooter for their PlayStation VR (PSVR) headsets are in luck; Sony has just announced a brand new tactical first-person shooter (FPS) for the kit in Firewall: Zero Hour. Revealed at the PlayStation Experience this weekend, this is a team-based, 4 vs 4 tactical FPS that looks pretty similar to Rainbow…

The Last Guardian VR Experience Revealed

Sony’s The Last Guardian was one of 2016’s most divisive titles, but fans of PlayStation classics like Ico and Shadow of the Colossus found a lot to love. Now fans of VR will be able to experience a slice of the game inside the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset. A VR experience based on The Last…

Sprint Vector Mashes Mario Kart With Track & Field In VR

What do you get if you mash the madcap, bombastic racing and whimsical worlds of Mario Kart with just a dash of the athleticism and mechanical fury of a Track & Field game? The answer may well be Sprint Vector, one of the most curious VR games on the horizon right now. Sprint Vector is…

Pokemon Go Adds Gen 3 Monsters And Weather-Based Gameplay

Pokemon Go’s library of virtual pocket monsters is about to get some welcome new additions. A year and a half on from the augmented reality app’s first launch and third-generation Pokemon are finally joining in on the fun. The rather brilliant live-action trailer below confirms some of the new critters that will join the fray,…

Accounting+ Coming To PSVR This Month

Accounting, one of the most surreal and hilarious games on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, is finally coming to PlayStation VR (PSVR) with expanded content. Accounting Plus will release on PSVR on December 19th. A trailer at the 2017 Game Awards revealed the project, which will include brand new scenes. Appearing after the trailer,…

Owlchemy Labs Announce Vacation Simulator At The Game Awards

This is it, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Vacation Simulator. Owlchemy Labs, the creators of Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, are back at it again with their human-based simulation game. Naturally, what comes next after jobs? Vacations, of course. We don’t know much about the game yet other than the…

Resident Evil 7 Takes Home Best VR Game At The Game Awards

The Game Awards just announced the winner of this year’s best VR game, and Resident Evil 7 takes home the prize. Capcom’s survival horror sequel hit PlayStation 4 last year with optional PSVR support. It’s a first-person adventure that redefined just how terrifying a Resident Evil game could be, especially in VR. Naturally, we loved…

Watch The Game Awards 2017 Right Here

The time is almost here! In just a few minutes The Game Awards 2017 will kick off from Los Angeles, CA. We’re expecting to hear about new VR game announcements and see which title is crowned VR Game of the Year at the show. Here’s the livestream: Let us know your thoughts on the show…

Buy A Rift Before Dec. 14 And Get Lone Echo For Free

Oculus announced today that from right now all the way through 11:59PM PT on December 14 (that’s one week) anyone that buys an Oculus Rift on this specific webpage will also get a free copy of Lone Echo as well. As one of VR’s very best single player games thus far, this is great news….

5 Amazing Things To Do Inside The New Oculus Home

Oculus has an early Christmas present for all Rift users; the company’s huge 2.0 update arrived in beta this week and it brings some major new features with it. If you opt into the beta (or wait for a stable release likely next year), you’ll be able to customize your virtual home space like never…

Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay Is An Adorable Exercise In VR Fan Service

It’s time to jump back into a galaxy far, far away once again with the latest Star Wars VR experience, released just in the nick of time to promote next week’s release of The Last Jedi. Whereas we’ve previously wielded lightsabers on Tatooine and piloted X-Wings, Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay embraces the lighthearted side…

Danger Goat Is Now Available On Windows VR Headsets

When we reviewed nDreams’ Danger Goat for the launch of Google Daydream last year, we noted that the lack of positional tracking really held the game back. Well, now it’s getting that tracking. In fact, it now supports an inside-out solution. Yes, Danger Goat has launched on Microsoft’s Windows-based Mixed Reality headsets, which is a…

Owlchemy Labs Will Reveal A New VR Game During The Game Awards

Tomorrow’s Game Awards is shaping up to be a big one for the VR community. Not only does it feature some of the best games of the year in its “Best VR Game” category (such as Resident Evil 7, Lone Echo, and more) but it’s also building up to some big reveals. Earlier today we…

Oculus Story Studio’s Final Project Premieres At Sundance

Earlier this year Facebook shut down Oculus Story Studio, its internal division meant to lead by example and explore storytelling concepts within VR. The group was composed of top notch creators from studios such as Pixar and they built three VR stories, each of which were engrossing and impactful. In retrospect, Lost, Henry and Dear…

Justin Roiland’s VR Company Changes Name And Teases Game Announcement

Today I got a pretty interesting email. Squanchtendo, the VR company launched by Rick and Morty Co-Creator Justin Roiland and former Epic Games Producer Tanya Watson, is changing its name. The “Squanch” is still there of course, as a reference to Roiland’s hit cartoon, but the rest is getting dropped off. And you’ll never guess…

Outbreak Origins Has an Illusion That Only Zero Latency Has Mastered

I walked into a zombie apocalypse, and experienced an incredible illusion. Zero Latency’s newest free-roam VR adventure, Outbreak Origins, integrates what Co-Founder and CEO Tim Ruse explains as their “special sauce.” Watch the game trailer: The game on-boarding begins with up to eight players being suited up in Zero Latency’s gear – an OSVR HDK2…

Vive Studios Underwater Adventure Operation Apex Launches Next Week

As if next week didn’t have enough big launches for the HTC Vive, the headset’s publishing arm, Vive Studios, is releasing its next project then too. That project is Operation Apex from UK-based developer Curiscope, which focuses on educational experiences for both VR and AR. You may remember them for the children’s book on VR…

What Fallout 4 VR Can Learn From Skyrim And Doom VFR

We’re just a week away now from the launch of arguably the biggest VR game of the year – Fallout 4 VR. Bethesda is cramming all of its epic RPG into the HTC Vive, letting us trek across the wasteland to fight mutants and monsters. But it’s far from Bethesda’s only VR game this year….