NYX Professional Makeup Teams Up With Samsung For VR Makeup

Though several companies have already begun to explore the possibilities presented by the world of augmented reality (AR) when it comes to makeup, but so far few have staked out the area of virtual reality when it comes to the merger of beauty and technology. That might be about to change with a new partnership…

PSX 2017 Showed Why Sony Is Leading The VR Race With PSVR

This past weekend at PSX you could feel the momentum. There was a palpable sense of accomplishment in the air as executives spoke on stage about having over 70 million PS4 systems sold, over two million PSVR headsets out in the wild, and over 12 million PSVR games in consumers’ hands. Developers excitedly showed off…

Rocket Armor Stomps onto Steam Early Access

Illusion Foundry has made its virtual reality (VR) debut with Rocket Armor, available now via Steam Early Access. Developed exclusively for HTC Vive, Rocket Armor features a unique flight system that enables realistic rocket powered ‘free flight’ using the HTC Vive’s motion-controllers. Designed and engineered specifically for VR, with pilot controlled speed and full maneuverability…

Interactive VR Memorial Honors Victims of Atomic Bombs

The first-of-its-kind VR experience incorporates real testimonies and photogrammetry to highlight the need for global nuclear disarmament. As tension continue to rise between various nations, the probability of a major global conflict taking place in the near future is only becoming more of a reality. That’s why it’s more important than ever to look back…

Performer Seeks Funding for Virtual Reality Project

A growing number of artists and performers have been exploring virtual reality (VR) as a new way to reach audiences and explore new aspects of their work. Performance artists Degenerate Art Ensemble are seeking funding to produce their own VR spectacle. Degenerate Art Ensemble are known for creating dance and theatre projects on a large…

Seek Introduces AR Content Sharing Platform

Though there are several platforms for sharing content creating in virtual reality (VR) or 360-degree videos, there are few that allow users to share augmented reality (AR) content. Seek is aiming to change that with new AR content platform, Seek AR. Seek is trying to use its community of AR enthusiasts to allow individuals, companies…

Bring AR Twitter into Your Reality with TweetReality

When it comes to curation of up-to-date news and information in real life, Twitter is one of the best social media platforms to turn to…so why not bring that into VR? TweetReality is the first augmented reality app that breaks the Twitter feed out of its strictly 2D frame, bringing instead a futuristic Minority Report style…

Holiday Cheer in Space with EVE: Valkyrie Warzone Winter Update

EVE: Valkyrie has been the introduction to virtual reality (VR) for a number of players, acting as the first look into the possibilities of immersive technology. With the Warzone update, VR and non-VR players to play together. CCP Games have new released the Winter Update for the title, bringing some new tools and features for…

The Virtual Arena: The Attraction Industry’s VR Future! (Part 1)

As more and more investment pivots towards Digital Out-of-Home Entertainment (DOE) applications of Virtual Reality (VR), in his latest column, Kevin Williams, charts some of the pivotal developments that were seen at the leading International amusement and attraction convention in Orlando last November. The 99th anniversary International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAE),…

Skyrim VR vs. Fallout 4 VR – Which Is The Better Port?

Fallout 4 VR is finally released to the world on Steam with official support for HTC Vive (and unofficial support for Oculus Rift) to gamers everywhere. A few weeks ago Bethesda also released The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR on PSVR to rave reviews, which sent the internet into an uproar about the power of…

Golem Rolls Towards PlayStation VR

Highwire have been very cagey about its upcoming PlayStation VR title Golem, only revealing the bare minimum and letting fans speculate to try to fill in the gaps themselves. Now the beans have been spilled with a blog post by Highwire Creative Director, Jaime Griesemer, which reveals details on the title along with the expected…

SONIFI Health and Shaftesbury Work On Therapeutic VR

Though hospitals are places where people go to get better, for many people the clinical environment is stressful and not conducive to healing. SONIFI Health in partnership with virtual reality (VR) content company Shaftesbury VR is using VR to tackle this problem. The two companies have teamed up to create the Positive Distraction Entertainment System,…

VR vs. In Moderation

Any social media or community manager knows if you want to get through the day without being thoroughly depressed never read the comments section. Of course, being your job that’s not something you can entirely avoid. But needless to say, regretfully, the adage isn’t exactly wrong. Unfortunately, whilst we, other tech websites and the creators…

Climax Studios VR Collection Heading to Pico Headsets

Though much attention has been directed towards the upcoming standalone virtual reality (VR) headsets from Oculus and HTC Vive, the existing standalone Pico headsets have been somewhat neglected. This might change with the announcement that Climax Studios are bringing their collection of VR titles to the platform. Climax Studios are a well-known videogame developer based…

Resident Evil 7 biohazard Gold Edition Out Now

Resident Evil 7 biohazard has been one of the biggest success stories on the PlayStation VR, with many players proclaiming it as a return to form for the series and it served as the introduction to modern virtual reality (VR). People have yet to pick up the title now have the opportunity to pick it…

Review: Fallout 4 VR

So it’s time for Bethesda Game Studios’ final major virtual reality (VR) release of 2017, and it’s a big one: Fallout 4 VR. Previously the developer has released The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR and DOOM VFR, both of which have seen near universal acclaim, showcasing that a standard videogame port to VR can work,…

Project LUX Illuminating PlayStation VR in 2018

Virtual reality (VR) visual novel Project Lux made its PC debut back in March of this year as a HTC Vive exclusive title, via Steam Early Access. Following a positive reception, publisher Sekai Project has today confirmed that Project Lux will be heading to the PlayStation 4 console with full PlayStation VR support next year….

This App Creates Crazy AR Videos with One Tap

From twerking with Trump to tweeting your own fake news, AR lets you have some fun in a crazy world. Augmented Reality is the “Rising Star” medium of our age, claims Liat Sade-Sternberg, CEO of fuse.it. And it’s hard to argue with that while watching a demo of a guy dancing gangnam style along with…

Oasis Games’ Puzzle Platformer Light Tracer Coming to Steam January 2018

A couple of months ago Chinese publisher Oasis Games launched one of its best titles yet for PlayStation VR, Void Dimensions puzzle platform Light Tracer. Today the company has announced it’ll be extending support to Steam in 2018, allowing Oculus Rift and HTC Vive players to delve into the cartoon world. Light Tracer is a mixture…

Kandao Introduces Depth-Mapping to 360-degree Camera Software

Chinese-based manufacturer Kandao Technology are probably best known for their range of 360-degree and virtual reality (VR) cameras, such as the Kandao Obsidian. The company has now announced that users of the Kandao Obsidian will soon be able to use a new feature depth-based rendering. Kandao Technology has announced that the beta version of its…

CCP Games’ Sci-Fi Shooter Gunjack 2: End of Shift Hits Gear VR

Renown Icelandic developer CCP Games’ first foray into mobile virtual reality (VR) content came in the form of highly polished shooter Gunjack for Samsung Gear VR in 2015. It’s subsidiary, CCP Games Shanghai then went on to create a sequel, Gunjack 2: End of Shift, as an exclusive for Google Daydream. Today, that second title…

The Last Guardian Demo Out Now In Australia

Ever since the first images of The Last Guardian were shown to audiences, it has captured the hearts of gamers across the globe, and now the heartwarming tale from Team Ico is heading to virtual reality (VR), starting with a new VR demo. The Last Guardian puts the player in control of a young boy…

Exploring America’s Ghost Trains in VR Documentary

The Ghost Train amusement park ride concept has existed for decades, with a huge number of variants existing all over the world, and spawning its own amusement park sub-genre of the ‘dark ride’. Documentary filmmaker Joel Zika is creating a virtual reality (VR) documentary showing his experiences with rides in this genre. The VR documentary…

VR Animated Film Battlescar to Feature at Sundance

For the past couple of years, the Sundance Film Festival has shown its willingness to engage with new types of media, including virtual reality (VR), 360-degree video and other types of immersive media. This continues with the Sundance New Frontier Program, which will be featuring a new project from 1stAveMachine. The latest VR project from…

Dimension Studio: the First Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Stage in the World

Having a state-of-the-art volumetric and 3D capture studio doesn’t come easy. However when it came to the setting up Dimension Studio, it only took about a year. It lead to Dimension Studio being opened on the 24th October 2017, in London through the partnership of Hammerhead VR, Digital Catapult and Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Studio….

Operation Apex Out Now On Steam

The depths of the Earth’s oceans are still mostly a mystery to us, and there have already been several virtual reality (VR) titles that explore the seas, varying in tone from serious to comedic. VR content creators Curiscope have now launched its own VR experience to take a closer look at the creatures of the…