Seven VR Titles Nominated At This Year’s Emmy Awards

VR continues its mainstream invasion as a new pack of virtual content makes its way to the prestigious award ceremony. This September the Primetime Emmy Awards will celebrate its legendary 70th anniversary, once again honoring the absolute finest in U.S. television entertainment. For the last two years, VR content has managed to quietly infiltrate its…

Community Download: What Is VR Gaming Missing Most Right Now?

Community Download is a weekly discussion-focused articles series in which we pose a single, core question to you all, our readers, in the spirit of fostering discussion and debate. It’s been a while since we’ve posted a new Community Download! Several months, in fact. This used to be a weekend series but we’re reviving it…

Most VR Pros Believe Adoption Is Still Limited By Cost And Lack Of Content

A survey conducted by VR Intelligence and SuperData questioning nearly 600 VR and AR professionals offers a glimpse into the health of the industry and its overall direction. One question asked about the major barriers to mass consumer adoption of the technology, with 62 percent of respondents saying lack of content was a barrier in…

Most VR Pros Believe Adoption Is Still Limited By Cost And Lack Of Content

A survey conducted by VR Intelligence and SuperData questioning nearly 600 VR and AR professionals offers a glimpse into the health of the industry and its overall direction. One question asked about the major barriers to mass consumer adoption of the technology, with 62 percent of respondents saying lack of content was a barrier in…

Watch David Hasselhoff Drive KITT From Knight Rider In New 360-Video

The Gumball 3000 is a 3,000-mile car rally that happens every year from London to Tokyo featuring a wide multitude of celebrities driving across the world and making pit stops. From the likes of Usher and David Hasselhoff to Ken Griffey Jr. and more, it’s a star-studded event. This year Finger Food Studios teamed up with…

Watch David Hasselhoff Drive KITT From Knight Rider In New 360-Video

The Gumball 3000 is a 3,000-mile car rally that happens every year from London to Tokyo featuring a wide multitude of celebrities driving across the world and making pit stops. From the likes of Usher and David Hasselhoff to Ken Griffey Jr. and more, it’s a star-studded event. This year Finger Food Studios teamed up with…

Someone Turned All Of Shrek Into A Beat Saber Track (Yes, Really)

Someone has turned all of the first Shrek movie into an 83-minute Beat Saber track. Yes, really. ShrekSaber, which I really can’t believe I just typed, is now available to download for the ever-popular VR rhythm game. Yes, a modder named KingPeuche has taken the entirety of the ogre’s original adventure and mapped it to…

Skyrim, Fallout 4 VR Developer Escalation Becomes Bethesda Dallas

Having been acquired by Bethesda parent company, ZeniMax Media, back in 2017, Escalation Studios this month became a bigger part of the publisher. Escalation has been renamed to Bethesda Games Studios Dallas, it was announced during Quake Con this weekend. The studio is known for its work helping Bethesda bring two of the biggest games…

First Ever OpenXR Demo Heading To Siggraph 2018 This Week

Khronos Group’s anticipated VR/AR standard API, OpenXR, is finally getting its first ever public demo at Siggraph 2018 this week. The platform, which was announced at GDC last year, will be shown running an Unreal Engine VR demo inside both the StarVR and Microsoft’s Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets at the event in Vancouver, Canada,…

Mario Kart VR Gets A Deeper Look As London Location Launches

You can finally try Mario Kart VR outside of Japan; Bandai Namco’s surprising collaboration with Nintendo launched in London earlier this month. This new video offers you a closer look. Footage from the video below was taken at the launch event for the racing experience, which is on show at the VR Zone in the…

Mario Kart VR Gets A Deeper Look As London Location Launches

You can finally try Mario Kart VR outside of Japan; Bandai Namco’s surprising collaboration with Nintendo launched in London earlier this month. This new video offers you a closer look. Footage from the video below was taken at the launch event for the racing experience, which is on show at the VR Zone in the…

MoCap Giant Vicon Announces Location-Based VR Tracking System Origin

Leading motion capture company Vicon is jumping deeper into VR with a new tracking system for location-based solutions. You may have seen Vicon’s tech at work in hit movies like Blade Runner 2049 and Gravity as well as games like the VR-compatible Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, but its work in VR opens up a new avenue…

Nintendo Switch ‘Test VR Mode’ Reportedly Uncovered by Modders

While Nintendo has lent its Mario Kart IP to a arcade VR experience, the company has so far steered clear of VR on its consoles. It seems it hasn’t been completely off the their radar though, as a Nintendo Switch ‘Test VR Mode’ has reportedly been uncovered in the system’s software by modders. As reported…

AltspaceVR Lets You Build Your Own Sharable Space In Virtual Reality

AltspaceVR has released tools to let users create their own sharable spaces in virtual reality. It uses a drag-and-drop interface, allowing you to place objects in a 3D space using AltspaceVR-compatible headsets — including Oculus Go and Gear VR. It’s one of the first major upgrades since Microsoft acquired the social VR platform. If you save the space,…

Livestream: New VR Releases For The Week Of 08/05/18

Today we are starting a new series here at UploadVR: every Friday we’re going to livestream an assortment of new VR releases from that week! This means that every single Friday you can tune in over on the UploadVR Facebook page to catch an hour (or more) of freshly picked new VR content pulled directly…

The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases Of the Week 08/05/18

A healthy week of intriguing releases awaits you today. We’ve got the long-awaited VR port of a great superhero game, the latest from the developer of Raw Data and a frankly out of this world surrealist experience. Megaton Rainfall, from Pentadimensional Games Price: $15.99 (Rift, Vive) The excellent Superman simulator finally makes its way to…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of the Week 08/05/18

Now this is the kind of week we like to see. Two VR experiences (one of them free!) and not a gun in sight. These two apps represent something genuinely new for headsets; no wave shooting or third-person platforming. Let’s check them out. We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live, from Signal Space Lab Price: Free This…

Nintendo Switch Hack Reveals VR Mode – Report

The ever-evolving saga of if the Nintendo Switch will get VR support continues. Over the past few days, a group of hackers appear to have uncovered something called a VR Mode buried within Nintendo’s hybrid gaming device. Twitter user random666_kys posted the below video, which highlights the option to ‘Test VR Mode’. Keep in mind…

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 Is The Most Powerful Gear VR-Ready Phone Yet

Yesterday’s Samsung Galaxy Note 9 reveal came and went without so much as a mention of Gear VR, but rest assured the new device will support the Oculus-powered headset. Samsung confirmed to UploadVR that the Note 9 will support the current iteration of the Gear, though it will need an adapter to fit it. The…

A.D. 2047 Is An Interactive Murder Mystery For PSVR, Rift And Vive

A.D. 2047 might be the most interesting VR title spinning out of the recent ChinaJoy event in Shanghai. Developed by Recano, the experience is more of an interactive movie than it is a videogame. After your girlfriend is involved in a serious car accident, you’ll find yourself on the hunt for a mysterious serial killer,…

Developer Teases AR Functionality For The Apple Watch

Apple’s popular smartwatch is even cooler with high-quality augmented widgets powered by ARKit. When he’s not delivering expert-level gestures and animations to iOS applications, iOS Design Technologist, Nathan Glitter, is busy sinking his teeth into another budding user experience: augmented reality. So far the talented developer has managed to create a Hogwarts-style newspaper experience, educational…

Arizona Sunshine and La Peri Devs Team Up For VR Puzzler A Fisherman’s Tale

This is a development team collaboration I didn’t expect to ever write about. Vertigo Games, creators of the excellent zombie shooter, Arizona Sunshine, and Innerspace, creators of the beautifully captivating La Peri, are joining forces for a mind-bending VR puzzle game called A Fisherman’s Tale. In A Fisherman’s Tale you play as Bob, a tiny…

Farpoint Multiplayer Livestream: Taking Shots With The PSVR Aim Controller

For today’s livestream we’re digging into our pile of PSVR games once again to take Farpoint for a spin. We’ll be focusing on the game’s addictive co-op and PvP multiplayer offerings. During the stream I’ll be joined by my UploadVR colleague, Jamie Feltham, as we fight back hordes of alien beasts using our trust PS…

VR Firefighting Game Paperville Panic Gets New Level, Final Release Soon

Sure, you could use VR to train firefighters in realistic simulations, or you could use it to build an imaginary world made of paper and pleasantness that sets alight and becomes a hectic blaze of gameplay goodness. I’d prefer the latter, and that’s exactly what Paperville Panic is. Developer Ultimerse today added the final narrative…

Here’s What Actual Developers Think Of The Magic Leap One AR Headset

As of yesterday, the Magic Leap One is officially released. The lucky few that were quick with ordering one of the coveted devices and happened to live in one of a select few cities already have them in their hands. Prior to yesterday’s launch, only a select few members of the mainstream media were invited…