Hover Junkers’ Single Player Campaign Mixes Oregon Trail With VR

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Hover Junkers, the HTC Vive launch title from Stress Level Zero. Despite releasing over a year ago, the developer is hard at work on a big update for the game that adds a single-player campaign, and it looks very promising. While Hover Junkers’ traditional multiplayer gameplay is…

Gran Turismo Sport Gets Its First Official PSVR Trailer

Gran Turismo Sport isn’t sounding like the fully featured VR experience we were hoping for, but this new trailer for the game still promises a thrilling experience. This brief new look at the latest addition to Sony’s racing simulation series is our first official look at the PSVR support. It features members of the GT…

VRCade Announce New 8-Player Arena Title Terminal 17

Location-based virtual reality (VR) firm VRStudios have announced a new attraction for its Vrcade franchise, an 8-player arena-scale VR experience titled Terminal 17, which has been specifically designed for VRcade using Nvidia VRWorks. In Terminal 17, players will form an 8-person squad of an elite extermination team who has been tasked with eliminating alien insects…

Rusty Oak to Debut with Hurl VR on HTC Vive this Summer

Independent developer Rusty Oak has today announced that their debut title Hurl VR, a pinball-like puzzle videogame, is coming to Steam for HTC Vive this summer. Hurl VR is a ball throwing simulator in virtual reality (VR) with a touch of tactical puzzler, requiring skill, logical thinking and precise timing. Hurl VR begins as a…

Run of Mydan Is A Fast And Fluid VR Action Game Available Now

Here’s a question of the philosophical variety: when is an on-rails shooter not an on-rails shooter? In the case of Run of Myden, a room-scale game in which you can move around on a floating platform that itself travels a set path, I think we have an answer. Though only in Early Access, this VR…

Windows VR Headset Comparison: HP vs Acer

For the past year and a half the world has known two primary PC VR ecosystems: the Oculus Home-powered Oculus Rift (and Touch controllers) and the SteamVR-powered HTC Vive (although the Rift works on SteamVR too, but that’s beside the point sort of). There have been a handful of others that popped up, like OSVR,…

Abstract Adventure Platformer KIN Coming Soon

The platforming genre has seen a significant resurgence in the past few years. Once thought to be a dying genre once 3D rose to ascendence, it would seem that virtual reality (VR) would be an unlikely saviour, but the simple nature of the control and mechanics of the platformer has made it very attractive to…

More Carnage Awaits as Killing Floor: Incursion Heads to Paris

Today Tripwire Interactive has released its zombie shooter Killing Floor: Incursion for Oculus Rift with Touch support. On Sunday VRFocus released a gameplay video showcasing part of the first level, giving you a taste of the horrors that await. Now, with Killing Floor: Incursion’s launch out the way, it’s time to unveil one of the later areas ‘Paris’. In stark…

Milana Vayntrub and Michael Traynor Join The ConVRsation

As reported earlier this month, director Jon Clinkenbeard and actor Ross Marquand are working on a 360-degree video project called The ConVRsation, which aims to raise awareness in immigration, xenophobia and intolerance. Two other actors have now joined the project – Milana Vayntrub and Michael Traynor. The aim of the film is to show parallels…

Mind-Controlled VR Game Coming to Arcades 2018

Awakening uses Neurable technology to let you control the experience with just your mind. Mind-control technology is nothing new. Once considered nothing more than farfetched science fiction, neuroscientists have since taken a much more optimistic stance on the potentially game-changing tech thanks to advances in brain-computer interfaces. In fact, one startup is claiming they’ll have…

The 9 Best VR Games Of 2017 So Far

As hard as it is to believe, we’re over halfway through 2017, and what a year it’s been. The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are now a year into their lifecycles and Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) isn’t far behind. We’ve seen developers really start to get much more comfortable with these headsets, and that’s lead…

Killing Floor: Incursion Review – Action-Packed Zombie Horror

Killing Floor: Incursion is a great example of how to take an existing IP and make it work inside of VR. The baseline series of Killing Floor games is all about fighting off relentless waves of zombies (referred to as Zeds in the Killing Floor universe) and other grotesque, deformed, and horrendous creatures. At its…

Report: New Gear VR To Be Revealed Alongside Galaxy Note 8 Next Week

It looks like we could be meeting yet another new member of the Gear VR family very soon. Mobile industry leakster Evan Blass this week revealed what appears to be an early look at the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro wearable fitness device. In his report on VentureBeat, Blass states that the device will be revealed…

League of War: VR Arena Brings More Couch Multiplayer to PSVR

Munky Fun, the team behind the hit free-to-play mobile game League of War: Mercenaries, announced they’re bringing the popular franchise to PlayStation VR with League of War: VR Arena. The arena-style pseudo-tabletop strategy game sees players selecting units, placing them on the battlefield, and watching the ensuing fireworks as tanks, flamethrowers, and helicopters (among others)…

Stephen King’s It Remake Has A Spooky VR Experience

The remake of Stephen King’s It isn’t out for a few more weeks yet, but you can already dive into a terrifying new VR experience based on the film. It: Float is a 3D 360 video that introduces you to everyone’s least favorite clown: Pennywise. What begins as something of a tribute to a classic…

Job Simulator Meets The Shooting Range In The Frantic Shooty Fruity

You know how it is; you’re bagging your groceries at the supermarket, when a giant watermelon rolls in with an angry expression intent on squishing you, so you grab your revolver from overhead and unload a round on him with one hand while continuing to scan your produce with the other. That damn fruit is…

These are the Nominees for VR Bound’s First VR Awards

As we reported last February, VR Bound- along with sponsors, including AMD and HP- are organizing the inaugural VR awards in London on September 23rd. VR Bound announced the shortlisted nominees for the awards’ twelve categories earlier this weekm and you can see them below. VR Headset of the Year: HTC Vive Oculus Rift Razer…

Clash of Clans Gets AR Facebook Filter

Clash of Clans is still one of the biggest and most profitable mobile videogames out there, even five years after its initial release. Add to that one of the more popular ways to interact with augmented reality (AR) through the use of AR filters, and you have the new Clash of Clans AR filter, available…

Life In 360°: What Goes Up…

Welcome to Wednesday. I’m back from holiday and we’re off to the races once again for some more 360 degree videos. For today’s video we’re joining photographer and YouTuber Sara Dietschy (rhymes with peachy, apparently) for a trip she took back in 2016. This particular trip wasn’t the usual A to B but more A…

AltspaceVR Announces Return, In ‘Deep Discussions’ For Social VR Revival

Two weeks ago social VR platform AltspaceVR hosted what was supposed to be its final gathering before shutting down. Now, it appears that it won’t be shutting down at all. AltspaceVR announced its planned closure in late July, noting that the company had been unsuccessful in raising further funds needed to keep the platform going….

Video: Insta360 Teases New Type Of 360-Degree Camera

Insta360 is one of the companies in the 360 camera space that has been on an absolute tear. Last year it announced the Insta360 Nano which is a popular iPhone-attached 360 camera capable of doing Periscope and Facebook live streaming. Since last year, it also released an Android variant called the Insta360 Air and a…

The VRScout Report – AR Magazines, NFL Refs in VR, & Eye Implants

Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report, a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. The NFL uses VR to train referees for football season, MLB expands VR content, Sports Illustrated cover features AR, W Magazine uses AR to bring Katy Perry image to life, eye implant platform wants to power continuous…

Everything You Need To Know About VR At Gamescom 2017

Gamescom 2017 is fast approaching and is shaping up to be another event worth watching for the VR industry. As Europe’s largest game industry event, it takes on the role as the European E3 for a lot of companies. Many exhibitors will showcase similar demos to the things already shown at GDC and E3, but…

Eve: Valkyrie – Warzone Goes Cross-Platform is This a bad Sign for VR?

Virtual reality (VR) fans may know Eve: Valkyrie from their release on the Oculus Rift in March 2016 and then consequent release to the PlayStation VR and HTC Vive CCP has slowly been adding new maps, mods achievements and improvements. Today CCP Games announced that on September the 26th Eve: Valkyrie will become Eve: Valkyrie…

UPS Is Integrating VR Into US Training Facilities

The global leader in package delivery will soon be using virtual reality to train its future drivers. UPS doesn’t joke around when it comes to training its employees. After all, the United Parcel Service is the number one package transportation service in the world, with over 100,000 UPS vehicles on the road at any given…

Lenovo Teases Its Upcoming VR and AR Product Launch at IFA

Lenovo seem to be keen on getting into the virtual reality (VR) market. The company has at least three headsets that it is working on, some of which are set to be launched for Christmas this year, if the recently released teaser video for Lenovo’s presentation at the IFA event is any indication. As previously…

Watch 30 Minutes Of Unedited Killing Floor: Incursion Gameplay

I have a confession to make: this headline is kind of a lie. The video that’s embedded above isn’t actually 30 minutes, it’s a little bit shorter, but it just sounded better to describe it that way. For this horrible act of deception I am truly sorry, but your click will soon pay off as…

Terror Comes Closer With IT: Float VR Experience

The works of Stephen King have been scaring readers for decades. One of the author’s most iconic novels, IT, has received several adaptations, including a TV mini series and a film. A new movie adaptation is coming to cinemas soon, and a spin-off virtual reality (VR) experience titled IT – Float: A Cinematic VR Experience….

VR Games Are Now Ranked By the Workout You Get

Can virtual reality gaming be a way to work out? The VR Institute of Health and Exercise partnered with San Francisco State University in a groundbreaking study to prove it is, claiming VR can be a source of “strenuous exercise.” A website launched today by the new VR Institute of Health and Exercise ranks VR games’…

EVE: Valkyrie Is Getting A Non-VR Mode And A Big Price Drop

Update: The non-VR version of EVE: Valkyrie is indeed coming to PC too. Original story: Since its launch alongside the Oculus Rift back in March 2016, CCP Games’ EVE: Valkyrie has remained one of the biggest games for VR headsets. Soon, though, you won’t need a headset to play it. CCP has just introduced what…