Facebook Is Working To Bring VR To Its News Feed

Despite the company purchasing VR specialist Oculus all the way back in 2014, you still can’t access VR in your Facebook News Feed. But that may be changing soon. In a post shared on Friday, Oculus confirmed that it has started to test native React VR support for the News Feed on its social platform….

BeBop Sensors Unveil the Forte Data Glove for VR/AR Apps and Gaming

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) companies are seeking to create evermore interactive and immersive ways for users engage with virtual environments, whether that’s through motion controllers like Oculus Rift, or gesture-based hand tracking systems like Leap Motion. Another possible means of interaction uses data gloves, with BeBop Sensors announcing its latest creation, the Forte Data…

Pixar’s VR Debut Takes You Into The Stunning World of ‘Coco’

Explore new worlds with friends in this jaw dropping Pixar VR experience. Disney Pixar’s first ever VR experience, Coco VR, isn’t just a game or VR experience with a story unfolding around you as the observer. Instead this visually stunning masterpiece of an adventure is one you can take with friends—an idea that Pixar sees as…

CloudGate Studio Demonstrate Vive Body Tracking

The release of the Vive Trackers for the HTC Vive system to consumers opens up the possibility of full-body tracking in virtual reality (VR), thus fulfilling the dream of VR as depicted in popular fiction such as Ready Player One. One of the pioneers of this, CloudGate Studios, has been demonstrating how its tracking system…

Google’s ‘Son Of Jaguar’ 360° Short Film Now Available On YouTube

The ‘Book of Life’ director’s VR debut makes its way to YouTube. So now everyone can cry in VR. When we first heard about Jorge Gutierrez’s Google Spotlight Stories project, Son of Jaguar,  I don’t think any of us were expecting the colorful journey we were about to experience. The nine minute 360° short film…

Payday 2 VR Developers Confirm Working On Oculus Rift Support

For people who want to see what it’s like to rob a bank without the inconvenience of being shot at or arrested, Payday 2 VR is about as close as you can get to the real thing with current technology, for HTC Vive users, at least. Oculus Rift owners are facing a few roadblocks to…

Gunheart Introduces New Enemies and Improved Loot System

Futuristic virtual reality (VR) sci-fi shooter Gunheart has been regularly introducing updates ever since developer Drifter Entertainment launched the title into the Early Access. The Fall Update continues this tradition with its largest update yet. Gunheart is a co-operative first-person shooter set in the furthest frontier of space in the far future. Players must take…

Soundtrack to VR Title The Invisible Hours to get Commercial Release

Videogame soundtracks are just starting to gain widespread respect as a musical genre in its own right, featuring in live orchestral concerts, and even getting airtime on radio stations such as Classic FM. Videogame soundtracks are also starting to see release in various formats, such as the upcoming release of the soundtrack to The Invisible…

Oculus Fund Researching on VR for Social Pressure

There has already been some attempts to utilise virtual reality (VR) technology for social good. In particular, various companies, government bodies and health authorities have been looking at using VR to change behaviour. Oculus is now funding these aims with the Play4REAL lab. One of the first beneficiaries of this funding is Preview Labs Inc,…

The Biggest Gear VR Releases For The Week 11/12/17

There’s only one Gear VR app that looks worth your while this week, unless you want us to talk about yet another 360 degree photo app. But hey, we do at least have on edutainment app that you can trick your children into playing. And don’t forget you can check out our list of the…

Step Into Norse Myth with Wrath of Loki VR Adventure

While many people will have first encountered Thor and Loki through the Marvel movies and comics, those characters are actually steeped in rich Scandinavian myth that stretches back hundreds of years to the time of the Vikings. A new virtual reality (VR) experience lets users live through those myths, titles Wrath of Loki VR Adventure….

Oculus Introduce Dynamic Bundles in time for Christmas

Oculus recently added a new option for its videogame bundles that dynamically adjusts the pricing depending on what titles a user already has in their library. Oculus are now adding three new bundles to the dynamic bundle range that contain some of the most popular Oculus Rift titles. The new bundles are being launched on…

Oculus Showcases the Best of What React VR can do

Earlier this year, Oculus unveiled React VR, a new library that would enable developers to quickly build and ship virtual reality (VR) experiences across multiple channels. Today, the company has decided to showcase several pieces of content that use React VR, covering entertainment, education, travel and more. First up is entertainment, with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 360-degree experience available…

BigScreen Partners With Paramount For Top Gun 3D Screenings

Virtual desktop app BigScreen continues to find new ways to push its social VR platform to new limits. This week, the company behind the app announced a collaboration with Paramount Pictures to screen Tom Cruise classic, Top Gun, in 3D on a virtual movie screen in promotion of the impending Blu-Ray release. Deadline reports that…

Dragon Front Gets 65+ New Cards With New Faction

High Voltage Software and Oculus Studios’ Dragon Front is still going strong, with yet more new content arriving this week. The collectible virtual card game, which is available on both the Oculus Rift and Gear VR, just got more than 65 new cards with the arrival of its latest faction, Aegis. This faction consists of…

7 Most Wanted Virtual Reality Videogames For Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift is undoubtedly a great bit of kit, but for some there are some essential titles that really need to make the jump and become available for the virtual reality (VR) gadget. Some of the ‘most wanted’ that we have compiled here, for your reading pleasure, are more obvious than others while some will…

The Rogue Initiative Announce Location VR Project Steel Cobras

In May, Los Angeles-based production studio The Rogue Initiative released its first virtual reality (VR) title in the form of Crowe: The Drowned Armory for HTC Vive, with an Oculus Rift version arriving last month. The studio collaborates with world-class filmmakers, studios, and technology companies on various projects, the latest being a location-based VR experience called Steel Cobras in conjunction…

Wild West Shooter High Noon VR Rides On to Steam

The Western is a staple of entertainment, forming the basis for feature films, TV shows, books, and of course, videogames, with titles such as Red Dead Redemption and Call of Juarez being notable examples. So of course The Western is now in virtual reality (VR) with the launch of High Noon VR. Though exploring this…

Oculus Studios And Armature Announce Fail Factory

Between big Bethesda games, new Studios titles and LA Noire, there’s a lot of big titles for PC-based headsets this Christmas, but mobile isn’t missing out on the fun. To that end, Oculus Studios and Armature today announced Fail Factory, which is launching on Gear VR December 7th. In the game, you’re in control of…

Oculus Studios And Armature Announce Fail Factory

Between big Bethesda games, new Studios titles and LA Noire, there’s a lot of big titles for PC-based headsets this Christmas, but mobile isn’t missing out on the fun. To that end, Oculus Studios and Armature today announced Fail Factory, which is launching on Gear VR December 7th. In the game, you’re in control of…

Get to Work Next Month at the Fail Factory

Texas-based Armature Studio (Borderlands, Metal Gear Solid and Batman Arkham series) has today announced its first foray into virtual reality (VR), working with Oculus Studios on Fail Factory, a quirky puzzle title for Samsung Gear VR that’s scheduled for release on 7th December. Fail Factory is a collection of mini-games where players have to think fast in order to…

CCP Games’ Cross-Platform eSport Sparc now Available on Oculus Rift & HTC Vive

CCP Games launched its futuristic multiplayer Sparc on PlayStation VR back in August. Today, the studio has brought the title to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, unlocking its cross-platform gameplay. Sparc is a skill-based, physical sport, where two players use their motion controllers to aim and throw projectiles at each other inside a virtual arena, all the while defending…

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR (PSVR) Review – Become the Dragonborn

Ever since The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR was announced earlier this year back at E3 2017, hungry VR gamers around the world have been impatiently awaiting its arrival. With consumers drowning in a sea of half-finished tech demos and hour-long “experiences” that offer little depth, the arrival of a massive, sprawling adventure is long…