Echo Combat Livestream – Gravity-Defying FPS Action

The Open Beta for Echo Combat is finally here! If you have Oculus Home installed already, you may have noticed that the Echo games have undergone a bit of re-branding. Instead of Echo Combat and Echo Arena existing in the launch separately, there is now just Echo VR and when you load into the lobby…

Expore The Surface Of Mars In Red Rover

Most of us have had dreams about going to space and visiting other planets. Seeing the stars and looking out towards other systems. Though it might still be some time off, virtual reality (VR) is allowing people to experience those moments today. With the upcoming release of Red Rover: Planetary Driving Simulator, users will be…

Endeavour Foundation Uses VR To Help Teenagers Train For Jobs

In Australia, the Endeavour Foundation is trying to help young adults with intellectual disabilities learn news skills that might help them prepare for entering work. To do this, the foundation has turned to virtual reality (VR). The not-for-profit organisation is in the process of rolling out 15 VR training programs which use the Oculus Rift…

VIDEO: Facebook Researcher’s Talk About More Comfortable VR Headsets

Facebook’s research into a more comfortable VR headset with a wider field of view was revealed at the company’s developer conference in early May. A few weeks later, at a symposium put together by the world’s preeminent researchers and engineers in display technology, Douglas Lanman of Facebook Reality Labs (formerly Oculus Research) detailed the reasons they…

Enter the Casino With Social Club VR

Developer Perilous Orbit previously produced the virtual reality (VR) mini-game compilation SportsBar VR. The studio has now expanded on that work, producing what it has described as it most ambitious project yet, Social Club VR. Social Club VR is an online VR casino experience which is due to be released shortly on Oculus Home and…

New Trailer For VR Multiplayer Title Seeking Dawn Arrives

With virtual reality (VR) moving towards a more mature phase of development, we’re starting to see larger adventures coming to life, particularly for the high-end platforms such as PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Developer Multiverse Entertainment are seeking to continue and expand upon that trends with Seeking Dawn, which has just seen the…

Rift & Vive Summer Sales Offer Big Savings on Hundreds of VR Titles

While we’re still waiting on the Steam Summer Sale to materialize, this year’s big Rift and Vive annual summer sales are already here, and hundreds of VR titles are on deep discount on the Oculus Store and Viveport until the beginning of next month. Many of the top VR games from 2016 and 2017 are…

Detu Announces 3D 360 Degree Camera

An increasing number of companies and creators are taking to 360-degree video for a variety of uses. 360-degree camera specialists are continuing to provide for this market with the launch of a new, professional-grade AI-powered 360-degree and VR panoramic camera with 3D capabilities. The Detu Max Camera is designed for professional photographers and VR content…

HTC Vive Libraries Program Will Bring VR Headsets To Over 100 Libraries

Almost a year ago to the date Oculus announced an initiative to bring VR headsets to 90 different California libraries. Now, HTC has announced the Vive Libraries Program, which is set to bring VR headsets to 110 different libraries in California and Nevada. It’s hard to know how similar the programs are beyond the obvious,…

Hands-On: Echo Combat Is An Intense VR Shooter With Zero-G Movement

This article was originally published in early June and is being republished now to coincide with the upcoming Open Beta weekend, which starts tomorrow, June 21st. After playing lots of Echo Arena over the past year and being intimately familiar with the mechanics of Ready at Dawn’s groundbreaking zero-gravity movement system, I can still say that…

Carly and the Reaperman Escapes On to Steam

Developer Odd Raven Studios have unveiled the expected release date for virtual reality (VR) co-operative platforming adventure Carly and the Reaperman: Escape from the Underworld to head to Steam. Designed to be a ‘couch co-op’ experience in which one player takes the role of Carly in third person on a standard display while the other…

Carly and the Reaperman Escapes On to Steam

Developer Odd Raven Studios have unveiled the expected release date for virtual reality (VR) co-operative platforming adventure Carly and the Reaperman: Escape from the Underworld to head to Steam. Designed to be a ‘couch co-op’ experience in which one player takes the role of Carly in third person on a standard display while the other…

Carly and the Reaperman Escapes On to Steam

Developer Odd Raven Studios have unveiled the expected release date for virtual reality (VR) co-operative platforming adventure Carly and the Reaperman: Escape from the Underworld to head to Steam. Designed to be a ‘couch co-op’ experience in which one player takes the role of Carly in third person on a standard display while the other…

New Trailer Released For Wands Update 1.4

Earlier this month it was announced by developer Cortopia Studios that a new update for their virtual reality (VR) multiplayer experience would be releasing, bringing with it a new map for players to battle in. Titled the Sanctum of Sahir, the map is planned to be included in the 1.4 update and now the developers…

SculptrVR Appears on PlayStation VR

Not every virtual reality (VR) application is about pure entertainment, some of them offer a way for users to tap into their creative side. SculptrVR has previously offered users on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Google Daydream the chance to create intricate 3D objects within VR. The PlayStation VR version allows users to take up…

SculptrVR Appears on PlayStation VR

Not every virtual reality (VR) application is about pure entertainment, some of them offer a way for users to tap into their creative side. SculptrVR has previously offered users on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Google Daydream the chance to create intricate 3D objects within VR. The PlayStation VR version allows users to take up…

A PlayStation VR 2 Wish List

The PlayStation VR is a fine bit of virtual reality equipment, which offers some great videogaming experiences without needing to invest the time and money in buying or building a VR-capable PC rig. However, the PlayStation Vr in its current form does have some drawbacks, something which we hope the next iteration of the device…

‘Echo Combat’ Open Beta Weekend Starts Tomorrow on Rift

If you didn’t get a chance to jump into the closed beta last month of Echo Combat, the upcoming online shooter expansion to Ready at Dawn’s Echo Arena (2017), then you’ll certainly have a chance this weekend, as the studio is opening up their pod bay doors to all Rift users starting tomorrow. Echo Combat throws you…

VR Memory Palace Platform Macunx Hits Rift, Vive For Free Today

Macunx VR is set to deliver a new way to learn inside the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive later today. This new app from Aleksandar Kojic, Milos Kojic and publisher Linguisticator was funded on Kickstarter last year. It allows users to create their own virtual memory palaces. A memory palace is a way of organizing…

Why You Should Steal Yourself A Look At Grand Theft Auto V In VR

While Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5) doesn’t have any official VR versions or ports, modders have been working on ways to allow players to experience the title with the greater measure of immersion that virtual reality (VR) provides. VR still hasn’t quite broken into the mass market due to the high initial investment…

¡Viva La Evolución! Blends Music and Technology

Virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video has already been successfully used to bring live music experiences and innovative music videos to fan. Now, Los Angeles-based creative studio VR Playhouse has teamed up with director/producer Fifer Garbesi to introduce music fans to the godfather of the Cuban Rave Scene. The 360-degree film ¡Viva La Evolución! Takes…

‘Oculus Home’ Update Adds Virtual Screens, Custom Object Importing

Oculus Home, the hub space that users see when putting on their Oculus Rift, has been updated with virtual screens for embedded Dash content and the ability to import custom objects. Announced in a post this week on the Oculus Blog, Oculus Home version 1.26 is rolling out to users and now offers up several screen-like items into…

Go Behind The Scenes Of Arca’s Path In New Dev Story Trailer

Upcoming virtual reality (VR) title Arca’s Path from Dream Reality Interactive and Rebellion have released a new ‘Dev Story‘ trailer which offers an insight into the creation and team behind this charming title. The title is about a young girl who finds a mask and is transported to a simulated, fairy tale looking world where…

John Cusack & Christina Ricci Make Their VR Debut In ‘Distorted Reality’

Another VR project starring AAA talent shows how the immersive medium is continuing to attract more of Hollywood’s biggest names. To compliment the theatrical film release of Distorted on June 22nd, Minds Eye Entertainment and SkyVR have partnered to produce Distorted Reality, a scripted, live-action cinematic VR distributed through OneTouchVR on Google Daydream, Oculus Go,…

The Future Is In Your Hands in The Last Day Defense VR

In the future of The Last Day Defense VR, the Earth is at war. Divided between two mighty empires, both of which posses powerful military technology which has put them at a stalemate. One side develops a desperate stratagem – travel back in time to defeat the foe in the past. So it is up…