A Helping Hand in Apex Construct Gameplay Video

Apex Construct is something of a leap forward for virtual reality (VR) titles. Whereas many VR videogames up until now have been relatively straightforward arcade-style experiences, Apex Construct presents a complex story in a fully-realised world. The experience starts with you floating in a space-like void before a mysterious male voice calls out to you…

Facebook Brings 3D Content To Newsfeeds

3D creations have a home on Facebook starting today. The social media giant is embracing a new type of content for you to upload alongside text, photos and videos. 3D objects or scenes saved in the industry standard glTF 2.0 format can be dragged straight to a browser window to add to your Facebook account….

Island 359 Officially Releases Out Of Early Access Next Week

Dinosaur-themed action survival game, Island 359, is finally releasing out of Early Access next week on February 26th, 2018, and from what we’ve seen over the past year it’s shaping up to be one of VR’s biggest and best titles yet. We first covered the game when it debuted in Steam Early Access a year…

RealWear Raises $17M For Industrial-Grade Wearable AR Device

RealWear has raised $17 million for its AR wearable device aimed at workers in construction and other heavy industries. Vancouver-based RealWear is already shipping its hands-free HMT-1, which is mounted via a band that goes around your head or safety helmet. It’s a wearable device, but RealWear CEO Andy Lowery calls it a “head-mounted tablet,” since…

Island Time Is A Desert Island Survival Game For PSVR, Rift And Vive

Manifest 99 from Flight School Studio was one of the most interesting VR experiences of 2017. Just a few months on from its launch, though, and the developer is ready to share its next full VR game, Island Time. This looks like quite a big departure from the story-driven experience Flight School made its name…

IKinema Orion’s 1.0 VR Body Tracking Solution Now Available To All

UK-based IKinema is looking to make sophisticated body tracking open to all with the use of the HTC Vive headset and its Orion software. Last year we reported that the animation specialist was working with HTC’s new Vive Trackers to create an accessible body tracking solution that developers could purchase for an annual cost of…

ModBox Introduces Unity-Like Visual Scripting

At its launch, the HTC Vive became a popular platform for those who wishes to explore their creativity. One such arena for this was ModBox, a physics sandbox videogame. The developers behind ModBox have now announced the introduction of a new visual scripting system. While much was possible with ModBox right from launch, the new…

Moss Hits PSVR Next Week, New Trailer Released

Late last year we heard that cutesy PSVR action game, Moss, would be releasing in February 2018. Well, there’s only a week and a half of February 2018 left and, sure enough, the game will release before the month’s end. Developer Polyarc today confirmed that the third-person adventure title would be releasing on February 27th,…

VR Adventure Puzzler ‘Moss’ to Launch on PSVR February 27th, New Trailer Here

Moss, the insanely charming third-person action-adventure puzzle game from indie studio Polyarc, is confirmed to launch on PSVR February 27th, 2018. Update (02/19/18): Polyarc today announced on Playstation’s blog that ‘Moss’ is officially launching on PSVR February 27th. We’ve included the new trailer below. Original article (10/30/17): First revealed at E3 earlier this year, Moss follows a pint-sized hero named Quill, who with…

5 Reasons Why Kingdom Come: Deliverance Needs VR Support

Kingdom Come: Deliverance was one of the most anticipated Kickstarter games in recent memory. After successfully raising over $1.5M USD back in January of 2014 and then going on to link up with Deep Silver for publishing, it just released this week and is already one of the most talked about games on the market….

VR Physics Sandbox ‘Modbox’ to Become More “Unity-like” in March Update

Modbox (2016), the multiuser VR physics sandbox from indie studio Alientrap, is getting an update next month in hopes of making the app more of a “Unity-like experience – only simplified,” says developer Lee Vermeulen. The update is said to include a desktop-based editor and visual scripting system. Vermeulen released the news via a Steam forum post, saying that…

VR Physics Sandbox ‘Modbox’ to Become More “Unity-like” in March Update

Modbox (2016), the multiuser VR physics sandbox from indie studio Alientrap, is getting an update next month in hopes of making the app more of a “Unity-like experience – only simplified,” says developer Lee Vermeulen. The update is said to include a desktop-based editor and visual scripting system. Vermeulen released the news via a Steam forum post, saying that…

Consciousness Is A Concept Album Fusing VR And Music

We’ve seen plenty of VR music videos, but I-Exist wants to take the relationship between audio and virtual reality even deeper with a full VR concept album. This two-piece band is currently working on Consciousness, a full LP that you’ll experience inside a VR headset. But this isn’t just a series of 360 degree videos;…

Developers Are Now Receiving HTC Vive Pro

Ostensibly the first batch of Vive Pro, HTC’s upcoming prosumer VR headset, is now landing on the doorsteps of developers. Owlchemy Labs, the studio behind Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017), tweeted out that they’ve recently received what they call “the newest member of [their] VR HMD family.” We’ve been eagerly…

Social VR Sports Viewing Platform livelike Raises $9.6 Million

Social VR sports viewing startup livelike has announced a Series B investment of $9.6 million. Livelike is building a social sports viewing platform for VR and AR devices. The company’s product focuses on connecting remote users into ‘virtual suite’ where they can watch a live sports game projected outside the window (as if watching it…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 02/11/18

We hope you’ve been saving up because there are a lot of new PSVR releases this week! It looks like we’re about to start making up for a dry January; there are at least two games you should be picking up today. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. UploadVR also launched the ‘UploadVR PSVR…

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows Releases Of The Week 02/11/18

Not a huge weeks this week, with most of the note-worthy releases being exclusive to Rift, but the biggest game of the week is appearing on all three platforms at least. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group, complete with a curated list of recommendations so that you…

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows Releases Of The Week 02/11/18

Not a huge weeks this week, with most of the note-worthy releases being exclusive to Rift, but the biggest game of the week is appearing on all three platforms at least. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group, complete with a curated list of recommendations so that you…

OrbusVR Is A Tantalizing First Step Toward The Future Of VR MMOs

As someone that grew up playing MMOs like EverQuest, Minions of Mirth (an obscure indie one), Runescape, Guild Wars, and more, a high-quality VR MMO is one of my ultimate dream games. Anime like .hack//sign and Sword Art Online have done their part to instill the excitement around the concept and now with consumer VR…

‘Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality’ to Land on PSVR April 10th

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017) is coming to PSVR April 10th, 2018. Developed by Owlchemy Labs, the studio behind Job Simulator (2016), and voiced by series creator Justin Roiland, this might be the only chance to hang out with the hard-drinking genius scientist Rick and his hapless grandson Morty while you’re wasting away waiting for season 4. The game, which places you…

Lucid Is A Must-See VR Film From The Makers Of Ctrl

VR, it would seem, has some parenting problems. Whether it’s the wistful lingering memories of Dear Angelica or time-traveling trips of Assent, the ordeals of our elders have served as an unexpected source of storytelling for many an experience as we’ve found our footing in this new medium. Perhaps it says something about how VR…

Play Space Dogfighter ‘EVE: Valkyrie’ on Rift for Free This Weekend

EVE: Valkyrie (2016), the space dogfighter originally developed by CCP Games, just opened up its free weekend, which gives anyone with an Oculus Rift an all-access pass to play for the next few days. The free weekend is already in effect, and will continue until February 19th at 12:00 AM PST (local time here). The…

Hands-On: Brass Tactics Arena Is A Delightful Tease Of An RTS

Brass Tactics Arena, the free-to-play spin-off of Brass Tactics, is launching today on Oculus Home for the Oculus Rift with Touch and we got the chance to go hands-on with it prior to its release for some updated thoughts. We’ve tried Brass Tactics in the past a few times and got to learn how the…