New Screenshots Released For Naked Sun

Earlier this week UK-based developer Door Z revealed what they have been working on in the form of Naked Sun, a virtual reality (VR) first-person shooter (FPS) that is set in a rather colourful future. With humanity on the brink as the machines rise up it is only a matter of time until everything falls….

Comedy Western Shooter Hopalong: The Badlands Gallops Towards PlayStation VR

Having launched on Steam for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in late 2017, then coming to Viveport in February, From the Future’s Hopalong: The Badlands now has a release date for PlayStation VR. Hopalong: The Badlands is a fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS), where you ride around the wild west dispatching enemies from the Dynamite Gang. The twist in…

Major League Baseball to Crown First Virtual Champion

Back in April, Major League Baseball (MLB) launched a new virtual reality (VR) app called MLB Home Run Derby VR, which let baseball fans feel what it was like to step onto the diamond and play in virtual games. Now players will have a chance to claim a place in history as the first ever…

Beat Saber Arcade to be Officially Rolled Out for Location-Based Entertainment

Simple yet ludicrously addictive, Myperbolic Magnetism’s Beat Saber is still in Early Access yet enjoying phenomenal success on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. While players are still awaiting a level editor which the studio has previously mentioned, the team has made an unexpected announcement, that Beat Saber will be available for commercial licensing later…

Brie Larson Narrates Latest ‘Space Explorers’ VR Series

Episode two now available on the Oculus Store. Before Academy Award winning actress Brie Larson blasts off in Marvel’s upcoming Captain Marvel feature film, she’ll take us on a VR journey into how us Earthlings are exploring and colonizing space. Narrated by Larson, Space Explorers: Taking Flight is the second episode in a multi-part VR…

Facebook Begins Testing AR Ads In The News Feed

Facebook wants to prepare you for the upcoming holiday shopping by introducing AR advertisements into your news feed. Facebook is rolling out a brand-new feature that will let you to try on new clothes, check out a new accessories, or place furniture in your home, all through the power of AR. The social media giant…

HTC SteamVR 2.0 Video Shows Vive Pro User Navigating Three Rooms

It looks like Valve is preparing for the rollout of some big new SteamVR 2.0 features, and HTC has provided us with a glimpse of what to expect. Vive China President Alvin Wang Graylin took to Twitter yesterday to share an image of seven new SteamVR 2.0 base stations hooked up to a single Steam…

The VOID to Open new Experience Centers in Canada in Conjunction With Cineplex

Just over a year ago location-based virtual reality (VR) company The VOID entered the Canadian market through a collaboration with Cineplex, opening a VOID Experience Centre in Toronto at The Rec Room, a location designed to merge videogaming with music, live entertainment and dining. Today, the pair have announced a new, exclusive expansion agreement to…

Become an Old Sea Dog as Crooked Waters Receives Early Access Release Date

While the continual influx of zombie-themed videogames has slowly begun to wain, another is beginning to take its place, pirates. Taking to the high seas to loot and pillage has really begun to gain popularity, whether its non-VR such as Sea of Thieves, or in virtual reality (VR) with titles like Pastimes for Pirates, A Tale of Pirates: A…

MixCast Livestreaming Application Now Available

MixCast, the livestreaming program for virtual reality (VR), has finally released making its powerful streaming features available to anyone. MixCast allows users to create, share and broadcast mixed reality (MR) content to any audience, with almost any equipment, application and filming environment. With livestreaming being such a popular entertainment source and marketing tool for developers and…

The Best 5 Oculus Store Games for Rift

So, you’ve decided to buy an Oculus Rift and Touch and now you want to know what to download first (besides the free stuff). In our breakdown of the top 5 games for Oculus Touch, we take a look at some of the best games currently on the Oculus Store. Before we start, don’t forget that…

Samsung Trademarks ‘Anti-Screen Door Effect’ AMOLED Display

A recent trademark filing from Samsung suggests the company may be ready to introduce an even better VR display. Dutch site Galaxy Club recently discovered a European trademark filing from the company for an ‘Anti SDE AMOLED’. While the documents don’t make it explicitly clear, it’s very likely that ‘SDE’ refers to screen door effect,…

Seoul Gets Another VR Theme Park

The idea of a virtual reality (VR) theme park is one that has been gaining traction as location-based VR centres open up all over the glove. Instead of offering up just one VR set-up or experience, VR theme parks host a range of immersive activities for visitors. South Korea has shown it is still aiming…

The VR Job Hub: Summer Job Opportunities Working On Immersive Technology

As the month of July continues so too does the heat and the World Cup. Along with these though there are also plenty of exciting job opportunities to discover within the immersive technology industry. This means it is time for The VR Job Hub where there are a number of positions available around the world. This weekend there…

Celebrate Pokémon GO’s Second Anniversary With A Summer Style Pikachu

There is no slowing the giant that is Pokémon GO, the ever growing popular augmented reality (AR) mobile title, as it reaches its second anniversary. To mark the two years following its release developer Niantic Labs have announced that a special Pikachu will be available for a limited time. There is no other way to really…

Next Generation NVIDIA GPUs Will Boost VR Bandwidth, Report States

A new report has stated that NVIDIA’s next generation of GeFore GPU’s, referred to as the GTX 11-series, will feature a new connector which will support enough bandwidth to support future virtual reality (VR) headsets that feature a much higher refresh rate and resolution that those currently on the market. The report was published on…

Zappar Release ZapWorks Studio 5

Zappar, the company behind the powerful tool and platform for augmented reality (AR) ZapWorks Studio, have announced the latest version. As part of the companies ongoing plan to make AR, virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) more accessible, affordable and scaleable, the company has packed this newest version of their software with a number…

Yulio VR Launches New Floorplan Navigation Feature

Yulio Technologies have announced the launch of their new Floorplan Navigation, which will enable users to add a floorplan later to their projects and link virtual reality (VR) scenes to points on the plan. This will allow for viewers of the floor plans to be able to become immersed within the viewing experience, providing greater…

The 15 Very Best VR Shooters For Rift, Vive, PSVR, and Windows VR

Over the last two and a half years we’ve gotten a lot of VR shooters. From zombie-slaying adventures and sci-fi romps through the stars, to hardcore military simulations and hunting dinosaurs on a lonely island, there’s been something for just about everybody. Now with quite a few promising VR shooters on the horizon we’ve decided…

China Develops VR Training System for Its Military

Training simulations have existed for many years, as pilots can attest to. However, the advent of modern virtual reality (VR) allows for the creation of much more immediate and immersive training simulations, which have been shown to improve training outcomes. China is aiming to use that technology to improve the training given to its military…

Military Co-Op Shooter Zero Caliber Aims for Success in September

While there are plenty of first-person shooters (FPS) for virtual reality (VR) headsets, the amount of decent military style experiences are fairly limited. XREAL Games, the team behind A-Tech Cybernetic, has announced its second title which looks to tackle this problem head on with Zero Caliber.  Zero Caliber looks to offer one of the most realistic military style FPS…

Skyrim VR Livestream: Hunting Vampires With The Dawnguard

Skyrim VR has been out on PC for a few months now. During the first few weeks of its release we livestreamed it a lot, featured a ton of mods, and even did a detailed comparison with over 100 mods installed. Now we’re returning to the world of Tamriel for some adventure once again. For…

‘Touching Masterpieces’ VR Exhibit Allows Visually Impaired To ‘See’ Art

Three pieces of historical art come to life for the blind. No headset necessary. A joint venture between NeuroDigital, Geometry Prague, the Leontinka Foundation and the National Gallery of Prague, Touching Masterpieces is an experimental VR exhibit allowing the visually impaired to “see” famous works of art for the first-time. By using UV unwraps and…

Preview: ARia’s Legacy – Turning Your Home into an Escape Room

Augmented reality (AR) seems to be in a bit of a quagmire at the moment. Companies like Apple are proclaiming the technology as the next big thing – saying VR is just too confined – whereas the reality is far more mundane, with a few basic  apps that are testing the water rather than pushing…

Two New Horror-Themed PlayStation VR titles On Sale Today

Though Halloween may be still some month away, Sony and publisher Winking Entertainment see no reason to stop the scares from coming, and how released two now PlayStation VR horror titles which both feature themes taken from Chinese folklore. Though both titles are said to be very different, they share some similarities in where they…