NYX Professional Makeup Teams Up With Samsung For VR Makeup

Though several companies have already begun to explore the possibilities presented by the world of augmented reality (AR) when it comes to makeup, but so far few have staked out the area of virtual reality when it comes to the merger of beauty and technology. That might be about to change with a new partnership…

PSX 2017 Showed Why Sony Is Leading The VR Race With PSVR

This past weekend at PSX you could feel the momentum. There was a palpable sense of accomplishment in the air as executives spoke on stage about having over 70 million PS4 systems sold, over two million PSVR headsets out in the wild, and over 12 million PSVR games in consumers’ hands. Developers excitedly showed off…

Rocket Armor Stomps onto Steam Early Access

Illusion Foundry has made its virtual reality (VR) debut with Rocket Armor, available now via Steam Early Access. Developed exclusively for HTC Vive, Rocket Armor features a unique flight system that enables realistic rocket powered ‘free flight’ using the HTC Vive’s motion-controllers. Designed and engineered specifically for VR, with pilot controlled speed and full maneuverability…

Interactive VR Memorial Honors Victims of Atomic Bombs

The first-of-its-kind VR experience incorporates real testimonies and photogrammetry to highlight the need for global nuclear disarmament. As tension continue to rise between various nations, the probability of a major global conflict taking place in the near future is only becoming more of a reality. That’s why it’s more important than ever to look back…

Performer Seeks Funding for Virtual Reality Project

A growing number of artists and performers have been exploring virtual reality (VR) as a new way to reach audiences and explore new aspects of their work. Performance artists Degenerate Art Ensemble are seeking funding to produce their own VR spectacle. Degenerate Art Ensemble are known for creating dance and theatre projects on a large…

Seek Introduces AR Content Sharing Platform

Though there are several platforms for sharing content creating in virtual reality (VR) or 360-degree videos, there are few that allow users to share augmented reality (AR) content. Seek is aiming to change that with new AR content platform, Seek AR. Seek is trying to use its community of AR enthusiasts to allow individuals, companies…

Bring AR Twitter into Your Reality with TweetReality

When it comes to curation of up-to-date news and information in real life, Twitter is one of the best social media platforms to turn to…so why not bring that into VR? TweetReality is the first augmented reality app that breaks the Twitter feed out of its strictly 2D frame, bringing instead a futuristic Minority Report style…

Resident Evil 7’s Free Not A Hero DLC Is An Entertaining Epilogue

Why not finish the year as we started it, with a good bit of Resident Evil 7? It might not bring much Christmas cheer, but Capcom’s survival horror revival remains one of the best VR titles of 2017, which makes today’s release of a free new single-player mission a fitting present for all PlayStation VR…

Holiday Cheer in Space with EVE: Valkyrie Warzone Winter Update

EVE: Valkyrie has been the introduction to virtual reality (VR) for a number of players, acting as the first look into the possibilities of immersive technology. With the Warzone update, VR and non-VR players to play together. CCP Games have new released the Winter Update for the title, bringing some new tools and features for…

The Virtual Arena: The Attraction Industry’s VR Future! (Part 1)

As more and more investment pivots towards Digital Out-of-Home Entertainment (DOE) applications of Virtual Reality (VR), in his latest column, Kevin Williams, charts some of the pivotal developments that were seen at the leading International amusement and attraction convention in Orlando last November. The 99th anniversary International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAE),…

Skyrim VR vs. Fallout 4 VR – Which Is The Better Port?

Fallout 4 VR is finally released to the world on Steam with official support for HTC Vive (and unofficial support for Oculus Rift) to gamers everywhere. A few weeks ago Bethesda also released The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR on PSVR to rave reviews, which sent the internet into an uproar about the power of…

Fallout 4 VR’s Blur Issues Fixed In Steam Beta Update

Those of you having troubles with blurriness and low-resolution textures in Bethesda’s just-released Fallout 4 VR are in luck; the developer appears to have fixed the issue. The game, which launched yesterday with HTC Vive support, ports the entire original role-playing game (RPG) into VR, but many users have been reporting that the world around…

Golem Rolls Towards PlayStation VR

Highwire have been very cagey about its upcoming PlayStation VR title Golem, only revealing the bare minimum and letting fans speculate to try to fill in the gaps themselves. Now the beans have been spilled with a blog post by Highwire Creative Director, Jaime Griesemer, which reveals details on the title along with the expected…

The Last Guardian VR Briefly Brought My Dreams To Life

I’m a staunch defender of The Last Guardian, Sony’s long-delayed final entry in the Team Ico trilogy. While not without issue, I challenge anyone to see it through without admiring the archaic scenery — a Team Ico hallmark — and biting their lip at climactic moments. Moreover, it’s impossible not to have your heart melted…

SONIFI Health and Shaftesbury Work On Therapeutic VR

Though hospitals are places where people go to get better, for many people the clinical environment is stressful and not conducive to healing. SONIFI Health in partnership with virtual reality (VR) content company Shaftesbury VR is using VR to tackle this problem. The two companies have teamed up to create the Positive Distraction Entertainment System,…

Gunjack 2 Comes To Gear VR As CCP Winds Down Efforts

Eve: Valkyrie launched as a seemingly perfect fit for the Oculus Rift in March 2016. The effort by CCP Games to build a compelling seated VR experience that would see space pilots using a gamepad to shoot down ships for hours at a time was one of VR’s earliest and biggest releases. A smaller effort…

VR vs. In Moderation

Any social media or community manager knows if you want to get through the day without being thoroughly depressed never read the comments section. Of course, being your job that’s not something you can entirely avoid. But needless to say, regretfully, the adage isn’t exactly wrong. Unfortunately, whilst we, other tech websites and the creators…

Sony Patents Reveal Possible Cancelled PSVR Glove Controller

New patents from Sony give us a slightly better look at its work prototyping a glove controller for its PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset. Earlier this year we reported that Sony had looked into a glove controller for PSVR but ultimately decided not to progress with it, at least that the time. These patents, first spotted…

Airbnb’s VR And AR Plans Will Let You Visit A Home Before Renting It

Airbnb, a service now used worldwide for renting apartments and homes for overnight stays, is looking to VR and AR to help revolutionize its business. Yesterday the company hinted at plans to incorporate VR and AR into its service to let people visit locations before renting them. While no specific timeline was revealed, the post…

Climax Studios VR Collection Heading to Pico Headsets

Though much attention has been directed towards the upcoming standalone virtual reality (VR) headsets from Oculus and HTC Vive, the existing standalone Pico headsets have been somewhat neglected. This might change with the announcement that Climax Studios are bringing their collection of VR titles to the platform. Climax Studios are a well-known videogame developer based…

Resident Evil 7 biohazard Gold Edition Out Now

Resident Evil 7 biohazard has been one of the biggest success stories on the PlayStation VR, with many players proclaiming it as a return to form for the series and it served as the introduction to modern virtual reality (VR). People have yet to pick up the title now have the opportunity to pick it…