New AR App Set To Enhance Dining and Nightlife

While augmented reality (AR) has already seen use in retail, with companies such as IKEA using it for assisting customers in making decisions. The technology has yet to see a great deal of use in the area of food, but that might be about to change with a new app called ‘Aug-It!’. Liverpool-based start-up company…

Valve Reveals Latest Knuckles Dev Kit & New ‘Moondust’ Tech Demo

Since announcing the ‘Knuckles’ controller prototype all the way back in 2016, Valve has been relatively quiet about its progress outside of a select group of developers who have been experimenting with early development kits. That changed this week as Valve offered up a major information dump, showcasing the latest Knuckles dev kit with a…

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…

The Weather Channel To Use MR To Showcase The Power Of Tornadoes

The Weather Channel have revealed plans to showcase the lasted in mixed reality (MR) technology but creating their own tornado. Broadcasters have been taking advantage of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology for sometime now. The Weather Channel is hoping to use this technology to deliver viewers an immersive and realistic experience that…

Madame Tussauds Adds VR Escape Room In Hollywood

Madame Tussauds Hollywood is offering a new VR attraction next to the Walk of Fame and the Chinese Theatre. The 4-player VR installation is from the Virtual Room and situated among the wax inhabitants of Hollywood Boulevard. The Virtual Room operates similar installations in Europe, as well as a second location in Hollywood. The system…

New Screenshots Released For RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride

Atari have released a number of new screenshots for their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride. The title, which was announced earlier in the year, is planned to release for PlayStation VR and will give players a chance to truly immerse themselves within the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon experience with some new twists. For the…

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…

Make It A (Virtual) Reality: Cyberpunk 2077

If one reveal during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 has caused more waves through the internet then any other it has to be the long awaited showcase of Cyberpunk 2077 from developer CD Projekt RED. Most known for their work on The Witcher series of videogames, this new title is a different direction for…

OnBuy.Com Report: UK Consumers Not Yet Ready For AR Smartglasses

OnBuy.Com has examined findings gathered from Mindshare during a survey of over 1,000 UK smartphone users with regards to the perception of augmented reality (AR) and how AR is best experienced. The compiled results found that the majority of British users would prefer to experience social media containing AR effects through smartphones rather than smartglasses….

Virtual Revolution Turns to SeedingVR For Funding

An increasing number of businesses are turning to virtual reality (VR) for a variety of uses, including prototyping, design and collaboration between colleagues who might be in different countries or on different continents. To meet demand for this kind of technology, Glasgow-based company Virtual Revolution Technologies is turning to SeedingVR in an effort to seek…

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,…

NextVR Release Third Episode In Their Paranormal Evidence Series

Fans of NextVR’s paranormal investigation series will be happy to hear that following enthusiastic fan feedback that the virtual reality (VR) series is getting a third installment. This new episode is titled “Paranormal Evidence: Missouri State Penitentiary” and as the title points towards, this episode will take viewers inside the Missouri State Penitentiary to look investigate for…

PeriscapeVR Brings A VR Experience To JFK Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is one of the busiest in the world, and Terminal 4 will soon play host to virtual reality (VR) experiences featuring curated content that travellers can enjoy while awaiting their flights. PeriscapeVR’s Experience Center is a pop-up in Terminal 4’s Retail Lounge which has been equipped with freestand VR towers…

Ever Wonder What The Inside Of A Dog Looks Like? There’s An AR App For That

From animal anatomy to digital twinning and mining simulations, this Canadian company is bringing game development know-how to VR experiences After meeting Charles Lavigne and Kevin Oke at the BCTECH Summit last month, we were enticed to visit their headquarters on the beautiful Island of Victoria and try out their latest VR demos. But it…

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…

SpringboardVR Announces Partnership With VoodooVR

SpringboardVR, the dedicated platform for virtual reality (VR) operators that transforms the user experience, allowing people to run their entire location from a single device, has announced a partnership with Voodoo VR. This partnership will see the company able to offer turnkey VR solutions for the Location Based Entertainment industry throughout Europe. VoodooVR is a…

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…

First Contact Entertainment Reveal More On Firewall Zero Hour In Interview

During the  Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 show, First Contact Entertainment were around to showcase their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title, Firewall Zero Hour. VRFocus’ Nina Salomons got the chance to speak with Damoun Shabestari, Creative producer, First Contact Entertainment, about the title and learn more about the drive to build a multiplayer, tactical shooter in VR. For…