Fusion Wars Launched Closed Beta For Multiplayer Arenas

Though Fusion Wars has been playable on Samsung Gear VR for a while now, the title has been considered to be in ‘Early Access’ form, with many features not yet implemented. The biggest missing feature being the much-anticipated multiplayer competitive mode. Developer EstudioFuture have now announced that the multiplayer PvP Arenas will be entered closed…

Dance the Night Away With HTC Vive Trackers on Your Feet

The Vive Trackers have been of great interest to developers since they were launched earlier this year as they offered a whole range of new possibilities for body-tracking within videogames. There have already been some innovative experiments using the Trackers, including the guy who fastened a Vive Tracker to his cat. Many people were just…

Bizarre VR Headset Can Change The Taste Of Food

Takuji Narumi is using strong odors and digital VR overlays to prove your brain isn’t as clever as you think. Filmmaker and food enthusiast Simon Klose has seen some strange things in his travels. The Swedish-born director is a regular contributor to Vice’s food website subsidiary, MUNCHIES, and as a result has experienced some of…

Dell Team up With Sony to Create Spider-Man Homecoming VR World

The upcoming movie Spider-Man: Homecoming is one of the most anticipated of the year, seeing the masked superhero finally take his place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Marvel Studio struck a deal with Sony Pictures for use of the character. Sony are still getting something out of the deal, however, since the studio form…

MelodyVR Partners with Microsoft to Launch app Across all Windows MR Devices

A couple of weeks ago virtual reality (VR) music content platform MelodyVR revealed it had secured £5 million GBP in investment to expand its service. Now EVR Holdings plc which owns MelodyVR has announced a Global Partnership and Windows Mixed Reality (MR) App Collaboration Agreement with Microsoft, bringing the platform to every Windows MR device. MelodyVR and Microsoft…

HTC Drops Vive Price To Take Advantage Of Steam’s Summer Sale

Gamers rejoice. Wallets retreat. The Steam Summer sale has arrived! Our list of some of the best deals goes live a bit later today and it’s been proven that Valve regularly attacks our savings accounts but HTC is getting in on the conflict this time around. Not only has the HTC Vive been dropped down…

Details on Summer Lesson: Allison Snow Released

Though western PlayStation VR owners are still waiting for an official release of Summer Lesson: Hikari Miyamoto and trying to content themselves with import bundles, Japan is gearing up for the release of the second Summer Lesson experience with a character not seen much since early demos; Allison Snow. The new episode of Summer Lesson…

Walkthrough Launches Virtual Home Tours in Austin and New York

Virtual reality (VR) technology isn’t just transforming the entertainment industry but many others as well. One of which is the real estate market, and VR company Walkthrough is providing the tools allowing consumers to virtually tour homes without the need to book an appointment. Today, the company has announced the expansion of its offerings launching…

Preview: Gunball – A Highscore Shooting Workout

Indie developers make up the mainstay of virtual reality (VR) content producers, creating a smorgasbord of experiences from quick fire, pickup and play titles to lengthier story driven adventures. For those that like their VR videogames in the first category REDspace Games has come up with an innovative little title called Gunball for HTC Vive, which…

TECHNOLUST Dev Reveals Roguelike Follow-Up

IRIS VR has today revealed the next virtual reality (VR) videogame that the studio is working on. A follow-up to the hugely popular TECHNOLUST, TECHNOLUST: New Kowloon (working title) is a first-person roguelike experience featuring procedurally generated environments and encounters. Deemed to be in the vein of NetHack, IRIS VR’s fourth VR videogame is…

Lone Echo Spin-Off Echo Arena Gets Open Beta This Weekend, Download Now

Oculus had just one announcement at E3 last week and that was that its anticipated Studios title, Lone Echo, would be releasing next month. A multiplayer spin-off titled Echo Arena is also hitting at the same time, but you’ll be able to get a first taste this weekend. Developer Ready At Dawn Studios is hosting…

Perplexigon Introduces Puzzles In New Update

Developer moBack successfully pushed its sandbox building title Perplexigon through Steam Greenlight earlier in the year. The title allows players to create fantastic structures and devices using a variety of blocks. With a forthcoming updates, players can now pit their building abilities against an array of challenging puzzles. Perplexigon allows players to use three categories…

ViveX Demo Day Batch 2 Featured 26 VR And AR Companies

Today at an event in San Francisco HTC hosted a Vive X Demo Day for its second batch of funded company demos. The event featured 26 different companies ranging from game developers, enterprise applications, ease-of-use convenience tools, and a litany of other projects. To date Vive X has funded over 60 different companies with over…

Co-op Raids, Updated Gyms, And More For Pokemon Go’s Anniversary

Though not in the massive droves that came with the launch of the game, you’ll still see a few people out in public trying to catch-em-all, and the developers are continuing to enhance the application. Niantic is celebrating the first anniversary of Pokemon Go with co-op raids, a reworked gym system, new items, and more….

E3 2017: Hands-On With The Creepy World Of The Inpatient

I love scary games. Resident Evil 7 is probably my favorite VR game to date and is very likely my overall favorite game this year that isn’t part of the Zelda franchise. That being said, demoing supposedly scary games in a convention setting is usually a bad idea. The lights are bright, the sounds are…

VRTO 2017: Where New Giants Stand on Giant Shoulders

Grab your tickets to VRTO, which kicks off June 25 at Rogers Communications Centre in Toronto. To understand what separates VRTO from any other VR conference in the world, take a look at something VRTO Founder and Executive Director Keram Malicki-Sánchez said to me somewhere in the middle of a 2-hour discussion (that ostensibly began as a rundown…

Super Mario Bros Recreated As Life Size HoloLens Experience

Watch how this mixed reality game for Hololens turns Central Park into a full Mario level. What do you get when you combine everyone’s favorite mustached cartoon plumber with one of the hottest pieces of hardware currently on the market? Arguably the coolest mixed reality experience developed on the Microsoft HoloLens headset so far, that’s…

Get a Taste of Slice & Dice In Our New Gameplay Video

Earlier this month we saw the launch of Slice & Dice, the sweet virtual reality (VR) puzzler that sees players slice and dice through blocks in order to solve a variety of puzzles. We’ve had a look at Slice & Dice ourselves, and in our new gameplay video Pete shows you how the game is…

Super Mario Bros. Level Recreated In AR By HoloLens Developer

This is so cool. Developer Abhishek Singh recreated a life size Super Mario Bros. level and played it wearing HoloLens in New York’s Central Park. He did this all dressed as Mario and he filmed it in a video that is very likely destined to go viral. Be sure to watch through to when the holes open…

E3 2017: Hands-On With Gran Turismo Sport’s VR Mode

The hype for Gran Turismo’s VR Tour has been tempered regularly since it was announced, boiling down to a limited mode that supports only one versus one racing. Despite that, the experience has an opportunity to show off what some photo-realistic racing could look like in VR and we went hands-on with it at E3…

Intel Announces Partnership To Provide Tech For Olympics

Intel has announced that it will be working with the IOC to provide technology to ehance the Olympics Games right through to 2024, with a focus on providing communications infrastructure support such as 5G, and also providing platforms for virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree content. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Intel announced that Intel…

Bandai Namco Announce Immersive Japanese Entertainment Facility VR Zone Shinjuku

Today Bandai Namco has announced it’ll be opening a dedicated virtual reality (VR) facility in Japan, called VR Zone Shinjuku, set to be the biggest of its kind in the country. Set to open in Shinjuku Tokyo on Friday, 14th July,  VR Zone Shinjuku will house over 15 activities including: Dragon Ball VR“Master the Kamehameha”; Evangelion VR“The Throne…

Preview: The Inpatient – A Dark Emotional Journey into the Mind

There’s nothing like a good horror videogame to showcase the immersive qualities of virtual reality (VR), and Supermassive Games knows this with its upcoming psychological experience The Inpatient for PlayStation VR. Making its debut at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 last week, the title showcased a direction for the studio that enables players to choose an emotional…

VR for Good: Future Aleppo Is An Emotional Tour Of Loss And Hope

There are a lot of places on this planet that I dream of visiting. I want to stand on the tiny islands that sit between Russia and Alaska, explore the parks of Canada, and experience the culture of South Korea. I’m lucky enough to have travelled the globe already, but I still have so many…

Spider-Man Homecoming is Swinging into Virtual Reality for Free

Image Credit: Sony Pictures Virtual Reality, Marvel Studios It’s a good time to be a webslinger. Insomniac Games’ PS4 game based on everyone’s favourite awkward super hero was one of the highlights of this month’s E3 presentation. Marvel Films have finally got access to Spider-Man for their cinematic universe, and the resulting movie, Spider-Man Homecoming…

The SoulKeeper VR Gets Early Access Release Date

Much-anticipated action RPG title The SoulKeeper VR has finally announced when it will be released on Steam Early Access for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift owners to experience. Fans of RPGs have been waiting for the title to become available since the first demo back in 2015. Now developers HELM Systems have announced that the…

VR Content Creators Within Welcome Dave Cowling

Within are a company that specialises in creating content for virtual reality (VR). They have assisted in the creations of experiences such as The Protectors, a short VR film about elephant poaching in Africa, along with a VR experience for TV show Mr Robot and many other projects. The company is now welcoming Activision and…