New App Lets You Control Ableton Live Music Software In VR

One of music production’s most popular programs comes to VR in the form of a 3D sample and mixing interface. As VR continues its infiltration into mainstream technology, developers are scrambling to discover that “it” factor that will send the humble hardware skyrocketing in popularity. This of course includes the music industry who, in the…

MarsLit Games Release Gamescom Trailer for Unknown Fate

Europe’s biggest videogame event Gamescom returns next week in Cologne, Germany, with studio’s around the world gearing up to showcase their latest titles. In the run up, MarsLit Games has unveiled its latest trailer for virtual reality (VR) compatible experience Unknown Fate. The video, which MarsLit Games has prepared specifically for Gamescom 2017, showcases new…

The Lost Bear Coming To PlayStation VR End of August

The official twitter for independent development studio Oddbug Studio has announced that its hand-drawn 2D platform title The Lost Bear will be launched on PlayStation VR on 31st August, 2017 for a price of $12.99 (GBP). The title’s director, Daniel Robinson had previously indicated that The Lost Bear was headed to an August release on…

Just in Time Incorporated Review: Silly Slow-Motion Superheroics

Here’s an interesting bit of movie trivia; Neo didn’t really dodge all those bullets in The Matrix. Turns out he’s a big fraud and the real hero of the day is Just in Time Incorporated. This amazing company saves lives, acting as time-manipulating body guards that come to the rescue of their clients, as the…

Steven Klein Creates Katy Perry AR Experience for W Magazine

As augmented reality (AR) grows in public perception, the number of companies and brands taking advantage of it to reach its audience also grows. Director and photographer Steven Klein has teamed up with W Magazine for just this, using AR technology to create an interactive AR experience featuring singer Katy Perry. By using the W…

Discounted Pre-Orders For Don’t Knock Twice Available Now

Horror title Don’t Knock Twice for the PlayStation VR is planned to be released on 5th September 2017. Developers Wales Interactive have now launched pre-orders for the title on the PlayStation Store, complete with a 20% discount for users in the European region. Don’t Knock Twice is a first-person horror experience based on a horror…

Practice Those Swings When Kaiju Driving Range Comes to 100ft Robot Golf

One of the quirkiest titles available for PlayStation VR is No Goblins 100ft Robot Golf. As the name implies, the studio has mixed the slow paced game of golf with giant mechs. Today it’s been announced that the videogame will get an update in September, with players able to take their skills to the Kaiju Driving Range….

Nvidia Release Game Ready Driver for Killing Floor: Incursion

Graphics card makers Nvidia have been quite keen on supporting the virtual reality (VR) industry by providing the best possible experience for players taking on a VR experience. The new Game Ready Driver from Nvidia includes specific support for Killing Floor: Incursion, along with other titles Agents of Mayhem and Crossout. The new Game Ready…

Infinity Ward Founder Moves From Call of Duty to VR Conferencing With Rumii

VR games garner headlines, but potential business applications might even be more alluring. Case in point: Chance Glasco left his role as a founding member of Infinity Ward, the studio behind Call of Duty, for the decidedly less sexy world of teleconferencing. Most office workers spend at least some of their time in the purgatory…

Preview: The Tower – Get Ready to Move, a lot

Indie virtual reality (VR) developers have come up with all sorts of innovative videogames that not only tests the hardware to its limits but also a players own endurance and skill. The latter is certainly true of Headroom.one’s new early access release for Oculus Rift, The Tower. Essentially an obstacle course set on a conveyor belt, The Tower will…

Dean Hall’s Out of Ammo Is Getting A Sequel This Month

Remember Out of Ammo? It was a VR game released seemingly out of nowhere by RocketWerkz, the New Zealand-based developer founded by Day-Z creator Dean Hall. Well, just like that, its sequel is coming out of nowhere too. Out of Ammo: Death Drive arrives later this month on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive —…

Final Fantasy XV: Monster of the Deep Gameplay Details Revealed

Final Fantasy XV: Monster of the Deep was officially announced at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, back in June. However, few details on exactly how the videogame will play on PlayStation VR have been revealed. That is, until now. Details revealed earlier this month at the PlayStation Experience South East Asia, Kuala…

PlayStation Media Showcase Announced For Paris Games Week

In a somewhat surprising move, Sony has announced that it will be hosting a PlayStation Media Showcase during this year’s Paris Games Week. The showcase will be taking place on October 30th at 9am PT/12pm ET/4pm BT. The news is unexpected given that the company decided not to host a showcase at the event last…

Explore the World with Start VR’s Travel Experience Atlas Obscura VR

Australian virtual reality (VR) studio, Start VR has created several immersive experiences for Samsung Gear VR, such as live action, cinematic film VR Noir, StartGATE and helping patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment. Its latest project is travel-based, releasing Atlas Obscura VR for the mobile headset this week. Atlas Obscura VR has been made in collaboration with Atlas Obscura, which creates guides to the…

Why I Love The Radeon RX 580 For VR

High-end virtual reality on the PC requires a ton of flexibility and dedication. But you can make it a more enjoyable experience by building your rig with AMD’s Radeon RX 580 video card. It can handle almost any game at 1080p and 60 frames per second, it packs a ton of power for its price, and it…

VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards

An evening dedicated to celebrating the past years VR accomplishments. Back in March, VR Bound along with their partners AMD, Foundry and HP asked VR enthusiast from all around the globe to nominate VR experiences, hardware, startups and innovations in 12 different categories for the inaugural 2017 VR Awards; an elegant black-tie event which will be held at the legendary…

Community Download: Does The HTC Vive Need A Price Cut?

Welcome back to the Community Download, our weekly series that lets you, our members of the UploadVR Community, voice your opinion on a wide range of topics.! Last week we reflected on AltspaceVR’s closing a bit, asking whether or not social VR is really the future of our industry and this week we’re pointing the…

Cosmic Awakening VR Launches onto Oculus Rift and HTC Vive This Month

3D Generations has announced its debut virtual reality (VR) title, Cosmic Awakening VR, will be launching on Steam later this month. Compatible with both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, Cosmic Awakening VR is a first-person survival exploration videogame set within space station that is notable for the absence of its crew. In Cosmic Awakening VR,…

Something for the Weekend: The Best VR Discounts on Steam

Looking for something new to refresh your virtual reality (VR) senses on a Sunday morning? VRFocus has scoured the depths of Steam to find you ten of the best discounts for a quick-and-easy fix this weekend. Whether you’re planning on using HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or the OSVR hacker dev kit, below you’ll find some…

Hidden Path Brings Popular Tower Defence Title Defense Grid 2 to Gear VR

This week Hidden Path Entertainment has brought its highly successful tower defence title Defense Grid 2 to Samsung Gear VR, as well as offering a free trial for mobile users and Oculus Rift owners. The studio launched Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition to Oculus Rift on launch day and now Gear VR owners get to experience all…

Viacom Next + NYC Media Lab Present New VR Projects

Viacom NEXT & NYC Media Lab present the music-driven VR projects of their selected fellowship students at NYC headquarters. Viacom NEXT & NYC Media Lab are back yet again for their 2nd annual Viacom VR Fellowship program and so are new experimental experiences from some of the brightest students of the technology today. This year…

This Week in VR Sport: Sports Illustrated AR Covers, VR Cricket Uses Mo-Cap, Get VR Golf Lesson from a Pro

It’s Saturday, so VRFocus brings you the usual slice of sports teams, companies, and sports stars all getting into swing of embracing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology. Sports Illustrated College Football Issue Features AR Covers If you didn’t catch it, earlier this week VRFocus reported on well-known publication Sports Illustrated embracing AR for its…

The Biggest HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 08/06/17

Welcome back to the Vive list. It’s a pretty slow week here, but there’s still some great stuff worth your time, including the return of a beloved classic. In the meantime, if you missed the previous iteration of this list, you can see those new releases here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group,…

Out of Ammo: Death Drive Due for Launch This Month

Last year DayZ developer RocketWerkz released its first virtual reality (VR) project, Out of Ammo, for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. This month will see the developer launch a sequel in the form of Out of Ammo: Death Drive, mixing up base building strategy with first-person action. In Out of Ammo: Death Drive players will need to collect scrap, build…

Be Free as a Bird When Fugl Flies Onto Steam Early Access Next Month

Relaxing, almost meditative virtual reality (VR) videogames are nothing new, but they do tend to be fairly laid back affairs. Due to launch on Steam Early Access is Fugl, a sort of bird sim where there’s no actual goal, you’re just given the opportunity to explore a wide open world and discover its secrets. This…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 08/06/17

Well it was nice while it lasted. After a streak of weeks with big releases we’re back down to just one new launch on PSVR this week, and it’s only available in the US. If you’re in the EU, it might be a good time to dig into some of the games you’ve missed over…