‘Pixel Ripped 1989’ Is A Nostalgia-Fueled VR Joyride Through Time

Relive the early days of gaming in this multidimensional experience that blends classic video games with modern VR technology. It takes a lot of guts to design and release a full VR game centered entirely around retro gaming. After all, what could classic video games possibly have to offer when it comes to the futuristic…

Take A Virtual Tour Around The Solar System With ‘Overview’

A French company is using VR to create the next generation of educational space simulators. From outlandish ideas involving sensory deprivation chambers housed inside a Burning Man art installation and a location-based VR experience launched as a partnership between NASA and Samsung in commemoration of the Apollo program’s 50th anniversary, to multiplayer moonwalks and actual…

Take A Virtual Tour Around The Solar System With ‘Overview’

A French company is using VR to create the next generation of educational space simulators. From outlandish ideas involving sensory deprivation chambers housed inside a Burning Man art installation and a location-based VR experience launched as a partnership between NASA and Samsung in commemoration of the Apollo program’s 50th anniversary, to multiplayer moonwalks and actual…

VR DJ Experience ‘Electronauts’ Coming to Rift, Vive, and PSVR Next Week

Survios’ next VR title, Electronauts now set to launch on August 7th. The game will be available on SteamVR (Vive and Rift) and Oculus Home (Rift) priced at $20, and on PlayStation VR priced at $18. Electronauts is the latest title to come from Survios, the studio behind Raw Data and Sprint Vector. Electronauts isn’t a game as…

Oculus To Talk Porting Content To Santa Cruz And More At Connect 5

The first talks have been revealed and registration is now open for Oculus Connect 5, being hosted September 26 and 27 in San Jose, California. The first 18 talks revealed for the two-day event cover a variety of subjects, including porting content to the upcoming high-end standalone headset Facebook is seeding to developers this year….

Oculus To Talk Porting Content To Santa Cruz And More At Connect 5

The first talks have been revealed and registration is now open for Oculus Connect 5, being hosted September 26 and 27 in San Jose, California. The first 18 talks revealed for the two-day event cover a variety of subjects, including porting content to the upcoming high-end standalone headset Facebook is seeding to developers this year….

Oculus To Talk Porting Content To Santa Cruz And More At Connect 5

The first talks have been revealed and registration is now open for Oculus Connect 5, being hosted September 26 and 27 in San Jose, California. The first 18 talks revealed for the two-day event cover a variety of subjects, including porting content to the upcoming high-end standalone headset Facebook is seeding to developers this year….

‘Beat Saber Arcade’ Tournament Coming to 50+ VR Arcades Worldwide

Beat Saber (2018), the hit VR rhythm game, is getting a version especially for VR arcades. To celebrate the arcade version’s launch this week, Beat Games (ex-Hyperbolic Magnetism) is holding a tournament in more than 50 VR arcades across the world. Hosted by the Virtual Athletics League, LIV, and SpringboardVR, VR Arcade Beat Saber Tournament….

Flight Is A Photorealistic VR App For Fighting Fears Of Flying

I remember the first time I flew by myself, I was terrified. And the funny thing? It wasn’t about the flying, it was about the airport. I was paranoid that I wouldn’t know where to go, wouldn’t be let past security, wouldn’t be allowed onto my flight and be stuck in some strange, alien world…

Kite & Lightning Showcasing iPhone Motion Capture At SIGGRAPH

VR development studio Kite & Lightning is taking its impressive iPhone-based motion capture pipeline to SIGGRAPH. We’ve written a couple stories about the system which Kite & Lightning co-founder Cory Strassburger has been putting together mainly on his weekends. Strassburger uses a helmet-mounted iPhone X combined with an Xsens suit for completely wireless full body…

Kite & Lightning Showcasing iPhone Motion Capture At SIGGRAPH

VR development studio Kite & Lightning is taking its impressive iPhone-based motion capture pipeline to SIGGRAPH. We’ve written a couple stories about the system which Kite & Lightning co-founder Cory Strassburger has been putting together mainly on his weekends. Strassburger uses a helmet-mounted iPhone X combined with an Xsens suit for completely wireless full body…

Oculus Go’s They Suspect Nothing Gets New Games In Free DLC

First you saved serious cash on buying an Oculus Go headset instead of those pricey Rift thingies, and now you’re getting free content for one of the kit’s biggest games. Lucky you! Coatsink’s frantic minigame compliation, They Suspect Nothing, will recieve a free update named Overclocked on Friday, Agust 3rd, which adds in eight new…

PSVR’s Blood And Truth Gets Plenty Of New Gameplay In Dev Video

Eager to see more of upcoming PlayStation VR (PSVR) shooter, Blood And Truth? This new video has some tantalizing gameplay snippets. Shot at last month’s E3, this footage from PlayStation sees developer Sony London discussing the making of its latest VR game with another studio, Flavourworks, which is currently making a title for PS4’s PlayLink…

Report: Magic Leap One’s Field of View Detailed in Developer Documentation

Magic Leap One is headed out to doorsteps this summer, that much is certain. And despite knowing some of the AR headset’s specs, there’s still an extremely important piece of the puzzle that has been missing in official documentation: field of view (FOV). According to a report by Next Reality, users accessing the developer site have…

Get 40% Off Hellblade As VR Version Launches Today

The verdict is in: Hellblade VR is a triumph. Ninja Theory’s BAFTA-winning adventure was already worth your time on a flat screen, but it soars in VR and is simply unmissable if you own an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. Good news, then: you can currently pick it up for almost half the price. The…

PSVR Co-Creator Richard Marks Leaves Sony For Google

Update: After publication we received the following comment from a Google Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) spokesperson: “ATAP is at the intersection of science and application where our goal is to solve significant problems and close the gap between what if and what is. We’re super excited about Richard joining the senior team and look forward…

PSVR Co-Creator Richard Marks Leaves Sony For Google

Update: After publication we received the following comment from a Google Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) spokesperson: “ATAP is at the intersection of science and application where our goal is to solve significant problems and close the gap between what if and what is. We’re super excited about Richard joining the senior team and look forward…

PSVR Co-Creator Richard Marks Leaves Sony For Google

Update: After publication we received the following comment from a Google Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) spokesperson: “ATAP is at the intersection of science and application where our goal is to solve significant problems and close the gap between what if and what is. We’re super excited about Richard joining the senior team and look forward…

PSVR Co-Creator Richard Marks Leaves Sony For Google

Update: After publication we received the following comment from a Google Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) spokesperson: “ATAP is at the intersection of science and application where our goal is to solve significant problems and close the gap between what if and what is. We’re super excited about Richard joining the senior team and look forward…

YouTube VR Reveals Samsung Gear VR Shared Viewing

The biggest video-sharing platform in the world arrives on the Gear VR with all new features and content. Already a dominant application on the HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Google Daydream platforms, Google’s immensely popular YouTube VR experience is now available on the Samsung Gear VR. The long-awaited app is a welcomed sight for Gear…

Hellblade VR Livestream: Venturing Deep Into The Human Mind

Tomorrow, Hellblade’s official VR support releases (for free to all current and future owners of the base game) on Steam for Rift and Vive. It requires a beefy PC to run and we’re checking it out live right here pre-release today on our livestream. Having played the non-VR game a year ago when it first…

Experience The Art Of Burning Man In VR

Intel and The Smithsonian partner with Sansar to bring museum experiences to everyone. Linden Lab’s Sansar just announced a partnership with Intel and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) to provide virtual access to the museum’s Renwick Gallery collections, as well as its research and educational resources. “With Sansar, we hope not only to make the…

Experience The Art Of Burning Man In VR

Intel and The Smithsonian partner with Sansar to bring museum experiences to everyone. Linden Lab’s Sansar just announced a partnership with Intel and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) to provide virtual access to the museum’s Renwick Gallery collections, as well as its research and educational resources. “With Sansar, we hope not only to make the…

Chrome Comes To Daydream With Cinema Mode And WebVR Support

Google is officially adding Chrome support for the Google Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo. Chrome was available previously in a hidden way on a headset like the Mirage Solo, but the update today adds the ability to “launch Chrome directly from your homepage to browse and interact with any webpage while in VR.” We’ve…

Chrome Comes To Daydream With Cinema Mode And WebVR Support

Google is officially adding Chrome support for the Google Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo. Chrome was available previously in a hidden way on a headset like the Mirage Solo, but the update today adds the ability to “launch Chrome directly from your homepage to browse and interact with any webpage while in VR.” We’ve…

Chrome Comes To Daydream With Cinema Mode And WebVR Support

Google is officially adding Chrome support for the Google Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo. Chrome was available previously in a hidden way on a headset like the Mirage Solo, but the update today adds the ability to “launch Chrome directly from your homepage to browse and interact with any webpage while in VR.” We’ve…