Snappables Brings Multiplayer AR Games To Snapchat

Snapchat users can now play AR games, with friends,  using the platform’s powerful lens and filter features. The update will roll out to users gradually over the course of this week. Some games will have a high score leaderboard, while others let you invite friends to play games directly together. In the quick teaser below…

Echo Arena Update Teases Echo Combat, Improves Lobby

Ready at Dawn’s hit multiplayer VR game, Echo Arena, is still going strong with free updates, and the most recent one is something fans should definitely check out. Echo Arena Update 9.0 is headlined by a brand new lobby area that you’ll visit between games of the zero gravity eSport. The new area is much…

Apex Construct Getting New Content, Boxed Edition

Haven’t picked up Fast Travel Games’ Apex Construct, yet? You’ve got two more reasons to do so right now. Fast Travel recently confirmed that its debut game will soon be getting new content. PR & Marketing Manager Andreas Juliusson confirmed as much over on Reddit, though didn’t go into specifics of what this new content…

World Engine NeosVR Launches Beta May 4

One of VR’s most ambitious and longest-gestating projects is heading toward a beta launch on May 4, and its creator is looking for supporters on Steam and Patreon. NeosVR is a project from Tomáš “Frooxius” Mariančík and Solirax co-founder Karel Hulec that’s been in development for several years. It is a collection of tools to let…

Descent Spiritual Successor Overload Getting VR-Enabled Full Release Soon

Six degrees of freedom (6DOF) shooters seem to work pretty well in VR, provided you have the stomach for them. If you’re a fan of the genre, then there’s a big release next month you should definitely be marking on your calendars. Developer Revival Productions’ Overload is finally coming out of Early Access on May…

Ready Player One Film Passes $500 Million Worldwide

Ready Player One, the Steven Spielberg film based on Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel of the same name, is a veritable success having now earned over $500 million globally. Nearly half of that comes from China alone, sitting at over $200 million from that region. Regardless of your thoughts on the book and/or movie, we’d wager…

Skyrim VR Mod Lets You Speak Your Dialogue Choices To NPCs

Skyrim VR is one of the most immersive games ever made, hands-down. The world is rich and beautiful, full of towns bustling with people to meet and adventures to go on. But one of the biggest issues is that it was never designed to be played in VR — at least, not originally. Many of…

V of War Is A Battle Royale Game With VR Mechs Vs Soldiers

Well it was only a matter of time before someone tried to shoehorn the emergent battle royale genre into VR, but V of War does at least have an interesting concept behind it. In this upcoming multiplayer game, a team of 40 soldiers is pitted against 10 mechs. While infantry gameplay looks strikingly similar to…

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Comes To Rift/Vive Today

It’s been a little over a year now since Double Fine’s weird world of Psychonauts graced the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset, and now PC VR owners can get a taste of it too. Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is now available on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive through Steam and Oculus Home. This appears…

Pavlov VR Finally Gets Native Oculus Rift Support

Nearly 14 months after its initial release VR’s answer to Counter-Strike, Pavlov VR, finally has native support for the Oculus Rift. Developer davevillz integrated Rift as part of the game’s latest Early Access patch, Update 17. You could previously play it on Rift through SteamVR, though native integration makes it a much better fit for…

Check Out These Amazing 360 Screenshots From VR Thriller Torn

We’ve gotten a few teases about Torn and its mysterious world over the last few months, but now we can get closer than ever to its Myst-like Twilight Zone-inspired atmosphere. Included below are 360 screenshots from inside the game that provide you with a 360-degree view of the dark, mysterious world. We’ve included each screenshot…

Arden’s Wake: Tide’s Fall Sees Penrose’s Grip On VR Storytelling Tighten

The fourth production from VR studio Penrose, Arden’s Wake: Tide’s Fall, is debuting at Tribeca and it touches upon well worn territory for this team. Namely, it’s a story about the relationship between parent and child, coping with loss and, ultimately, moving on. Heavy topics for the film’s deceptively charming visuals, true, but the studios’…

Smash Is A New VR Game For Ready Player One’s Oasis Beta

Yesterday we reported that Vive Studios’ Oasis Beta, a tie-in VR experience to Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, had arrived on Steam, bringing Oculus Rift and Windows VR support with it. As it turns out, there’s a new game to try out, too. Smash is the fourth title to be added to the platform and…

Primordian Improves Combat, Adds New Enemies In First Major Update

We’ve always been impressed with Stonepunk Studios’ feral action game, Primordian, despite its combat often feeling like it’s missing something. The studio is attempting to fill in that blank with its first major update to the game. Primordian Combat Update One is now available over on Steam, where the VR game is being sold through…

Campfire Creepers Brings Classic Horror To VR Produced By Oculus

A new VR series produced by Oculus could make b-movie horror terrifying again. As revealed over at Bloody Disgusting, Campfire Creepers is a new VR series set to debut at the Tribeca Film Festival this month. It’s directed by Alexandre Aja, best known for films like the 2006 remake of The Hills Have Eyes and,…

VRFC Gets AI Support, Sports Bar VR Bundle And More

Summer’s nearly here, so it’s time to start looking for excuses to stay indoors rather than heading outside to get some exercise. VR Football Club might be just what the doctor ordered. Cherry Pop Games’ ambitious VR football simulator (or soccer, for those that like things to be incorrect), this month got a new update…

Ready Player One’s Oasis Beta Launches On Oculus Rift

If you’ve been waiting for Vive Studios’ Ready Player One content to make the jump from Viveport to Steam we’ve got good news for you. The Oasis Beta, which launched alongside the Steven Spielberg blockbuster late last month, is now available on Valve’s storefront for free. Better yet, the app comes with native Oculus Rift…

Skyrim VR Livestream: Helgen Reborn City Rebuilding Mod

We’re back again with more Skyrim VR! It’s the game that just keeps on giving. Even though we’ve installed well over 100 mods at this point, including lots of visual overhauls and graphics mods, there are still thousands more out there left to discover that add all sorts of new items and brand new questlines….

They Suspect Nothing Is The Perfect Introduction To Oculus Go

Oculus Go was made to be simple. Facebook’s first standalone headset doesn’t require a high-end PC, nor room for external trackers or space to walk around in. It wants to bring in millions of newcomers with an affordable price and a pickup and play interface. But the many hundreds of hours Oculus has no doubt…

Code51: Mecha Arena Looks Like PSVR’s New Rigs, Out Next Week

If you’ve been missing your Hawken VR fix for the past few years then you might want to take a serious look at Code51: Mecha Arena when it arrives on PSVR next week. Developers DeerVR Games and Smelly River yesterday announced that the game would be coming to Sony’s headset on 24th April (that’s a…

“Skinneeeeer!” The Simpsons’ Steamed Hams Gag Gets A VR Experience

These days your meme isn’t really a meme until it’s got a VR experience that turns your entire reality into a shrine of silliness. The Simpsons’ Steamed Hams gag just graduated to that status. If you’ve held a smartphone in your hands at some point in 2018 you’ve probably noticed the internet has resurrected one…

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows VR Releases Of The Week 04/08/18

Skyrim VR is still on the minds of most PC VR gamers, and that’s for good reason. Modders have been hard at work adding features and tweaking aspects of the VR version to get it running better and more feature-rich than ever. But if you want a break from slaying dragons, consider checking out one…

Skyrim VR Livestream: Resident Evil And Other Horror Mods

Happy Friday the 13th! In celebration of one of the spookiest days of the year (still not as scary as Halloween, even though both have their own titular film franchises) we’ve decided to do something a little bit different for our Skyrim VR mod showcase livestream today. Last time we found the Master Sword and…

How To Transfer Saves Between Skyrim VR And Special Edition

One of the biggest points of contention for Skyrim fans has been the fact that even if you own The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition on PC already, you still need to buy it again at full price in order to play it in VR. In short, Skyrim VR is treated as its own…

Archangel Dev To Make World Premiere At VRLA Next Month

VRLA, one of the original VR conventions, is preparing for its return next month, and it’s packing a promising line-up. The show is set to take place on 4th – 5th May at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Two days of talks and workshops will be running alongside an expo floor featuring a range of…

Ready Player One Content Hits Sansar For Viveport Launch

Yet more ways to experience the world of Ready Player One in VR arrived this week through social VR platform, Sansar. The app, developed by Second Life creator Linden Lab, recently launched on HTC’s digital storefront for VR content, Viveport. To celebrate, a host of content tying into Steven Speilberg’s latest blockbuster (and the Ernest…