New Update For FragmentVR Adds Persistent Corners

Back in August of this year an application for the HTC Vive called FragmentVR released in Steam Early Access. This virtual reality (VR) application allows users to create small windows to enable them to see outside of the virtual world and into the real-world, creating a mixed reality (MR) experience. Now, a new update has…

Bell Aircraft Use HTC Vive To Create Their Revolutionary FXC-001 Helicopter

United States based aircraft manufacturer Bell Aircraft are known for creating firsts within the aircraft industry. The list of achievements the company has to its name including designing and building the first American jet fighter, the first helicopter certified for civilian use and the first aircraft to break the sound barrier. Now, HTC Vive have…

The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases For The Week 09/16/18

There’s a hearty assortment of interesting new titles on offer for your PC VR headset this week. Even if you’re not privy to the intense thrills of Transference, there’s probably something for you here. Paperville Panic, from Ultimerse Price: $19.99 (Rift, Vive, Windows VR) Paperville Panic is a lovely little spot where everything is made…

XRDC Reveals What Attendees Can Expect

Cross reality, or XR has become something of a catch-all term for the various from of immersive technology that are both available and being developed, incorporating virtual reality (VR) , augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR) and more. XRDC is a conference which is dedicated to innovators in all these areas, incorporating a range of…

NextVR Announces Launch on Oculus Rift

Though NextVR has developed a name for itself as an immersive live-event broadcaster, for the most part the app that lets users get up close and personal with live sporting events and concerts has been confined to mobile virtual reality (VR) devices such as Google Daydream and Samsung Gear VR. Now the company have announced…

NextVR Announces Launch on Oculus Rift

Though NextVR has developed a name for itself as an immersive live-event broadcaster, for the most part the app that lets users get up close and personal with live sporting events and concerts has been confined to mobile virtual reality (VR) devices such as Google Daydream and Samsung Gear VR. Now the company have announced…

NextVR Announces Launch on Oculus Rift

Though NextVR has developed a name for itself as an immersive live-event broadcaster, for the most part the app that lets users get up close and personal with live sporting events and concerts has been confined to mobile virtual reality (VR) devices such as Google Daydream and Samsung Gear VR. Now the company have announced…

NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti And RTX 2080 Performance Benchmarks For VR

I tested the new RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti and, when it comes to VR performance, there are a few things to consider. Using the new RTX cards on an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, from my experience, has not yielded very good benchmarking results. Benchmarking them was difficult because they appeared to be…

Mirage Solo Is Getting Pass-Through Support With Depth Perception And AR

Google is making it easy to play ping pong whilst wearing the Lenovo Mirage Solo headset, whether you’re in VR or not. Alongside today’s announcement of a pair of experimental six degrees of freedom (6DOF) controllers for the standalone Daydream headset, Google also introduced a new pass-through camera system that will be coming to developers…

Beat Saber’s Multiplayer 85% Complete, to Arrive After PlayStation VR Launch

Beat Saber has become quite the phenomenon since its launch earlier this year for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Having caught the imaginations of gamers the world over with its simple yet addictive rhythm-based gameplay, a big modding community has formed while Beat Games readies further updates for this Early Access title. The studio has recently…

Tap Systems Create a Wearable Keyboard to Make VR Typing Practical

Virtual reality (VR) can do some amazing things, whether that’s immersive videogame entertainment, travelling the world, connecting with friends or holding meeting in virtual spaces and much more. Yet there’s one inherent cravat with the technology, and that’s using a keyboard. Developers tend to either avoid requiring keyboard inputs in their software but there are…

VR Stealth Game ‘Espire 1’ Coming to Vive & Rift in 2019, Teaser Trailer Here

Espire 1: VR Operative is an upcoming single-player Metal Gear Solid-style stealth game developed by Melbourne-based Digital Lode and published by Tripwire Interactive. It not only aims to be the “definitive VR stealth experience,” but also looks to kill VR-related nausea with its unique locomotion system. Players take on the role of a drone operator of the future in Espire 1:…

PokerStars Plans to Bring Online Gambling to VR Headsets

There are a number of casino style experiences such as Poker VR or Social Club VR that allow you to play one of the worlds most popular card games Poker. Yet these are quite casual titles. What happens when one of the world’s largest online poker sites, PokerStars, decides to try its hand at virtual reality (VR)? That’ll soon become…

‘Accounting+’ Coming Soon to HTC Vive & Oculus Rift with New Levels

Squanch Games, the game studio founded by Rick and Morty creator Justin Roiland, and Crows Crows Crows are bringing Accounting+ (2017) to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift soon. Launched first on PSVR back in late 2017, the game is also getting a big content update that will be available on all supported platforms. In short, Accounting+ is madness incarnate, featuring…

Accounting+ Brings Three Times More Content To Rift, Vive And PSVR Soon

Get ready to be shouted at some more in VR! Accounting+, the expansion to Crows, Crows, Crows hilariously eccentric VR experience (which itself was born from a collaboration with Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland), is coming to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift very soon. The original game did launch on the Vive all…

PlayStation VR’s Accounting+ Coming to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

Having released weird comedy title Accounting for HTC Vive back in 2016 Crows Crows Crows and Squanch Games followed that with PlayStation VR exclusive Accounting+ in 2017. Today, the studio’s have confirmed that the sequel will now see a PC release including Oculus Rift for the first time.  Described as a ‘nightmare comedy adventure’, the original Accounting+ was twice the size of Accounting and this…

VR and Language Learning: How VR Can Crack the Language Code

How many times have you tried (and failed) to learn a language? You’re not alone. Now linguists are saying it may not be totally your fault. As theory-based techniques are becoming increasingly scrutinized and the need to experiment with a practical curriculum increases, we can look at VR’s role in EdTech’s trajectory and the ways…

VR and Language Learning: How VR Can Crack the Language Code

How many times have you tried (and failed) to learn a language? You’re not alone. Now linguists are saying it may not be totally your fault. As theory-based techniques are becoming increasingly scrutinized and the need to experiment with a practical curriculum increases, we can look at VR’s role in EdTech’s trajectory and the ways…

VR and Language Learning: How VR Can Crack the Language Code

How many times have you tried (and failed) to learn a language? You’re not alone. Now linguists are saying it may not be totally your fault. As theory-based techniques are becoming increasingly scrutinized and the need to experiment with a practical curriculum increases, we can look at VR’s role in EdTech’s trajectory and the ways…

VR and Language Learning: How VR Can Crack the Language Code

How many times have you tried (and failed) to learn a language? You’re not alone. Now linguists are saying it may not be totally your fault. As theory-based techniques are becoming increasingly scrutinized and the need to experiment with a practical curriculum increases, we can look at VR’s role in EdTech’s trajectory and the ways…

Gaze-Controlled VR Adventure Arca’s Path Reveals Release Date

The pastel-and-watercolour environments of Arca’s Path VR have been intriguing fans of virtual reality (VR) since they were first unveiled at E3 earlier this year. Now developer Dream Reality Interactive and publisher Rebellion have revealed just how long there is to wait until those unusual environments can be properly explored. Arca’s Path is unusual in…

Gaze-Controlled VR Adventure Arca’s Path Reveals Release Date

The pastel-and-watercolour environments of Arca’s Path VR have been intriguing fans of virtual reality (VR) since they were first unveiled at E3 earlier this year. Now developer Dream Reality Interactive and publisher Rebellion have revealed just how long there is to wait until those unusual environments can be properly explored. Arca’s Path is unusual in…

Creed: Rise to Glory Has A Full Online Multiplayer Mode

We’re less than a week away from the launch of Creed: Rise to Glory, but developer Survios is only now revealing one of the game’s biggest features. The boxing tie-in, which launches ahead of this year’s Creed II in cinemas, is getting an online multiplayer mode. More specifically, you’ll be able to enter the ring…

‘CREED: Rise to Glory’ to Include PvP Multiplayer at Launch Next Week

CREED: Rise to Glory, the upcoming arcade boxing game from VR studio Survios, is getting a PvP mode that will let you duke it out with other players in online matches. It was previously thought that the game would only feature single-player modes such as the game’s campaign, where you battle against NPC contenders on your quest…

Continue the Story of Unearthing Mars 2: The Ancient War on PlayStation VR Today

Fans of Winking Entertainment’s sci-fi saga Unearthing Mars will be able to continue the story today as Unearthing Mars 2: The Ancient War has now arrived on European shores – the North American release was yesterday.  Aiming to provide an intense first-person shooter (FPS) experience, Unearthing Mars 2: The Ancient War is going to be bigger and better than the…

‘Slime Rancher’ to Get VR Version This Fall in Free DLC

The critically-acclaimed game Slime Rancher (2017), a PC and console title that lets you run your own ranch filled with plucky slime buddies, is getting a VR version this fall that will allow you to vac, feed, and play with slimes. Developed by Monomi Park and VR studio 3lb Games, Slime Rancher: VR Playground is said to…

In Death is Leaving Early Access Next Month

Having released educational experience Everest VR in 2016 Sólfar Studios made a surprising announcement in 2017, revealing work on a very different title, rogue-like shooter called In Death. Released via Early Access in February, the studio has now confirmed an official launch date, 2nd October 2018 for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality. Having been inspired by classic…