The VR Job Hub: It’s all About the West Coast

Bored of your daily commute, fed up with that bloke from accounts who always finishes the milk before you’ve had your first work brew of the day? Maybe it’s time for a change, time to augment your life with something fresh and new, you’re virtually out the door anyway as you’re reading a job listing…

New Summer Lesson Trailer Reveals New Student

Earlier this month it was revealed that Summer Lesson would be adding a new student with a new expansion pack titled Summer Lesson: Chisato Shinjo – Seven Days of Etude. The latest trailer revealed at Tokyo Game Show reveals some more details. Chisato Shinjo lives in a large, impressive house and is part of a…

Preview: Eternity Warriors – Bringing Hack n Slash Gameplay to VR

Vanimals Games is well known for its arcade hack n slash series Eternity Warriors which has seen several iterations released on mobile devices over the last six years. So now the developer has turned its attention to virtual reality (VR) bringing that same universe to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, giving players a chance to…

Dark Eclipse MOBA Coming To PlayStation VR

Despite the popularity of the Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, or MOBA, genre of videogames, for the most part they have yet to make the jump to virtual reality (VR). That may be about to change, since Sony showcased a VR MOBA called Dark Eclipse at the Tokyo Game Show. Described as a hybrid between the…

Watch A Videogame Music Symphony in VR

It has becomes increasingly popular to hold concerts and recitals featuring music from videogames. The success of these concerts demonstrates the enduring popularity of the music created for videogames, as well as the growing recognition of videogame music as its own sub-genre. PlayStation VR users will soon be able to experience a VR videogame concert…

The Biggest Oculus Rift And Gear VR Releases Of The Week 09/17/17

Between big new game releases on Steam for the Rift and a handful of nice ones on Gear VR, this isn’t a bad week for camp Oculus. There should be something to tickle your fancy, whatever that might be. If you missed the previous entry of this list you can see those new releases here. And…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 09/17/17

If you feel like taking a break from playing the newly released digital PS4 edition of Final Fantasy IX, then take a gander at some of the latest titles to release on PSVR this week. If you missed last week’s releases then you can see them here. UploadVR has also launched the ‘UploadVR PSVR Community’ on…

Crafting the Fallout 4 VR Experience

Bethesda’s Fallout 4 is still a very popular RPG, enjoyed by players all over the world. As a result, anticipation for its conversion into virtual reality (VR) has been highly anticipated, with attendees at events where it has been demonstrated lining up to get a chance to play. Fallout 4 VR will include all the…

The Biggest HTC Vive Releases Of The Week 09/17/17

This is a good week to be an HTC Vive owner. There hasn’t been a whole lot to really write home about in the past few weeks but now we’ve got a solid lineup of new games to pick from. In the meantime, if you missed the previous iteration of this list, you can see those…

Starbreeze Approved For Listing on Nasdaq Stockholm

Virtual reality (VR) content creators Starbreeze have been approved by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to begin trading on the Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchange. Starbreeze have previously been involved with location-based VR centres, producing content for such centres and purchasing Location-based VR company Enterspace earlier this year. The board of Starbreeze believe that listing the…

Robotic AR Combat Comes to iOS With Army of Robots by Sinergia Studios

Apple may have only began its roll out of iOS 11 a few days ago but there’s been plenty of augmented reality (AR) apps arrive in that time. One of the latest comes from Brazilian developer Sinergia Studios with a mech filled experience called Army of Robots. Built using ARKit, Army of Robots is a first-person shooter with…

Hands-On: Fallout 4 VR Needs A Lot OF Polish To Succeed

Fallout 4 VR’s release date (December 12th on HTC Vive) is fast approaching. We first got our hands-on the game all the way back at E3 2016 when it was first announced, played it again at E3 2017, then again at QuakeCon, and now this week we’ve tried it once more at the Virtual Reality…

Man Proposes In Zero Latency’s VR Zombie Arena

I’m not crying! You’re crying! Everyone loves a good proposal story. The terrifying act of popping the big question is a big moment in any young couple’s life. So any attempt at breaking the norm when taking that life-changing knee is always fun. Unfortunately for any gentlemen or ladies requesting a hand in marriage in…

Review: Death Horizon

First-person shooter (FPS) videogames that feature zombies are some of the most consistently produced experiences for virtual reality (VR) headsets. Either gamers just love popping those heads – it can be quite fun with a shotgun – so developers are just catering to popular demand, or creators are running out of ideas. It’s likely the…

HTC Vive Choose VRChat As Social VR Partner

The drive to make virtual reality (VR) into a more social experience has been a major driver for several companies, as part of the impetus behind the creation of Steam VR Home and Facebook Spaces. Now HTC Vive have selected their own preferred social VR platform by partnering with VRChat. The VRChat team have announced…

Epic Games Begin Roll out of Unreal Engine 4.18 Preview 1

Continuing its regular roll outs of updates for Unreal Engine 4, Epic Games has now made the first preview available for version 4.18, which includes support for iOS 11 and augmented reality (AR). When Apple unveiled ARKit back in June Epic Games added early access support through a GitHub download link, with Unreal Engine 4.18…

Indie Puzzle Title Bending The Light Coming To Oculus Rift

Something about the intuitive nature of tracked motion controls and the immersiveness of virtual reality (VR) seems to lend itself well to puzzle-based videogames. Fans of this genre who are owners of an Oculus Rift have another to look forward to with the forthcoming release of Bending The Light. Independent developer Deeperbeige Games have been…

Hands-on: Megaton Rainfall Could Be A Surprise Hit For PSVR

Megaton Rainfall has an elegant solution to the problem of over powered players. While the game’s base mechanics of flying around and shooting alien invaders as an invincible superhero might be fun for a few minutes, the lack of challenge would undoubtedly wear thin fast. Instead of toning down your abilities, then, the game instead…

What It’s Like To Be An Invincible Superhero In Megaton Rainfall

VRFocus recently wrote an article about the top Superhero videogames coming to virtual reality (VR) and Megaton Rainfall popped up. VRFocus has covered Megaton Rainfall for a while, and went off the radar. However Nina got hands with Megaton Rainfall at Gamescom and can give you insight on what the game is like. The best way of describing Megaton Rainfall is like…

360 & VR Video Finding their Respective Places in the Market

With recent headlines covering the rise of 180-degree video platforms and cameras, some (already) may be contemplating the future of 360-degree and VR video. After all, dozens of cameras and equipment have been introduced to help bring 360-degree video to the masses, yet the hype around 180-degree video can’t be ignored. But like with any…

SteamVR Home Update Adds Trophies and Artwork

SteamVR Home is designed to be a virtual reality (VR) ‘base of operations’. A home-away-from-home within the virtual world. The development team have today announced some new improvements to the experience to further personalise and enhance the space. The new updates include Trophies that can be displayed on your virtual walls. You can look over…

Bandai Namco Unveils VR Title Sword Art Online: Replication Project

The Tokyo Games Show (TGS) 2017 is in its second day and Bandai Namco has announced a new virtual reality (VR) experience being made in partnership with Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo called Sword Art Online: Replication Project. While there’s been no mention relating to which headsets Sword Art Online: Replication Project will support, Bandai Namco’s official…

Windows Mixed Reality: Hands-on with the Lenovo Explorer

The forthcoming launch of the Windows Mixed Reality platform has birthed nearly as much confusion in the naming strategy as it has from the suggested quality of the hardware. While the specifications are up-to-scratch on paper, there’s been some doubt as to whether such a hardware agnostic approach can deliver the results demanded by virtual…

ARKit Holo App Puts Your Favorite Personalities in the Palm of Your Hand

Volumetric video can fulfill your dream of having your own personal Jon Hamm. When it comes to bringing photo realistic people into virtual and augmented reality, 8i has paving the way with their technology. The photogrammetry company is quickly becoming the industry standard in 3D holograms thanks to their proprietary technology, which has been responsible for…