The 5 Best Free Games on HTC Vive

Steam is chocked full of free games that support HTC Vive, but it may be difficult with all that choice to know exactly which games to start out with, especially if that shiny new HTC Vive or HTC Vive Pro blew out your remaining games budget. Also, don’t forget that as an HTC Vive owner,…

Livestream: New VR Releases For The Week Of 08/05/18

Today we are starting a new series here at UploadVR: every Friday we’re going to livestream an assortment of new VR releases from that week! This means that every single Friday you can tune in over on the UploadVR Facebook page to catch an hour (or more) of freshly picked new VR content pulled directly…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of the Week 08/05/18

Now this is the kind of week we like to see. Two VR experiences (one of them free!) and not a gun in sight. These two apps represent something genuinely new for headsets; no wave shooting or third-person platforming. Let’s check them out. We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live, from Signal Space Lab Price: Free This…

Nintendo Switch Hack Reveals VR Mode – Report

The ever-evolving saga of if the Nintendo Switch will get VR support continues. Over the past few days, a group of hackers appear to have uncovered something called a VR Mode buried within Nintendo’s hybrid gaming device. Twitter user random666_kys posted the below video, which highlights the option to ‘Test VR Mode’. Keep in mind…

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 Is The Most Powerful Gear VR-Ready Phone Yet

Yesterday’s Samsung Galaxy Note 9 reveal came and went without so much as a mention of Gear VR, but rest assured the new device will support the Oculus-powered headset. Samsung confirmed to UploadVR that the Note 9 will support the current iteration of the Gear, though it will need an adapter to fit it. The…

The 5 Best Free Games on Oculus Rift

There are plenty of great games out there for Oculus Rift, with the Oculus Store featuring a number of top titles certainly worth your hard-earned money. But before you crack that wallet too wide open, you may want to take a look at some seriously cool free content out there on the Oculus Store right…

AltspaceVR Releases New World-Building Kits

Microsoft just announced new tools to make it easier for users to build and share their own virtual spaces. In a virtual Town Hall today, AltspaceVR unveiled a suite of tools that will allow anyone to build customizable VR spaces. The two new world-building kits are based on Altspace’s most popular environments: Campfire and Alien…

Magic Leap Explained: All We Know About The AR Headset

If you’ve had a passing interest in the technology landscape over the past four years, chances are you’ve heard mention of something called Magic Leap. With over $2 billion raised in investment and names like Google attached to it, there’s been a lot of hype about the mysterious reality-altering hardware. But there’s one question that…

13 Third-Person Games That Should Get VR Ports Like Hellblade

The VR adaptation of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is brilliant. Ninja Theory took one of the best, most atmospheric, and excellent games to release this entire console generation and managed to cram it all inside of PC VR headsets to give it a new lease on life. We’ve seen third-person VR games work before (Lucky’s Tale,…

13 Third-Person Games That Should Get VR Ports Like Hellblade

The VR adaptation of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is brilliant. Ninja Theory took one of the best, most atmospheric, and excellent games to release this entire console generation and managed to cram it all inside of PC VR headsets to give it a new lease on life. We’ve seen third-person VR games work before (Lucky’s Tale,…

Lufthansa Airlines Uses VR To Give Flyers A Glass Bottom Airplane Experience

Lufthansa partners with 3Spin to deliver a unique VR experience featuring 3D maps of mountain tops, lakes, and cities, all in real-time. ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, please buckle up your seatbelts, move your seats and trays in the upright position, put on your VR headsets and prepare for takeoff.’ Those are the words that Lufthansa airlines…

Oculus Removes Handful of Fake Game Reviews, Says They’re Uncommon

After a handful of seemingly fake reviews were spotted on a game in the Oculus Store, the company says the offending reviews were removed, and further claims that fake reviews on the platform are few and far between. Redditors ‘thekthepthe3‘ and ‘matt90410‘ recently pointed out some suspicious looking reviews of a Rift game on the…

Electronauts Launch Day Livestream: Becoming A Trippy VR DJ

For today’s livestream we’re going on a VR trip through synth-fueled soundtracks and trippy music in Electronauts, the latest experience from Survios. When you’re done shooting robot ninjas in Raw Data and racing across wacky levels in Sprint Vector, you can plug into this psychedelic-inspired VR music journey as Survios’ third VR app. Designed to…

Titanic VR Finally Hits PC Next Week, PSVR Soon

Just hold on a little longer, Jack; Titantic VR pulls into port very soon. The latest project from Apollo 11 VR developer, Immersive VR Education, Titanic has actually been in Early Access since the end of last year but the full version of the app is finally arriving on August 16th on Oculus Rift and…

Bristol City Bring AR To The Humble Match Programme

The regular football season is beginning in earnest, and with it begins another year of intense matches full of creativity and heroics from players regardless of their position, team or league. One British city that is no doubt preparing in earnest is Bristol. Like a number of other cities it has more than one football…

What Is SLAM And Why It’s One Of The Biggest Challenges In Development

It’s no secret that Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have become a core element in development, especially after companies like Niantic were able to massively increase their income with Pokèmon GO. What are the current trends when it comes to app development then? What is SLAM and most of all, why is it…

What Is SLAM And Why It’s One Of The Biggest Challenges In Development

It’s no secret that Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have become a core element in development, especially after companies like Niantic were able to massively increase their income with Pokèmon GO. What are the current trends when it comes to app development then? What is SLAM and most of all, why is it…

How VR’s Next Generation Shows Key Signs of a Maturing Market

VR feels like it’s simultaneously moving fast and slow. It’s been two years and four months since the leading PC VR headsets, the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, hit shelves. The leading high-end headset overall, PSVR, has only been around for one year and nine months. That’s a significant amount of time for individual products,…

Take A Virtual Tour of Dubai On Your Flight With Lufthansa

Though flying is a necessity for many of us, it also comes with significant drawbacks, as you are crammed into an airlines seat for many hours. German airline Lufthansa is offering a way to escape the cramped confines of the cabin with an in-flight virtual reality (VR) prototype that lets passengers take a virtual tour…

Electronauts Made Me Feel Like Daft Punk In Less Than Five Minutes

If, like me, you’re not especially drawn to Electronauts’ brand of dance music, there’s a good chance you’ve already written off Survios’ latest VR app in your mind. But, having bitten the bullet and drowned myself in silky synth sounds, I’d urge you not to be so hasty. Electronauts is like a virtual portal into…

See The Music with AR App Necessary Explosion

Since before even the creation of album art, it has been popular to pair music with visuals. Some artists have continued to try and progress this idea by utilising modern technology such as 360-degree video, virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) as with the new platform, LAVA and app Necessary Explosion. The new app…

Airbus Brings AR App IflyA380 to Android

At the start of 2018, aircraft manufacturer Airbus launched an augmented reality (AR) app called iflyA380 to promote its flagship aircraft, the double-decker A380. The original version of the app was only available on ARKit-compatible iOS devices, but now Android users will be able to explore the features of the Airbus A380 as well. The…

How Survios Crafted A Creative Music VR Experience With Electronauts

The founders at Survios are true believers in virtual reality, and they’ve poured a lot of effort into the hit VR games Raw Data and Sprint Vector. Now they’re switching from games to something more like an immersive music experience with Electronauts. The VR app will enable music fans to remix, compose, and perform their own music, riffing on works by artists such…

The Iconic Vulcan Flies Again In Augmented Reality

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is continuing to celebrate it’s 100 year anniversary having already held a massive fly over in London along with the release of their augmented reality (AR) app, the RAF100 AR Flypast. Now it seems the celebrations are continuing as the app has been given an update to coincide with the…

VR Docu-Series Explores The Lives Of Chimps Freed From Research Labs

Follow former medical chimpanzees, Hercules and Leo, as they leave isolated captivity and step outdoors for the very first time. During 2009 two chimpanzees originating from the New Iberia Research Center (NIRC) at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, were ‘leased’ to Stony Brook University in New York.. It was there that the unfortunate animals were…