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New Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell VR titles announced at Oculus Connect

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Via Ubisoft Press Release For the first time, Ubisoft is bringing two of their biggest franchises to VR with new chapters in both the Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell series. Announced at the Oculus Connect virtual event, the two games will be launching exclusively on Oculus VR.

Oculus Quest 2 leaked

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The Oculus Quest 2 VR headset was leaked in a since removed promotional video uploaded to a marketing hub run by parent company Facebook. The new HMD will be powered by Qualcomm’s XR specific Snapdragon XR2 platform, unlike the general purpose Snapdragon 835 that powered the original Quest.

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New details on upcoming Star Wars experience for Oculus Quest

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ILMxLAB , released a behind-the-scenes video today on their upcoming Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge VR experience. In Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge , you play a droid repair technician who crash lands on Batuu after a pirate attack.

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Not a joke! GRIP: Combat Racing coming to VR

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Award-winning independent video games publisher Wired Productions together with leading developer Caged Element Inc. are delighted to announce the surprise launch of GRIP: Combat Racing VR.

Polyarc, creators of smash-hit VR game Moss, just secured $9m in Series B funding!

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Today Polyarc announced the close of its $9 million Series B fund raise led by Hiro Capital, followed by Vulcan Capital, an existing investor, and Galaxy Interactive via its Galaxy EOS VC Fund, a partnership with EOSIO blockchain software publisher Block.one.

Ubisoft has developed a Prince Of Persia VR Escape Room

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Prince of Persia: The Dagger Of Time is a Virtual Reality Escape Game set in the world of Prince of Persia which enables you to experience time control. You will be able to experience something impossible in real life: to slow, stop or even rewind time! The Dagger of Time takes place in the setting of the Prince of Persia Trilogy (Sands of Time, Warrior Within, The Two Thrones). Players are summoned to the Fortress of Time by Kaileena to stop an evil Magi.

Zenith, the Cyberpunk VR MMORPG for PC and VR, Receives Stellar Support and Breaks Kickstarter VR Records with 625% Funding… and Counting!

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Ramen VR, an indie VR studio that’s creating a unique VR metaverse, today celebrates its crowdfunding campaign for Zenith , a fantasy cyberpunk VR MMORPG for VR and PC. The goal was reached in four hours, and fans continue to show their support as the project was funded at over 625% level and counting, in less than two weeks, making it the most successful VR-tagged Kickstarter project.

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The Humble Bundle VR Bundle delivers some GREAT value for a good cause

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There’s nothing virtual about this reality. Explore a whole new world in our newest bundle! Get VR games like GORN, Space Pirate Trainer, Moss , and SUPERHOT VR. Plus, your purchase will support a charity of your choice! Pay $1 or more. Normally, the total cost for the games in this bundle is as much as $159. Here at Humble Bundle, you choose the price and increase your contribution to upgrade your bundle! Pay $1 or more to access Steam keys. Redeem on Steam.

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AltspaceVR to launch on Oculus Quest on September 12th

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Popular virtual events platform, AltspaceVR will officially be launching on Facebook’s Oculus Quest on September 12, 2019. This marks AltspaceVR’s official move out of beta where they’ll be unveiling a bunch of new content including multiple environments, a full calendar of events and experiences, performance-enhancements, and increased guest capacity.

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Fox Buchele formally of Owlchemy has started a VR Microexperience fund for small developers.

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Fox Buchele formally of Owlchemy (co-Founder) has started a VR Microexperience fund for small developers. Looking for small, self-contained, bite-sized VR 5-7 minutes long Funded for $3000 per project (with some adjustments possible for individual circumstances) Designed, prototyped, and developed over the course of a month with a Fox Box Collective Primary Mentor. link]. Application guidelines: Must have previous experience developing 6-DOF head-and-hands VR (Game jams okay!)

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RESOLUTION GAMES UNVEILS ‘ACRON,’ A VIRTUAL REALITY PARTY GAME PLAYERS WILL GO NUTS OVER

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Today, Resolution Games - the studio behind Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs , the popular virtual reality (VR) fishing game, Bait! , and other hit titles - is revealing the first details for its new multiplayer party game that is set to be released this summer.

Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Podcast in 2018

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I’ve become a morning walking companion to people I may never meet. How is this possible? They take me along in their earbuds as they stream my podcast, Build a Better Agency. It’s a wonderful sign of things to come for marketers willing to venture into the podcasting universe. Once a fringe platform, podcasts are now surprisingly mainstream.

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Half-Life: Alyx available March 23, 2020

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Half-Life: Alyx, available March 23, 2020 [link] pic.twitter.com/Q04EZwNfBt — Valve (@valvesoftware) February 13, 2020 "Pre-order bonuses for anyone who has purchased a Valve Index will start rolling out the week of March 2, beginning with Steam VR Home environments inspired by locations in Half-Life: Alyx ," Valve announced today. "We We will have more information on upcoming Valve Index availability soon." Return to City 17 in just six weeks. Follow [link] and [link] for more news.

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New VR game Kitten'd has brought back my passion for CatsAndVR.com so check it out

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Take care of cute kittens - lots and lots of cute kittens! Get points for keeping them happy and lose points for everything they destroy. Use points to upgrade your tools. Get an automatic food dispenser or clean up poop faster with the PoopScoop 3000! What awaits inside the next box?! Take care of an overwhelming amount of kittens! link] ?. Visit 28 crazy levels on 4 different worlds. 7 super cute kitten breeds with unique characteristics. Rewarding fast-paced family friendly game-play.

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Nintendo throwing its cappy into the VR game with its newest Labo sets

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Nintendo has a cardboard VR headset and accessories for Nintendo Switch coming in April with a new official Nintendo Labo kit. According to Nintendo : With the new Nintendo Labo VR Kit, there’s more to Make, Play, and Discover together than ever before. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit is a unique first VR experience kids and families can build themselves! The Starter Set + Blaster kit provides an action-packed introduction to the experience. You can then add to the fun with the Expansion Sets.

Harmonix is launching a VR “rhythm shooter” to Early Access that looks to target the Beat Saber audience

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“Audica started as a passion project for a small team of developers within Harmonix. We chose to launch Audica into Early Access because we believe we have a compelling core game that we can develop into the next must-play rhythm game with your help. One of the benefits of a small team is that we’re nimble and can quickly act on community feedback, making Audica an ideal fit for Early Access.” Harmonix team. Audica is a VR Rhythm Shooter from Harmonix, the makers of Rock Band™ and Dance Central™.

The legends of the ROCKY franchise now live in free CREED: Rise to Glory update

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If you ever dreamed of fighting or putting on the gloves as the Italian Stallion himself, CREED: Rise to Glory brings some of the most legendary figures of the ROCKY franchise to the game’s Freeplay and PvP roster across all VR platforms in its latest free content update.

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Pixel Ripped 1995 will be playable for the first time during Oculus Connect 6

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In this new installment of the Pixel Ripped series, ARVORE will delight gamers with an unforgettable nostalgia trip to the year 1995, a historical time when the first generations of home console players were maturing from teenager to adult, and games were evolving from 16-bit to the 32-bit era, and from 2D to 3D environments.

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PlayStationVR foot controller announced at CES

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Launched early 2017 in its PC & VR edition, the 3dRudder has built the reputation of being an intuitive controller. With its rounded base and its button-free design, all the user has to do is sit down, put their feet on the 3dRudder and tilt it, spin it, or exert pressure on its platform to trigger movement. The more tilting, spinning or pressure, the faster the movement.

Ramen Rewards Community for its Unprecedented Support of Immersive VR Anime World with Spellcasting Teaser Video and New Mineko Cat People Race Concept Art Reveal

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Ramen VR, an indie VR studio that’s creating a unique VR metaverse, today revealed that its crowdfunding campaign for Zenith , a fantasy cyberpunk VR MMORPG for VR and PC, has hit over 1,000% crowd funding by hitting a total of $250,000 with 24 hours left to go. The campaign continues to prove out the appeal of being able to play, socialize, and create unique experiences in the first cross-platform VR MMORPG, and Ramen is celebrating with the release of a new Spellcasting Teaser video.

Hyper Jam is a neon-soaked arena brawler with a soundtrack featuring Carpenter Brut, Dance With The Dead, and more synthwave favs!

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Hyper Jam , the neon-soaked arena brawler from Bit Dragon, is delivering a one-two-three punch with a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam release on Feb. 12, 2019. Challenge friends and strangers to furious local or online multiplayer matches for up to four players, trading blows on vibrant ‘80s-inspired arenas using a suite of deadly weapons ranging from katanas to rocket launchers, while upgrading yourself with a variety of game-changing perks that are drafted between rounds.

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Classic Bill Murray comedy Groundhog Day is getting a sequel as a VR game. WTF!

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Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son is a virtual reality adventure game to be released later this year on PlayStation Virtual Reality and other major VR platforms. With over 8 hours of puzzles and branching narrative gameplay, this is an interesting way to take a sequel. In Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son you’ll play as the charming but arrogant Phil Connors Jr., who grew up in the shadow of his father—a man who spent a lifetime repeating a single day until he had made it perfect.

Fantasy Dungeon Crawler The Mage’s Tale Now Available on PlayStation VR

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inXile Entertainment, the studio led by Interplay founder and industry icon Brian Fargo, is proud to announce the release of The Mage’s Tale on PlayStation® VR. The title will be available for PS®VR users starting today with a retail price of $29.99. inXile plans a post-launch patch for PS4 Pro Enhanced The Mage's Tale, exact date will be announced soon. For fans of The Bard’s Tale series, The Mage’s Tale is an exciting opportunity.

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DARK SLOPE SECURES SEED FUNDING, OPENS NEW FREE-ROAM MULTIPLAYER VR ADVENTURE SCARYGIRL MISSION MAYBEE TO THE PUBLIC

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Dark Slope , a Toronto-based virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) developer, is creating free-roam multi-user experiences for the rapidly expanding location-based entertainment (LBE) market and for enterprise customers. The one-year old company is announcing it has closed a seed funding round raising more than $1.5 million, and the launch of its first product, the LBE title Scarygirl Mission Maybee.

YUR Raises $1.1 Million, Launches Beta on Oculus Quest to Make Gamers Fit with VR

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YUR “why you are” ( [link] ), a leading virtual reality (“VR”) fitness company and community, announced today that it secured $1.1 million in pre-seed funding led by The Venture Reality Fund and BoostVC. YUR is co-founded by Cix Liv and Dilan Shah. YUR has a large vision; to leverage VR technologies to change a worldwide epidemic; sedentary behavior. They foresee that gaming, a notoriously sedentary behavior, can be harnessed with VR technology to get people to exercise.

Twin Peaks VR to launch this Friday the 13th

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The Twin Peaks VR experience will launch on December 13th, and the trailer is now available below. The VR experience, priced at $9.99, will be available for Oculus Rift, Oculus Rift-S, HTC Vive and HTC Vive Cosmos. Oculus Quest and Playstation VR versions will debut in the coming next year.

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A Fisherman’s Tale Now Available on multiple VR platforms

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In A Fisherman’s Tale , the mind-bending VR adventure game that launches onto PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality headsets today, you will work with infinite, ever smaller and bigger replications of yourself to find your way out of a world where physics are utterly broken. What does it mean to be trapped inside a replica in an elusive virtual world?

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Happy Halloween! We are giving you a chance to win one of the scariest PSVR games of the year, "Home Sweet Home"

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Happy Halloween Cats And VR Fans and to celebrate we are giving away a PSVR copy of one of the scariest VR games of the year. All you have to do is follow @CatsAndVR & @MastiffGames on Twitter. Make sure you comment on this page what your twitter handle is for a chance to win. Interesting about Home Sweet Home is that it comes from a company who specializes primarily in high-end video production for commercials and advertising.

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SEGA’ s “Space Channel 5” makes its return as a PlayStation® VR game.

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SEGA’ s “Space Channel 5” makes its return as a PlayStation® VR game. Space Channel 5 VR”) for PlayStation® VR is currently in development and scheduled for release within 2019 commemorating its 20th anniversary since the original release in 1999 - in addition to the VR arcade version which, earlier this year, was announced to be released on HTC Vive hardware. The video game demo will be playable at Tokyo Game Show 2018.

Oculus Launchpad winning VR experience "I Am A Man" is a historical walk in the shoes of those who struggled for our civil rights.

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I Am A Man VR Experience Trailer from Derek Ham on Vimeo. I Am a Man! is a declaration of civil rights used as a personal statement and as a declaration of independence against oppression. During the Civil Rights Movement at the Memphis sanitation strike in 1968, "I AM A MAN!" signs were used as part of the protests for equal treatment.

Hellblade: Senuas’ Sacrifice coming to both Oculus Rift and Vive on July 31st, free if you own the game

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice will come to VR on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive on July 31st! If you own or buy Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice on Steam, the VR Edition will be included for free! Hellblade VR won't be coming to PSVR, purely because the VR Edition has been created for very high-end PC VR set ups according to the Ninja Theory team on twitter. It has absolutely no connection to the team being recently acquired by Microsoft.

First GDC 2018 VR Talks Include Rec Room, Google and Penrose

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The new year’s arrival means we’re just about three months away from the next Game Developers Conference, an industry-spanning event that never fails to provide huge VR news. You can look forward to plenty of news on what to expect at this year’s show in the coming weeks but, for now, the first VR-centered talks of the year have been announced. Three sessions dedicated to VR development have been revealed so far.

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Kingdom Hearts VR experience launching on PSVR on Christmas.

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This Christmas, Square Enix is launching the Kingdom Hearts PSVR Experience they teased prior to Tokyo Game Show this year. The experience has around 10 minutes of content that allows you to relieve the history of the Kingdom Hearts series in VR. Cut scenes, music videos, and more will make up the Dec 25th release but the team does plan to support the VR experience with updates that will add more content heading towards the launch of Kingdom Hearts III.

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Indie developer remakes the infamous P.T. in Unreal with VR compatibility

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Unreal P.T. is a short psychological horror game, completely recreating the atmosphere and gameplay of Hideo Kojima’s P.T., originally published on the Playstation 4. Developer RadiusGordello has spent 9 months on development, starting in April 2018 and ending in January 2019. Textures, models, animations, gameplay, and code have been recreated from scratch. The original P.T.

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Niantic and WB Games have unveiled the first teaser trailer for the Harry Potter AR game.

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Niantic and WB Games have unveiled the first teaser trailer for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite™, the upcoming augmented reality (AR) mobile game that will put magic in the hands of players worldwide. The highly anticipated game will launch in 2019. Co-published and co-developed by Niantic and WB Games, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is part of Portkey Games, a games label dedicated to creating video game and mobile experiences inspired by the Wizarding World.

Layers of Fear VR Brings Critically Acclaimed Psychological Horror Hit to Life, Out Now for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

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Publisher Bloober Team announced today, the return of its psychological horror hit, Layers of Fear VR, out now for Oculus Rift / Rift S and HTC Vive via Steam and the Oculus Store. Based on the critically acclaimed 2016 title, Layers of Fear VR immerses players into the depths of madness as a painter aiming to finish his Magnum Opus.

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Project Cars developers new VR ready console plans seem a little too ambitious if not "Slightly Mad"

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Slightly Mad Studios is best known for their racing games that were also VR ready Project CARS (2015) and Project CARS 2 (2017). The team has now ventured into building it's own VR ready console. Still many in the VR community had quite a few questions. In a recent tweet, company CEO Ian Bell called the project “the most powerful console ever built. Reportedly the console will launch in about 3.5 years, and is aiming to be “competitive with upcoming console prices.” What is the Mad Box?

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