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Titanfall Dev Respawn’s ‘AAA’ Oculus VR FPS To Appear At OC6

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We’ve been waiting for this one. Back at the fourth Oculus Connect developer conference in 2017 (!) we learned Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment was making an Oculus Studios game. At the time, Oculus gave a vague 2019 window for the game, but we’ve seen nothing from it since.

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Valve Index Support Tag Goes Live On Steam, VR Discovery Improved

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Notice anything different about SteamVR games today? New tie, or haircut, perhaps? Actually it’s just that the Valve Index icon is now featured on compatible games’ store listings. In fact, VR support on the wider Steam platform seems to have had a bit of a minor refresh.

E3 2019: Penn & Teller VR Is All About Pranking Your Friends And It’s Hilarious

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As expected for anyone familiar with the iconic magician duo, nothing about my appointment to see the upcoming Penn & Teller VR game was normal.

E3 2019: The Walking Dead: Onslaught Nails The Franchise’s Iconic Gore In VR

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I’ve killed a lot of zombies in VR. I’ve blown them up, cut them to pieces, shot their heads off, and spent my fair share running away from them across a multitude of games.

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SteamVR Adds Full Support For Oculus Rift S

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Valve just added full support for the recently released Oculus Rift S PC VR headset to the SteamVR platform. When the Rift S launched, haptic feedback on the Touch controllers wasn’t working in SteamVR. Valve released a hotfix less than 24 hours later to resolve this.

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Oculus Connect 6 To ‘Begin A New Chapter In VR & AR’ In September

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Mark your calendars; the dates for Oculus Connect 6 just came in. The website for Oculus’ sixth annual developer conference just went live. This year’s show will take place on September 25 and 26 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. It’s just a basic landing page right now but it does tease that the show will ” begin a new chapter of virtual and augmented reality.” ” Well, that leaves plenty of room for speculation, doesn’t it?

Oculus Quest Made $5 Million In Content Sales In 2 Weeks, Facebook Says

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Facebook probably isn’t going to tell us how well the Oculus Quest has sold anytime soon, if ever. But it did recently offer one curious metric to measure the kit’s impact.

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SideQuest Sideloads Oculus Quest Software Without Facebook’s Approval

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A new app distribution project called SideQuest gained steam this week on Oculus Quest. Some developers, like Virtual Desktop’s Guy Godin, turned to SideQuest to distribute software updates which won’t be approved by Facebook’s leadership.

Hands-On: Ascend Has The Potential To Be The Next Hot VR Esports Title

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Back at the USC Games Expo in May, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to try out a game called Ascend, which was developed by students at the University of Southern California.

E3 2019: Beat Saber In 360 Mode On Oculus Quest Feels Like A New Game

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Beat Games is a studio that just won’t stop. Not only did they release a brand new music pack this week for Beat Saber featuring licensed music from Imagine Dragons, but they also debuted 360-degree versions of two of those new songs (Believer and Thunder) at E3 2019.

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Richie’s Plank Experience Is Coming To Oculus Quest This Month

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Get ready to walk the plank without wires for the first time ever. Yes, Richie’s Plank Experience is coming to Oculus Quest. Unfamiliar with this one? It’s developed by Toast and has long been a popular choice to showcase VR’s sense of height and vertigo.

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Vader Immortal Episode 2 Will ‘Lean Into What It’s Like To Use The Force’

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Next week sees the first episode of Star Wars: Vader Immortal finally launch on Oculus Rift. As Quest owners will know, it’s a pretty thrilling narrative-driven experience. But it’s also only the first installment of a three-part series. What can we expect from the second episode?

E3 2019: Pirate Ship Game Battlewake Is On Its Way To Quest and PSVR

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Hopefully you enjoyed our look at Survios’ latest game, Battlewake, in our E3 VR Showcase this week. If you were hoping to play the game on other headsets, we have good news; it’s coming to Quest and PSVR too.

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E3 2019: Here’s A First Look At Spaceteam VR’s Zany Co-Op Gameplay

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We had a lot of cool games to show at our E3 VR Showcase earlier today. Many of them, though, were single-player. Spaceteam VR is not single-player. It is most certainly not single-player. No, Spaceteam is an adaptation a highly successful mobile game.

Watch Upload’s E3 VR Showcase 2019 Right Here At 9am PT

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This is it! The big moment! I think we’re ready. Well, sort of ready; don’t try exporting high-framerate video on an old PC 15 hours before your big showcase. Believe me, you do not want the kind of heart attack that will give you. Anyway, welcome to Upload’s E3 VR Showcase 2019!

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VR Stealth Game Espire 1 Is Coming To Quest, PSVR And PC VR In August

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Did you catch VR stealth stunner, Espire 1, at Upload’s E3 VR Showcase today? Well don’t worry; you can check out all the action right here. During the event today developer Digital Lode revealed a bunch of new information about the game.

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E3 2019: Harmonix Announces DLC Plans For Dance Central VR And Audica

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During our E3 VR Showcase today Harmonix announced that both its dancing VR game Dance Central and shooter-themed musical rhythm game Audica are getting new DLC releases. For Dance Central the new DLC features include an official fitness app to track calories burned while playing and stats over time.

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E3 VR Showcase Roundup: Everything Announced For Oculus Quest, PlayStation VR, Valve Index, And More

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Earlier today we hosted the first ever E3 VR Showcase , featuring over 30 VR titles including totally new game announcements, DLC and content updates for current games, ports to Oculus Quest, and new gameplay for hotly anticipated upcoming titles.

Vacation Simulator, Mini-Mech Mayhem Headline Crammed Week For PSVR

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Hopefully you enjoyed a look at some of the upcoming PSVR games in our E3 VR Showcase last week. More importantly, though, you can start playing some of them as early as this week. A whopping six PSVR titles are due for launch over the next five days.

Mona Lisa VR Experience Coming To Louvre Museum, Viveport

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A new VR experience coming to the Louvre Museum in Paris, France virtualizes of one of the most iconic paintings in history. Mona Lisa: Beyond the Glass is due to arrive at the landmark institution on October 24.

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Star Wars: Vader Immortal Episode 1 Rift Version Launches Next Week

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Good news for Rift/Rift S owners that didn’t take the plunge on Oculus Quest. The PC VR version of Star Wars: Vader Immortal Episode 1 hits those headsets next week. Developer ILMxLAB this week confirmed the experience will launch on Rift and Rift S on June 20.

E3 2019: Ready At Dawn Is Bringing Echo Arena To Quest

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Ready At Dawn announced today it is bringing its Echo Arena multiplayer to Oculus Quest “in all its glory.”. During UploadVR’s E3 VR showcase, RAD CEO and creative director ?Ru

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VR Multiplayer Shooter Onward Is Coming To The Oculus Quest

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You might think Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the biggest game reveal of the day. Well, we’re here to tell you you’re wrong; Onward is coming to Oculus Quest! The port was announce during today’s instalment of the VR League, an esports competition for VR gamers.

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E3 2019: Sniper Elite VR Turned Me Into A Deadly Sharpshooter

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Rebellion, the same company behind VR games like Battlezone and Arca’s Path, are back with a VR take on their popular non-VR shooter franchise in the form of Sniper Elite VR.

VR Awards 2019 Finalists Include Quest, Astro Bot, Vader Immortal

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The VR Awards 2019 are gearing up to take place in November. That’s a little ways off, but the group is ready to announce finalists this week. Some 12 categories feature in this year’s show.

Rec Room iPhone Beta Roll-out Begins

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The first wave of invites are on the way for Rec Room’s iPhone early testing program. The addition of Apple’s handhelds to the cross-platform social service represents a major expansion for Against Gravity, the Seattle-based startup building Rec Room.

E3 2019: Lone Echo 2 Is A Bigger, Longer, And More Involved Sequel

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Yesterday I got the chance to try the first ever playable demo of Lone Echo 2, the highly anticipated sequel to our 2017 Game of the Year winner, Lone Echo. In the series you play as Jack, a robotic ally to Liv, one of VR’s most emotive and well-developed NPC companions.

Vive Pro Eye Out Now In The US For $1,599

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Having arrived in Europe just under a month ago , HTC today launches the Vive Pro Eye in the US. The enterprise-level VR headset costs $1,599.

Mario Kart VR Comes To K1 Speed In Irvine, California

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The official Mario Kart Arcade GP VR experience is opening this month in Irvine, California at K1 Speed. The Vive-based VR attraction launched previously at locations in Washington D.C. London and Tokyo.

Facebook Open-sources AI Habitat To Help Robots Navigate Realistic Environments

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Facebook AI Research is making available AI Habitat , a simulator that can train AI agents that embody things like a home robot to operate in environments meant to mimic typical real-world settings like an apartment or office.

Antilatency Launches Tracking System For Location-based VR

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Antilatency’s positional tracking system for location-based VR is available for order. We last tested Antilatency’s tracking system at CES 2019 paired with Oculus Go and it provided a pretty solid room-scale experience, albeit with an empty scene.

E3 2019: Watch First Gameplay Of The Walking Dead: Onslaught VR From Survios

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Today during our first-ever E3 VR Showcase Survios debuted gameplay of its upcoming VR game, The Walking Dead: Onslaught , based on the hit AMC show.

E3 2019: Q&A With Oculus’ Jason Rubin On Quest, Rift, Go And Valve Index

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At E3 this week in Los Angeles I played an early demo version of official 360-degree songs from Beat Saber and learned to steer a kayak in VR.

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Arizona Sunshine Dev Vertigo To Reveal New Game At E3

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Who wants a good ol’ fashioned pre-E3 teaser? Vertigo Games, the developer of smash hit VR zombie shooter, Arizona Sunshine , appears to be hinting at an announcement. The studio just posted a link to a new website.

Oculus Quest Content Library ‘On Target To Hit 100+ Games’ This Year

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In a blog post this week , Facebook’s Oculus division announced that the Oculus Quest store library is “on target to hit 100+ games by the end of the year” Oculus Quest is a recently released $399 all-in-one standalone VR headset. That means it doesn’t require or use a computer.

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VR Battle Royale Shooter Population: One Coming To Quest With Cross-Play

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Population: One, the battle royale game built specifically for VR, was already confirmed to support cross-play between Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality. If you’re on Oculus Quest, we now know that you’ll be able to join in on the fun, too.

Rec Room’s ‘Golden Trophy’ Is A Cornerstone Oculus Quest Adventure

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Over the weekend I received early access to Rec Room’s first major update since the launch of Oculus Quest on May 21.