Excellent VR RTS Final Assault Is On The Way To PSVR


Final Assault is one of the better takes on the real-time strategy genre in VR. Good news for PSVR fans, then; they’ll be able to play it pretty soon. Developer Phase Lock Interactive this week confirmed that the game is coming to PSVR in Q4 2019.

Space Pirate Trainer Arena Takes Oculus Quest To Court-sized Play Areas


The developers of one of VR’s earliest and most popular wave shooters are showing footage from a mutliplayer Oculus Quest game requiring court-sized play areas.

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British Airways Is The Next To Trial In-Flight VR/360 Viewing


Another major airline is set to trial in-flight VR entertainment. This time it’s UK giant, British Airways. The company this week announced that it is trialing VR headset use in flights between London Heathrow to New York JFK.

No Man’s Sky VR Suffers Major Performance Problems On PC


No Man’s Sky added much-anticipated VR support to PC and PS VR today. Many users, however, across all PC VR headsets are reporting performance-related problems with the game.

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Facebook Patents Reveal Deep Research On True Haptic VR Gloves


Multiple patents awarded to Facebook this year suggest the company is researching a range of technologies which could enable force feedback gloves for VR. Gloves may be the ultimate goal for VR input.

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No Man’s Sky: The First 14 Minutes Of Gameplay On PSVR


It’s here! No Man’s Sky Beyond is live! At least it is on PSVR… in Europe. We’re expecting Hello Games’ mammoth VR update to roll out across the day. That said, the PSVR update has gone live a little sooner than we expected on PS4.

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Real VR Fishing Brings Stunning Environments To Quest Next Month


When it comes to virtual fishing, I’m more of a Bait! guy than a simulator lover. Real VR Fishing is set to strike a nice balance between the two when it launches on Quest next month.

No Man’s Sky VR Interview: Sean Murray On The Past, Present And Future Of VR


Last week Hello Games invited us down to its offices in Guildford. There, we saw No Man’s Sky in VR. We also talked about it. A lot. Tomorrow, No Man’s Sky Beyond launches as a free update. It adds PSVR and PC VR support among other things.

Light Field Lab Raises $28 Million For Huge Holographic Displays


Light Field Lab has announced it has raised $28 million in funding for its technology to build large holographic displays out of small building blocks. Bosch Venture Capital and Taiwania Capital led the round.

Sean Murray On The Possibility Of No Man’s Sky VR On Quest


Will we ever see No Man’s Sky VR on Oculus Quest? That might be down to the game’s community… and the headset’s hardware. Last week we went along to Hello Games to see the No Man’s Sky Beyond update. It hits this Wednesday, but we got to play the VR support early.

Red Matter Quest Review: Setting A New Standard For Mobile VR Visuals


When we first reviewed Red Matter on PSVR , we said this: “Red Matter is nothing short of a textbook example of how to do VR adventure games right. It emphasizes design and experience, putting immersion front and center, making a bullet-proof case for why it needs to be seen and played in VR.

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Massive No Man’s Sky: Beyond Update Is Now Live With Free VR Support


The wait is finally over: Hello Games just officially released the Beyond Update for No Man’s Sky which includes a massively overhauled multiplayer infrastructure, tons of new features and game mechanics, a multiplayer “Nexus” hub, and, most importantly, complete VR support.

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Hands-On: No Man’s Sky Is About To Snap An Entire VR Universe Into Existence


There’s a strange sight in the new No Man’s Sky trailer , especially for someone that hasn’t touched the game since they put in 20 hours or so back in 2016.

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How Red Matter Devs Pulled Off A Near-Perfect Quest Port


Believe the hype; Red Matter looks pretty incredible on Oculus Quest. I’ve played through the first half of the mobile VR port, due for release next week.

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Dirt Rally 2.0 VR Surprise Launches On Rift, Index And Vive


Surprise! Durt Rally 2.0 VR is now available on PC VR headsets. Back in Februrary, we reported that Codemaster’s latest racing game would get Oculus Rift support this summer. The game launched without VR support later that month. Now you can play the entire original title inside the Rift.

Beat Saber Is Finally Getting A Custom Color Picker


Red and blue are yesterday’s news. Fortunately, Beat Saber will soon let you choose from any other color in the rainbow and beyond. Yesterday developer Beat Games confirmed that it is working on a custom color picker for the game.

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No Man’s Sky Beyond’s Launch Trailer Shows A Multiplayer Universe


As you probably know, a little game called No Man’s Sky is getting a VR update next week. Here’s a trailer for it (sort of). The launch trailer for No Man’s Sky Beyond just went live. It teases some of the features for the free update.

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Fly Is A New VR Installation That Takes Virtual Flight To New Heights


In 1903 the Wright brothers did the impossible; they flew. Not only that, but they did it with some wood wrapped in fabric and a 12 horsepower gasoline engine.

No Man’s Sky VR: Everything We Know So Far About The Ambitious Sci-Fi Epic


No Man’s Sky is one of the largest and most ambitious games ever made and once the new update releases, No Man’s Sky VR will be the largest and most involved game to date for PC VR and PSVR.

Unreal Engine Adds Oculus Quest Vulkan Support, Unity To Follow ‘Later This Year’


The latest version of the Oculus Unreal Engine Integration adds support for Vulkan on Oculus Quest and Oculus Go. Unity told us they will add the same “later this year” What Is Vulkan?

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Rift S Boosts Oculus, Index Starts Small In July Steam Hardware Survey


Late last week we reported on initial findings from the July Steam Hardware Survey. But Valve has since updated its listings to finally include the Oculus Rift S and its own Index headset. Last week we noted that roughly 10% of VR headsets on Steam may be attributed to these new headsets.

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Vreal VR Broadcasting Startup Shuts Down


The people behind the Vreal streaming startup are shutting the effort down. The Seattle-based startup built a recording and broadcasting service which worked with a handful of VR titles as a kind of Twitch for VR.

Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance VR Mod Looks Promising


The fact that we haven’t seen Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance VR yet is nothing short of criminal. Fortunately, one modder is taking it upon themselves to make it a reality. One developer has been sharing their work adding SteamVR support into the classic Star Wars game.

Google Maps AR Navigation Launches In Beta For Compatible iOS and Android Devices


The AR feature in Google Maps that Google first demoed more than a year ago — a heads-up mode called Live View that provides directions from phones’ cameras in real time — will roll out in beta in the coming weeks for compatible iOS and Android devices, the company announced.

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No Man’s Sky VR Release Date Confirmed For This August


No Man’s Sky: Beyond , which includes complete VR support for the entire game, finally has a confirmed release date for this August 14th. That’s less than two weeks away in case you didn’t realize.

LA Noire: The VR Case Files Rated For PSVR


Get Phelps on the case; it looks like LA Noire: The VR Case Files is finally coming to PSVR. This abridged adaptation of Rockstar and Team Bondi’s divisive detective game hit PC VR headsets in 2017.

Sword Art Online-Style Open World VR MMO Nostos Due To Release In Q4 2019


Today, at ChinaJoy 2019, HTC revealed Nostos is releasing in Q4 of 2019 and is confirmed for Viveport. The VR MMO is also coming to Steam.

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Vive Cosmos Price Listed For £699.99 At UK Retailer


A popular UK retailer may have just leaked the HTC Vive Cosmos price. Argos lists the upcoming VR headset for £699.99. It is, of course, entirely possible that this price is a placeholder. That said HTC already confirmed Cosmos would cost less than $900 and this price works out to around $850.

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VirtualLink USB-C Cable For Valve Index Cancelled, Refunds Issued


Valve cancelled its VirtualLink cable for the Index VR headset and refunded customers the purchase price. The USB-C-based connection between PC and VR headset would have provided more convenience with a single connection to the PC instead of the current solution.

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Gorgeous VR MMO Nostos Hosting Extremely Limited Beta Testing Next Month


It’s been a while since we’ve heard from promisingly gorgeous VR MMO, Nostos. Pretty soon, though, players will get a fresh taste of the NetEase-developed game. Well, 30 of them will. Nostos will be holding a short beta testing period for the game from September 5 – 9.

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No Man’s Sky Patches Fix Crashes, Now Works With Windows MR Headsets


Just two days after launching the major Beyond update which added VR support, Hello Games has already released four patches to fix a plethora of crash-inducing bugs. On PlayStation VR, performance is acceptable however users were reporting crashing issues, especially on the PlayStation 4 Pro. Less than 12 hours after the release, Patch 2.04 was released, adjusting rendering of large textures as well as memory management. Early on Thursday, Patch 2.05 was released.

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10 Most Amazing And Relaxing VRChat Worlds To Visit And Hang Out In For Social VR


VRChat is, for lack of a better term, infamous. It’s been around for nearly two and a half years, and has seen traffic ebb and flow with VR’s popularity since then.

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Porting To Oculus Quest: How To Optimize And Maximize Your VR Game


We talk to PolyArc (Moss) and Schell Games (I Expect You to Die) on the technical limitations of the Oculus Quest and what untethered control means for virtual reality.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Doesn’t Support Gear VR


Samsung’s recently announced Galaxy Note 10 phablet does not support its Gear VR mobile VR headset. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. Like Google Cardboard and its plastic derrivatives, users slot in their smartphone which acts as the display and computer.

Oculus Cloud Saves Let You Save On Rift, Continue On Quest


The Oculus Store’s SDK just added support for cloud saves on Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, and Samsung Gear VR. Cloud saves have already been available on the Oculus Rift store on PC for three years now via the Cloud Storage API. But this API did not work on Facebook’s mobile headsets.

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