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The Pioneering Studio Behind Lucky’s Tale ‘Significantly’ Reduces Staff

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The founders of the game development studio behind one of VR’s pioneering platforming titles Lucky’s Tale announced a significant reduction in staff size this week. Lucky’s Tale was one of the first projects publicly demonstrated on early Oculus VR headsets.

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The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Review – Born On The Bloody Bayou

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There are lots of VR games that deal with zombies and even more games outside of VR obsessed with zombies still, even in 2020.

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This Oculus Quest Controller Charging Station Replaces Your Faceplates

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Tired of endlessly switching out batteries in VR? This Oculus Quest controller charging station might have a fix for you. ONG Innovations revealed this new product over the weekend.

How To Play The Original Half-Life In VR With 6DoF On Oculus Quest

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Ahead of the release of Valve’s upcoming flagship VR title, Half-Life: Alyx, you might be looking to play through some of the earlier entries in the Half-Life series.

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Watch: The Walking Dead VR’s Goriest Kills And Best Weapons

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Fair warning: if you’ve just eaten a big breakfast you probably shouldn’t scroll down. The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners touches down on Oculus Rift, Valve Index and HTC Vive this week.

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Lenovo Announces Oculus Go Competitor For Classrooms

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Consumer electronics giant Lenovo announced a 3DoF standalone VR headset for the education market. UPDATE: This article previously focused on an FCC filing pointing to a low cost VR headset from Lenovo and then GamingScienceTeacher pointed out the recent announcement.

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The Walking Dead: Saints And Sinners Is Another Physics-Driven, Super Gory Powerhouse For VR Gaming

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I think it’s safe to say a lot of us have Walking Dead fatigue. What started as a groundbreaking comic book flourished into a promising TV show and a landmark episodic game. But, like a zombie that just won’t die, the series just sort of… keeps shuffling on.

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Climbing Game To The Top Available For Oculus Quest Via SideQuest For $15

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The Quest version of climbing game To The Top is now available via SideQuest and itch.io for around $15. Electric Hat Games originally released To The Top in 2017 for PC VR, then moved to PSVR in 2018 and tried to release on Quest in 2019.

New VR Power Battery Pack For Oculus Quest Provides Power And Counter Weight

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A new battery pack for the Oculus Quest, the VR Power, aims to increase your play time and give you an ergonomic solution to counter balance the front-heavy weight of the Quest at the same time. The VR Power is made by Rebuff Reality and just recently became available the preorder.

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Tea For God To Receive Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Support In Future Update

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At the end of a change log for the latest build of Tea for God , developer Void Room stated that they are working on implementing the Oculus Quest’s controller-free hand tracking into the game in a future update.

Try Until You Fall For Free On Oculus Rift This Weekend

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Until You Fall, the melee combat-based game with rogue-lite elements from Schell Games, is available to try for free on the Oculus Store for Rift owners this weekend.

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VR Now ‘Very High’ On Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Priorities

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In an interview with Austrian newspaper Der Standard, the head of Microsoft’s upcoming Flight Simulator 2020 revealed that VR is now “very high” on the list of priorities.

Beat Saber Studio Beat Games Acquired By Facebook

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A bombshell announcement from Facebook today reveals the company is acquiring Prague-based Beat Games, the studio behind popular VR rhythm slasher Beat Saber. Terms of the acquisition “will not” be disclosed, according to Facebook, though it is possible details might leak.

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Xbox Scarlett VR Support Unlikely As ‘Nobody’s Asking’ For It – Phil Spencer

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If you were holding your breath for Xbox Scarlett VR support, best stop. Xbox head Phil Spencer recently reemphasized his reservations with VR to Stevivor , saying that it was “not where our focus is” That suggests it won’t come to the next generation console, codenamed Scarlett. “I

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John Carmack Hoping To Update Oculus Link For Clearer Images

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Oculus Link launched at the start of a very busy week last week, and everyone seems to be happy with it. But it’s well known that images shown inside your Quest when hooked up to a PC for Link are compressed slightly. John Carmack might tackle that in the future.

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The Valve Index Is Now Available In Canada And Japan

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The Valve Index is now available for purchase in Canada and Japan, further expanding the post-launch markets for Valve’s latest VR headset. The headset, which launched earlier this year, has been available to order in the United States and a selection of European countries.

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Oculus Go Price Cut Permanently To $149/£139

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Facebook today confirmed to UploadVR that it has permanently cut the price of the 32GB Oculus Go headset from $199/£199 down to $149/£139.

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Retro-Style VR Brawler Path Of The Warrior Now Has Co-Op

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Path of the Warrior released almost exactly one month ago on the Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest from Twisted Pixel and Oculus Studios and now it’s received the promised post-launch co-op multiplayer update.

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Free Oculus Quest Demo For Survival Horror Game Terminus Is One To Watch

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Need something to check out in VR today? The Terminus free Oculus Quest demo is definitely worth a look. Terminus is the new title from CVR, the developers of SideQuest hit, High Seas.

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Iron Man VR Delayed Into May 2020 For PSVR

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Tony Stark’s taking a little longer to suit up; Sony and Marvel’s Iron Man VR has been delayed. The game, developed by Camouflaj, was originally meant to be releasing next month on February 28th. However the studio just tweeted out to confirm that the game is now moving to May 15, 2020.

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Valve: Some Optional Half-Life: Alyx Interactions Only Possible With Index Controllers

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Valve’s upcoming VR game Half-Life: Alyx works with all tracked PC VR game controllers, but some optional interactions are only possible with the company’s own Index Controllers.

Valve ‘Would Love’ To Bring Half-Life: Alyx To PC But It ‘Can’t Really Translate’

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Half-Life is back, but not in the way you’d expect. Instead of a traditional PC game, Half-Life: Alyx is a full PC VR title coming next year. It can only be played with SteamVR-compatible headsets. Why is that?

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Espire 1: VR Operative Review – Surprisingly Deep Stealth Action

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After years of development and months of delays Espire 1: VR Operative is finally releasing. Read our full review to find out if this VR stealth game lives up to the hype. I’ve played Espire 1 a lot over the last couple of years.

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Here’s 10 Minutes Of Eclipse PSVR Gameplay, Dev ‘Looking Into Move Support’

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Good news everyone; White Elk Studios’ excellent atmospheric adventure, Eclipse: Edge of Light, is finally available on PSVR and PC VR headsets. For those that don’t know, Eclipse is a narrative-driven exploration game that casts players as a strandee on an uncharted planet.

Down The Rabbit Hole Continues To Intrigue In Fresh Video

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Earlier this year at Gamescom we got a glimpse of an intriguing new VR game named Down The Rabbit Hole. Developed by Wands studio, Cortopia, the game boasted a few unique ideas that helped it stick in the mind. This new video showcases some of those features.

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Check Out The First Screenshots Of Half-Life: Alyx

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Today’s the day; Valve just introduced Half-Life: Alyx to the world for the first time. Want to see the first screenshots of the game? We’ve got them right here. As Valve confirmed today, Half-Life: Alyx is set between the events of Half-Life 1 and 2.

Here’s Everything We Learned About Half-Life: Alyx From The Developer AMA

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The developers of Half-Life: Alyx answered questions about the game on Reddit. To save you rummaging through the Reddit thread, we’ve summed up all of the responses in one place. SDK Not Releasing Alongside The Game. The team is “not currently planning on shipping a full SDK.”

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Editorial: Beat Saber Acquisition Begins Facebook’s Push Toward Horizon

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I believe Facebook’s Head of Content Mike Verdu when he writes that Facebook’s acquisition of Beat Saber is “ just the beginning ”.

Valve: With Index Shipped ‘We’re Having A Blast And Feeling Highly Productive’

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In a recent talk , Valve programmer Kerry Davis said that some people at the company “hate” VR development. Davis’ comments were in reference to the sheer clutter that working in VR can create, specifically with the number of wires and headsets hanging around.

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Valve Hosting Half-Life: Alyx AMA, New Concept Art Released

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Valve announced that the Half-Life: Alyx development team will be doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit tomorrow morning. The AMA will take place on the Half-Life subreddit from 9am Pacific tomorrow, less than 24 hours away, with questions submitted ahead of time.

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Oculus Rift & Link Users Report Stuttering After Latest Software Update

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Owners of the Oculus Rift and Rift S headsets, as well as Quest owners using Link, have been reporting stuttering and other performance issues after the v12 software update. Reports of this issue sprang up on reddit and the Oculus forums over the past month.

CES 2020: VR Power Solves Oculus Quest’s Biggest Problem

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The Oculus Quest made a huge impact in the VR community in less than a year. It gave VR aficionados a standalone solution with great controllers, and helped bring in newcomers with an affordable, accessible headset.

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Editorial: For A Shot At Survival HTC Vive May Have To Leave Consumers Behind

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As it finally starts charting a path to broader market viability, VR is inevitably leaving some of its earliest proponents behind.

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Oculus Quest United States Shipping Dates Pushed Into March

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The dispatch dates for Facebook’s Oculus Quest headset have been pushed back once again in the United States, now not shipping until early March for the 64GB model and late February for the 128GB model when ordered from the official company website.

Mojo Vision Is Putting An Augmented Reality Screen On A Contact Lens

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Mojo Vision is revealing a smart contact lens with a tiny built-in display that lets you view augmented reality images on a screen sitting right in front of your eyeballs. It’s an achievement that just makes me say, “Wow. This is the future!”.

Best Black Friday 2019 VR Sales And Deals

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We’ve rounded up all of the best Black Friday 2019 sales and deals for VR. This list will be continuously updated throughout the month of November and has all deals for all headset platforms, accessories, and hardware.

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10 Best VR Puzzle Games And Experiences For All Headsets

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Perhaps one of the most common genres found in the myriad of VR games is the humble puzzle game. With such an immersive platform that carries huge interactive potential, puzzle games are an instant fit for VR.

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