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Boneworks Can Now Be Played From Start To Finish

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Highly anticipated VR shooter Boneworks is a step closer to completion. Last week Stress Level Zero’s Brandon J Laatsch revealed that the game can now be played from beginning to finish.

Varjo’s VR-2 Pro Kills Screen Door Effect, Tracks Fingers, And Runs SteamVR Content

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Varjo is releasing two successors to its VR-1 “bionic” VR headset. Varjo headsets’ unique feature is that they have angular resolution claimed as equivalent to the human eyes in the center of the image. There are two displays for each eye in a Varjo headset.

Capcom Japan Announce Another Resident Evil 7 Free-Roam VR Attraction

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Capcom announced a new walkthrough, free-roam VR attraction set in the world of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard , titled Biohazard: Walkthrough the Fear.

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Low-Fi: Get Your Latest Look At Sci-Fi Stunner In New Video

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IRIS VR’s Low-Fi is shaping up to be one of our most anticipated VR titles of 2020. That remains the case following the launch of this new developer walkthrough.

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Oculus Quest Update Improves Casting Quality & Latency, Supports More Cast Devices

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A new firmware update for Oculus Quest improves the quality, stability, and latency of TV casting as well as adding support for more cast devices. Oculus Quest included the ability to cast the headset’s view to a TV since the headset launched back in May, using Google’s Cast technology.

New Five Nights At Freddy’s VR DLC Is On The Way

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Good news for those that like pooping themselves inside VR headsets; new Five Nights at Freddy’s VR DLC is on the way! Developer Steel Wool Studios last week dropped a teaser trailer for Five Nights at Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted – Curse of Dreadbear.

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Asgard’s Wrath Review: VR’s Best And Most Ambitious Game Yet

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The massive action-adventure RPG from Sanzaru Games, Asgard’s Wrath , is finally releasing on October 10th and we’ve spent the better part of the last few days immersing ourselves in the annals of Norse mythology to bring you our full, comprehensive review.

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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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HTC Now Says Vive Cosmos Controller Batteries Should Last 4 To 8 Hours

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HTC addressed some common user and reviewer concerns relating to the newly-launched Vive Cosmos in a new blog post. Last week, we posted our review of the headset. In a nutshell, the headset is a mixed bag and in a difficult spot.

Sideloaded: Facebook Clarifies Intention Of Oculus Quest ‘Developer Mode’

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Facebook recently updated its Content Guidelines for Oculus Quest to include a new section titled “Oculus Platform Abuse Policy” that could affect certain types of sideloaded Quest content.

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Toyota Is Using VR To Train Domestic Robots

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The robotics division of the Toyota Research Institute is using VR headsets to train robots to help perform and learn domestic actions.

Black Friday Brings Oculus Quest’s First True Games Sale

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It’s Black Friday today, and Facebook is finally putting a large number of Quest games on sale – though mostly still through bundles. Since the release of the Oculus Quest back in May, games in its app store haven’t gone on sale.

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Last Labyrinth Review: Claustrophobic Escape Rooming

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Last Labyrinth leaves you tied up, arms and hands bound in a wheelchair, at the mercy of a young girl.

Spaceteam VR Brings Frantic Co-Op Party Play To Quest + More In 2020

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Start warming up your shouty voice; Spaceteam VR is on its way to Quest and other headsets in early 2020. As we confirmed during yesterday’s Holiday VR Showcase, Cooperative Innovations adaptation of the smartphone classic will arrive in Q1 of next year.

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The Void Announces Avengers: Damage Control VR Experience, Tickets On Sale Now

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Surprise! The Void just announced its Marvel VR experience, Avengers: Damage Control. We first reported that The Void was making a Marvel VR experience earlier this year. The company creates location-based VR experiences often based on popular IP like Wreck it Ralph and Star Wars.

Oculus Headsets Pass 50% Market Share In September Steam Hardware Survey

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Oculus headsets now make up more than 50% of VR headsets on Steam, according to the September Hardware Survey. The Facebook-owned brand’s total has hovered just below 50% for around two years now.

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Hands-On: Death Lap Channels Twisted Metal For Intense VR Combat Racing

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Death Lap is a new upcoming VR combat racing game from OZWE Games featuring cross-play and cross-buy that releases “soon” for Rift and Quest.

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Here’s Every Oculus Go App You Can Play On Quest

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Looking for Oculus Go games on Quest? We’ve got the full list. Last week Facebook announced that a select number of popular Oculus Go/Gear VR apps were coming to Quest. Whilst the feature hasn’t arrived just yet, we do know which games and apps are making the jump.

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Facebook To Build ‘True Next Generation Concept Prototype’ VR Headset

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At Oculus Connect 6 last week Facebook’s chief VR researcher revealed something you might have missed: his division is going to build an integrated next generation concept prototype VR headset. So far, Facebook Reality Labs has been revealing feature prototypes.

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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 ”.

Oculus Quest Finger Tracking Decreases Battery Life By Just 7 Minutes

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The upcoming Hand Tracking feature for Oculus Quest reduces battery life by just 7 minutes, according to Facebook. Hand Tracking was announced during the week at Oculus Connect 6 , Facebook’s annual VR/AR conference.

Pistol Whip Free Level ‘High Priestess’ Arrives Dec. 19 Inspired By ‘Oldboy’

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Pistol Whip will receive an update on December 19 that features a brand new free level called “High Priestess” Pistol Whip is a hit VR rhythm-meets-shooter game from Cloudhead Games that launched earlier this month with 10 levels.

Go Behind-The-Scenes With Solaris, The New Shooter From Firewall Devs

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Ever since we first teased the game at our E3 VR Showcase, we’ve been keen to find out more about Solaris: Offworld Combat. Today, you can glean a few more details from a new behind-the-scenes look.

Hideo Kojima Now Owns A Valve Index

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Hideo Kojima, famous for creating the Metal Gear Solid series, is now the proud owner of a Valve Index. Kojima posted to both Twitter and Instagram to show off his brand new, semi-unboxed Valve Index. He enthusiastically wrote on Twitter , “VALVE INDEX has arrived from VALVE!

Microsoft Flight Simulator Won’t Support VR At Launch, ‘Maybe’ Later On

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Microsoft’s upcoming next generation flight simulator will not support VR at launch, according to a YouTuber who was given hands-on access at a Microsoft hosted event.

HTC CEO Yves Maitre: ‘I’m Not Sure That The Target Is To Beat Oculus’

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In an interview with Bloomburg Technology , newly-appointed HTC Ceo Yves Maitre spoke about the competition in the VR market between Oculus and HTC. He also spoke about the VR market at large and how it has affected HTC’s performance and stock price.

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OC6: Oculus Quest Can Run SteamVR Games Via Link, Facebook Says

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You should be able to play SteamVR games like Skyrim and No Man’s Sky on your Oculus Quest when Oculus Link arrives in November. Facebook revealed this new feature at Oculus Connect 6 yesterday.

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HTC Vive Cosmos Review: A Strong Debut, But Still Not Enough

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A few weeks ago HTC finally revealed the release date and price for the HTC Vive Cosmos : October 3rd for $699. We tried it out briefly , but now after spending about a week with a review unit we’ve got our full and finalized review.

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Long-Delayed PSVR Exclusive Golem Finally Gets Release Date

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It’s finally happening! We have the Golem release date! Oddly enough Highwire Games’ long-delayed PSVR exclusive will be arriving first as a physical disc… in Europe. The game comes out on disc on November 8th, published by physical specialists, Perp Games.

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OC6 Analysis: Facebook Isn’t Playing Games With Its Finger Tracking For VR

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Facebook demonstrated an early version of finger tracking on its Oculus Quest VR headset at Oculus Connect 6. The intuitive input method is slated for release as an experimental consumer feature in “early 2020” alongside the release of an SDK for developers.

Respawn Resurrects Medal Of Honor In VR For Oculus-Exclusive AAA Shooter

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Respawn Entertainment’s long-anticipated Oculus-exclusive shooter is a Medal of Honor VR game. Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond was announced at the Oculus Connect 6 developer conference today. It’s coming exclusively to the Oculus Rift in 2020.

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OC6: New ‘Half Dome’ Prototypes Smaller, Lighter & More Reliable, But Lack 140 Degree FoV

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At Oculus Connect 6 today, Facebook showed off two successors to the ‘Half Dome’ varifocal headset it first showed at F8 2018. Half Dome 1, 2, and 3. Half Dome was an advanced prototype headset with moving varifocal displays and a 140 degree field of view.

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Facebook Will ‘Look At Tackling The Technical Challenges’ Of Rift S Finger Tracking

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Are you wondering if Oculus finger tracking will come to Rift S?

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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Oculus Quest Firmware Update Adds Stereo Passthrough, 3DoF Mode, Go Apps

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A firmware update to the Oculus Quest rolling out today adds stereo passthrough support, 3DoF mode, and support for some Oculus Go apps. Additionally, the new version allows future updates to be manually forced from the Quest’s settings inside VR.

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Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time Has The Hokey Heart Of British Sci-Fi Intact

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Doctor Who has a knack for reinvention or, more fittingly, regeneration. I don’t just mean in the Doctor’s many changing faces but the way those changes come to shape its tone and feel.

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