Free Demo Of Innovative, Physics-Based ‘Holoception’ Now Available

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The physics-based VR shooter Holoception is now offering a free demo on Steam after initially launching a paid project in early access in October this year. This unusual mechanic can take some getting used to, which is why the developers Holonautic are now offering a demo.

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

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The Terminus free Oculus Quest demo is definitely worth a look. The free Oculus Quest demo — also available on SideQuest — launched this week and offers a very early look at the game in an Alpha state. I definitely recommend checking the demo out for yourself, then.

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In Vegas? HTC is Offering Public Vive Pro Demos Through Thursday

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The official HTC Vive Twitter account has posted a reminder of their public invitation to anyone looking for a Vive Pro demo , with a “daily open house” from 4–6pm through Thursday at the Wynn’s Alsace Ballroom. — HTC VIVE (@htcvive) January 9, 2018.

9 Minutes of ‘Budget Cuts 2: Mission Insolvency’ Demo Gameplay

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The full demo was around 15 minutes long, although for the sake of brevity I sped up a section where I forgot to properly arm myself with arrows, and also edited out one of my boring and senseless deaths. SEE ALSO Hands-on: 'Budget Cuts 2' Demo Brings a Bow and Arrow to a Knife Fight.

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Hands-on: ‘New Retro Arcade’ Tech Demo HTC Vive Gameplay

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New Retro Arcade has finally got the roomscale treatment with newly released support for the HTC Vive (and Oculus Rift CV1) through Steam. The post Hands-on: ‘New Retro Arcade’ Tech Demo HTC Vive Gameplay appeared first on Road to VR.

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Rinlo Shows Steampunk VR Platforming In Launch Trailer, Demo Coming

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Rinlo will be getting a free demo as part of the Steam Summer Game Festival that kicks off on June 9th. Rinlo hits Steam on June 23rd with support for the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Valve Index headsets.

VR Fitness Experience Viro Move Demo Now Available For PC VR

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Viro Move, a new VR fitness experience , now has a downloadable demo on the Steam store for you to try out. The game currently has no release date, but you can download the demo now for the Index, Rift, Windows MR and HTC Vive on Steam.

Hands-on: ‘Budget Cuts 2’ Demo Brings a Bow and Arrow to a Knife Fight

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I’ve played through the first game, so I’m going to be intentionally vague about some of the finer details so I don’t spoil anything—although there isn’t much to spoil since the new game’s demo was entirely combat-driven.

Free Apex Construct Demo Finally Comes To Steam

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The Swedish studio today launched a free demo for the game on Steam. It supports the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows VR headsets and lets you play through the first level. To mark the demo’s launch, the game is also 50% off on Steam this week, available for $14.99. This demo arrives shortly after Fast Travel revealed Apex Construct sold the best on PSVR. PSVR has had a demo since May of last year which may have helped sales.

Where to Try Vive, PSVR, Rift, Touch, Gear VR, and Daydream for Free

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Luckily, it’s easy to find yourself a free demo of any VR major system out there. HTC Vive. The Vive is the ‘room-scale’ VR system created by HTC and Valve. Find an HTC Vive Demo Location. Find an Oculus Rift and Touch Demo Location.

5 Impressive VR Companies From ViveX Batch Two Demo Day

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This week we went to an HTC-hosted Demo Day for the second batch of ViveX funded VR and AR companies. Bonus Entry: Invrse Reality – This one is just a bonus entry because the demo I tried was entirely embargoed and I can’t actually talk about it.

Avatars and Analytics Dominate HTC’s First Vive X Demo Day for VR Startups

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Vive X is an incubator started by HTC that is designed to help VR startups turn their ideas into profitable realities. Earlier this week, Vive X hosted its very first demo day at its downtown San Francisco headquarters. Funded by $100 Million investment from HTC.

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CES 2018: HTC Pulled Out All The Stops For This Amazing VR Tech Demo

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In the middle of HTC’s CES space this year there’s a giant green screen booth. In the center of the booth there are four HTC Vives and four sets of two Hyperkin blasters. You literally couldn’t miss the thing it was so big.

Here’s the Star Wars VR Demo Apple Showed During Their Keynote

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John Knoll, chief creative officer at Industrial Light & Magic, presented a mixed reality Star Wars themed live demo of VR content created on Mac and played on the Vive. The post Here’s the Star Wars VR Demo Apple Showed During Their Keynote appeared first on Road to VR.

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HTC Vive Cosmos Supports Optical Finger Tracking

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The HTC Vive Cosmos will support the same finger tracking SDK as Vive and Vive Pro, as shown in a video posted to Twitter by HTC Vive’s China President. Early native #HandTracking demo possible already on the #ViveCosmos from our Beijing #AI team.

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Innoactive’s ‘VR Suitcase’ is a Portable, Self-Contained HTC Vive Demo Station

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Whilst the HTC Vive offers incredible room-scale VR experiences, no one could ever describe the SteamVR powered package as compact. The post Innoactive’s ‘VR Suitcase’ is a Portable, Self-Contained HTC Vive Demo Station appeared first on Road to VR.

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Watch Will.I.Am Demo this VR Turret Simulator

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made his away around the demo room floor, stopping at a prominently placed turret contraption to take it for a spin. The physical structure was built in five weeks by Two Bit Circus in collaboration with Digital Domain who created the virtual game experience for the HTC Vive.

OTOY Demos Lightfield Streaming From the Cloud

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SEE ALSO Exclusive: OTOY Shows Us Live-captured Light Fields in the HTC Vive. The demo itself was not as flashy as the worlds of opportunity it could represent. The post OTOY Demos Lightfield Streaming From the Cloud appeared first on Road to VR.

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PlayStation VR Demos Coming to Hundreds of US Retailers

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When it comes to virtual reality, you really do have to ‘see it to believe it’, so Sony is joining the ranks of HTC and Oculus in opening demo spaces for their VR headset to retailers nationwide.

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ViveX Demo Day Batch 2 Featured 26 VR And AR Companies

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Today at an event in San Francisco HTC hosted a Vive X Demo Day for its second batch of funded company demos. Make sure to check back tomorrow and later this week for more details, impressions, and thoughts on the companies that demoed. Tagged with: Demo Day , htc , ViveX Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Development Experiences HTC Vive Investments VR Industry News Demo Day htc ViveX

Pioneering VR Demo ‘Waltz of the Wizard’ to Live on in New ‘Extended Edition’

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As one of the pioneering demos to heavily feature object interaction back at the birth of consumer VR, it always felt like the curiously magical prologue to something much larger. Waltz of the Wizard (2016) is a exceptionally well-built VR experience from Iceland-based studio Aldin Dynamics.

‘3DNesVR’ Brings Nintendo Classics to VR, Demo Now Available on Steam

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in May 2017, 3DNesVR is finally heading to Steam, with support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows VR headsets. You can try it our for free now, as the demo on Steam supports a limited number of titles including: Super Mario Bros.

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Valve Reveals Latest Knuckles Dev Kit & New ‘Moondust’ Tech Demo

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That changed this week as Valve offered up a major information dump, showcasing the latest Knuckles dev kit with a significant design overhaul, alongside a new tech demo designed to demonstrate what the controllers are capable of.

Oculus Begins A ‘Free To Try’ Demo Program With Defense Grid 2

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After spending money to upgrade or buy a VR-ready PC and then drop hundreds on a VR headset like the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive , the idea of spending even more money on games is a bit daunting. That’s why demos and free trials are so useful. Luckily on Steam there is a generous refund program , many developers upload demos , and there are often free play weekends and deep discounts that make games more accessible than ever.

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W. Mass. group offer free HTC Vive, Gear VR demos

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If you are located near Northampton, Massachusetts, or plan to swing by, Northampton Community Television is offering free public virtual reality demos using the HTC Vive and Gear VR headsets. Stop by the NCTV facilities at 380... Briefs Gear VR HTC Vive Northampton

HTC Vive now available to try in some stores

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Otherwise, you have probably not tried an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. HTC announced today you'll shortly be able to try the HTC Vive in limited stores such as Microsoft stores and GameStop. Demo HTC HTC Vive Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News Vive VR VR Games

Valve Demos Half-Life: Alyx Gameplay in Three new Videos

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It’s set to launch on 23rd March via Steam for Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. News Pinned Article Half-Life: Alyx HTC Vive Oculus Rift Valve Valve Index Windows Mixed Reality

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VR MMO OrbusVR Gets Generous Free Trial Demo Up To Level 10

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In a surprise announcement yesterday , Orbus Online, the development team behind OrbusVR: Reborn , revealed that the game is getting a free trial demo version. Demo users also cannot trade or use the Auction House, but those seem to be the only real limitations.

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VR MMO OrbusVR Gets Generous Free Trial Demo Up To Level 10

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In a surprise announcement yesterday , Orbus Online, the development team behind OrbusVR: Reborn, revealed that the game is getting a free trial demo version. Demo users also cannot trade or use the Auction House, but those seem to be the only real limitations.

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Preview: ‘Racket: Nx’ for HTC Vive

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Matthew Magee gets active and takes a swing at the new futuristic VR sports featuring heavy classic arcade influences for the HTC Vive, Racket: Nx. The post Preview: ‘Racket: Nx’ for HTC Vive appeared first on Road to VR.

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‘New Retro Arcade’ Launches with HTC Vive and Rift CV1 Support on Steam

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Developer Digital Cybercherries has launched the New Retro Arcade Tech Demo on Steam for the HTC Vive. The post ‘New Retro Arcade’ Launches with HTC Vive and Rift CV1 Support on Steam appeared first on Road to VR.

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HTC Launches Flagship Vive Store In China

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That fact became even more apparent earlier this month when the company launched their first Vive-dedicated store and demo center in Shenzhen, China, according to reports by RoadToVR. HTC’s Shenzhen Vive store launched its soft opening October 1st and is now available to the general public.

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SightLine: The Chair Updated For Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

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Developer Tomáš Mariančík (aka Frooxius) has now released Sightline the chair for both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive consumer versions. When the Chair was first released, it was often touted as the best demo to show your friends who have never yet experienced Virtual Reality.

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Download the Viro Move Demo Today for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive & Valve Index

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Today, to let players get a taste of the experience the studio has released a demo via Steam. While the demo won’t include all the features of Viro Move it will allow you to test the main aspects of its gameplay, namely the shooting, boxing and swordplay elements. ” Like the final version, the demo of Viro Move will support Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Valve Index headsets. Support will also be coming for HTC Vive Cosmos, PlayStation VR and Oculus Quest.

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Apple Sets Stage For VR; Shows Off Star Wars Vive Demo

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Also continuing the theme of VR support for Mac, Industrial Light and Magic staffers demonstrated the first-ever native HTC Vive demo on a Mac system. This was a number that ILM shared was reached during their on stage demo.

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Try Not To Drool Over This Cool BB-8 VR Demo

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So it’s surprising that the Star Wars VR experience I’m most excited for is actually a small, unofficial experience that’s more of a tech demo than an actual game. So what about this little demo makes it the coolest virtual reality game based on the infamous sci-fi franchise?

First Ever OpenXR Demo Heading To Siggraph 2018 This Week

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Khronos Group’s anticipated VR/AR standard API, OpenXR, is finally getting its first ever public demo at Siggraph 2018 this week. The platform, which was announced at GDC last year, will be shown running an Unreal Engine VR demo inside both the StarVR and Microsoft’s Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets at the event in Vancouver, Canada, from August 12th – 16th.

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