Fri.Nov 29, 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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Microsoft Affirms VR Isn’t a Focus for Xbox Scarlett

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Australian publication Stevivor recently sat down with Xbox head Phil Spencer to broach the subject of whether or not the company’s upcoming next-gen console would be matching Sony’s continued VR ambitions with PlayStation 5.

First-Of-Its-Kind Mixed Reality Fitness Game Makes Its Way To Vive Focus Plus

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HitMotion: Reloaded blends VR, MR, and exercise to create a truly unique fitness experience. It’s safe to say VR changed the way people think of video games. With the introduction of immersive entertainment, gaming is no longer a strictly sedentary experience.

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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The Angry Birds Movie 2: VR Under Pressure Dev XR Games Complete £1.5m Investment Round

Peter Graham

During the summer British virtual reality (VR) developer XR Games released its biggest videogame to date in the form of movie tie-in The Angry Birds Movie 2: VR Under Pressure for PlayStation VR.

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.

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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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Taking Inspiration from Existing Design Processes and Pushing the Limits of Reality

The Extended Mind

Photo by Cleyton Ewerton on Unsplash. Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) developers are being challenged to design experiences on an unprecedented level.

HTC Vive Holiday Gift Guide: Accessories, Games, And More For HTC Headsets

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The HTC Vive is one of the most popular and enduring lines of PC VR headsets. Whether you’re talking about the original HTC Vive or the newer Vive Cosmos, there are a bunch of different games and accessories you can use with the Vive system.

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When is a VR Game not a VR Game? When it’s Synthesis Universe

Peter Graham

Categorising helps make sense of the world around us, usable in every facet of our lives, particularly helpful when talking about a subject, in this case, virtual reality (VR) entertainment.

Facebook Buys Beat Saber, Xbox Gives VR A Hard Pass & Win A Fisherman’s Tale on Quest – VRecap

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We’ve hit the holiday season in a big way this week with news from Facebook & Microsoft – oh, and UploadVR’s very own showcase featuring big announcements, releases & updates for the upcoming year!

What Does Tech History Tell Us About AR’s Future?

AR Insider

This article features the latest episode of The AR Show. Based on a new collaboration, episode coverage now joins AR Insider’s editorial flow including narrative insights and audio. See past and future episodes here or subscribe.

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A Fisherman’s Tale Quest Review: There’s Nothing Fishy About This First-Rate Port

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When we first reviewed A Fisherman’s Tale on PC and PSVR earlier this year, we said this: “From slow-motion shootouts to trips across the universe and stories of loved ones lost, VR has already proven that each of its core design tenants can be tamed.

VR Cover’s New Valve Index VR Headset Interface Goes on Sale for the Holidays

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If you’ve spent any amount of time in your VR headset , you know that after too much use, your headset can get dirty and the fittings can become misshapen. It makes it uncomfortable and awkward if you want to let other people use your headset.

How To Make A Great 5 Meter Oculus Link Cable

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Until the official Oculus Link Cable launches next month, the longest compatible cable you can use to turn your Oculus Quest into a PC VR headset is 3 meters. However, you can “make” a longer one by using an extension cable.

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Japan’s NEWVIEW Awards 2019 Returns to Celebrate VR Art & Culture

Peter Graham

Here in the UK the AIXR held the recent VR Awards event, celebrating the great strides made within the industry, from consumer entertainment to education and enterprise. Over in Japan, however, the upcoming NEWVIEW Awards 2019 is celebrating VR in an entirely different way. Being held in Shibuya, Tokyo, next month, the NEWVIEW Awards 2019 aim to celebrate the fields of fashion, culture, and art.

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