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Our First Look At NERF’s Competitive VR Game

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When you’re not parkouring across the map, you’ll be firing darts at your opponents using real NERF blasters.

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‘Cities: VR’ is a Built-for-VR Version of ‘Cities: Skylines’, Coming to Quest 2 in Spring 2022

Road to VR

Popular city-builder Cities: Skylines (2015) doesn’t offer native VR support, however the franchise is getting its first official made-for-VR game soon called Cities: VR, which will let you go hands-on as you take the reigns of your city from a new perspective.

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‘Moss: Book 2’ Coming Next Year, Gameplay Revealed

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New gameplay footage of the highly-anticipated sequel teases new enemies, environments, and weapons. UploadVR kicked off its Winter VR Showcase earlier today, revealing a variety of exciting announcements about some of your favorite VR games and apps.

‘Demeo’ is Getting ‘Roots of Evil’ Campaign DLC on December 16th

Road to VR

Demeo (2021) , the VR tabletop dungeon crawler from Resolution Games, is getting a new campaign soon called ‘Roots of Evil’ Demeo is a four-player co-op game that pits a party of adventures against various baddies and one very powerful end boss.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

A Hands-On Review of Holoride

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Some of my favorite memories with my children involve traveling around the United States to visit national parks, historic sites, and science museums.

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3 reasons why Microsoft Edge is better than Google Chrome

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Microsoft's Edge browser is based on the same engine as Google Chrome, but these three features make the browser the better option. Computing Google Google Chrome Microsoft Microsoft Edge Windows Windows 10 Windows 11

Pioneering VR Dev of ‘Lunar Flight’ Reveals Second Ever VR Game, Coming ‘Very Soon’

Road to VR

Pioneering VR developer Sean Edwards, well known in VR’s early days as the mind behind Lunar Flight (2012) , has announced his second ever VR title. A substantial pivot from space landing sim to arcade FPS, Dead Second promises high octane action and sharp visuals on Quest and PC VR.

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Cities: Skylines Spin-Off Cities: VR Announced For Quest 2

Upload VR

Fast Travel Games’ next VR title is a spin-off of popular city-building simulation, Cities: Skylines, named Cities: VR. Announced today at the Upload VR Showcase , Cities: VR is coming to Meta Quest 2 (formally known as the Oculus Quest 2) in Spring 2022.

‘Vertigo 2’ Gameplay Teaser Shows off New ‘Autonica’ Level, Aiming for 2022 Release

Road to VR

During Upload VR’s game showcase today, Zulubo Productions showed off new progress on Vertigo 2 , its long-awaited sequel to its PC VR adventure Vertigo (2016).

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How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

Quest Headsets Now Make Up More Than 40% Of SteamVR

Upload VR

Meta’s Quest and Quest 2 standalone headsets made up 41% of SteamVR usage in November. When including the Oculus Rift and Rift S PC-only headsets, this figure rises to 62%. Companies like Meta, Valve, & HTC don’t reveal sales figures.

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Reality Bytes: Netflix, Apple & NFTs

AR Insider

What are the biggest insights and observations in AR and adjacent sectors this week? Welcome to Reality Bytes, featuring lightning-round video commentary from AR Insider partner, M7 Innovations. The post Reality Bytes: Netflix, Apple & NFTs appeared first on AR Insider. Commentary Reality Byte

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Co-Op Horror Game Paranormal Hunter Announced For PC VR

Upload VR

Former Shenmue and Shin Megami Tensei developers at EALoGames have revealed a new cooperative horror game named Paranormal Hunter, and it’s got full VR support.

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Snap Advances the Metavearth

AR Insider

Given that the Greek root 'meta' means beyond, can digital content extend meaning beyond the physical representations of places and things? This is the 'metavearth' and Snap is making moves to advance it. The post Snap Advances the Metavearth appeared first on AR Insider.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' is a rapturous re-invention of a broadway classic

Mashable VR

From the very start of Steven Spielberg's West Side Story , this superb filmmaker distinguishes his spectacular remake from its classic predecessor, and he does it with dirt.

Watch NASA’s video clips showing Thursday’s spacewalk

Digital Trends

NASA’s latest spacewalk ended successfully at the space station on Thursday, December 2. The agency has since shared some video clips of the mission. News International Space Station ISS NASA space Space Station spacewalk

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Tesla launches $1,900 Cyberquad for Kids

Mashable VR

Remember when Elon Musk promised a Tesla ATV called Cyberquad ? Well, the actual Cyberquad isn't quite here, but Tesla quietly launched something similar: the Cyberquad for Kids (yes, that's the official name).

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Nvidia may already be working on an RTX 3050 to counter Intel’s Arc GPUs

Digital Trends

As the release of Intel's first-ever discrete graphics card nears, Nvidia is reportedly looking to interfere. Computing News GeForce RTX GPU Intel Intel Arc Nvidia

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Google tries to make finding a doctor less of a nightmare

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Anyone who has ever searched for a doctor knows finding a good one that actually takes your insurance is an overwhelming mess. That's still true, but new search tools from Google might make the process a little less painful.

Get this portable, powerful Dell laptop for only $280 today

Digital Trends

Snap up a bargain budget laptop for less at Dell right now but be quick -- stock is limited. Computing Deals commerce 2021 computing deals Cyber Monday 2021 deal Dell 2021 Dell deals Dell Inspiron 15 3000

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Save over $60 on Apple AirPods and get them before Christmas Day

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SAVE OVER $60: You can still get your hands on discounted Apple AirPods before Christmas. Apple AirPods (with wireless charging case) are on sale for $134.99 at Woot, saving you over $60 on list price.

Titanfall 2 still towers above gaming’s biggest shooters

Digital Trends

Halo Infinite, Battlefield 2042, and Call of Duty: Vanguard still can't stack up to Titanfall 2, the most innovative shooter of the past five years. Gaming Respawn Entertainment Titanfall 2

How to use BeReal, an app asking you to stop curating your social media

Mashable VR

When it comes to the vast pool of social sharing apps at our disposal, one trait is overwhelmingly common: they give us the chance to curate what we want to share the world. We can give time and thought to this, whether in an Instagram photo dump or across TikTok.

Last chance to get the Echo Dot for $20 with Christmas delivery

Digital Trends

You didn't miss all of the Cyber Monday Amazon Echo deals, as the third-generation Amazon Echo Dot is still available from Best Buy for a very affordable $20. Deals Smart Home Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Best Buy 2021 Cyber Monday 2021 smart home smart home deals

Boost your iPad creativity with this stylus pen on sale for 68% off

Mashable VR

TL;DR: The Digipen stylus for iPads and tablets is just $31.99 at the Mashable Shop with code CMSAVE20 as of Dec. The stylus is one of those gadgets that will surely make your digital life easier, yet most people completely forget about. The Digipen should definitely be on your radar, though.

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Microsoft prompts to switch to the Edge browser are starting to get ridiculous

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Microsoft has incorporated new prompts into its Edge browser that attempt to dissuade users from downloading Google Chrome. Computing News Browsers Chrome edge Google Chrome Microsoft

Still looking for an Apple Watch deal? This Series 6 is $100 off at Walmart.

Mashable VR

SAVE $100 : As of Dec. 2, the Apple Watch Series 6 in navy is still on sale (and still in stock!) for just $299 at Walmart. That's a savings of 25% and the same price it was on Cyber Monday.

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This 58-inch TV is under $350 at Walmart for Cyber Week 2021

Digital Trends

Missed all of the best Cyber Monday deals that just happened? Don't worry, because one of the best Cyber Monday TV deals is still around at Walmart. Deals Home Theater Black Friday 2021 Cyber Monday 2021 Hisense 4K TV Hisense 4K TV Deals Home Theater Deals walmart 2021 WM-Q4-21

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Score a nice deal on this gadget discovery subscription box

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TL;DR: As of Dec. 2, you can get 52% off your first box of a quarterly subscription to the Gadget Discovery Club. That's $72 for the first quarter with the code CMSAVE20. If you don't know what to get someone, a subscription box is always a good idea.