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‘Angry Birds VR’ is Coming to All Major VR Platforms in 2019

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Rovio’s Angry Birds defined the early days of mobile games. Now, the studio has set their sights on consumer VR with their next installment of their incredibly popular pig-smashing title.

‘Angry Birds VR: Isle Of Pigs’ Arrives On Major Platforms Early 2019

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Rovio Entertainment announces the VR debut of its global franchise. Just when you thought you’ve seen just about every Angry Bird iteration possible, here comes Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs.

Developers Now Receiving Google’s Experimental 6DOF Controller Kits

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Mk2 Partners With Secret Location For Worldwide VR Distribution Network

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Betting on location-based VR.

Magic Leap Updates Lumin OS with Enhancements for Helio Browser, Avatar Chat, & More

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Nearly a year to the day after the unveiling Magic Leap One, Magic Leap has dropped another update to the Lumin OS that runs the device. Lumin OS version 0.94 is available now as an over-the-air update or via download on the Creator Portal for Magic Leap One users. The bulk of the updates center on Helio, Magic Leap's augmented reality web browser. In the latest version, Helio users can now scroll by swiping with the cursor pointed to the edge of the window.

Void Racer Is A Surprisingly Solid Wipeout VR-Style Game For Oculus Go

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WipEout and F-Zero have established themselves over the years as the premiere sci-fi racing games available. Redout is a good alternative, with some stellar VR support to boot.

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Oculus Go Gets Emmy Nominated VR Short ‘Dear Angelica’ With John Carmack’s 5K Tech

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Short VR film ‘Dear Angelica’ is now available on Oculus Go. Dear Angelica was created by Oculus Story Studio, a former department of Oculus which produced short non-interactive VR films.

2018 Highlights: Award-winning VR gloves, global customers, and a growing team

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A new generation of HaptX Gloves. At HaptX, our team is celebrating a milestone-filled 2018. We started the year strong, receiving the Lumiere Technology Award in January, alongside companies like Disney and Microsoft.

First Videos Of Google Daydream 6DOF Controllers In Action Arrive

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A few months back Google announced that it was developing a pair of six degree of freedom (6DOF) controllers to be used with the Lenovo Mirage Solo standalone VR headset. The device, which runs on Google’s Daydream platform, needs to be fitted with a new faceplate that allows for the controllers to be tracked without the need for external sensors. Today, we’ve finally seen those controllers in action for the first time.

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#722: IDFA’s DocLab & “the Creative Treatment of Actuality”

Voices of VR

The DocLab at the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) was started in 2007 by Caspar Sonnen, and it’s very similar to the New Frontier programming. Podcast Archive

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Steam Winter Sale 2018 Discounts Over 1,200 VR Games

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Gather ’round boys and girls because it’s the middle of December which means it’s officially Steam Winter Sale time! This time of year Valve always chops down prices on Steam offering deep discounts of 50%, 75%, and sometimes even over 90% off tens of thousands of PC games. The sale runs until January 3rd, 2019, so you’ve got a few weeks to plan and collect holiday funds still. And specifically for our readers, that means big VR game discounts!

Seven Things To Do In VR With Your Family This Christmas

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The festive season is upon us and, if you’re reading this page, there’s a good chance you’ve got a shiny new VR headset to entertain the relatives with this Christmas. But deciding what to actually do with your VR kit on Christmas day can be a challenge. Never fear; we’re here with seven recommendations for virtual activities for the entire family. Have A VR Dance Party With Beat Saber.

WipEout Omega Collection VR Livestream: Sci-Fi Racing On PSVR

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For today’s stream we’re diving into some WipEout Omega Collection VR on PSVR. WipEout makes a perfect transition to the immersive realm and shines as a perfect example of how to do a sci-fi racer well on the platform. The speed is incredibly fast, gameplay is smooth, and all of the vehicles handle like a dream. Plus, we’ll do multiplayer on the stream today to really test our racing skills. We’ll be playing WipEout VR on PSVR using the DualShock 4 gamepad.