Wed.Dec 05, 2018

Hands-On with Spatial's Remote Meeting App on Microsoft HoloLens

Next Reality AR

In recent years, many software publishers have tried to sell the business community on remote meetings via VR, but if social media chatter is any indication, it hasn't taken off in a big way just yet.

Don’t Look Down Is Like The Climb But With More Lava


Was Crytek’s The Climb just not dangerous enough for you? Clambering up to the top of a mountain with your own two hands was just a little too easy? Then Don’t Look Down might just be for you.

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Insomniac Games Releases Seedling, the First Paid Augmented Reality Game for Magic Leap One

Next Reality AR

One the leading game developers for the PlayStation 4 and Oculus Rift platforms, Insomniac Games, is finally releasing its first major augmented reality title: Seedling for the Magic Leap One. Back in November, we gave our impressions of the game after sampling it at the L.E.A.P.

I Crashed A Mixed Reality Go Kart Into A Real Barrier


I drove 125 miles to K1 Speed in the Los Angeles area coasting at 70 miles per hour most of the way. Now I’m looking at one of K1’s karts on a real-world race track.

AR Experience Highlights The Struggles Of The Working Poor


Santander has created an AR app to help educate you on the hard truth about homelessness. Here is some staggering and shocking data for you: 25% of the homeless population are actually hard-working people with full-time jobs.

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Awake Episode One Review: An Overwhelming Tale From The Writer Of Red Dead Redemption


Christian Cantamessa has writer credits that include Red Dead Redemption and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. To put it simply, he knows how to tell a great videogame story.

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Insomniac Launches ‘Seedling’, Magic Leap One’s First Paid App

Road to VR

Insomniac Games, the minds behind Rift titles Edge of Nowhere (2016) , The Unspoken (2017), and upcoming open-world adventure Stormland, today released their first AR experience for Magic Leap One. Dubbed Seedling , the experience is AR headset’s first paid app.

Ellen DeGeneres Just Gave Two Oculus Go Headsets To Each Person In Her Audience


Ellen DeGeneres just gave her show’s audience two Oculus Go headsets each, funded as a marketing expense by Facebook. Ellen’s audience is typically around 400 strong, so this would equate to around 800 VR headsets given away. Why two Oculus Go’s each, you may ask? We can’t be certain, but it’s likely that Facebook wants the audience to use the social VR apps available on the headset with people they know.

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Mozilla Releases Developer Build Browser for Magic Leap One

Road to VR

Mozilla has just released an early developer preview of a web browser for the Magic Leap One AR headset. The browser is built on Mozilla’s Servo engine technology, the company’s high-performance browser engine designed for both application and embedded use.

Watch Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker Live In VR Today


Here’s an early festive treat for the anti-Scrooges among us; NextVR is going to be streaming the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in VR later today. The show will be airing via the NextVR app and Oculus Venues at 7pm ET/4pm PT on both Oculus Go and Gear VR. You’ll get a front-row experience with 3D video streamed like from the Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo (that’s in Michigan, not Russia, I had to look it up).

Retrofuture Cold War Adventure ‘Red Matter’ Heading to PSVR This Month

Road to VR

Red Matter (2018), the retrofuturistic first-person adventure game previously launched on PC VR headsets, is headed to PSVR this month in North America and Europe.

Beginnger’s Guide To War Dust: Everything You Need To Know For This Battlefield Style VR Shooter


If you’re new to (or just about to enter) War Dust , the massive 32 vs 32 player FPS by Stand Out: VR Battle Royale developer Raptor Lab, you might be thrown off by some things that aren’t immediately obvious. That said, War Dust is very simple in its current early access state despite a few non-intuitive elements to basic gameplay, which aren’t entirely spelled out for you as a new player.

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National Geographic and YouTube are creating three VR video projects


On December 11, the first of three virtual reality projects from YouTube and National Geographic will debut on the video platform.

Wearable and Immersive Tech and the Female Workforce


In the three to four years since the release of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, the number of VR headsets available on the market has grown. Millions of VR headsets have been sold and PwC expects an installed base of 55 million active VR users by 2022. I work in XR, organizing events and writing about AR and VR for my livelihood and yet, unlike some of my male peers, I purchased my very first piece of VR hardware just this year with the release of Oculus Go.