Fri.Jan 24, 2020

‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’ Coming to Quest & PSVR This Year

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The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (2020) launched on PC VR headsets yesterday, and basically established itself as one of the most gritty and violent entries into the VR horror-survival genre.

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Audica Launches On Oculus Quest January 28 With Rift Cross-Buy

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Initially announced last year at Oculus Connect 6, Audica is finally launching on the Oculus Quest on January 28. The Quest version of the music shooter was initially scheduled for a release last year, but will now launch next week after a small delay.

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Rhythm Shooter ‘Audica’ to Launch on Quest Next Week with Rift Cross-buy

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Audica (2019) , the VR ‘rhythm shooter’ from Guitar Hero studio Harmonix, is officially set to arrive on Oculus Quest on January 28th. This, the studio said in a recent tweet , also includes cross-buy with the Rift version available through the Oculus Store.

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The Pioneering Studio Behind Lucky’s Tale ‘Significantly’ Reduces Staff

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The founders of the game development studio behind one of VR’s pioneering platforming titles Lucky’s Tale announced a significant reduction in staff size this week. Lucky’s Tale was one of the first projects publicly demonstrated on early Oculus VR headsets.

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Cas & Chary Present: ‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’ Gameplay Overview

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Launched yesterday, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners is a heavy physics-based survival adventure game set in the zombie apocalypse of the Walking Dead universe. In this video and article, we wanted to showcase the core gameplay mechanics without spoiling too much of the story. .

Facebook Releases Beta Fix For Oculus Rift Stuttering Issue (But Not Link Yet)

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An apparent fix for the widely reported Oculus Rift performance issues introduced by the December update has been released on the Public Test Channel. The issue was seemingly introduced in December’s v12 update. Reports emerged on Reddit and the Oculus forums over the past month.

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Couch Co-op Heist Game ‘Covert’ Launching on PSVR in February

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Covert (2018) , an action-adventure title that puts asymmetric co-op at its core, is coming to PSVR next month. White Elk Studios says in a tweet that Covert is arriving on PSVR February 25th.

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GDC 2020 Survey: Oculus VR Headsets Dominate Developer Interest

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The newest survey of game developers conducted in connection with the Game Developers Conference (GDC 2020) reveals a sea change in VR developer interest. In previous years HTC Vive dominated the survey results but Facebook’s Oculus Quest is dominating this year alongside Valve Index and Rift.

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Now 150 People Strong, Varjo Talks Future Focus, More Affordable Headsets

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Finland-based startup Varjo , maker of high-end enterprise VR headsets, has built an impressive product and charted a rapid growth, seemingly similar to the early years of Oculus.

VR Power: Oculus Quest Battery Pack & Counterweight – UploadVR @ CES

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Krikey Annual Chinese New Year AR Experience

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Most of our readers probably have New Year’s in the rearview mirror. However, the Chinese New Year isn’t until January 25. The Chinese zodiac works on a cycle of years instead of months, with each year getting its own animal.

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Unity Deprecates Built-In Support For Daydream, Gear VR, And Valve’s OpenVR

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Unity 2019.3 introduces a new plugin system for XR headsets, and deprecates official support for Gear VR, Google VR, and Valve’s OpenVR (the API for SteamVR).

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The AR Show: Projecting AR’s Fate in 2020

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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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Half-Life Alyx On Track, New Oculus Quest Peripherals & Win Survios Games! || VRecap

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This week has seen plenty of interesting stories, but we’ve rounded up just three of them for you because that’s how you love to consume information.

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How to utilise AR this Veganuary

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How AR has been and can be used as a valuable tool to promote Vegan campaigns now and in the future

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The VR Download EP12: Alyx Finished, Oculus Go Dying, The Walking Dead, Facebook’s Quest Curation

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The post The VR Download EP12: Alyx Finished, Oculus Go Dying, The Walking Dead, Facebook’s Quest Curation appeared first on UploadVR. Video Podcast The VR Download video vr download

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Creating Virtual Scenarios to Train Soft Skills in XR, with Friends With Holograms' Cortney Harding

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Upskilling things like floor management or assembly time, that's easy in XR. But soft skills, like understanding and empathy? A bit more challenging -- but importantly, not impossible. Cortney Harding talks with Alan about how emerging tech, like VR and 360 video, can help us all be a little kinder to one another. Alan: Hey, everyone, Alan Smithson here.

Local Co-Op Spy Adventure Covert Is Heading To PSVR Next Month

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Hot off the back of launching Eclipse: Edge of Light on PC VR and PSVR headsets, White Elk Studios this week revealed another port. This time it’s for its local co-op adventure game, Covert. Covert will be making its way to PSVR on February 25 2020. You can check the teaser trailer out below.

Zappar X Darabase Partnership

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Darabase and Zappar partner to launch world’s first permission-based GeoAR service

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Oculus Quest Weekend Sale Cuts Price On A Fisherman’s Tale

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Want an excellent Oculus Quest game to play this weekend? Then don’t miss this sale on A Fisherman’s Tale (hey, that rhymed!). Innerspace’s ace narrative puzzle game, which was up for our 2019 VR Awards, has 27% shaved off of its price for the weekend. That takes it to $9.99 in the US £7.99 in the UK. It’s not the biggest price cut, but it’s definitely worth it for such an innovative title.

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The Road to ‘Path of the Warrior,’ Part 3 of 4

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In Part 1 of this four-part blog series, Twisted Pixel Games Project Director of Development Mike Henry took us behind the scenes of Path of