Fri.Feb 08, 2019

‘DiRT Rally 2.0’ is Getting VR Support After All, Coming to Rift This Summer

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It seems some cajoling from both the racing sim community and Oculus itself has gotten through to DiRT Rally (2015) studio Codemasters , because the upcoming sequel, which was once slated to release only on consoles and PC, is now coming to the Oculus platform this summer.

Magic Leap Experience Lets Golf Fans Meet Jordan Spieth & PGA App Update Brings Pebble Beach to AR

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Unless you're one of the world's top golfers, there's a good chance you are not stepping onto the fairways of Pebble Beach Golf Links this weekend.

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Haptic VR Gun Accessory ‘ForceTube’ Headed to Kickstarter Later This Month

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ProTubeVR , the Marseilles, France-based makers of the titular VR gunstock accessory, is hoping to make a splash later this month with a Kickstarter campaign for a new haptic devkit that promises to dial-up immersion in VR shooters.

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Google Unleashes the Powers of Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover in AR via New Pixel Playmoji

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Although Apple's Animoji game is strong, as recently exampled by its Ariana Grande collaboration, Google isn't slacking either, unleashing a far more immersive music experience for smartphone users.

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Childish Gambino Makes His AR Debut

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Google’s Playground for Pixel introduces a Playmoji character of the hit rap & RnB sensation. No matter how you slice it, Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is arguable one of the fastest-rising creative minds of our generation.

Apple Teams with Ariana Grande for '7 Rings' Animoji Music Video

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The last six months have been filled with ups and downs for international music superstar Ariana Grande, but she's starting 2019 on a new, virtual foot, powered by Apple's iPhone TrueDepth camera.

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10 Best VR RPGs For Rift, Vive, PSVR, and Windows VR

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For a lot of people, virtual reality is all about escapism. Being able to put on the headset and immediately be transported to a totally new world. Perhaps in your dreams that world is full of magic, wondrous creatures, and breathtaking locations.

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DiRT Rally 2.0 Will Get Oculus Rift VR Support ‘This Summer’

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Codemasters announced on Twitter that DiRT Rally 2.0 will get Oculus Rift VR support this summer. The tweet shows an image of a Rift, no other headsets were mentioned, and states “@Oculus heard you” This makes it likely exclusive to the Oculus platform. DiRT Rally 2.0

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Achieve your fitness goals with your very own personal trainer in Virtual Reality! (Partnered Post)

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I’m Cris Miranda, the producer of the Enter VR podcast and i’m excited to announce my new venture as a virtual reality. The post Achieve your fitness goals with your very own personal trainer in Virtual Reality! Partnered Post) appeared first on Enter VR.

Oculus Quest Dev Settings Suggest Cross-Buy With Oculus Go

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UPDATE: We reached out to Facebook and a representative issued the following statement: Oculus Quest will have a different store and requirements than Oculus Go and Rift. As they are different devices with different inputs there are no plans to implement cross-buying from Oculus Go to Oculus Quest at this time. The Oculus Platform SDK settings indicate that the upcoming Oculus Quest could have cross-buy with Oculus Go.

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Beat Saber Made People Move So Fast Steam Needed Updating

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An update to the SteamVR Beta included an interesting note hidden among the standard fixes. Lighthouse. Increase limits of what we thought was humanly possible for controller motion based on tracking data from Beat Saber experts. Whoa whoa whoa. That’s quite the well-written update there Aaron Leiby, but we’re gonna need more detail than that.

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Dance Along In AR With Childish Gambino On Pixel Phones

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Google’s AR Playground now includes a set of characters showcasing Childish Gambino dance moves. Pixel phone owners can use Playground and their phone’s camera to add interactive characters to their environment called Playmoji.

Editorial: Why The VirtualLink USB-C Port Matters

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VirtualLink is the new USB-C single cable standard for future VR headsets, GPUs, and laptops. It’s intended to simplify the setup process of VR and ensure compatibility with USB and power requirements of future headsets. It also allows gaming laptops to easily support VR- and perhaps even smartphones and tablets one day. But why does it matter? Full Industry Support. The standard was founded back in July by Oculus, Microsoft, Valve, NVIDIA, and AMD. In October, HTC joined the standard too.

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PSVR Exclusive Ghost Giant Finds Publisher In Perp Games

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Ghost Giant. The PSVR exclusive was first announced at E3 last year, but we’ve barely seen it since. Rest assured, though, the game is still on its way. In fact, it now has a publisher.