Thu.Aug 15, 2019

Experience 6 amazing indie VR games at the Gamescom VR Showcase!

The Ghost Howls

Gamescom is one of the most important gaming fairs in the world, and probably the most important in Europe. Last year I was there , and I had lots of fun, meeting cool VR people (like the Youtuber Nathie or the journalist Scott Hayden) and trying VR games and hardware (e.g. the bHaptics suit).

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Space Pirate Trainer Arena Takes Oculus Quest To Court-sized Play Areas


The developers of one of VR’s earliest and most popular wave shooters are showing footage from a mutliplayer Oculus Quest game requiring court-sized play areas.

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The Angry Birds Movie 2 VR: Under Pressure Brings Chaotic Couch Co-Op To The PSVR


Put on your captain’s hat (headset) and set sail on a piggy submarine.

British Airways Is The Next To Trial In-Flight VR/360 Viewing


Another major airline is set to trial in-flight VR entertainment. This time it’s UK giant, British Airways. The company this week announced that it is trialing VR headset use in flights between London Heathrow to New York JFK.

Space Pirate Arena Brings Multiplayer Hall-Scale VR To The Oculus Quest


Space Pirate Trainer is receiving a multiplayer spin-off that requires large open areas to play.

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Red Matter Quest Review: Setting A New Standard For Mobile VR Visuals


When we first reviewed Red Matter on PSVR , we said this: “Red Matter is nothing short of a textbook example of how to do VR adventure games right. It emphasizes design and experience, putting immersion front and center, making a bullet-proof case for why it needs to be seen and played in VR.

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No Man’s Sky: Beyond – Beginner’s Guide For Playing In VR


Now that No Man’s Sky: Beyond is finally out, including comprehensive VR support, we know there’s a lot of you that are about to return to the game after a long hiatus or are about to experience it for the very first time.

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Why Making VR is Now Easier Than Ever Before


VR has become much more powerful over the last three years.

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Gorgeous VR MMO Nostos Hosting Extremely Limited Beta Testing Next Month


It’s been a while since we’ve heard from promisingly gorgeous VR MMO, Nostos. Pretty soon, though, players will get a fresh taste of the NetEase-developed game. Well, 30 of them will. Nostos will be holding a short beta testing period for the game from September 5 – 9.

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The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants

TechCrunch VR

Navin Chaddha. Contributor. Navin Chaddha leads Mayfield. The firm invests in early-stage consumer and enterprise technology companies and currently has $2.7 billion under management. More posts by this contributor.

No Man’s Sky Beyond PSVR Gameplay (Hello Games) – Rift, Vive, Index, PSVR


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4 Applications of Augmented Reality in Physical Security


Augmented reality took the world by storm when Niantic introduced Pokémon Go in 2016. However, the technology has been around for longer than most people realize. But most of the world didn’t know what it was until Pokémon started popping up in their backyard.

Space Pirate Arena Teaser (Multiplayer Oculus Quest From I-Illusions)


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British Airways is testing VR entertainment headsets on flights


For the remainder of the year, British Airways has announced that it will test the availability of virtual reality headsets for passengers on flights from London’s Heathrow airport to New York’s JFK airport.

Until You Fall: One Hour Of Pre-Release Gameplay


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Spatial Computing at SXSW 2020; Is This the Year of XR?

Robert Scoble

I attended SXSW 25 times. Crazy, huh? Those days are probably over for me, it’s time for someone else to have some fun eating BBQ and walking down Sixth in Austin while hanging out with the creative people in the industry. That said, I’ve been keeping track of all the panel pitches I’ve seen that have anything to do with Spatial Computing and here’s the list. If you have others to add, please add them on my LinkedIn post where I collected all these.

NO MAN’S SKY VR Multiplayer Livestream


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Space Pirate Trainer to get a Multiplayer eSport Style Sequel Space Pirate Arena

Peter Graham

There are certain virtual reality (VR) titles now that could be called classics. Videogames all fans of the technology should have tried at least once, such as Job Simulator , Battlezone , EVE: Valkyrie and Space Pirate Trainer to name just a few.

Real VR Fishing Quest Gameplay (MirageSoft) – Quest, Go


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Woojer’s Thumping new Edge Series Devices Blasts Past Kickstarter Target

Peter Graham

Woojer is a company focused on bass , not in the kind that you can hear, more the kind you can feel. Having previously released a haptic feedback vest that was primarily designed for experiencing movies, Woojer launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign this week for two new products; the Woojer Vest Edge and Woojer Strap Edge. Both of which can be used with virtual reality (VR) headsets.

No Man’s Sky VR Launch Party! – Over Two Hours Of PC VR Gameplay (Beyond Update / Rift S)


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VR Entertainment Being Trialed on British Airways Flights to New York

Peter Graham

Airlines have been trialling virtual reality (VR) entertainment onboard long-haul flights for a number of years, with the likes of Spain’s Iberia using Inflight VR’s platform in conjunction with Pico Goblin 2 headsets for a mixed entertainment offering.

No Man’s Sky – PSVR vs PCVR Gameplay (Hello Games)


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Music Remixer Electronauts’ Heatwave Update Adds Over 35 new Tunes

Peter Graham

Survios launched music remix videogame Electronauts in 2018, allowing players to twist and contort all manner of EDM, hip hop, trap and other musical genres. To celebrate the title’s first-anniversary Survios has released an update crammed full of new tracks for you to play with. . Called the Heatwave Update, Survios brings fans over 35 new songs from artists including Childish Gambino, Giraffage, JMSN, Kygo, and TOKiMONSTA, expanding the lineup to 80+ songs from over 80 artists.

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AR Briefs, Episode 30: Industrial AR’s Double-Edged Sword

AR Insider

ARtillery Briefs is a video series that outlines the top trends we’re tracking, including takeaways from recent reports and market forecasts. See the most recent episode below, including narrative takeaways and embedded video. One of AR’s biggest potential beneficiaries is the enterprise.

Rockout AR App Returns to Vodafone’s Paredes de Coura Music Festival

Peter Graham

Last year augmented reality (AR) developer ONTOP Studios teamed up with Vodafone Portugal to create a unique app for the company’s summer music festivals. They’ve both continued that partnership, with the Rockout app returning to Vodafone’s Paredes de Coura music festival this week. Just like before, Rockout AR encourages festival-goers to explore their surrounding with their phones, looking for 40 images spread around the event.

XR News – August 12, 2019 – Meet Bobby, the 3D-Scanned Teddy Bear

XR for Business Podcast

If you didn't think our 3-episode-a-week release schedule was dizzying enough, welcome to the XR for Business Podcast's new weekly news rundown! The space is evolving so fast, Alan is devoting a few minutes each week just to talk about the newest, most interesting use cases hitting the trades! This week, XR is taking us everywhere, from the surface of Mars, to ritzy Audi showrooms, to the svelte form of Bobby, a teddy bear 3D-scanned in real-time by Samsung's new feature on the Note 10.

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Burning Up the Charts: Survios Unleashes Heat Wave Update for ‘Electronauts’


Whether you’re a trained musician or you’ve never held an instrument, and whether you’re a longtime club kid or someone whose vocabulary doesn’t include dance

Batch Launching Made Easy


Launching multiple stations and/or reservations has never been more simple than this! VR Operators using SpringboardVR now have the ability to launch multiple stations at one time, into the Launcher or into a specific title.

Crowdfunded Chaos: Fight Physics for Survival in ‘Time Stall’ on Oculus Quest


If there’s one thing the team at Force Field knows, it’s quality VR development. From the scalable battlefield of RTS Landfall and the stealth action