Mon.Dec 10, 2018

LEGO Playgrounds: A Mixed Reality Portal Of Innovation

VRScout

Have you ever wanted to jump through a mysterious portal and travel to a brand new universe where you loose all sense of space and time? LEGO Playgrounds, LEGO’s latest AR app-based channel , allows you to do precisely that.

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Anime VR: present and future of a new medium

The Ghost Howls

Today I feature a very interesting blog post about Virtual Reality anime by Fedotov Maxim. If you like anime and you like virtual reality (as my buddy Max, to whom I dedicate this post), I’m sure that you will appreciate a lot this article.

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ARCore 1.6 Gifts Developers with Improved Lighting & Support for Screen Capturing

Next Reality AR

Christmas has arrived early for ARCore app developers, as Google just unwrapped a few iterative improvements to the augmented reality toolkit in version 1.6. The first improvement comes in the form of improved lighting in Sceneform, Google's 3D rendering library for Javascript.

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‘Spice & Wolf VR’ Kickstarter Doubles Funding Goal, Coming to Rift, Vive, Go, PSVR & Quest

Road to VR

SpicyTails , the studio behind VR anime experience Project LUX (2018) , recently launched a Kickstarter for their latest VR project, Spice & Wolf VR.

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Building An AR Platform For Intelligent Avatars

VRScout

Artie’s engine uses AI to create entertaining and highly interactive avatars in augmented reality. . The ability to create engaging avatars is crucial if social immersive experiences and platforms wish to catch on with consumers.

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The 25 Best Oculus Rift Games Day #1

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It was over six years ago now that a small group of people gathered together to run a Kickstarter campaign for a first-of-its-kind VR headset. They raised nearly $2.5 million and the Oculus Rift was born.

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Kingdom Hearts PSVR Experience Gets Release Date In Japan

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Back in September we reported that Sqaure Enix was working on a Kingdom Hearts PSVR experience to tie into the upcoming release of Kingdom Hearts III. We now know when that experience will launch, at least in Japan.

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Kingdom Hearts VR experience launching on PSVR on Christmas.

Cats and VR

This Christmas, Square Enix is launching the Kingdom Hearts PSVR Experience they teased prior to Tokyo Game Show this year. The experience has around 10 minutes of content that allows you to relieve the history of the Kingdom Hearts series in VR.

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Oculus Announces VR Charity Challenge With $100,000 Up For Grabs

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T’is the season to be giving and Oculus and ESL will be bestowing $100,000 upon one of two charities through the new Change the Game VR Charity Challenge web-show.

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#720: VR Pioneers Fred Brooks & Henry Fuchs on the History of VR

Voices of VR

I moderated a discussion with VR pioneers Fred Brooks & Henry Fuchs at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ Future of Reality. Podcast Archive

How To Sideload Apps And Games On Oculus Go

UploadVR

If you want to find and install unique VR apps for Go that aren’t available on the Oculus Store, or you want to use regular 2D Android apps like Amazon Prime Video and Steam Link, this guide explains how to achieve both. You’ll need a Windows computer with a USB port- the Go can’t sideload apps by itself.

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Oculus Beginner’s Guide

VeeR VR

As virtual reality technology advances, more companies are working to bring the VR experience direct to households. The quality of consumer-level devices ranges from cardboard box setups to pricey helmet-looking headsets. The devices from Oculus VR hit a sweet spot of affordability and performance.

Skyworld Translates Perfectly To PSVR, For What It’s Worth

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Remember Skyworld? It’s that other VR app from Arizona Sunshine developer Vertigo Games, the one that didn’t quite enjoy the same level of critical success as its zombie-slaying brethren, at least on our part.

Sairento VR Finally Coming To PSVR Early Next Year Via Perp Games

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One of PC VR’s most popular action games is finally making its way over to Sony’s PSVR headset. Perp Games, a company best known for producing physical versions of VR games like Moss and Apex Construct today announced that it will bring Mixed Realm’s Sairento VR to PSVR in early 2019. No specific date beyond that but it’s great to know it’s finally coming. You can check out the trailer for the game below.

XTAL Ultra High-End VR Headset Adds Neurable’s Emotion Analysis

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A new partnership between Neurable and VRgineers adds the former’s “brain sensors” to the ultra high-end XTAL VR headset. We tried out Neurable last year , a system which places EEG ( Electroencephalography ) sensors along the interior of a VR headset’s strap to gather data from contact with the skin around the brain.

Apex Construct Gets A New Mode, Improved Locomotion In Fresh Update

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It may be approaching a year on sale, but Fast Travel Games’ Apex Construct continues to get updated with plenty of new content. Today’s release is perhaps its biggest yet. Fast Travel just launched the ‘Cygnia Cup Challenge’ for all versions of the first-person adventure.