Tue.Feb 05, 2019

8th Wall Adds Another Brick to Its Web AR Platform with AR Camera for Easy Prototyping

Next Reality AR

In the past few years, augmented reality software maker 8th Wall has worked to build its platform into a cross-platform augmented reality toolkit for mobile apps, as well as web-based AR experiences.

Oculus Unveils Viking Melee Adventure ‘Asgard’s Wrath’ for Rift, Trailer Here

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Wondering what Oculus and Sanzaru Games were hiding when they teased their next Rift exclusive a few days ago?

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Ford Motor Company Sketches Out New Car Designs In VR

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Experience with CAD not required. There are a lot of steps involved when it comes to designing a car. It first starts with a simple sketch or a series of sketches that will go through a series of changes until engineering needs are met.

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Oculus Goes Behind the Scenes with Chris O’Dowd in VR Film ‘The Evolution of the Testicles’

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In honor of World Cancer Day, Oculus unveiled some behind the scenes footage of their latest VR project highlighting testicular cancer, The Evolution of the Testicles.

Adult Entertainment & Technology Collide In BaDoinkVR

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BaDoinkVR partners with ViRo.Club to create more immersive adult experiences. The best VR experiences often come from every day human connections.

10 Great VR Games on Sale Now for Steam’s Lunar New Year Sale

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Steam’s Lunar New Year Sale is here, and with it comes another wallet-punishing avalanche of VR games that might have you finally plonking down those last Steam Wallet cards still sitting around from the holidays.

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Oculus Expressive Avatars Closed Beta Launching ‘Shortly’

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The long awaited ‘Expressive Avatars’ update to Oculus Avatars is launching in closed beta ‘shortly’ The update adds simulated eyes and overhauls the lipsync technology. Oculus Avatars are available for free for any VR developer to use in their app.

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Oculus ‘Rift S’ Listed In Code With Onboard Cameras, Software IPD Adjustment

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Code discovered by UploadVR in supporting files for the Oculus PC software confirms the existence of an Oculus ‘Rift S’. The existence of Rift S was first reported by TechCrunch back in November. The report suggested the headset will feature improved resolution and an inside-out tracking system similar to Oculus Quest. Onboard Tracking Cameras. We found a setting in the user interface code which allows the PC user to select between 50Hz and 60Hz room lighting. An ‘auto’ option also exists.

Fantasy Dungeon Crawler The Mage’s Tale Now Available on PlayStation VR

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inXile Entertainment, the studio led by Interplay founder and industry icon Brian Fargo, is proud to announce the release of The Mage’s Tale on PlayStation® VR. The title will be available for PS®VR users starting today with a retail price of $29.99.

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The Mage’s Tale PSVR Review: Still One Of VR’s Best RPGs Yet

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When we first reviewed The Mage’s Tale back on Oculus Rift in the summer of 2017 , the VR landscape was very different. Skyrim VR was still months away on PSVR and even further on PC , we didn’t have Fallout 4 VR yet, and many of the biggest VR games you know of now weren’t around then.

The Ring In AR Makes The Horror A Little Too Real

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Here’s one use of AR that’s utterly ingenious and yet we wish it never existed. Someone’s brought The Ring to life in terrifying form. Oh good. The Ring was an excellent 1998 Japanese horror film (which got a not-so-excellent English remake in 2002).

Kungfucious Makes You A VR Kung Fu Master With Some Caveats

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I’ve gotta hand it to Gattai Games; they’re not one to stick to a template. The studio’s debut VR game, Stifled , was an interesting mix of horror and echolocation in VR. But the team’s latest project, Kungfucious, is something completely different. As the name implies, Kungfucious wants to make you a kung fu master in VR, and it’s got some surprisingly good ideas on how to do that.

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Asgard’s Wrath Is A 30+ Hour Norse-Inspired Action RPG Rift Exclusive, Coming 2019

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Remember that cryptic teaser that Oculus and Sanzaru Games ( VR Sports Challenge , Marvel Powers United VR ) posted last week about an upcoming new game? Well, we now know that game is called Asgard’s Wrath and it’s frankly remarkable that it’s been kept under wraps for so long.

Ace VR Ship Battler Bow To Blood Coming To Rift/Vive, New PSVR Content In Tow

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Bow to Blood , one of last year’s most underrated PSVR gems, is pulling into the PC VR port soon. Developer Tribetoy today announced Bow to Blood: Last Captain Standing. It’s essentially a port of the original game coming to Switch, Xbox One and PC. HTC Vive and Oculus Rift support is being added to the latter. Check it out in the trailer below. In Bow to Blood, you enter a televised tournament.

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Oculus Home Beta Adds Custom Environment Support

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The latest update to the Oculus Home Public Test Channel adds custom environments support. Home is the Oculus Rift ‘s default environment. This feature was first hinted at two weeks ago when the ‘_CustomHomes’ folder was added along with an example file. Oculus Home was once a static environment, but recieved a total overhaul in late 2017 adding customization. Support for user generated objects was added back in June. A subsequent update even added animation support.

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Comics Come To Magic Leap With New Series From Watchmen Artist

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Magic Leap One’s latest attempt to change traditional media takes aim at comic books. And it’s doing so with a little help from the artist behind Watchmen. Madefire, a digital comic service that specializes in bringing books to new tech, is now available on the AR headset. We actually reported that the platform would be coming to the headset all the way back in 2017. As you might imagine, the Madefire app projects virtual panels into the real world.