Wed.Jul 25, 2018

New York Times Uses AR To Tell Story Of Thailand Cave Rescue


The New York Times visualizes the extremely dangerous conditions Thailand Cave rescuers dealt with during the rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team using AR. It was a story that had everyone glued to the news for minute-by-minute updates.

Hellblade: Senuas’ Sacrifice coming to both Oculus Rift and Vive on July 31st, free if you own the game

Cats and VR

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice will come to VR on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive on July 31st! If you own or buy Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice on Steam, the VR Edition will be included for free!

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Dev Proves SteamVR’s Knuckles Are Perfect For Petting Cats


Last week we wrote about Modbox developer Lee Vermeulen showcasing Valve’s new skeletal input API for SteamVR. Using the original HTC Vive controllers, Vermeulen demonstrated an impressive replication of the user’s thumb movements.

Justin Roiland’s Latest VR Game ‘Dr. Splorchy’ Available Now On Daydream


Vanquish the ant space brigade, rescue the alien mayor, and disable the doomsday weapon before it sets off, bro!

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Magic Leap Releases Preview of Lumin Runtime in Latest Version of SDK

Next Reality AR

With the launch of the Magic Leap One looming over summer's horizon, on Wednesday, Magic Leap released an essential component that will differentiate it from current augmented reality platforms. Available in Lumin SDK 0.16.0,

Hellblade: Senua’ Sacrifice Is Coming To VR Next Week


Awesome news for fans of Ninja Theory and its excellent new game, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifce: it’s coming to VR headsets next week. A developer diary from the studio reveals the surprise news. This is going to be the entire game converted into VR.

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Mental Health-Focused Adventure Anamorphine Finally Releases Next Week


Having been delayed back at the start of this year, mental health-focused VR experience, Anamorphine, will be releasing very, very soon. Developer Artifact 5 today confirmed that the game will launch on PSVR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift with optional standard screen support on July 31st.

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14 Minutes of ‘Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice VR’ Gameplay

Road to VR

Ninja Theory’s BAFTA award-winning action-adventure game Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (2017) is coming to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive soon. Here’s 14 minutes of gameplay, taken after the game’s initial intro.

Marvel: Powers United VR Review – A Mighty Missed Opportunity


I don’t envy Sanzaru Games. At first thought, the chance to adapt the weird and wonderful world of Marvel into an Oculus Rift game that turns anyone into their favorite superhero might seem like a golden opportunity for any developer.

‘Marvel Powers United VR’ Review – Wave Shooting Meets Cosplay

Road to VR

Developed over the course of two years, Marvel Powers United VR is the first VR superhero game of its scale. A large roster of playable heroes lets you step into the boots, masks, and leotards of 18 Marvel superheroes.

Marvel Powers United VR Guide: How To Play All 18 Heroes


Marvel Powers United VR finally releases this week exclusively on the Oculus Rift and features a massive roster of 18 different playable heroes. We’ve broken them all down with this in-depth guide on how to play each one! This guide includes background information on each hero, as well as details on their powers and how to play them.

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‘Marvel Powers United VR’ Expected at 8AM PT, Watch 16 Minutes of Expert Gameplay

Road to VR

Marvel Powers United VR , the next big exclusive title from Oculus Studios, launches today (Thursday, July 26th) and is expected to become available starting at 8AM PT ( your timezone here ).

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Trek Is A VR Travel App From The Makers Of Time Machine VR


A new app from one of our favorite VR developers slipped out below our radar a few weeks back, so we thought we better tell you about it. Trek: Travel Around The World is a brand new travel app from Minority Media, the studio that brought us entertaining VR time travel game, Time Machine VR, as well as great non-VR titles like Papo & Yo.

YouTube VR gets Gear VR support, communal watching


Virtual reality, or at least 360-degree content, has become the new hot thing in entertainment. Naturally, that means new territory for Google-owned YouTube to conquer.

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YouTube Comes To Facebook’s Oculus Store For Gear VR


YouTube is emerging as one of Google’s highest priorities in VR, and now the service is coming to competitor Facebook’s Oculus Store for Gear VR. YouTube VR is already available on Google’s own Daydream headsets, and on Sony’s store for PlayStation VR, as well as on Steam with support listed for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

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How MR Turns Firstline Workers Into Change Agents

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Enterprise users of the HoloLens report increased engagement, job satisfaction among Firstline workers


Wipeout, Star Trek, Resident Evil, More Discounted In PSVR EU Summer Sale


Sony Europe is holding its PS4 summer sale a little later than most this year, but there’s still some great deals on PSVR games that you won’t want to miss. Probably the best offer of the bunch is Wipeout: Omega Collection , which is down to £12.99. This excellent sci-fi racer got full PSVR support earlier this year and is easily one of the best reasons to own a headset at this point in time. There’s full standard display support too, should you need it.

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Avengers Assemble! First Look At Marvel’s Powers United VR

VR Spies

So last night I got the chance to jump into the new Marvel Powers United game a day early. Marvel Powers United VR has received a lot of hype over the past few months and as it normally is, that hype has been met with a healthy dose of skepticism.