Wed.Apr 10, 2019

VR Film Places Entire Audience Into A Shared Immersive Experience

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Parallux will unveil a captivating new shared XR technology at Tribeca Immersive.

Patrick Stewart Stars In First Trailer For Oculus Quest’s Shadow Point

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Back at GDC in March we were introduced to Shadow Point , the latest from Esper developer Coatsink. As with a lot of Quest games, though, gameplay footage is being kept under wraps. Today we can show you a bit more of it with this first trailer.

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HoloLens 2 Hits the Ground as the U.S. Army’s Own AR “combat multiplier”

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Microsoft won a decisive $480 million defense contract with the U.S. Army late last year to bring the company’s AR hardware platform to the battlefield. Now CNBC has gone hand-on with the modified headset based on the enterprise-focused HoloLens 2.

Every Oculus Store Game With Cross-Buy Between Rift and Quest (Announced So Far)

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Some time in the next few months, Facebook will launch Oculus Quest – a standalone VR headset with room-scale positional tracking and Oculus Touch controllers. Quest is primarily intended for people who don’t already own a gaming PC. But if you do own a PC and a Rift already, you might be wondering if you’ll have to purchase games you already own for Rift.

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Creator Behind ’90s Cult Classic ‘Another World’ Announces PSVR Game ‘Paper Beast’

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Éric Chahi, the creator behind cult classic platformer Another World (1991) , is working on a new VR game called Paper Beast. In a rare occurrence, the title set to release on PSVR first later this year, and then on PS4 sometime in 2020, coming from Chahi’s newly formed studio Pixel Reef.

The Exorcist: Legion VR Is Coming To Oculus Quest

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Oculus Quest’s 2019 line-up is looking stronger by the day, but one of VR’s most popular genres has been strangely subdued on the device thus far. Horror games, one of the most powerful VR experiences out there, have only been represented by Face Your Fears 2 thus far.

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New ‘Arizona Sunshine’ Multiplayer Shooter to Arrive at Nomadic VR Locations Soon

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Nomadic , an up and coming location-based VR entertainment facility, today announced that a new sequel to Vertigo Games’ Arizona Sunshine (2016) is coming to their locations sometime this spring.

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New Trailer For Oculus Quest VR Game ‘Shadow Point’ Shows Reality Warping Gameplay

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Bend reality to solve a 12-year old mystery later this Spring. . Two weeks ago, Oculus revealed a brand new mystery puzzle game for the Oculus Quest.

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Outings Looks Like Microsoft’s Answer To Google Earth VR For MR

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Microsoft just launched a brand new app for its Windows VR and HoloLens headsets, but you’d be forgiven for missing it. Outings was released quietly onto the Microsoft Store yesterday. It’s a new take on Microsoft Garage’s mobile app of the same name, released in conjunction with a new software development kit (SDK). A quick glance invites comparisons to Google Earth VR. The app visualizes certain locations as 3D assets and allows you to explore them.

Denmark Putting VR and AR Into Bachelor’s Degrees

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The first batch of VIA University College and EON Reality VR Innovation Academy students have now finished their internships, as part of the VIA Software Engineering degree. This is the first -of-its-kind education wherein EON Reality has collaborated with a local University College to create an accredited Bachelor’s degree (BA Hons). In order to develop the Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) industry, there has long been a clear need for the right education offerings.

80s Stealth Game The Spy Who Shrunk Me Now Has Free VR Support

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Finnish game studio Catland has announced immediate VR support for its tongue-in-cheek VR stealth game The Spy Who Shrunk Me and set a date for Taphouse 2: The Taphousening , a sequel to the free-to-play bar tending simulator, which will also receive VR support. It’s coming later this summer.

#QuestCountdown: Immersive Single-Player Spotlights

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How To Fix Custom Songs And Mods In Beat Saber Using BeatMods

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The recent release of Beat Saber’s first paid DLC Music Pack brought with it a ton of changes that rolled out for free to all players on all platforms — including PC. This meant lots of new features and a more polished interface, but it also meant changes to the game’s structure and files in such a way that it rendered existing mods and custom song downloads completely broken.

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Paper Beast Is A Fascinating PSVR Game From The Maker Of Another World

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Today I Learned: Eric Chahi, the developer behind 1991 classic adventure title, Another World, is still making games. Not only that, but Chahi is actually making his first VR game, Paper Beast, and it looks fascinating.

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From PC To Standalone: Apex Construct Studio Goes In-Depth On Quest Development

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Oculus Quest solves a lot of VR’s biggest issues. It removes the need for expensive PCs, cumbersome wires and external tracking. But there are inevitable trade-offs, the biggest of which being power. Quest’s mobile hardware (powered by a Snapdragon 835 chip) just isn’t as powerful as a PC or even a PS4.

Bigscreen Update Adds 8-Bit, CRT And Night Mode

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The social VR app Bigscreen is adding a few new visual options in The Filters Update and one of them is designed with the intent to make your transition out of VR a bit smoother once you’re ready to remove your HMD. The suppresses melatonin , the hormone that regulates sleep-wake cycles, so Night Mode might improve the quality of sleep for those spending a lot of time in the Bigscreen beta.

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