Fri.Oct 11, 2019

This Facebook AR Filter Lets You Become the 'Joker' Just in Time for Halloween

Next Reality AR

Whether you loved or hated the blockbuster hit Joker for its slapdash violence and unflattering portrayal of mental illness, if you have been online lately, you know you can't afford to miss it.

Holoride to Offer Immersive in-car VR Experience to the Public This Month

Road to VR

Holoride, the Munich-based startup co-founded by Audi that looks to change everyday travel by injecting VR into the passenger’s experience, is offering free rides in Los Angeles starting this week to demonstrate the technology to the public.

Hands-On: Death Lap Channels Twisted Metal For Intense VR Combat Racing

UploadVR

Death Lap is a new upcoming VR combat racing game from OZWE Games featuring cross-play and cross-buy that releases “soon” for Rift and Quest.

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‘Asgard’s Wrath’ Behind-the-scenes – Insights & Artwork from Sanzaru Games and Oculus Studios

Road to VR

Sanzaru Games has been working closely with Oculus Studios since the early days of the Oculus Rift. And while the studio has three other VR games to its name, none of them come close to the scale of Asgard’s Wrath —in fact, Oculus believes that the game is the largest VR production to date.

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Hideo Kojima Now Owns A Valve Index

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Hideo Kojima, famous for creating the Metal Gear Solid series, is now the proud owner of a Valve Index. Kojima posted to both Twitter and Instagram to show off his brand new, semi-unboxed Valve Index. He enthusiastically wrote on Twitter , “VALVE INDEX has arrived from VALVE!

Asgard’s Wrath – An Ambitious VR RPG Adventure

VRScout

Impressive visuals, a robust crafting system, and decent combat collide in this Norse-inspired adventure. .

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Here’s How ‘Asynchronous Multiplayer’ Works in ‘Asgard’s Wrath’

Road to VR

Asgard’s Wrath is built to be a huge singleplayer adventure, but there is a pseudo-multiplayer feature that you might bump into along your journey. Here’s how it works.

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Synth Riders Releases On Quest Later This Month

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Rhythm game Synth Riders is coming out of early access and getting a full release update on PC VR, alongside a release on Oculus Quest. Both the Quest version and the full release update for PC VR will arrive on October 31st.

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Rhythm Game ‘Synth Riders’ to Launch on Quest This Month, Leaving Early Access on PC VR

Road to VR

Synth Riders, the VR rhythm game that went into Early Access last summer, is set to officially launch out of EA on October 31st. Simultaneously, the game is also slated to land on Oculus Quest too.

Microsoft On Flight Simulator VR Support: ‘We Will Try Our Darnedest To Make It Happen’

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In an interview with AVSIM , the Head of Microsoft’s upcoming next generation Flight Simulator stated that the team will “try our darnedest” to add VR support.

Cas & Chary Present: A Glimpse Inside ‘Stormland’ Co-op Multiplayer Gameplay

Road to VR

Stormland is an upcoming Oculus exclusive first-person shooter adventure game with open-world elements and full-fledged co-op. At Oculus Connect 6 we had the opportunity to try out a demo of the multiplayer feature ahead of the game’s November 14th release date. Cas & Chary Present.

Medal Of Honor: Above And Beyond Didn’t Start Life As A VR Game

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The new VR exclusive Medal of Honor game didn’t actually start life as a VR game. In an interview with LadBible , game director Peter Hirschmann revealed that Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond was already in the early planning stage when Facebook approached developer Respawn.

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How Augmented Reality Is Revolutionizing Hospitality Industry (From Inside Out)

ARPost

Guest Post. Augmented reality has become a trend-setting technology in many industries. It has changed the way the customers used to see and interact with brands and companies. There are many real-world applications of augmented reality that help companies to build their brand and gain trust.

New PSVR Patent, Avengers VR And Win Ultimate Fishing Simulator! – VRecap

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Hello! The VRecap is back! We missed you! Apologies for missing a week, you might have seen we had a few other things to make. Incidentally, make sure to check out our new VR Culture Show and the brand new VR Download podcast! Anyway, lots to catch up on.

Ford Takes In-Car Entertainment Virtual With Bride of Frankenstein

Peter Graham

One day autonomous vehicles will be a normal everyday occurrence, taking us where we need to go without a second thought. Which means in tandem with this revolution in how the populous gets about, there needs to be a consideration on how time is spent, especially when it comes to long journeys.

This Week In XR: HiiDii Smartglasses, Post Malone Brings It To Oculus Venues, Floor Mat Sensor From Microsoft, Zero Latency Free Roam Nears 50 Locations

Charlie Fink

Smartglasses that click, and all the news that's fit to tweet

The VR Game Launch Roundup: An Indie Selection

Peter Graham

As October progresses, here’s another weekly roundup of all the new virtual reality (VR) titles to check out over the course of next week. This week sees the release of a variety of fantasy titles from well-known and up and coming studios.

XR Talks: Hands-on With Tilt Five

AR Insider

XR Talks is a series that features the best presentations and educational videos from the XR universe. It includes embedded video, as well as narrative analysis and top takeaways. Speakers’ opinions are their own.

Admix & Somnium Space to Showcase Monetization Solution at AWE EU 2019

Peter Graham

The Augmented World Expo (AWE) returns to Europe of its fourth event next week, seen as one of the biggest events dedicated to spatial computing. Today, virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) monetization platform Admix and immersive social world Somnium Space have announced a partnership for AWE EU 2019 where they’ll showcase innovative monetization solutions for developers.

Go XR or Go Extinct, with Super Ventures' Ori Inbar

XR for Business Podcast

Regular listeners have heard plenty of stories from Alan's numerous adventures at Augmented World Expo. In today's episode, we go to the source of all those tales, with AWE's co-founder and executive producer, Ori Inbar -- just ahead of this year's summit. Complete Transcript Coming Soon]. Regular listeners have heard plenty of stories from Alan's numerous adventures at Augmented World Expo.

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Tribe 13: Request for Startups?—?Longevity

Boost VC

Tribe 13: Request for Startups?—?Longevity Longevity A common superpower is the ability to live a very long time and sometimes even immortality. Wolverine regenerates and heals all physical ailments. Thor is over 1,000 years old. Deadpool can’t die. Humans have been trying to keep up.

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Releases Recap: October 6 - October 11

Oculus

This week, we released a bunch of titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Here’s a rundown of the highlights