Thu.Apr 11, 2019

Seeking Dawn PSVR Port Canceled Because ‘Graphics Are Just Not There’

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Pour one out for Seeking Dawn’s PSVR support today, folks. After almost a year of uncertainty as well as announcement of a “playable” PSVR build four months ago, Multiverse has officially decided to cancel the planned PSVR port of co-op first-person VR shooter, Seeking Dawn. .

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Acer Announces New OJO Headset with Higher Res, Open-ear Audio, & IPD Adjustment

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Today during a press conference in New York, Acer announced an upgraded version of its OJO Windows VR headset which includes a higher resolution, open-ear audio, and an IPD adjustment.

How to fix controllers buttons not working and menu interactions with Vive Wave SDK 3.0 in Unity

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I was porting our Unity game Hit Motion: Reloaded to the new Vive Wave SDK 3.0.2 so that to make it ready for launch on the Vive Focus Plus , when something made me panic: no button on the controllers was working !

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Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire ‘Essentially Sets Up’ Vader Immortal

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More clues about what to expect from the upcoming Star Wars: Vader Immortal may rest within another VR story from ILMxLAB. Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire , the excellent location-based VR experience from The Void, apparently sets up the upcoming VR series.

Acer Reveals ‘ConceptD OJO’ 4K Windows VR Headset

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4K resolution, a detachable design, and manual IPD adjustment included. Acer has just unveiled its latest Windows Mixed Reality headset, the ConceptD OJO.

Sony Files Patent For In-VR Esports Tournament Spectator System

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Own a PSVR? One day you might be able to spectate esports leagues from inside virtual reality. Sony recently filed a patent application titled “Spectator View Into An Interactive Gaming World Showcased In A Live Event Held In A Real-World Venue” The patent describes using an array of cameras to make the VR user feel as if they’re attending the tournament. The cameras and microphones would be embedded in the seats themselves.

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Acer Announces Windows VR Headset With HP Reverb Resolution And IPD Adjustment

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During the company’s annual “next@acer” conference, Acer announced a new Microsoft-based headset with 2K per eye (4K overall) resolution and physical lens separation adjustment. High Resolution, IPD Adjustment. Called ConceptD OJO, the headset uses dual 2160×2160 LCD panels. That means they might be the same panels used in the HP Reverb.

Nintendo Labo VR Includes A Virtual Boy Easter Egg

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Immerse yourself in the horror that was 90’s virtual reality. Nintendo Labo VR is set to hit store shelves tomorrow and the reviews so far have been positive overall.

DCS World Developer On Oculus Rift S Cockpit Resolution: “I Can Read EVERYTHING”

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DCS World Senior Producer Matt Wagner now has an Oculus Rift S , and he seems highly impressed with its improved resolution over the original. DCS (Digital Combat Simulator) World is a combat flight simulation game. You pilot a range of military aircraft in training and combat simulations. The base game is free-to-play and includes two aircraft — a modern ground attack jet and a World War 2 era trainer. Other aircraft are purchased as DLC.

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What the Breakout Success of ‘Apex Legends’ Could Mean for Respawn’s Upcoming VR Game

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The stealth launch of Apex Legends from developer Respawn Entertainment has given way to a battle royale craze rivaling Fortnite. The game’s breakout success has far exceeded all expectations, reaching 50 million players in just four weeks.

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Editorial: Oculus Cross-Buy Strategy Is Facebook’s Path To Platform Lock-In

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Facebook is on the path to platform lock-in with Oculus Quest. In case you are unfamiliar with the concept, “ customer lock-in ” is an economics idea that “makes a customer dependent on a vendor for products and services, unable to use another vendor without substantial switching costs.” ” With the standalone Oculus Quest, Facebook is funding Oculus Studios projects for both Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift and enabling cross-buy between them.

Critically Acclaimed Spy Puzzler ‘I Expect You To Die’ Confirmed as Quest Launch Title

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Schell Games, makers of I Expect You to Die (2016) , have announced their hit spy-themed puzzle game is going to be a day-one launch title for Quest.

Here’s How VRChat Worlds & Avatars Will Work On Oculus Quest

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VRChat today released the requirements for Oculus Quest compatible worlds and avatars. VRChat is a large scale social VR app with lots of user-created and uploaded custom content. It could be thought of as a preliminary metaverse. The platform was announced for Quest 2 weeks ago. However no specific details were given at the time as to what content Quest players will be able to access.

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‘War Remains’ to Immerse Tribeca Attendees in the Trenches of WW1, Trailer Here

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Dan Carlin, the host of popular history podcast Hardcore History , has lent his talents as a prolific storyteller and narrator to an upcoming location-based experience that’s set to take Tribeca 2019 attendees to the battlefields of the First World War.

Cyan’s Firmament Adds PSVR Stretch Goal As Kickstarter Passes 50%

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It’d be fair to say the Kickstarter campaign for Cyan’s new VR game, Firmament, is going a little slower than anticipated. But the Myst developer just added some enticing stretch goals that might help its cause. In a Kickstarter update this week the company announced a stretch goal to add PS4 support for the game with PSVR integration. The developer says it needs $1.4 million to make that happen, which is a little more than its current $1.28 million base goal.

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Horror Mystery ‘A Chair in a Room: Greenwater’ to Arrive on PSVR Later This Month

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A Chair in a Room first came to Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift DK1 as a free demo back in 2014. Later arriving on Steam as a full game for HTC Vive and then Oculus Rift, we always wondered when the highly rated horror mystery game would make it over to PSVR.

A Chair In A Room: Greenwater Gets PSVR Release Date This Month

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Wolf & Wood have confirmed a launch date for A Chair in a Room: Greenwater on PSVR for later this month on April 23rd. I first reviewed A Chair in a Room: Greenwater on the HTC Vive almost three years ago. Back then the HTC Vive was the only roomscale VR platform on the market since the Rift still didn’t have Touch controllers and only supported a single front-facing sensor and gamepad, like an abbreviated version of the PSVR. It was a very different time.

How AR is transforming learning and helping to keep young people safe online

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Educators have been some of the most intrepid users of technology, using AR to inform young people about a wide range of issues and skills both in and out of the classroom.