Fri.Jul 03, 2020

Capcom Reveals VR Mega Man Game, Available Exclusively In Japan

VRScout

Strap into Dr. Light’s VR headset and stop Dr. Wily from hacking the virtual world in this arcade-style experience. Another day, another incredible Japanese exclusive.

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Oculus Co-founder’s New Game Studio Isn’t Focusing on VR (for now)

Road to VR

Nate Mitchell, Oculus co-founder and former Head of VR Product at Facebook, has opened a new game studio called Mountaintop Studios. Despite pioneering the first wave of consumer VR, Mitchell says Mountaintop isn’t focusing on VR just yet.

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Top VR Media Players for Android and iOS

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As virtual reality content becomes increasingly pervasive so do the apps for users to enjoy this kind of videos. There is now a wide selection of VR media players for Android and iOS. However, since the market is still new, consumers are not yet familiar with them.

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Star Wars: Squadrons Has An Immersive HUD Mode, Will Let You Hide Cosmetics

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Want to make your X-Wing VR experience as immersive as possible? We’ve got good news for you: you can turn off the Star Wars: Squadrons HUD (heads-up display) elements. Developer EA Motive confirmed as much talking to IGN.

Survey: Which VR Headsets Are Used Most?

AR Insider

“Behind the Numbers” is AR Insider’s series that examines strategic takeaways from the original data of its research arm, ARtillery Intelligence. Each post drills down on one topic or chart. Subscribe or login to access the full library of data and reports. H ow do consumers feel about VR?

Valve Index: 5 Lessons Learned From Valve’s VR Headset One Year Later

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On April 30, 2019, Valve lifted the embargo on initial impressions of the Index PC-powered VR headset while revealing it would be making a fully realized, ‘flagship’ VR game.

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The VOID Downtown Disney Location Receives Lease Termination Notice

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Photos posted to a discussion forum taken at what looks like Downtown Disney in California suggest The VOID’s location there was “in default’ and had its lease terminated by Disney.

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Hundreds of Elephants Have Mysteriously Died in Botswana

GizModo VR

Over 350 elephants have died in Botswana since March, sparking a government probe to investigate the mysterious deaths. Read more. elephants poaching elephant deaths science

Autonomous ridesharing isn’t dead: How Waymo is adapting to the post-COVID era

Digital Trends

Despite the challenges, the company fully expects continued growth in 2020. Cars Features autonomous cars COVID-19 ridesharing Waymo waymo one

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Artificial Feathers Let This Robotic Bird Fly With Incredible Agility

GizModo VR

Over the years, Festo, a German automation company with a penchant for robots, has designed countless Mother Nature-inspired automatons that swim , hop , and fly like their real-world counterparts.

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Iron Man VR Tips, Tricks And Things To Know Before You Start

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Looking for Iron Man VR tips and tricks to get you started? We’ve got you covered! Yup, Tony Stark takes flight on PSVR today, and we’re big fans of it. Camouflaj’s blockbuster isn’t just a great spectacle; it’s a genuinely deep and intense action game too.

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The UN Just Made It Easier for Airlines to Pollute

GizModo VR

A United Nations council of 36 countries has agreed on a major change to the main global scheme addressing the climate impact of aviation , a move expected to remove requirements for airlines to offset emissions for several years. Read more.

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Five Nights At Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted Will Be A Cross-Buy Title On Quest

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Oculus confirmed that the upcoming release of Five Nights at Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted will support cross-buy between Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest when it launches on the standalone platform on July 16.

This Snake-Like Amphibian Might Actually Pack a Venomous Bite

GizModo VR

Scientists have detected snake-like dental glands in caecilians, which means these serpentine creatures might actually be venomous—an unheard of trait among amphibians. Read more. toxic amphibians amphibians toxins venom caecilians science

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What Comes Next: How tech helps restaurants and stores open safely

Digital Trends

On this episode, we look into how restaurants and stores will use technology to reopen during the pandemic. Features Coronavirus reopening restaurant what comes next

Jupiter Just Sprouted a Brand New Spot

GizModo VR

An amateur astronomer in South Africa has detected a bright new surface feature rising above the cloud tops on Jupiter. Read more. jupiter astronomy planetary science science

Iron Man VR Launch Day Livestream: Watch Us Suit Up On PSVR!

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For today’s livestream we’re diving into Iron Man VR, the newly released PSVR-exclusive superhero action game from Camouflaj and Sony.

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You'll Look Forward to Cutting the Lawn When You Turn Your Riding Mower Into a Tank

GizModo VR

A house with a sprawling lawn might be the aspiration of anyone stuck in a tiny apartment, but there’s a downside to that dream: your lawn doesn’t cut itself.

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Facebook Develops Holographic Optics for Lightweight VR Experience

TechPrior

Facebook has always been at the top of its game when it comes to expanding the horizons of virtual reality. They have attempted and worked towards improving the optical performance, form factor, and comfort of new and innovative VR gadgets.

YouTuber Ends Finger on the App Competition After Contestants Last 70 Hours Trying to Win $25K

GizModo VR

On Friday, YouTuber Jimmy “MrBeast” Donaldson cut off a massive competition that saw more than 1 million players face off for a $25,000 prize for whoever could keep their finger attached to their phone screen the longest.

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Best bird identification apps for iOS and Android

Digital Trends

The best bird guide may be on your smartphone. Here are some of our favorite birding apps for iOS and Android. Android Apple Buying Guides Mobile Apps birdwatching iOS

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How Does a Four Stroke Engine Work?

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A four stroke engine is a very common variation of an internal combustion engine. Most modern internal combustion-powered vehicles are four strokes, powered by either gasoline or diesel fuel. During engine operation, pistons go through four events to achieve each power cycle.

Budget Cuts PSVR Delayed Again, Now Coming September With A Brand New Level

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Originally due for release this past May, the PSVR version of Budget Cuts just suffered another delay. Neat Corp’s original VR stealth game has been a long time coming for Sony’s console.

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The best Android games currently available (July 2020)

Digital Trends

We've mined Google's Play Store to unearth the true gems. These are the must-play games you need to download. Android Gaming Mobile best of everything T2E

In-VR Interview: Matt Hall On Developing Shooty Skies Overdrive

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This week, we sat down to chat with Matt Hall, the co-creator of Crossy Roads and part of the development team, alongside Mighty Games, of the new VR title Shooty Skies Overdrive.

How to run Android apps in Windows

Digital Trends

Wish you knew how to run Android apps in Windows? There are a few different apps and services you can use. Computing How-To Mobile Android Apps emulators Tier 4 Windows

Surrender Control and Watch These 10 Essential Classic Outer Limits Episodes

GizModo VR

Jordan Peele ’s Twilight Zone is back, an occasion that made us think of another 1960s anthology series that’s been put through the remake machine: The Outer Limits.

Get your game on with the best controllers for Android smartphones

Digital Trends

From rechargeable to wireless options, we've rounded up some of the best controllers for gaming on Android. Android Buying Guides Gaming Mobile Android gamepad Android peripherals best Android game controllers best Android gamepads Best of Tier 4

Apple's Walled Garden Could Grow Higher

GizModo VR

Apple has finally announced its long-rumored transition away from Intel chips and will now make its own homegrown CPUs based on the ARM architecture for future Macs. The company’s goal is to shed its dependence on Intel so that it can control even more of its production and development pipeline.

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How long does your laptop last on a charge? Here’s how to find out

Digital Trends

Finding exact values for laptop battery life is tricky. Here's what to know about precise battery measurement. Computing battery battery life Laptop measurement Windows

What are the best video games of all time? I asked our team to help decide.

Mashable VR

Video game fans frequently try to crown one favorite or another as "The Best." There are tens of thousands of words scattered across the internet, all devoted to identifying the titles that represent the absolute pinnacle of games one can play.

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