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This Boxing Robot Punches You While You Play VR

VRScout

Because every immersive experience is better with consequences.

Blood & Truth’s Development Is On A Scale VR Hasn’t Yet Seen

UploadVR

Forgive the pretension, but I’ve been on a lot of VR studio tours. I’d say on average most have lasted around five minutes, consisting of one large open-plan floor in which developers bob their heads up from their monitors and give a quick wave upon hearing their name.

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Tilt Five Shows AR Tech Aimed at Revolutionizing Tabletop Gaming

Road to VR

Tilt Five is creating a tabletop AR platform aimed at fusing traditional board games with the benefits of augmented reality. This week the company showed off a glimpse of what users can expect from the system.

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Magic Leap Acquires Augmented Reality Telepresence Startup Mimesys

Next Reality AR

Just months after we previewed the augmented reality, volumetric video conferencing powers of Mimesys, the company has undergone a major change — it's now a part of Magic Leap.

Digital Human Presents Live TED Talk

VRScout

Digital Domain’s Doug Roble delivers a talk alongside his ‘DigiDoug’ virtual avatar.

Oculus Quest Launch Lineup Pricing Reveals Top Games Are $29.99

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Facebook today provided the prices planned by developers for their May 21 launch on Oculus Quest. Oculus Quest is the $400 all-in-one VR system from Facebook which ships with a pair of intuitive hand controllers.

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Now You Can Visit the Statue of Liberty in NYC from Anywhere in Augmented Reality via iOS Appp

Next Reality AR

Many native New Yorkers, like myself, get a chance to visit the famed Statue of Liberty during school trips when they're a child in grade school. And if you're not lucky enough to be born in the city, you have to make a special trip to the monument as a tourist.

Stanford Research Explores How AR Can Affect Human Behavior

VRScout

Examining how AR experiences can change the way people interact with the real world.

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Vive Pro Eye Launches In Europe For £1,499 Or £1,697 With Commercial License

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After being revealed at CES 2019 back in January, HTC’s next enterprise-level headset, Vive Pro Eye , launches today. Well, at least in Europe and China. The headset launches in 25 countries across Europe , including in the UK for £1,499. To be clear, this price includes two SteamVR 2.0

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Noctvrnal: audio in AR/VR is 51% of the experience

The Ghost Howls

I had the amazing pleasure of interviewing Helena McGill and Anna Wozniewicz of Noctvrnal , a startup focused in audio and music production, with special attention to immersive experiences. Helena and Anna from Noctvrnal (Image by Noctvrnal).

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Now You Can Visit the Statue of Liberty in NYC from Anywhere in Augmented Reality via iOS App

Next Reality AR

Many native New Yorkers, like myself, get a chance to visit the famed Statue of Liberty during school trips when they're a child in grade school. And if you're not lucky enough to be born in the city, you have to make a special trip to the monument as a tourist.

Madonna Performs Alongside AR Clones During Billboard Music Awards

VRScout

Volumetric capture adds a layer of depth to the pop legends latest performance.

Ubisoft Bringing Assassin’s Creed VR Escape Rooms To Over 100 Locations

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Ubisoft has been more deeply involved in VR development than most AAA-caliber game studios.

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‘Moss’ is Getting a Brand New Chapter Soon, Coming First to Oculus Quest

Road to VR

Polyarc today announced their critically acclaimed VR adventure puzzler, Moss (2018) , will be getting some fresh content soon in the form of a new chapter. Coming first to Oculus Quest for its May 21st launch, the update will also make its way to all supported platforms sometime in June.

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Microsoft Turns Real World into Multiplayer Playground with Minecraft Earth Mobile AR Game

Next Reality AR

As promised with its teaser from Build 2019, Microsoft has unveiled the details for its augmented reality version of Minecraft for smartphones. The company published a new trailer for the game, which has a rather similar feel to the trailer Niantic originally produced for Pokémon GO.

Craft Your Way Through Reality In The New ‘Minecraft Earth’ AR Mobile Game

VRScout

Explore hidden structures, collect valuable resources, team-up with friends on fantastic creations. Earlier this month, Microsoft teased Minecraft fans with a short video hinting at some type of upcoming augmented reality experience for smartphones.

LensPen Cleaning Tool Helps Make Sure Your VR Lenses Stay Clear

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It’s an incredibly frustrating feeling when an immersive VR experience is ruined by a smudge or spec of dust on your optical lens. Instead of reaching for whatever cloth is hanging around and hoping for the best, LensPen is a solution designed to remove blemishes from AR and VR headsets.

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HP Reverb Release Date Slips, Retailers List Headset as ‘Out of Stock’

Road to VR

The new HP Reverb Windows VR headset was due to launch initially in “late April”, but eventually the company settled on a May 6th release date. The date has come and gone, but the headset still isn’t technically available despite being listed at several retailers.

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Google & Magic Leap Developer Create Augmented Reality Mobile Apps for Warping Real World into Art

Next Reality AR

Because of its ability to place digital content into the real world, augmented reality lends itself well to artists and creatives.

‘Trash Rage’ Blends VR Gaming With Environmental Education

VRScout

Sort recyclables to save the Earth in this futuristic gamified learning experience. It’s 2049 and planet Earth is a garbage-filled dump patrolled by hostile robots. Overwhelming trash from unrecycled plastics has made the planet near uninhabitable, so much so that a hostile A.I.

How To Stream Oculus Quest To Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, And More

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The Oculus Quest is an impressive standalone VR headset that lets you wirelessly enter games from anywhere with full 6DOF positional tracking.

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‘Beat Saber’ to Leave PC Early Access on May 21st, Level Editor Included

Road to VR

Beat Games today announced that their hit black-slashing rhythm game Beat Saber (2018) is finally headed out of Early Access on PC. To boot, the studio is also releasing the long-awaited official Level Editor.

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InstaVR Interviews: Antoine Vivet, Founder of Longue-Vue (a division of Manzalab Group)

InstaVR

InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners. InstaVR Interviews is a blog series where we turn the spotlight on our customers. We find out why they create VR, how they use InstaVR, and what the future of VR will look like. To read more interviews, visit the InstaVR Interviews homepage.

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Polyarc Celebrates Release Of Oculus Quest With Free Story Expansion For Moss

VRScout

More story, weapons, and puzzles head to the award-winning platformer May 21st.

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The Walking Dead Onslaught VR Game From Survios Releasing This Fall

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Today Survios and AMC are announcing a brand new entry in the universe of walkers called The Walking Dead Onslaught, a made-for VR game that takes place in the same world as the iconic TV show it’s based on.

Somnium Space Raises $1M to Expand Social VR Platform

Road to VR

Somnium Space , the studio behind the titular social VR platform, announced they’ve successfully completed a $1 million seed round, something the company says will help them “further strengthen its development of a huge-scale Persistent, Open and Social Virtual Reality world.”

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Brand New Titles and Top VR Games soon available on Oculus Quest

VR Game Critic

Easy setup, no wires, six degrees of freedom… sadly, wireless VR for console and PC isn’t the norm quiet yet. Fortunately, Oculus Quest is the perfect way to dip your toes into virtual reality without the hassle of wires or the need for a beefy gaming rig.

Survios & AMC’s The Walking Dead VR Game Is All About Zombie Dismemberment

VRScout

The Walking Dead Onslaught arrives this Fall on major VR headsets. Earlier this morning, Survios ( Raw Data, Creed: Rise to Glory ) and AMC announced The Walking Onslaught , an upcoming VR game set within the fictional zombie-ridden universe.

Oculus Rift’s Exclusive Spy Thriller ‘Defector’ Is Releasing This Summer

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Oculus Rift spy thriller exclusive Defector now has a release window. It is launching this summer, meaning we should see it arrive in the next 2-4 months. Defector is an action packed spy game that turns you into a spy like Jason Bourne (or James Bond, if you prefer).

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‘Cosmic Trip’ Studio Unveils Musical Gardening Game ‘Fujii’ for Quest & PC VR

Road to VR

Funktronic Labs , the studio behind funky real-time strategy game Cosmic Trip (2017) , unveiled their next VR project that aims to let you explore fantastic worlds while doing what the team calls “creative gardening.”.

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We played Oculus Quest games and mayhem ensued

Mashable

We give our first hand experience playing Racket Fury and Super Hot on the Oculus Quest and it was a memorable experience. Read more. More about Gaming , Mashable Video , Comedy , Virtual Reality , and Video Games. Gaming Mashable Video Comedy Virtual Reality Video Games