Sony Announces ‘Smurfs’ Mixed Reality HoloLens Game

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The latest Smurfs film gets it’s own mixed reality children’s game for Microsoft’s HoloLens. Of course it’s difficult to say how many children will actually get to experience this neat little game. Games News AR Augmented Reality HoloLens Microsoft Mixed Reality Smurfs Sony Unit 9

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The Top 5 Games for Oculus Rift

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In our breakdown of the top 5 games for Oculus Touch and top 5 for the Xbox One gamepad, we take a look at some of the best games currently on the Oculus Store. Before we start, don’t forget that your Rift also works with compatible games purchased through Steam.

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‘Pokémon GO’ Makers Announce Harry Potter AR Game, Releasing 2018

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Niantic, the minds behind Ingress and the smash hit Pokémon GO, have partnered with Warner Bros and WB Games to bring a new location-based Harry Potter-themed AR game to mobile phones.

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Valve Confirms Development on “three full [VR] games, not experiments”

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The company behind some of the greatest games ever made— Half-Life , Portal , Counter Strike , Team Fortress , to name a few—is far from done with VR. He’s had the ability to think about what the input device is and design a system while he designs games.

Crytek’s ‘The Climb’ is The Best Selling Rift Game To Date

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Oculus has confirmed that Crytek’s The Climb is the platform’s best selling Rift game to date, and among a handful of titles that have grossed more than $1 million on the company’s VR storefront. News Oculus Rift Games VR Games crytek the climbc

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Disney Invests in VR Arcade The VOID, Epic Games in 2017 Accelerator

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Among the 11 picked for the company’s 2017 Accelerator is location-based VR arcade The Void and Unreal Engine creator Epic Games. Its not certain exactly what Disney’s Accelerator will accomplish for Epic Games at this time however.

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Top 10 Most Downloaded PlayStation VR Games So Far

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PlayStation VR launched just last month, and now Sony has shared which games players have downloaded the most so far. Gunjack is the visually stunning best-selling VR game built from the ground up for virtual reality.

Hands-on: ‘Skyworld’ is a Charming Turn-Based Strategy Game With Fast-Paced Real-Time Interludes

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Skyworld , a turn-based strategy game from Arizona Sunshine (2016) developers Vertigo Games, was initially introduced to the world as a demo during HTC Vive’s first public showing back in GDC 2015. Image courtesy Vertigo Games. Image courtesy Vertigo Games.

This $99 AR Headset Is A Game Changer

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Experiences range from solo challenges to multiplayer games, including mind-bending mixed-reality puzzles, holographic chess and digital warship battles, which make gaming in AR as dynamic as it is social. The post This $99 AR Headset Is A Game Changer appeared first on VRScout.

Mind-Controlled VR Game Coming to Arcades 2018

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Once considered nothing more than farfetched science fiction, neuroscientists have since taken a much more optimistic stance on the potentially game-changing tech thanks to advances in brain-computer interfaces. The post Mind-Controlled VR Game Coming to Arcades 2018 appeared first on VRScout.

The Top 5 Games For HTC Vive

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Here we take a look at our top 5 games for Vive, and a little more information you might need to get you started. Valve’s The Lab (2016) is without a doubt among the best games, free or otherwise, so we just had to add it.

Grab Games is Coming Out Swinging with Knockout League

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Los Angeles game developer Grab Games is coming out of stealth mode. Grab’s new VR game, Knockout League, is coming to Steam, Oculus, and Viveport in January. Grab Games Q&A. What is the Grab Games origin story? How will the game evolve in 2017?

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How Will VR Gaming Change Us?

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Despite advances across many industry verticals such as healthcare, training, and retail, the most widely understood application of VR so far has been games. Here are the things VR gaming, as well as future applications of immersive media, will change the way we interact. News Gaming

‘ARKTIKA.1’ Behind-the-scenes – Insights & Artwork from 4A Games

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Ahead of the game’s launch tomorrow (Tuesday) on the Oculus Rift, we spoke with the game’s executive producer, John Bloch, to peer inside the making of the game. ‘Citadel’ concept art | Image courtesy 4A Games. Touch Made 4A Games Pull the Trigger.

Game Cooks Are Using Their Mobile Experience To Create ‘HOVR’ And Other VR Games

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Game Cooks is an independent games studio founded in Beirut by two Lebanese brothers – Arz and Lebnan Nader. Since 2011, they’ve released over a dozen successful mobile games on iTunes and Google Play, but HOVR for Gear VR is their first foray into virtual reality.

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Sweetarts Brings Chewy Sours VR Game to Vidcon

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The candy-obsessed brand known for their chewy sour gummy treats has added their own twist on a VR game. Powered by two HTC Vive VR headsets, the Sweetarts VR game placed you in an alternate candy universe where you’re transformed into a giant Sweetarts Chewy Sours bag.

VR Games Are Now Ranked By the Workout You Get

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Can virtual reality gaming be a way to work out? ” A website launched today by the new VR Institute of Health and Exercise ranks VR games’ fitness potential by comparing them to exercises like running and biking. You can also submit a game to be ranked.

First Ever Steam Awards Finalists Include Two VR-enabled Games

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Tabletop Simulator (2015) and Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (2015) are the two virtual reality-enabled games nominated for the very first Steam Awards. Neither are VR-only games, but both support the HTC Vive, while Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes also lists Oculus Rift and OSVR support.

PlayStation Pro Launch Brings 13 Confirmed PSVR Enhanced Games

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Hot on the heels of Sony’s recent PlayStation 4 powered PSVR VR headset Launch, the next, more powerful iteration of the PS4 console will launch on November 10th and Sony have announced the games set to feature ‘Pro’ enhancements, including X for PlayStation VR.

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Native 360 Video Capture Comes to First Oculus Rift Game

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The latest update to Dead and Buried brings in-game 360° image and video capture among other new features. The post Native 360 Video Capture Comes to First Oculus Rift Game appeared first on VRScout. Games News 360 Video Dead and Buried Facebook Facebook 360 Gear VR Oculus Rift

The 9 Best VR Games Of 2017 So Far

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Before we get into the holiday rush, though, we wanted to recap on some of the games that have wowed us in the first seven and a half months of 2017. As a package, this makes a great case for VR’s best game yet. What are some of your favorite VR games so far in 2017?

Samsung Bringing Live UFC and X Games to Gear VR

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Available through the Samsung VR app in early June, VR Live Pass will let you watch live entertainment events and performances from the likes of UFC, X Games and Live Nation. The post Samsung Bringing Live UFC and X Games to Gear VR appeared first on VRScout.

The 9 Best Vive Games to Play Right Now

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Warhammer Gets Its First VR Game In The Horus Heresy: Betrayal at Calth

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Steel Wool Studios, the developer of VR games like Bounce and Quar: Battle for Gate 18, recently announced The Horus Heresy: Betrayal at Calth, a new game set in Game Workshop’s iconic tabletop universe, based upon the board game of the same name. Experiences Gamin

Kid Friendly VR Games For HTC VIVE

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We’ve even see you create VR workout routines out of games to help you lose some extra pounds — fantastic. But one question we see more frequently and expect more of as we get closer to the holidays in a couple months is recommendations for kid friendly VIVE games. Gaming Experiences.

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UploadVR’s 2016 Game of the Year Winners

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Last week we announced a comprehensive list of nominees for our 2016 Game of the Year Awards. There were over 20 categories selected with approximately 4-8 different games and experiences nominated for each category. Best Online Game Winner: Werewolves Within.

NOLO VR Promises $99 Positional Tracking and SteamVR Gaming on Any Mobile VR Headset

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Therefore, the company is planning to ship an SDK to enable developers to integrate support for Nolo VR into their apps and games. The post NOLO VR Promises $99 Positional Tracking and SteamVR Gaming on Any Mobile VR Headset appeared first on Road to VR.

Check Out The PSVR Segment From The Tokyo Game Show

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Sony presented at the Tokyo Game Show with a new look at its coming lineup of PSVR games. Check out the segment: Tagged with: PSVR , TGS , Tokyo Game Show Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Gaming PSVR TGS Tokyo Game Show

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Unity’s In-VR Game Editor Launches Tomorrow, This Is What It’s Like

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Tomorrow Unity plans to launch the first experimental build of EditorVR, a component of the Unity game engine which will let developers build games within virtual reality. One such tool is Tvori, which brings in-game camera and animation recording into EditorVR.

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Report: 39% of Game Developers Working on AR/VR Headsets

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A survey of game developers attending the annual GDC conference suggests major growth in the number of developers building games for AR and VR headsets. The post Report: 39% of Game Developers Working on AR/VR Headsets appeared first on Road to VR.

‘Rick and Morty’ Co-Creator Justin Roiland Launches New VR Game Studio, Squanchtendo

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Racing Game “Sprint Vector” is an Intense Workout with VR Locomotion that Just Works

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Sprint Vector is an “adrenaline platformer” racing game that relies upon a unique locomotion technique of swinging your arms in order to run through an obstacle course. Racing game #SprintVector is an INTENSE workout with VR locomotion that just works.

The Machines Is A Tabletop War Game Powered By Apple’s ARKit

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I know I can’t be the only person that loves playing tabletop games but hates the setup, cleanup, and organizational headache they often cause. The Machines is an upcoming concept from Directive Games that was made using Apple’s ARKit and Unreal Engine 4.

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Two Ways to Play Non-VR Games With the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive

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Games that are specifically developed for VR are always going to look and play the best in a VR headset, but let’s face it, most of us probably have huge libraries of traditional games, and you may be wondering “Can I play regular games on the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive?”—the

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Man Loses More Than 50 Pounds Playing A VR Game

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” Stauffer works in the video game business and decided that perhaps the industry he loved could provide an answer to his weight loss dilemma. “It also had an immediacy and simplicity that the other gaming weight loss platforms lacked. “I was unhealthy.

Oasis Games’ ‘Weeping Doll’ Brings Creepy Horror Tropes To VR

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HTC Sweetens Viveport Subscription Deal with 75 More VR Games

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HTC launched its interesting Viveport Subscription service back in April; for $7/month, the program lets users choose five VR games from a pool of available apps, and grants them unlimited access.

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The Tantalizing Promise Of Augmented Reality Games

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They promise us wonderful connections between the digital and physical worlds, and games where we can chase cartoon characters through our own furniture. Above: CastAR wants you to play tabletop games in mixed reality. Why did you choose AR as something to do with gaming?

Hands-on: ‘Sprint Vector’s’ Breakthrough Locomotion Could Inspire an Entirely New Genre of VR Games

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The core of the game is what the company is calling the Fluid Locomotion System, a synthesis of VR movement techniques seen elsewhere that together add up to a supremely satisfying way to move around VR worlds at high speed without getting dizzy.

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PSVR Game Listings Hit PlayStation Store Ahead of Launch

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On the lead up to PlayStation VR’s October 13th launch, the first wave of PSVR games have been listed in the PlayStation Store. Eager soon-to-be-owners of PSVR can now get an eye on the first set of games they’ll be able to purchase when headsets begin arriving on October 13th.