New ‘Vacation Simulator’ Destinations, Launch Date Announced

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Ever since our brief interaction with Vacation Simulator during last years Tribeca Film Festival, we’ve been clawing at the chance to get our hands on the endlessly-charming follow-up to Owlchemy Labs 2016 smash hit, Job Simulator.

‘Vacation Simulator’ to Launch on Vive & Rift Next Month, PSVR This Summer

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Owlchemy Labs today announced their next VR parody game Vacation Simulator is set to release for PC VR headsets next month. Vacation Simulator will be landing on Steam (Vive, Rift) and the Oculus Store (Rift) on April 9th, priced at $30.

VR Train Simulator ‘Derail Valley’ to Launch into Early Access This Week

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Delays are a train driver’s worst nightmare, and while it’s true upcoming VR train simulator Derail Valley has seen a modest setback after its planned January 18th launch, the game is now full steam ahead as it makes its Early Access debut on the Oculus Store and Steam this week.

Flight Simulator ‘X-Plane 11’ Now Natively Supports SteamVR Headsets

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X-Plane 11 (2017) , the highly-touted and expansive flight simulator for PC, now has a few new badges under its Steam listing, which includes support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows “Mixed Reality” VR headsets.

Creators Of ‘Job Simulator’ Announce Follow-Up ‘Vacation Simulator’

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Austin, Texas-based video game developer Owlchemy Labs struck gold with their 2016 smash hit, Job Simulator. True to its predecessor, Vacation Simulator is chock full of secrets and was clearly crafted with love.

10 Minutes of ‘Vacation Simulator’ Gameplay, Owlchemy Labs’ Sequel to ‘Job Simulator’

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Owlchemy Labs , the studio behind Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017), are back again with a new whimsical take on the simulator-satire genre – Vacation Simulator.

Owlchemy’s ‘Vacation Simulator’ Launch Pushed Back to Early 2019

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Owlchemy Labs , the studio behind breakout VR parody game Job Simulator (2016) , announced that their upcoming sequel Vacation Simulator is coming to VR headsets in 2019, and not 2018 as previously planned.

‘Job Simulator’ Surpasses $3 Million in Sales, Becoming “most popular VR title to date”

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Owlchemy Labs today announced that its tongue-in-cheek simulator game, Job Simulator (2016) , has earned over $3 million in sales since its launch last April. ” Job Simulator was included as a launch title for HTC Vive when it was initially released in April 2016.

‘FlyInside Flight Simulator’ Preview – A Promising Start in VR-native Flying

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FlyInside FSX , the crowdfunded VR plugin for Microsoft Flight Simulator X (2006) , was built well before first-party VR motion controllers existed, developed back in the DK2-era of 2015 as an ad hoc way of jumping into an already highly-detailed flight sim.

Made-For-VR ‘FlyInside’ Is What VR Flight Simulation Needs

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After almost two years of development, FlyInside Flight Simulator has launched in Early Access on Steam. FlyInside is a made for VR flight sim which supports Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows MR heasdsets. Simulators early access flight sim flyinside steam

Saab to Further Develop VR Rocket Launcher Simulator

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Making use of an HTC Vive headset for visuals, Vobling outfitted the Carl Gustaf launcher with a Vive Tracker to allow the weapon to be used as a prop within the VR experience. The post Saab to Further Develop VR Rocket Launcher Simulator appeared first on Road to VR.

‘Vacation Simulator’ is Owlchemy Labs’ New VR Game Slated for 2018

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Owlchemy Labs, creators of Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017) tonight announced their latest VR title, Vacation Simulator. The post ‘Vacation Simulator’ is Owlchemy Labs’ New VR Game Slated for 2018 appeared first on Road to VR.

Watch: This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training

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Industrial Training International is readying their VR Mobile Crane Simulator for the March ConExpo Event in Las Vegas. The simulator, which uses an Oculus Rift headset, comes in two forms – ‘Desktop’ and ‘Motion Base’.

Hands-on: ‘Vacation Simulator’ is a More Expansive Sequel That Dives Deeper

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Called Vacation Simulator, I got a chance to go hands-on with what aims to be a longer, narrative-driven sequel in the growing franchise. This, I sensed, would be the basis of the ongoing story; a boss who couldn’t bear the thought of inefficiency in a simulation about relaxation.

‘Job Simulator’ Gets ‘Infinite Job Overtime’ Update & Permanent Price of $20

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Job Simulator (2016) , Owlchemy Labs’ madcap workplace sim from the future, is pushing a free content update called ‘Infinite Overtime mode’ that lets you play endless, randomized tasks. Owlchemy is also permanently dropping the price of Job Simulator to $20.

Mosh Pit Simulator Is A Lacking Attempt At VR Memedom

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Job Simulator finds fun in the mundane, letting you live out your stupidest daydreams free from consequence. As the name implies, Mosh Pit Simulator has a slightly more traditional take on the zany possibilities of VR. It’s essentially a Goat Simulator wannabe inside a headset.

HTC Debuts Kingspray VR Graffiti Simulator at X Games

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This graffiti simulator is coming to VR and now you can try an early demo. At the X Games in Austin, Texas from June 2-5, HTC is publicly demoing for the first time Kingspray Graffiti Simulator. BMX rider Jamie Bestwick demoing HTC Vive at X Games.

‘Job Simulator’ Developer Announces ‘Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality’ for HTC Vive

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Get Your Virtual Pat-Down On In This TSA VR Simulator

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Trinity VR’s ‘DiamondFX’ Batting Simulator is Made for the Major Leagues

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We speak to Trinity VR about their Vive Tracker powered Diamond FX project which aims to provide realistic virtual reality simulations for major league baseball teams, all powered by years of real pitching statistics.

Vacation Simulator Release Date Pushed Into 2019 By Owlchemy Labs

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The release date for the follow-up to Job Simulator shifted out of 2018 and into 2019, an update today from development studio Owlchemy Labs confirms. Vacation Simulator is a larger follow on to Owlchemy’s groundbreaking game Job Simulator created for the 2016 launch of the HTC Vive. Job Simulator has since launched on pretty much all VR headsets that offer robust 6DoF hand controllers. VR Industry News owlchemy labs Vacation Simulator

Derail Valley Is A Realistic VR Train Simulator Arriving Very Soon

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We’ve been following VR train simulator Derail Valley for some time now. Derail Valley will launch in pre-release on January 18th with support for the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows VR headsets. Experiences Gaming derail valley htc vive oculus rift train simulator windows VR

Wind Simulation Accessory for VR Headsets Hits $30k Crowdfunding Goal on Day One

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There is a cheaper version for just Oculus Rift and HTC Vive: the ‘earliest bird’ version going to the first 150 backers for $50. The post Wind Simulation Accessory for VR Headsets Hits $30k Crowdfunding Goal on Day One appeared first on Road to VR.

Hands On: ESI’s Incredibly Accurate VR CAD Simulation Lets You Take Cars Apart

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Dominic Brennan gets his hands on ESI Group’s latest iteration of IC.IDO , their automotive visualisation tool that uses CAD-accurate data to generate extremely realistic VR simulations which let you take apart (or fix) your own virtual car.

HTC Swaps Out ‘Fantastic Contraption’ and ‘Job Simulator’ From Vive Bundle

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‘Chroma Lab’ Teaser Shows Mesmerizing Interaction with Massive Particle Simulations

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One developer is taking interactivity to the extreme with Chroma Lab , a forthcoming VR experience that will let you play with hundreds of thousands of simulated particles. HTC Vive Games News SteamVR Games VR Games chroma lab set111

GDC 2018: Hands-On With Vacation Simulator, Owlchemy’s Ambitious New Sequel

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It’s been almost two years since the Rift and Vive launched and to this day Job Simulator is still one of the first things I always stick new VR users in. Since its original launch on HTC Vive, Job Simulator has been ported with great success to the Rift with Touch and PSVR.

Mosh Pit Simulator Brings VR Chaos To A New Level Next Year

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Then Mosh Pit Simulator just might be for you. Spoiler: It’s not actually a mosh pit simulator. It’ll support Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Windows VR headsets. Experiences Gaming Mosh Pit SimulatorDo you like your VR irresponsible, erratic and utterly chaotic?

‘Viral Invasion’ Aims to Be ‘Job Simulator’ Meets ‘Mars Attacks!’

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Hatrabbit describes it as a cross between Job Simulator (2016) and Tim Burton’s delectably bad film Mars Attacks! The post ‘Viral Invasion’ Aims to Be ‘Job Simulator’ Meets ‘Mars Attacks!’

The Brilliant Tabletop Simulator Now Supports VR

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Playing a boardgame might not sound like the best use of VR, but the brilliant (and often hilarious) The post The Brilliant Tabletop Simulator Now Supports VR appeared first on UploadVR. Experiences gaming Berserk Games htc vive Tabletop Simulator

VIRTUAL REALITY PLUMBER SIMULATOR | PipeJob VR (HTC Vive Gameplay)

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PipeJob is the next generation Plumber Simulator for the HTC Vive. In this silly VR game you need to fix pipes in a bathroom while you are getting attacked by poop from your neighbours. Check it out: [link]. Did you like this video? Subscribe Nathie! link].

VR’s Most Bizarre Game ‘Mosh Pit Simulator’ is Coming to Steam Early Access Soon

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Mosh Pit Simulator is bizarre, disturbing, funny and unapologetically crass—the sort of fever dream that could only leak from the brain of Sos Sosowski, the Polish indie developer behind the well-received (and patently ludicrous) bomb defusing game McPixel (2012).

Hands-On With the Hilarious ‘Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality’ at PAX West

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Google Acquires Owlchemy Labs, VR Game Studio Behind ‘Rick and Morty VR’, ‘Job Simulator’

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In an interesting move, Google has acquired Owlchemy Labs , makers of the multi-platform hits Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017). Job Simulator, image courtesy Owlchemy Labs.

Top 5 VR Racing Sims for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

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From mid-2014 until early 2016, when the Rift DK2 development was essentially the only hardware option, software support in racing simulators was frankly a bit of a nightmare. The HTC Vive launched on April 5th 2016, a week after the consumer Oculus Rift.

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HTC Announces 2018 Viveport Developer Awards Nominees, $50K First Prize up for Grabs

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Last year marked HTC’s very first Vive Developer Awards (VDAs), which saw tens of thousands of dollars go to VR app developers across a number of categories. Now, HTC has announced the nominees for this year’s VDAs who will be in competition to win $50,000 in first place prize money.

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Job Simulator Review – Making the Mundane Magical

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In this world robots have replaced humans, so there is no need for these now-irrelevant careers, which leaves Job Simulator to serve as a portal to the past. Read More: Why A Cup Of Coffee In ‘Job Simulator’ Took 850 Hours To Make. The brain is weird.

Watch Will.I.Am Demo this VR Turret Simulator

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The VR turret simulator is the latest work from Two Bit Circus and Digital Domain that places you inside a virtual gunner turret underneath a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber as you spin and tilt your aim through the sky to blast enemy aircraft out of the air.

GDC 2019: HTC Announces Lip-Tracking Dev Kit For Vive Pro

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This week HTC Vive America’s Vice President of Product and Operations–Vinay Narayan–revealed plans for a developer kit that adds lip-tracking capabilities to the HTC Vive Pro & Vive Pro Eye. Image Credit: HTC.

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Store Clerks Job Simulator on the HTC Vive

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Job Simulator with the HTC Vive. I trusted my HTC Vive mic a little bit to much. Had much fun with Store Clerks. I think I will be a great sales man! My apologies for the bad audio quality. I’m looking for a Lavalier or wireless Microphone as an alternative

HTC Files for ‘Vive Cosmos’ VR Headset Trademark

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With middling smartphone sales and a loss of a major portion of its smartphone IP and engineering team to Google last year, HTC appears to be full steam ahead with VR headsets as of late. SEE ALSO HTC Announces 6DOF Controller Tracking Dev Kit for Vive Focus.

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‘Aerofly FS2? Brings Ultra Realistic Flight Simulation to Rift and Vive

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Aerofly from developers IPACS is a flight simulator which aims to bring realistic visuals to the VR-enabled civilian flight-sim genre, and it looks stunning. Flight simulators is one of those genres.

Sos Sosowski’s ‘Mosh Pit Simulator’ is Disturbing, Funny, and Unapologetically Terrible

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I think I caught a glimpse of project creator Sos Sosowski somewhere in Mosh Pit Simulator, a game currently in development that according to him is supposed to “bring mayhem upon a crazy world of weird humans in virtual reality.”