The Valve Index Is Now Available In Canada And Japan

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The Valve Index is now available for purchase in Canada and Japan, further expanding the post-launch markets for Valve’s latest VR headset. Now, customers in Canada and Japan join the ranks of Index-available countries, after initial pre-orders sold out for the device in May this year.

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Capcom Reveals VR Mega Man Game, Available Exclusively In Japan

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This week Capcom revealed Rockman VR: Aimed At The Virtual World , a brand new VR Mega Man game heading exclusively to the Prasaca Capcom Ikebukuro store in Kew Plaza Ikebukuro, an entertainment plaza located in Tokyo, Japan.

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Capcom Japan Announce Another Resident Evil 7 Free-Roam VR Attraction

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Although the announcement was made in Japanese on Capcom’s Japan site, we’ve been able to glean a few basic details through translation services. The whole experience is available exclusively in Tokyo, Japan, at the Plaza Capcom Ikebukuro Store.

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Astro Bot Director Becomes PlayStation’s Japan Studio Boss

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Nicolas Doucet, the Creative Director behind 2018 PSVR hit Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, is now head of Sony PlayStation’s Japan Studio, it’s been announced. Doucet now carries the title Japan Studio Studio Director. The developer previously headed up Japan Studio’s ASOBI Team, which developed Astro Bot as well as its predecessor, The Playroom VR. We’re hopeful that this means Japan Studio’s future involves yet more PSVR projects.

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Inside Mazaria, Japan’s Best VR Arcade With Dragon Quest, Evangelion VR + More

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We’ve been to some cool VR arcades in our time at Upload but Japan’s are, somewhat unsurprisingly, in a league of their own. Nowhere is this truer than Mazaria, Japan’s best VR arcade.

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Location-Based AR Ghostbusters Experience Launching In Japan

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Beginning this weekend in Tokyo, Japan, Ginza Sony Park will be hosting Ghostbusters In The Park , a massive live event celebrating the historic 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters. The post Location-Based AR Ghostbusters Experience Launching In Japan appeared first on VRScout.

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Google’s Tilt Brush Surprise Launches On PSVR… In Japan

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Well, at least in Japan it is. The post Google’s Tilt Brush Surprise Launches On PSVR… In Japan appeared first on UploadVR. Surprise! Google’s popular Tilt Brush VR creation platform is finally available on PSVR.

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Sony Tests New AR Ghostbusters Experience In Japan

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It will be available at the Sony building at Ginza Park in Japan from this month. Do we have any readers in Japan that are both Ghostbusters and AR fans? The post Sony Tests New AR Ghostbusters Experience In Japan appeared first on UploadVR.

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Beat Saber PSVR Finally Comes To Japan Next Month

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” An arcade version of the game, Beat Saber Arcade, is already running in some locations in Japan. You can also get the game on PC VR systems, but we’d bet PSVR is a much bigger platform in Japan that the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. Tagged with: Beat Saber , japan , PSVR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Beat Saber PSVR Finally Comes To Japan Next Month appeared first on UploadVR. Experiences Gaming Beat Saber japan PSVRGood news, Japanese VR fans!

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Ghost In The Shell PVP VR Comes To Japan

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The post Ghost In The Shell PVP VR Comes To Japan appeared first on VRScout. News Bandai Namco Ghost In The Shell Japan Multiplayer The Void VR Arcades VR Backpack VR Marker VR Tracker VR Zone ShinjukuThe popular Bandai anime is now a competitive multiplayer VR arcade game.

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Final Fantasy VR Roller-Coaster Coming To Japan

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Available early 2018 at Universal Studios Japan, the Final Fantasy XR ride will send passengers on a spine-tingling journey through some of the games most iconic locations. The release of the experience is in support of Universals Cool Japan 2018 initiative.

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These Guys Married A Virtual Bride In Japan

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As part of a publicity stunt by adult game brand Hibiki Works, close to 100 men in Japan got to take part in a virtual wedding ceremony, “marrying” a character from the erotic game New Wife: Lovely X Cation. The post These Guys Married A Virtual Bride In Japan appeared first on VRScout.

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Japan’s Coolest VR Arcades + New Resident Evil VR Games: The VR Culture Show #3 Coming Monday

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For our third episode, due on Monday , we’re in Japan. The post Japan’s Coolest VR Arcades + New Resident Evil VR Games: The VR Culture Show #3 Coming Monday appeared first on UploadVR. Art & Science Education Entertainment Experiences Gaming The VR Culture Show japan Japan VR resident evil japan vr top stories vr culture showWelcome back to The VR Culture Show! Yup, the land of stunning scenery, bustling metropolises and robotic toilets.

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‘Yahoo! MAP’ for iOS Now Has AR Navigation Mode in Japan

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Japan just updated their iOS-based Map application to include a new experimental AR mode which superimposes a blue pathway onto the physical world for you to follow to your final destination. Japan. Japan’s official mascots. Yahoo!

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Microsoft Japan Concept Video Demos How HoloLens Will Help Pilot the Drone Ships of the Future

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The latest example comes via Microsoft Japan and a new concept video that shows off how the HoloLens will be used in the relatively near future to pilot autonomous ships.

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Kingdom Hearts PSVR Experience Gets Release Date In Japan

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We now know when that experience will launch, at least in Japan. Tagged with: Kingdom Hearts VR Experience Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Kingdom Hearts PSVR Experience Gets Release Date In Japan appeared first on UploadVR.

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HTC ‘Link’ Headset Brings 6DOF To Mobile VR In Japan

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Positional-tracking mobile VR and a new Ghost In Shell experience arrive this June exclusively in Japan. Entitled Ghost in the Shell ARISE, the VR tie-in will launch alongside the Link system this June in Japan.

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 Assists De'Longhi Japan Call Center Agents Using Augmented Reality Product Models

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This week, the company unveiled a call center virtualization solution, developed for coffee machine maker De'Longhi Japan Corp.,

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Microsoft Japan Helps Godzilla Invade Real World Tokyo via HoloLens

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The company behind Japan's beloved Gozilla, Japan's Toho Studios, has for years tried to give fans the sense of what a giant, nuclear-powered lizard invading Tokyo might feel like.

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PlayStation VR Headsets In Japan Live In Cute Little Prisons

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But that’s not what is happening for PSVR in Japan. Mark Macdonald, vice president of business development at Rez Infinite (PSVR launch title) developer Enhance Games, noted that Sony hasn’t done much advertising at all for its $500 headset system in Japan. We’ve asked Sony if any demo stations are hiding around Japan or if it has plans to roll them out, and we’ll update this post with any new information. “So Tagged with: display , japan , PSVR , retail.

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Japan’s COOLEST VR Arcades, New Resident Evil VR & Tokyo AR Adventures! – The VR Culture Show

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The post Japan’s COOLEST VR Arcades, New Resident Evil VR & Tokyo AR Adventures! – The VR Culture Show appeared first on UploadVR.

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Japan’s New Godzilla VR Game Looks Absolutely Terrifying

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Sadly this is a Japan-only attraction for now though, with the news that Mario Kart VR is soon coming to the UK, there’s always hope we get our hands on this too. Godzilla is having a pretty good week, which is probably bad news for the rest of humanity.

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Sega Bringing This Multiplayer VR Arcade to Japan

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The second Zero Latency “arcade” home in Japan is expected to have all new gameplay content, new weapons and an entirely new upgraded motion tracking system. The post Sega Bringing This Multiplayer VR Arcade to Japan appeared first on VRScout.

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Report: Sony Expanding PSVR To Location-Based Experiences In Japan

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The Wall Street Journal cites sources “familiar with the matter” in saying that Sony is planning to roll out PSVR to location-based units in Japan after slower than expected sales. Tagged with: japan , PlayStation VR , PSVR , sony Facebook Twitter Reddit More. PSVR Sony VR Industry News japan PlayStation VR sony

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Sony Japan Studio Announces VR Platformer ‘Astro Bot Rescue Mission’ For PSVR, Teaser Trailer Here

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Sony Japan Studio today announced a new platform action game for PSVR starring the cute little robots made famous in Sony’s The Playroom (2013) and The Playroom VR (2016). Image courtesy Sony Japan Studio.

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Magic Leap Deepens Funding from Telecom Industry with $280 Million from Japan's NTT Docomo

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On Friday, the company announced that it has secured $280 million in funding from NTT Docomo, the largest wireless provider in Japan. Magic Leap's business strategy for bringing augmented reality to the mainstream has become even clearer via its latest funding round.

Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle

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Oculus Education continues its ongoing streak of generosity with the expansion of its educational pilot programs to Taiwan, Japan, and Seattle. Japan’s pilot program, on the other hand, is focused more on connecting educators to students in remote parts of the country.

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‘Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience’ Launches on PSVR in Japan, Western Release Pending

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If you want to jump ahead and play Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience before it launches outside of Japan, it’s technically possible right now by simply setting up a Japan region PlayStation Store account.

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Oculus Launches New Education Programs In Seattle, Japan and Taiwan

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The company today announced Oculus Education pilot programmes for Taiwan, Seattle and Japan, all with different objectives. Finally, in Japan Oculus is currently planning a scheme that focuses on VR for distance learning, connecting students in more remote parts of the country to teachers to give them a higher standard of education.

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Newly Revealed ‘Superhot Japan’ Isn’t Getting a VR Counterpart (for now)

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While GameTomo hasn’t made mention of prospective launch dates, the game is currently intended for a Japan-first release, with other countries possibly gaining support later. News gametomo superhot japan superhot jp superhot jp vr superhot team superhot vr

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Japan’s New VR Ninja Dojo Actually Trains You To Be An Assassin

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Leave it to Japan to take location-based VR to the next level. Tagged with: VR arcade , VR Ninja Dojo Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Japan’s New VR Ninja Dojo Actually Trains You To Be An Assassin appeared first on UploadVR.

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PSVR Accounted For Over 90% Of Japan’s VR Headset Shipments In 2016

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Considering the average consumer’s desire for entertainment, it makes sense that some expect gaming to be the spark and it looks like the PlayStation VR (PSVR) is leading that charge in Japan as reported on eMarketer. eMarketer’s reporter compiled statistics from the International Data Corporation (IDC), finding that PSVR accounted for more than 90% of VR headset shipments in Japan by the end of Q4 2016. Tagged with: japan Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Japan’s Superhuman Sports Society Has Created Two AR Contests

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From my perspective of being an American, Japan is consistently willing to push the envelope when it comes to entertainment. In 2011, Japan passed the Basic Act on Sport.

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Spaces Partners With Sega Joypolis To Open New VR Attraction In Japan

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In Japan, the Sega and Spaces Terminator Salvation location will open at the busy traffic spot at Building 109 at Shibuya Crossing. Tagged with: SPACES Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Spaces Partners With Sega Joypolis To Open New VR Attraction In Japan appeared first on UploadVR.

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Sony Brings Social VR Theater App to PSVR Users in Japan

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Sony actually created its own social VR viewing app for PSVR users in Japan, but it’s certainly no Bigscreen. There’s no release date set for users outside of Japan, so there’s no telling if it will ever make to other PS Stores at all.

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Japan's New Fugaku Supercomputer Is Number One, Ranking in at 415 Petaflops

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Japan’s Riken institute has ripped through prior records on computing speed, with its brand-new Fugaku supercomputer performing 2.8 times more calculations per second in a biannual speed ranking than the previous record holder, the IBM system at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read more.

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Three Months After Release, People Are Still Lining Up for PlayStation VR in Japan

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Now, over three months later in late January, folks in Japan are still being forced to line up outside just to get their hands on a PS VR headset. In the images posted by Twitter user kaztsu , you can see hundreds of people across a wide variety of locations around Japan sitting, standing, and even sleeping outside to save their spot in line. Tagged with: japan , playstation , PS VR , ps4 , PSVR , sony. gaming PSVR Sony japan playstation PS VR ps4 sony

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