Yaw2 Motion Simulator Surpasses $1M On Kickstarter

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With 34 days left to go in the campaign, Yaw VR’s next-gen motion simulator/smart chair, the Yaw2, this week reached over $1M in funding on Kickstarter, absolutely demolishing its original goal of $100,000.

VR Simulator Lets You Experience Life As A Dolphin And Shark

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Help protect the ocean while exploring a growing catalog of marine species in this VR ocean simulator. Support will also be heading to PlayStation VR and—depending on funding—mobile VR headsets like the Oculus Quest.

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VR Gladiator Simulator ‘GORN’ Now Available On Oculus Quest

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One of VR’s first breakout hits arrived on Oculus Quest/Quest 2 headsets today, offering standalone players one of if not the most satisfying melee combat experiences available at the moment. GORN is available now on the Oculus Quest/Quest 2 for $19.99

Researchers Use Menthol To Simulate Cold Weather In VR

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Researchers based out of the Human Computer Integration Lab at the University of Chicago’s Computer Science Department are working on a new form of haptic feedback technology that uses specific chemicals to simulate various sensations in VR, from heat and cold to numbness, stinging, and tingling.

VR Music Game ‘Unplugged’ Simulates The Rockstar Lifestyle Using Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking

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Unlike existing VR rhythm games like Beat Saber, Audica, and Synth Riders , Unplugged does away with gamepads and even the Touch controllers, instead relying on the Oculus Quest’s built-in hand-tracking. Unplugged is set to arrive on Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 headsets Q3 2021.

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ VR Support Coming to SteamVR Headsets Next Week

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Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) VR support was scheduled to arrive sometime this month, but the wait is nearly over. Dacquin mentions that “as virtual reality continues to evolve, Microsoft Flight Simulator will continue to evolve too.”

‘Job Simulator’ & ‘Vacation Simulator’ Are Both Coming to Oculus Quest

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Oculus released a video yesterday highlighting some of the upcoming games for Quest, the 6DOF standalone VR headset set to launch in Spring 2019. To our surprise, not only did we see that Vacation Simulator was prominently featured, but we also caught a glimpse of the long-standing success Job Simulator (2016) too. Owlchemy Labs confirmed with Road to VR that Job Simulator will indeed be a launch title for Quest.

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ is Finally Getting VR Controller Support, Coming in Mid-November

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Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) features PC VR headset support, although it’s notably missing the ability to use VR motion controllers. The post ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ is Finally Getting VR Controller Support, Coming in Mid-November appeared first on Road to VR.

Yaw2 Motion Simulator Chair Attracts $1M in First Week on Kickstarter

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In its initial Kickstarter campaign back in 2018, the original Yaw motion simulator chair was one of the first out of the gate to promise a compact, 3DOF motion simulator chair for VR and traditional monitors. Project Cars 2, MS Flight Simulator, and Fly Inside to name a few.

‘Spacefolk City’ is a Funky City Simulator Coming to Quest & PC VR This Fall

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Spacefolk City is a city building simulator for Quest and PC VR that aims to get you plonking down a dense city landscape in free-floating space. “There are very few casual, accessible city simulators in VR at the moment,” Moon Mode says.

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. According to Owlchemy’s latest ‘Destination Reveal’ trailer however, it appears as though we’ll be exploring much more than a sun-soaked beach during our virtual R & R simulation. .

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ Will Receive VR Support This Fall, But There’s A Catch

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Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed via a joint press briefing with developer Asobo Studio that Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 will in fact be receiving official VR support, beginning with the upcoming HP Reverb G2 later this year. Microsoft Flight Simulator launches August 18th on Windows PC.

‘Vacation Simulator’ to Take on the Gig Economy in Its First DLC Drop, Trailer Here

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Vacation Simulator (2019) , Owlchemy Labs’ laid back sequel to the madcap VR hit Job Simulator (2016) , is getting its first big DLC drop this fall.

RPG NPC Simulator VR Is A Simple But Surprisingly Fun Fantasy Management Game

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Play the role of an NPC shop owner in this fantasy trading simulator. It’s a slow start at first, but once business starts picking up the game quickly turns into a Black Friday simulator as your growing reputation begins to draw more powerful players.

Microsoft Flight Simulator In VR Is Gorgeous

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I finally verify out Microsoft Flight Simulator in VR applying the Oculus Quest 2 and Oculus Website link. Microsoft Flight Simulator Globe Update 3 just unveiled incorporating new … source.

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. Now, two years later, Owlchemy Labs is back with Vacation Simulator , a brand new VR “simulation” that kicks players out of the office and onto the beach for an afternoon of virtual fun in the sun. True to its predecessor, Vacation Simulator is chock full of secrets and was clearly crafted with love.

Oculus Rift – College SIMULATOR? (Digital Actuality Game titles)

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Oculus Rift video games for you fellas can we hit 12000 likes? Far more Oculus videos: [link] small.cc/OculusRift OculusRift Very first Game – Pixel Rift … supply.

Vacation Simulator Is An Endlessly-Charming Trip Through A VR Paradise

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When Owlchemy labs released its freshmen effort Job Simulator back in 2016, I don’t think the team was fully aware of the impact their deceitfully-simple game would have on the budding VR industry. Available now on SteamVR and Oculus Rift, Vacation Simulator doubles-down on everything that made Job Simulator so fantastic, while at the same time injecting a refreshing sense of exploration and creativity to the existing formula.

Doghead Simulations CEO Turns VR Social Platform Into His Own Personal Gym

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Doghead Simulations CEO uses social VR to get back in shape. Mat Chacon , co-founder and CEO of Doghead Simulations , the company behind the VR tool Rumii, spent most of his life in remarkable shape. Depending on the workout, Chacon would use either an Oculus Go, Oculus Quest, or an HTC Vive to pump up his cardio. One thing to note, if you want to download to your Oculus Quest, you’ll have to sideload it. .

The XR Week Peek (2020.12.28): Flight Simulator VR released, a new hack lets you use Quest without Facebook, and more!

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Microsoft Flight Simulator releases VR patch. Microsoft Flight Simulator is now compatible with VR headsets : not only the HP Reverb G2 as initially teased but all the headsets that are compatible with OpenXR , so basically all the most famous devices.

Sailboat Simulator ‘MarineVerse Cup’ Races onto Quest Store

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MarineVerse Cup , the VR sailing simulator first launched on Steam early access in 2019, has left App Lab and made its way to the official Quest Store. The post Sailboat Simulator ‘MarineVerse Cup’ Races onto Quest Store appeared first on Road to VR.

Rock Star Simulator ‘Hotel R’n’R’ to Launch on PSVR May 28th, Trailer Here

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Hotel R’n’R, the rock star lifestyle simulator, is headed out of early access on PC VR headsets soon, which will coincide its release on PSVR. The post Rock Star Simulator ‘Hotel R’n’R’ to Launch on PSVR May 28th, Trailer Here appeared first on Road to VR.

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. Unveiled at this year’s GDC, we got a chance to go hands-on with the colorful, object-based game that puts you in an imperfect simulation of what life must have been like before all the jobs (and now vacations) were replaced by automated labor.

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 uses an Oculus Rift headset in combination with a modular rig, in order to significantly reduce the costs of training, compared to both real-world and older VR solutions. The simulator, which uses an Oculus Rift headset, comes in two forms – ‘Desktop’ and ‘Motion Base’.

‘Job Simulator’ Goes Platinum, Selling Over 1 Million Copies to Date

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Owlchemy Labs has something to celebrate, as the Google-owned VR studio announced that its tongue-in-cheek parody simulator game Job Simulator (2016) has officially broken the one million unit sales mark.

Cas & Chary Present: Checking Out the YAW VR Motion Simulator

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I recently had the opportunity to test the YAW VR motion simulator , so I wanted to share my first impressions! Let me start by saying that this is my first motion simulator, so I don’t have much to compare it with except for some other motion sims I’ve tried at events.

‘Vacation Simulator’ Among Steam’s 20 Top-selling Games Released in April

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Vacation Simulator (2019) , Owlchemy Labs ‘ recently released sequel to their smash hit VR parody game Job Simulator (2016) , seems to be garnering its fair share of kudos; Valve today announced that Vacation Simulator was one of the top 20 earners for all games released on Steam in April. Here’s the full list of top games released this month: Totally Accurate Battle Simulator. Vacation Simulator.

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. Take a look at Laminar’s overview of some of the game’s VR-specific features below: The post Flight Simulator ‘X-Plane 11’ Now Natively Supports SteamVR Headsets appeared first on Road to VR.

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. Created by indie studio Altfuture , Derail Valley is slated to release on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows VR headsets on January 25th.

Oculus Quest Mixed Reality Series Now Available On Oculus TV

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Watch players, as well as pros, participate in a variety of unique VR challenges featuring popular Oculus Quest 2 titles. Available now on Oculus Quest headsets, Game On: VR Face Off! Image Credit: Oculus. Feature Image Credit: Oculus.

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?Half-Life: Alyx? Update Adds Impressive Liquid Simulation, Foundation for Mod Scripting

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Half-Life: Alyx was updated this week with an intriguing new feature: a new shader which simulates liquid inside of the game’s many bottles; a small but impressive immersive addition. Instead, the liquid is a shader which is made to look like a convincing simulation. ???????????

This Awesome DIY VR Cockpit Hides a Flight Simulator in Plain Sight

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Posting details of the build on Reddit , James ‘Maverick’ Turner explained the project was prompted by a move to an apartment that required a more efficient use of space, and the culmination of several years of creating a custom flight simulator rig. The current version still sports a single monitor, but it is mostly used for background apps while the flight sims are experienced in VR using an Oculus Rift headset.

Thief Simulator VR Makes Me Feel Like A Bad Person, Available Soon

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Out now in early access, Thief Simulator VR offers both regular users and kleptomaniacs-in-training the chance to experience life as a skilled cat burglar. But I guess that’s just a testament to the impressive realism of Thief Simulator VR. It should be noted that Thief Simulator VR is a port of a standard PC title released nearly a year ago on Steam; therefore it makes sense the early access release features several hiccups when it comes to using motion controls.

‘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. According to Owlchemy Labs, this combined with the fact that Job Simulator has generated over 250 million views from videos created by the YouTube community, makes Job Simulator “the most popular VR title to date.” SEE ALSO 'Job Simulator' is Exactly as Awesome As This New Trailer Makes it Look. “I

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. Much like Job Simulator , Vacation Simulator puts you in a future where robots have taken over every aspect of life. Vacation Simulator is touted as more expansive game than Job Simulator, and aims to be a longer, more narrative-driven experience.

VR Mil-Sim ‘Onward’ Oculus Quest Release Date Announced, Cross-Play Confirmed

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A little more than a year after the initial announcement , developer Downpour Interactive and publisher Coatsink today revealed an official July 30th release date for Onward on Oculus Quest. Onward launches July 30th on the Oculus Quest Store for $24.99.

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Graffiti Simulator ‘Kingspray’ Coming to Oculus Quest This Week, Trailer Here

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Infectious Ape, the studio behind Kingspray (2016), today announced that the graffiti simulator is headed to Oculus Quest on October 17th. Originally launched on PC VR via the Oculus Store (Rift) and Steam (Vive, Rift, Index) back in late 2016, Kingspray focuses on realism; it boasts realistic spray, colors, drips, metallics, and plenty of environments to work in. Mobile VR Game News Oculus Quest Game VR Game infectious ape king spray kingspray kingspray vr