Compact Portable Motion Simulator ‘Yaw VR’ Launches on Kickstarter

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Claiming to be “the world’s most compact and affordable VR motion simulator,” Yaw VR is a 3DoF motion system using a spherical dome design that allows for unlimited, 360-degree yaw movement and 50 degrees across the horizontal axes.

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.

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.

Owlchemy Labs Announce Vacation Simulator At The Game Awards

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This is it, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Vacation Simulator. Owlchemy Labs, the creators of Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, are back at it again with their human-based simulation game. Gaming job simulator owlchemy labs Vacation Simulator

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’.

Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator

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The post Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator appeared first on VRScout. News Education Homeland Security SimulatorEducators can learn how to survive a virtual school shooting.

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.

Human VR Motion Simulators Are Apparently A Thing in Thailand [Video]

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‘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.

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

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50 Days Of PS VR #25: ‘Job Simulator’ Brings Laugh-A-Minute Gameplay To VR

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‘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.

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

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.

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

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Hands-On: Vacation Simulator For PSVR Retains Owlchemy’s Signature Charm

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Vacation Simulator from Owlchemy Labs may look a lot like Job Simulator, but it packs a whole lot more than the studio’s first VR game. You might recall that Job Simulator is a series of small, mini-game style jobs like being a chef, a car mechanic, or a convenience store clerk.

Job Simulator Tops February PSVR Downloads

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Sony shared the top 10 downloads for February on PlayStation VR (PSVR) and, despite releasing in October last year, Job Simulator continues to be a leader on the system. It wasn’t enough to overcome Job Simulator though, which continues to secure its position as one of the most popular VR games — earlier this year developer Owlchemy Labs revealed the game cleared $3 million in sales. Here’s the full top 10 list: Job Simulator.

This HoloLens Childbirth Simulator Helps Train Medical Students

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The first childbirth AR simulator. One such medical company, CAE Healthcare , has unveiled the world’s first augmented reality childbirth simulator with integrated mother-baby physiology. The post This HoloLens Childbirth Simulator Helps Train Medical Students appeared first on VRScout.

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.

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

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How ‘Euro Truck Simulator 2’ May Be The Most Realistic VR Driving Game

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Euro Truck Simulator 2 has been around for several years now, providing players the ability to simply drive a few of trucks around stunning vistas in a specific depiction of Europe. Its devoted fan base demands authenticity and realism in its truck simulators. “We

Hands-on: ‘Rick and Morty Simulator’ on HTC Vive

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I recently got the chance to go hands-on with Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality on the HTC Vive from Adult Swim and Owlchemy Labs. Rick and Morty Simulator is exactly what you would expect from placing the Rick and Morty universe in the hands of Owlchemy Labs.

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.

Owlchemy Labs Raises $5 Million On Pioneering Interaction Technology In ‘Job Simulator’

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These Are Not Photos, They Are Creations From ‘Graffiti Simulator’

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The post These Are Not Photos, They Are Creations From ‘Graffiti Simulator’ appeared first on UploadVR. Art & Science Experiences art beta graffit kingspray simulator spraypaint videoTake a second look at the big image above.

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.

‘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!’

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.

KFC Has A VR Job Training Simulator For New Employees

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We’ve seen brands like UPS integrate VR into training facilities and Walmart drop staff into Black Friday VR shopping simulators. Whether an actual training simulator or just another marketing tactic like their normcore fashion line that targets a younger consumer, it’s not entirely clear yet.

‘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. VR design is still in the very early stages, but something that we know leads to immersion in VR is interactivity.

This VR Controller Mod Shifts Weight To Simulate Objects

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Switch to a smaller weapon like an Uzi, though, and the device will fold back up and realistically simulate the shift of weight when firing. We all know that bringing your hands into VR is an amazing experience, but picking up objects like swords or guns can be a little underwhelming.

Check Out Job Simulator Dev’s Ingenious Way Of Calibrating Height In PS VR

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

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$3 Million Milestone: Owlchemy’s ‘Job Simulator’ Is One of VR’s Best Selling Games

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Owlchemy Labs, the trailblazing developers of Job Simulator, today announced its VR game available for Rift, Vive, and PlayStation VR has officially cleared $3 million in sales, the largest figure we’ve heard to date for PC-based VR.

VR Regatta Is A Beautiful And Realistic Sailing Simulator

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VR has the ability to truly transport our minds and fool our senses when simulations are done correctly. While I’ve never actually gone sailing before, VR Regatta feels like about as accurate of a simulator as you could hope for.

VR & Memory, and Fate vs Free Will in Simulation Theory

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So Hassan and I go down the rabbit hole in this episode by exploring the deeper philosophical implications of simulation theory and our relationship to fate and free will. The post VR & Memory, and Fate vs Free Will in Simulation Theory appeared first on Road to VR.

Hands-on: VR Goes Skydiving at iFLY – The Ultimate Haptic Simulation

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I went to the company’s SF Bay location to try the iFly VR experience first hand, and came away feeling like I got to experience the ultimate haptic simulation. The post Hands-on: VR Goes Skydiving at iFLY – The Ultimate Haptic Simulation appeared first on Road to VR.

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Derail Valley Brings The Methodical Joy Of Train Simulation To VR

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Walmart Using Black Friday VR Simulator To Train Staff

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Now thanks to the success of an early pilot program currently being tested at a handful of these locations, over 140,000 Walmart associates across all 200 training centers will feature virtual reality training simulators by the end of 2017.