VR Go-Kart Rig Features Haptic Feedback And Wind Simulation

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CXC’s haptic rig simulates “the violence, the vibration, the physical effort” of a real race. Earlier this week, the company revealed the latest addition to its lineup, a full-motion kart racing simulator complete with vibrating haptics and realistic wind simulation.

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VR Now ‘Very High’ On Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Priorities

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In an interview with Austrian newspaper Der Standard, the head of Microsoft’s upcoming Flight Simulator 2020 revealed that VR is now “very high” on the list of priorities. Microsoft’s tone on supporting virtual reality in its next generation flight simulator seems to have shifted over the past few months. This week’s interview suggests that in the months since then, the enthusiasm for VR support among the flight simulator team has grown even stronger.

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Vacation Simulator Now Available On Oculus Quest

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Time to take a holiday – after working hard in Job Simulator, you can now take some much-needed time off with Vacation Simulator on Oculus Quest. ” Vacation Simulator is available to purchase for the Quest on the Oculus Store now.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Won’t Support VR At Launch, ‘Maybe’ Later On

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Microsoft’s upcoming next generation flight simulator will not support VR at launch, according to a YouTuber who was given hands-on access at a Microsoft hosted event. However, Microsoft did apparently tell the YouTuber, Pete Wright, that it would “maybe” come later on, as “perhaps a longer term goal” Microsoft Flight Simulator was announced at E3 2019, for Windows 10 and Xbox One.

Check Out This Amazing VR Motion Kart Simulator With Haptics

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CXC Simulation , a company that designs and produces racing simulator devices, posted a new video showing off an exciting custom project — a full-motion kart simulator with VR integration. CXC has created many driving and kart simulators that use traditional monitors.

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. .

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.

VRChat, Rec Room, Vacation Simulator Confirmed For Oculus Quest

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During the 1-minute 36-second teaser, gameplay of both Owlchemy’s Labs’ Vacation Simulator and Creed: Rise to Glory are featured prominently, alongside brief flashes of popular titles such as Angry Birds VR, Drop Dead, Eleven Table Tennis, Fruit Ninja, Job Simulator, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Rush VR, and Ultrawings. The post VRChat, Rec Room, Vacation Simulator Confirmed For Oculus Quest appeared first on VRScout.

VR Mountain Bike Simulator Has You Riding Cliffside Across Death-Defying Trails

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According to the release, the VR mountain biking simulation was developed in celebration of the launch of Santa Cruz bikes at the Ride Out store in Amsterdam. The post VR Mountain Bike Simulator Has You Riding Cliffside Across Death-Defying Trails appeared first on VRScout.

Job Simulator Has Now Sold Over 1 Million Units

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Google-owned VR development studio Owlchemy Labs announced today that it had reached a massive sales milestone for its breakout hit, Job Simulator [ original Vive review from 2016 ], which has now surpassed one million units sold.

FundamentalVR Expands Its VR Surgical Simulation Platform With New Procedures

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FundamentalVR has expanded its VR surgical simulation platform to include new procedures and a new scoring system, integrated with its HapticVR technology to help train surgeons around the world. The Fundamental Surgery platform combines VR experiences with realistic haptic feedback through a pen-shaped peripheral , that can simulate the pressure felt when performing surgery on skin, bones and all the other icky stuff.

Thief Simulator VR Is A Modern Sandbox Burglary Game

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I hope not, but nonetheless, Thief Simulator VR might be the game for you if so. Thief Simulator VR launches into early access today, and currently offers around 10 hours of story content. Thief Simulator originally released for PC in November of last year, however, the developers made it clear that the VR version isn’t just a “lazy port.” Thief Simulator VR is available in early access on Steam.

Cooking Simulator VR Lets You Cut Onions Without The Tears

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How has it taken this long to get a VR game called Cooking Simulator VR? Coming later this year to PC VR headsets, Cooking Simulator VR is a port of the 2019 Cooking Simulator from Big Cheese Studio. For now, Cooking Simulator VR will arrive in Q4 of 2020 on SteamVR.

VR Simulation Teaches Canadian Children The Importance Of Road Safety

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Morrongiello’s program, on the other hand, provides a much more in-depth simulation for children to interact with, complete with real-time user feedback. The post VR Simulation Teaches Canadian Children The Importance Of Road Safety appeared first on VRScout.

‘Vacation Simulator’ Launches Today on PSVR

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Job Simulator (2016), the popular simulator parody game from Owlchemy Labs, served up a sequel on PC VR headsets back in April—its more laid-back cousin Vacation Simulator (2019). In case you haven’t heard, Vacation Simulator is a bit different from its whimsical, career-minded predecessor. If you’re looking for an in-depth look at Vacation Simulator, check out our (spoiler free) review and find out why we gave it an extremely solid [8.8/10].

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. The post Doghead Simulations CEO Turns VR Social Platform Into His Own Personal Gym appeared first on VRScout. News Beat Saber Doghead Simulations Oculus Quest The Void VR Fitness

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

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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. We went hands-on with Vacation Simulator at last year’s GDC, and it proved to be a more expansive game that has refined many of the interactions introduced in Job Simulator.

Microsoft On Flight Simulator VR Support: ‘We Will Try Our Darnedest To Make It Happen’

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In an interview with AVSIM , the Head of Microsoft’s upcoming next generation Flight Simulator stated that the team will “try our darnedest” to add VR support. Microsoft Flight Simulator was announced at E3 2019, for Windows 10 and Xbox One. The graphical realism is also reportedly far ahead of any other simulator on the market. Even natural disasters can be experienced in real-time in the simulation.

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. Available now via SteamVR, RPG NPC Simulator VR places you in the role of an NPC shop owner tasked with keeping an endless wave of foul-mouthed “human” players stocked with all the weapons, items, and equipment they need to complete their quests. In an effort to better simulate the behavior of human players, each character comes with their own unique speech balloon.

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.

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. The team recently confirmed the development of steering wheel, pedal, and shifter mounts, as the system is compatible with SimTools software and therefore a huge library of existing driving, flight, and space simulators will be supported.

‘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.

?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. ???????????

Sundance: Aquatic VR Experience Simulates Outer Space By Lying You Face-Down In A Pool

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This lineup of bleeding-edge immersive offerings includes Spaced Out , an underwater VR experience that simulates the weightlessness of outer space by having users float face-down in a pool wearing waterproof headsets.

Muse Simulation Theory VR Concert Experience Coming Exclusively To Oculus Quest

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creators of the the virtual entertainment app Stageverse , announced that rock band Muse will be bringing their 2019 Simulation Theory tour to virtual reality as part of a new experience developed for mobile devices and VR. Stage Inc.,

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ Dev: “we will try our darnedest to make VR support happen”

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Microsoft Flight Simulator seemed like the ideal candidate for VR support when it was unveiled back at E3 2019 in June, however word got out at E3 that the studio hadn’t fully committed to supporting VR headsets at launch. Speaking to AVSIM , head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jörg Neumann reveals that although VR support wasn’t initially on the drawing table, that they’re trying to make it a possibility.

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 originally began in 2015 as a Kickstarter for a mod for Flight Simulator X (FSX). The project raised more than double its $13,500 goal, unlocking Leap Motion support as a stretch goal, as well as support for Prepar3D, a newer flight simulator based on the FSX codebase. Simulators early access flight sim flyinside steam

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

VR Simulation Puts You On The Frontline Of The Hong Kong Protests

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To help spread awareness of the protests and assist users in empathizing with protestors, a team of Hong Kong students has developed a VR simulation that puts you on the frontline of the ongoing conflict. . The post VR Simulation Puts You On The Frontline Of The Hong Kong Protests appeared first on VRScout. News Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong Protests VR Simulator HTC Vive ReutersThe developers hope to educate gamers and help spread awareness of the protestors’ cause.

Vacation Simulator Release Date Finally Announced (For PC)

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The Vacation Simulator release date has just been revealed and you won’t have to wait long to play it. Owlchemy Labs’ follow-up to Job Simulator hits PC VR on April 9th. Set in the year 2060, Vacation Simulator sees robots attempt to replicate the ancient art of the human vacation. As with Job Simulator, though, don’t expect everything about the world to be entirely accurate. Experiences Gaming owlchemy labs Vacation Simulator

Oculus Quest Release Dates Revealed For A Fisherman’s Tale And Vacation Simulator

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We now know the release windows for upcoming Quest titles including A Fisherman’s Tale, Vacation Simulator and The Under Presents. In other news, Vacation Simulation also has a confirmed Quest release date – you’ll be able to visit holiday locales on your Quest from December 13. Vacation Simulator is the latest title from Google-owned Owlchemy Labs, the developers of Job Simulator.

‘Emergence’ is a VR Crowd Simulator That Makes You Question Life, Society & Everything

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First debuted at Sundance 2019, Emergence is a short VR experience from indie studio Universal Everything that, with its unique crowd simulation, raises some interesting questions about life, society and how we connect to it all.

Vacation Simulator, Mars Alive, Four Other Titles Arrive On PSVR This Week

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Here’s what PSVR players have to look forward to this week: VACATION SIMULATOR from Owlchemy Labs. Originally released on SteamVR and Oculus this past April, Vacation Simulator arrives on PlayStation VR tomorrow ( June 18th ). The post Vacation Simulator, Mars Alive, Four Other Titles Arrive On PSVR This Week appeared first on VRScout. News Luna Mars Alive Mini Mech Mayhem PSVR Slumball VR Vacation SimulatorThis week is shaping up to be a busy one for console VR.

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.

‘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. This is how Owlchemy describes it: As a gig associate, players will man the Vacation Simulator poolside Cantina with their trusty partner GigBot at their side to assist them through their journey.

Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator

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In response to the rising number of mass shootings in the United States, the Department of Homeland Security developed and released a WebVR training simulator last year called EDGE (Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment), which helped prepare first responders for the stressful moments of responding to an active shooter scene. The post Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator appeared first on VRScout. News Education Homeland Security 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.