VAL’s Space Junkies Arcade International Tournament Will Be Huge PvP VR Event

VAL’s Space Junkies Arcade International Tournament Will Be Huge PvP VR Event

Right now the tournament is set to break records as the largest PvP VR event with: VRespawn announced the kickoff of the Space Junkies Arcade International Tournament with information about scheduling, format, prizes, etc.

Hands-on with an Alpha build of Google Maps’ Augmented Reality mode

Hands-on with an Alpha build of Google Maps’ Augmented Reality mode

Maybe your phone’s compass was bugging out and facing the wrong way because you’re surrounded by 30-story buildings full of metal and other things that compasses hate.

And finally: Google's Pixel watch is still happening, says new report

And finally: Google's Pixel watch is still happening, says new report

Add in its deal to buy secret smartwatch tech from Fossil, and it feels like Google is working on something it no doubt hopes can challenges Apple, Samsung, Fitbit and the rest of the big smartwatch-makers.

Pavlov Season 4 Winter Championship Finals

Pavlov Season 4 Winter Championship Finals

Pavlov, a popular multiplayer VR first-person shooter, will see the culmination of season 4 on Sunday, February 17, with the Winter Championship Grand Finals. Date: Sunday, February 17 Time: Watch on the Pavlov Master League Twitch channel !

Gun stocks and their place in the VR FPS esports scene

Gun stocks and their place in the VR FPS esports scene

VRespawn reached out to some members of the Onward Master League (OML) and the wider VR FPS community to see why they chose their particular set-up and explored the advantages and disadvantages of those (and other) stocks.

YI EXCLUSIVE | Virtual Reality: Experience Your Boat Before It Floats

YI EXCLUSIVE | Virtual Reality: Experience Your Boat Before It Floats

Dominator, Vripack and YPI Group all say that because photo-realistic 3-D CAD drawings are the basis for what viewers see, the virtual-reality systems can be used by anyone—designers, naval architects, even yacht chefs who want to experience the way galley cabinets will be positioned before that part of a yacht goes into build.

'Fortnite's' Massively Attended Virtual Concert is a Potent Glimpse of VR's Future – Road to VR

'Fortnite's' Massively Attended Virtual Concert is a Potent Glimpse of VR's Future – Road to VR

On Saturday, February 2nd, the title was host to an in-game performance by world-class EDM DJ Marshmello; attended by some 10 million concurrent users, the virtual concert offers a potent glimpse of what virtual events and virtual reality will mean for the future.

​How to change the language on Wear OS

​How to change the language on Wear OS

One of the most basic settings you’ll want to get right on your Wear OS smartwatch is which language it’s using – without that set correctly, you’re not going to be able to do much with your wearable.

Scarygirl Mission Maybee LBE for VR and Dark Slope Get Funded $1.5 Million

Scarygirl Mission Maybee LBE for VR and Dark Slope Get Funded $1.5 Million

“Scarygirl Mission Maybee showcases our hyper-focus on developing multiplayer free-roam VR and AR experiences that bring people together in immersive worlds,” said CJ Hervey, President and co-founder at Dark Slope.

Oculus To Host Pre-GDC Event Featuring Unannounced Quest Demos

Oculus To Host Pre-GDC Event Featuring Unannounced Quest Demos

Yesterday, Oculus reached out to UploadVR with details about a pre-GDC press-only demo event in which they will feature a number of new Rift and Oculus Quest demos.

Collegiate VR Esports League Launches Season 2

Collegiate VR Esports League Launches Season 2

Less than a year after students organized the Collegiate Virtual Reality Esports League, the CVRE has started their second season featuring competitions in Beat Saber and Echo Arena. Subject to change.) Echo Arena Schedule – Season 2 (All times are in Central Standard Time.

Immersive virtual reality therapy shows lasting effect in treatment of phobias in children with autism

Immersive virtual reality therapy shows lasting effect in treatment of phobias in children with autism

The Blue Room, developed by specialists at Newcastle University working alongside innovative technology firm Third Eye NeuroTech, allows the team to create a personalised 360 degree environment involving the fear which may debilitate the person with autism in real life.

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Hit a Homer, Play God, and Smith Weapons

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Hit a Homer, Play God, and Smith Weapons

Developer/Publisher: Iblsoft Studio Release Date: February 13, 2019 Compatible With: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Price: $6.29 to $8.99 Link: Fear Simulator God Hand Would you be able to defend a town from vicious monsters if you have the powers of a god?

In an Alternate Timeline, Facebook Bought VR Company Unity

In an Alternate Timeline, Facebook Bought VR Company Unity

It’s fairly common knowledge that in the middle of 2014, social media giant Facebook bought the VR company Oculus . Facebook bought Oculus for $2 billion and they were nowhere near as developed at the time as Unity.

The Unbreakable Gumball :: Development Update

The Unbreakable Gumball :: Development Update

Only a few pages have been made, and there's still plenty of work to do, but it'll be worth the effort in the end.Gumball can actually run and swing around now! The roads finally have markings on them, and things are starting to look pretty good.That's all for now, but more is on the way!

‘Doctor Who’ Virtual Reality Experience to Land on VR Headsets Soon

‘Doctor Who’ Virtual Reality Experience to Land on VR Headsets Soon

The 12-minute experience was written by Victoria Asare-Archer and directed by Mathias Chelebourg, whose previous VR films include Alice, the Virtual Reality Play, and The Real Thing VR.

VR Games Spotlight: XING: The Land Beyond, The Marvellous Machine, and More!

VR Games Spotlight: XING: The Land Beyond, The Marvellous Machine, and More!

Goldwater Deputy Trainer ($7.99) Beat Blaster Image credit to: Ivanovich Games HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality Ivanovich Games Music, rhythm, and FPS players will want to check out Beat Blaster.

Samsung Odyssey 50% Off as Steep Discounts on Windows VR Headsets Continue

Samsung Odyssey 50% Off as Steep Discounts on Windows VR Headsets Continue

Here’s a quick look at each headset’s MSRP and the currently available price (brand new, including controllers): All Windows VR headsets are compatible with SteamVR via an official plugin .

Auto Show Shows Off VR Technology

Auto Show Shows Off VR Technology

“We thought we’d take an ambitious creative move, give everyone a VR headset, and allow them to experience that kind of exhilaration of the GT 500,” Alistair Wilson, Managing Director of Imagine, told Detroit’s Local 4 News . Another attraction placed visitors inside a Ford car on a track within the Cobo center.

Casio's new G-Shock Women hybrids are inspired by spring colors

Casio's new G-Shock Women hybrids are inspired by spring colors

The new G-Shocks aren't laden with smart features, but if you don't care about heart rate training or tracking runs or rides and prefer the simplistic approach, you may well have some time for the hybrid duo.

Rift Platform Updates: Create Your Own Space

Rift Platform Updates: Create Your Own Space

Getting Started: User-Created Spaces Home is no longer limited to the stock cabin model. Now, we give you a couple templates, a cafe and theater, plus special themed decor and furniture items to play with—and you can upload any additional 3D models you’d like.

Magic Leap brings mixed reality to the catwalk for London Fashion Week

Magic Leap brings mixed reality to the catwalk for London Fashion Week

A few metres away a woman has on a pair of Magic Leap's One mixed reality goggles, but she's not looking at the model and the clothes he's wearing.

Immersive virtual reality therapy shows lasting effect of treatment for autism phobias

Immersive virtual reality therapy shows lasting effect of treatment for autism phobias

Credit: Third Eye NeuroTech and Newcastle University Virtual reality has been shown to help children with autism with nearly 45% remaining free from their fears and phobias six months after treatment.

Walmart is putting trailers full of VR technology in its parking lots

Walmart is putting trailers full of VR technology in its parking lots

Walmart over the next few weeks will be bringing 50-foot tractor-trailers to the parking lots of some of its stores to let customers experience DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon" using virtual reality technology.

A virtual reality 'Doctor Who' film is coming to a headset near you

A virtual reality 'Doctor Who' film is coming to a headset near you

The BBC announced it is releasing an animated virtual reality Doctor Who film in 2019, that will allow viewers to tag along with The Doctor as she travels around in the TARDIS on a mission to save someone from something.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Buds names confirmed

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Buds names confirmed

Last up are the Galaxy Buds, a new hearable we've seen plenty of details leak over, including the device turning up in promotional materials from Samsung.

Can I Eat the Sun Please? 5 Unusual VR Experiences to Stimulate All Senses

Can I Eat the Sun Please? 5 Unusual VR Experiences to Stimulate All Senses

A common trend seems to be that VR developers now do their best to create endlessly imaginative projects that involve all the human senses into a fully immersive experience . The project serves up a delicious tale of desire in a world that’s unhealthily obsessed with new culinary experiences.

Is VR Dead? The Arguments For And Against The Industry’s Demise

Is VR Dead? The Arguments For And Against The Industry’s Demise

In fact, the existing library of games and apps on Steam, Oculus and PlayStation stores will all be superior experiences inside these new headsets.

John Carmack’s Epic 2015 Letter To Oculus VR Leaders

John Carmack’s Epic 2015 Letter To Oculus VR Leaders

A statement we received from Facebook yesterday attributed to co-founder and Head of VR Product Nate Mitchell claims the “book’s dramatization of our history is not always consistent with what happened, and some of the stories are definitely not reflective of our real relationships.” We read a draft of the book and are refraining reporting certain claims until we verify information or until we read the finished edition.

Save 50% on Budget Cuts on Steam

Save 50% on Budget Cuts on Steam

We are very happy to announce the release of Budget Cuts Arcade - a special game mode with a focus on replayability, with 4 new levels that are added automatically in this patch.

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