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.
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 !
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
In fact, the existing library of games and apps on Steam, Oculus and PlayStation stores will all be superior experiences inside these new headsets.
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.
Dated June 22nd, 2015, more than a year after the company’s Oculus acquisition, the purported email reveals that Zuckerberg commitment to XR was driven by a desire to beat tech behemoths Google and Apple to XR, which he calls in the email (and has also called publicly) “the next major computing platform,” as a means of enhancing the company’s strategic positioning: The strategic goal is the clearest.
Virtual reality gaming is a tough sell. Things have changed dramatically in VR gaming and it’s all for the better. Virtual reality gaming is also a substantively less risky bet than it was even a few years ago.
This is part of my rationale for acquiring companies and increasing investment in them sooner, rather than waiting until later to de-risk them further." Facebook teases Oculus surprises at GDC After last week brought the first mentions of the Oculus Rift S, now a blog post from Oculus co-founder and head of VR product Nate Mitchell suggests there will be surprises from the company coming in 2019.
Both companies, Blue Goji (not a berry, but the treadmill) and HOLOFIT fitness machines use virtual reality headsets to help their users walk, ride, and row through VR games. Just this week HOLODIA is introducing a new HOLOWORLD called CYBERPUNK to their playlist of VR fitness games.
Less than a year after making a $3 billion investment into the future of virtual reality with the purchase of Oculus VR, CEO Mark Zuckerberg was considering another multi-billion-dollar bet to ensure that his company dominated the VR platform, buying Unity, the popular game engine that’s used to build half of all gaming titles.
When the game was first announced, then expanded on in a subsequent trailer , it clearly looks to scratch a very specific itch a lot of people seem to have for fantasy-themed adventure in VR headsets.
Introducing their own environmental locomotion (i.e. climbing/grappling) systems, the developers of In League and WAR DUST are expanding upon, at a root level, what it means to write a ‘realistic’ VR FPS title.
Some people move so fast when they play the VR game Beat Saber, a rhythm game that’s basically Dance Dance Revolution with lightsabers, that Valve developers have had to issue a fix.
Key Findings Faculty that took the VR training overwhelmingly felt it was a valuable and effective teaching tool. A large portion of faculty felt they should invest in VR technology at their institution.
It turns out that a properly motivated human using a light enough controller could go faster (3600 degrees/sec!) than we thought." That means players can flick their wrists 90 degrees in about 1/40th of a second, about half fast as the refresh rate on a Vive headset.