Rumour: Valve’s next game and Elden Ring to be shown at The Video Games Award 2019 [UPDATE: False]

Rumour: Valve’s next game and Elden Ring to be shown at The Video Games Award 2019 [UPDATE: False]

It appears that an official link for The Video Game Awards 2019 may have spilled some of the upcoming surprises.According to a link (which is now no longer available), Valve’s next game and Elden Ring will be shown at this upcoming gaming event.

Spoiler Alert: Inside the Cycling World of ‘Stormland’

Spoiler Alert: Inside the Cycling World of ‘Stormland’

Your objective in Stormland’s Cycling World is to conquer the Tempest command tower in Terminus.

Lenovo Unveils New AR Headset Prototype Aimed at Business Travelers

Lenovo Unveils New AR Headset Prototype Aimed at Business Travelers

Most recently, Lenovo launched its ThinkReality A6 HMD back in May, an AR headset, that like HoloLens, is targeting business applications.

Opinion: VR can be the answer to many problems – but the devil is in the detail

Opinion: VR can be the answer to many problems – but the devil is in the detail

Nicholas Napp is steering committee member of the IEEE Digital Reality Initiative and founder of Xmark Labs.As a co-founder of Xmark Labs, Nicholas is focused on the role of Virtual & Augmented Reality and Blockchain technologies in enterprise digital transformation.

Stormland VR Review – Wage a Titanic War of the Robots in this Fast Paced Co-op Shooter!

Stormland VR Review – Wage a Titanic War of the Robots in this Fast Paced Co-op Shooter!

It feels like Oculus has been teasing the game for years, making lofty claims regarding its innovative locomotion and combat mechanics, all taking place within a fully-realized beautiful open world that the player is free to explore.

Computer scientists develop new tool that generates videos from themed text

Computer scientists develop new tool that generates videos from themed text

A global team of computer scientists, from Tsinghua and Beihang Universities in China, Harvard University in the US and IDC Herzliya in Israel, have developed "Write-A-Video," a new tool that generates videos from themed text.

A Fisherman’s Tale Comes to Oculus Quest on 27 November

A Fisherman’s Tale Comes to Oculus Quest on 27 November

Widely seen as one of the best VR games of the year, A Fisherman’s Tale is coming to Oculus Quest 27 November.Tom Ffiske specialises in writing about VR, AR, and MR across the immersive reality industry.

Oculus & Unity Release Free VR Development Course with 20 Hours of Content

Oculus & Unity Release Free VR Development Course with 20 Hours of Content

Broken down into 11 units and estimated to take more than 20 hours to complete, you’ll learn from a dozen Oculus and Unity experts covering basic topics such as how to prototype and plan a VR experience, VR ergonomics, spatial audio, VR user experience (UX) design, and app optimization.

Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect

Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect

Two other former residents, Tracey Dorrington-Skinner and Gerry Morrison, tell the other eight stories.“It’s the first curriculum (in Canada) of its kind to use personal storytelling and immersive technology to address a historical harm,” says a release from the province’s Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Restorative Inquiry, the commission created after the 2014 apology.

VR League To Host Community Event at DreamHack Atlanta

VR League To Host Community Event at DreamHack Atlanta

The VR League and Oculus are teaming up with VR Master League and Collegiate VR Esports League to present a VR LAN gathering at DreamHack Atlanta featuring virtual reality training, casual play, and esports scrimmages.

Report: Nvidia RTX 3080 Cards Launch June 2020

Report: Nvidia RTX 3080 Cards Launch June 2020

Nvidia's existing range of RTX 20 cards use an optimized 16nm Turing microarchitecture, but as Wccftech reports, analysts believe Nvidia is preparing the 7nm Ampere architecture for launch early next year.Xbox Project Scarlett: What We Know So Far. Gigabyte Launches a Water-Cooled External Graphics Card.

Is virtual reality the next big thing in art therapy?

Is virtual reality the next big thing in art therapy?

"Art therapy is founded on the idea that creative expression with an art therapist facilitates communication and problem solving, reduces inhibition, alleviates depressive symptoms and promotes personal development," said lead author of the study Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

‘Stormland’ Review – The New Bar for VR Open-world Adventure

‘Stormland’ Review – The New Bar for VR Open-world Adventure

While magazine-based reloading can be a lot of fun in VR games, I think Insomniac made an excellent choice with Stormland’s weapon design in this regard; the gesture of tearing guns apart is an absolute joy, and this also means that even if you find a gun you don’t care for (which happens often) it’s still useful to you because it can be turned into Alloy and ammo.

FedEx Using VR to Help Train Package Handlers

FedEx Using VR to Help Train Package Handlers

FedEx is turning to virtual reality to better train workers and give them an idea of what they can truly expect with the job.FedEx isn’t the first company to use virtual reality to better prepare employees.

Larger than life: Augmented ants

Larger than life: Augmented ants

Insects3D allows a user to view 3D models of ant specimens in augmented reality and lets them place ants in the real world using the app.

Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain

Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain

However, it has not been clear if or how this "spatial map" in the brain relates to a person's memory of events at those locations, and how neuronal activity in these regions enables us to target a particular memory for retrieval among related experiences.

Army researcher promotes cooperation between humans, autonomous machines

Army researcher promotes cooperation between humans, autonomous machines

A fundamental challenge for the adoption of AI in the Army, this research is particularly relevant for the Army's Next Generation Combat Vehicle modernization priority, as it proposes solutions to promote effective human-machine teaming, de Melo said.

Apple Reportedly Working on a VR / AR Headset

Apple Reportedly Working on a VR / AR Headset

Apple is also working towards making current Apple devices compatible with the new headset and glasses, with an overall headcount of 1,000 engineers working on the various VR and AR projects, Bloomberg reports.IGN has previously reported on Apple’s moves towards developing a VR and AR device.

‘Stormland’ Behind-the-scenes – Insights & Artwork from Insomniac Games

‘Stormland’ Behind-the-scenes – Insights & Artwork from Insomniac Games

We spoke to the Lead & Principal Designers of Stormland, Mike Daly and Duncan Moore, to learn how they pulled it all together to create one of VR’s first truly native open-world games.

Unity Plugin Aims to Streamline Haptics for VR Developers

Unity Plugin Aims to Streamline Haptics for VR Developers

RGB Haptics is a new Unity-based tool that aims to make it easier for developers to create and implement haptic effects in VR games.RGB Schemes says the haptics plugin grew out of an internal tool which the studio created to streamline the use of haptics in its own VR projects.

Save 10% on Thief Simulator VR on Steam

Save 10% on Thief Simulator VR on Steam

A good thief always observes his target.If you fill your backpack with worthless items, you may have to waste your time to throw stuff out just to make space for other things.

Forget the PS5, Sony might be developing a different console unlike anything we’ve seen in years

Forget the PS5, Sony might be developing a different console unlike anything we’ve seen in years

Don't Miss: The top 10 early Black Friday deals on Amazon todayThe same site that uncovered a Sony patent showing what looked like the next-gen PlayStation 5 console, and which turned out to be the actual design of the PS5 dev kit sent to studios, found new Sony documentation that shows a game cartridge.

John Carmack says he's not 'satisfied with the pace of progress' in VR development

John Carmack says he's not 'satisfied with the pace of progress' in VR development

"John has been an inspiration to us all in the virtual reality industry; we are proud to recognize the work he has done and the immense impact he is continuing to make," AIXR chief executive Daniel Colaianni said.

New AR Sensor Coming to 2020 iPad Pro and iPhone Models, AR/VR Headset as Soon as 2021

New AR Sensor Coming to 2020 iPad Pro and iPhone Models, AR/VR Headset as Soon as 2021

Gurman says Apple is working on "a range of augmented and virtual-reality devices" based around a new 3D sensor system, which will arrive first on a new iPad Pro slated for release in the first half of next year, and followed by the 2020 iPhones later in the year.

Failspace on Steam

Failspace on Steam

A good space trucker crew delivers their cargo on time.A great space trucker crew delivers their cargo on time with their ship intact.

C-suite executives explain why virtual reality is a boon for business

C-suite executives explain why virtual reality is a boon for business

Bradd Busick (CIO at construction campany MacDonald-Miller) and Luis Cabrera (CEO of travel site Lonely Planet) talk about the real value of virtual reality.David Needle Bradd Busick (CIO at construction campany MacDonald-Miller) and Luis Cabrera (CEO of travel site Lonely Planet) talk about the real value of virtual reality.

Apple to launch AR headset in 2022 with smart glasses to follow in 2023, report claims

Apple to launch AR headset in 2022 with smart glasses to follow in 2023, report claims

According to a report by The Information, Apple is planning to launch an augmented reality (AR) headset in 2022, followed by a sleeker pair of AR glasses in 2023.

New photonic liquid crystals could lead to next-generation displays

New photonic liquid crystals could lead to next-generation displays

A new technique to change the structure of liquid crystals could lead to the development of fast-responding liquid crystals suitable for next generation displays -- 3D, augmented and virtual reality -- and advanced photonic applications such as mirrorless lasers, bio-sensors and fast/slow light generation, according to an international team of researchers from Penn State, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan.

Immersion in virtual reality scenes of the Arctic helps to ease people's pain

Immersion in virtual reality scenes of the Arctic helps to ease people's pain

Beyond the distracting effect, they think immersing patients in VR may actually trigger the body's own inbuilt pain-fighting systems -- reducing their sensitivity to painful stimuli and reducing the intensity of ongoing pain.

Lenovo pilots VR as an alternative to general anesthesia for kids

Lenovo pilots VR as an alternative to general anesthesia for kids

But Lenovo and the Starlight Children’s Foundation have been pilot testing virtual reality headsets as an alternative to general anesthetics for kids, alleviating panic and pain by distracting critically ill pediatric patients from what’s actually happening around them.