Sci-fi Shooter Boiling Steel Hits Steam Early Access Today

Sci-fi Shooter Boiling Steel Hits Steam Early Access Today

For the Steam Early Access release today Mirowin will be making the first half of the Boiling Steel available, which means plot introduction, tutorial to learn the gameplay mechanics and two-story stages offering 30 levels for around four hours of gameplay.

Snapdragon XR2 Chip to Enable Standalone Headsets with 3K×3K Resolution & 7 Cameras

Snapdragon XR2 Chip to Enable Standalone Headsets with 3K×3K Resolution & 7 Cameras

The new platform is aimed at high-end devices with support for 3K × 3K displays at 90Hz, along with integrated 5G, accelerated AI processing, and up to seven simultaneous camera feeds for user and environment tracking.

Drive to Survive in ‘Death Lap’ on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform

Drive to Survive in ‘Death Lap’ on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform

“We spent a lot of time creating an innovative control scheme that doesn’t make people uncomfortable while driving,” says OZWE Games CEO Stéphane Intissar.Take the wheel in Death Lap, now available on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform.

‘Arizona Sunshine’ Brings the Zombie Apocalypse to Oculus Quest

‘Arizona Sunshine’ Brings the Zombie Apocalypse to Oculus Quest

Taking place in the final days before the apocalypse, the Arizona Sunshine – Dead Man DLC Pack will drop you in an infested US missile base where you will lead a desperate attempt by US Army Special Forces to constrain the expanding zombie outbreak.

Report: Attitudes Towards XR Technology in the Workplace Positive

Report: Attitudes Towards XR Technology in the Workplace Positive

According to the report, respondents said that future technology would help them to recall critical information, maintain focus on people or projects while recalling data, increase productivity, and even speak in public with more confidence.

Metalens grows up

Metalens grows up

“Previously, we were not able to achieve mass-production of centimeter-scale metalenses at visible wavelengths because we were either using electron-beam lithography, which is too time consuming, or a technique called i-line stepper lithography, which does not have enough resolution to pattern the required subwavelength-sized structures,” said Joon-Suh Park, a Ph. D.

YUR Gets Desktop App, Letting You Monitor Fitness Goals in Hit VR Games

YUR Gets Desktop App, Letting You Monitor Fitness Goals in Hit VR Games

The VR fitness tracking tool YUR now has a desktop application, and it lets you monitor your progress in some of the biggest games on Steam.

4 Inventive Examples of Virtual Reality in Education

4 Inventive Examples of Virtual Reality in Education

Having a virtual lab to ensure a safe and interactive environment for students to learn STEM subjects is certainly a great tool to possess.“By engaging in virtual lab environments like these, students can practice their skills by performing experiments and tests, all in a risk-free environment,” says Martha Ross, an educational researcher at Supreme Dissertations.

HTC launches “Viveport Streaming” to give wireless streaming to Wave standalone headsets

HTC launches “Viveport Streaming” to give wireless streaming to Wave standalone headsets

Today, this solution gets finally launched, giving all Vive Focus Plus owners the possibility to play PC VR games via Wi-Fi. Viveport Streaming.

Oculus Go Beats Out Nintendo Switch & More as Amazon Top Seller

Oculus Go Beats Out Nintendo Switch & More as Amazon Top Seller

Apparently Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been good to Facebook this year, as Oculus Go has jumped far up the video games best sellers list on Amazon, beating out notable entries such as Nintendo Switch, Oculus Rift S, and Oculus Quest.

Celebrate the Courage of Childhood Cancer Patients with the St. Jude Hall of Heroes

Celebrate the Courage of Childhood Cancer Patients with the St. Jude Hall of Heroes

Created by BBDO and developed by Flight School, St. Jude Hall of Heroes is intended to help St. Jude raise awareness and donations during the annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign—and it’s just one of the many ways the hospital uses VR to bring viewers inside its walls.

It’s Cyber Monday on the Oculus Store!

It’s Cyber Monday on the Oculus Store!

Starting now through December 2nd at 11:59PM, you’ll be able to enjoy a suite of new bundles stuffed with hand-picked essentials across Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform.

Has Half-Life: Alyx made you want to buy a VR headset?

Has Half-Life: Alyx made you want to buy a VR headset?

Actually, this new video of VR shooter Boneworks in action is making me want an Index even more than Half-Life: Alyx is—which really demonstrates the benefit of showing footage of someone using VR and not just showing gameplay footage in a trailer.

New Virtual Reality Interface Enables "Touch" Across Long Distances

New Virtual Reality Interface Enables "Touch" Across Long Distances

“The power required for mechanical actuators has oftentimes been a limiting factor to making really massive and scalable use of these technologies in mobile applications,” says Jürgen Steimle, a computer scientist at Saarland University in Germany, who was not involved in the new patch project.

Falcon Age - RAISE A FALCON, FIGHT COLONIZERS.

Falcon Age - RAISE A FALCON, FIGHT COLONIZERS.

Falcon Age is a first-person, single-player action adventure where you’ll play as Ara in her fight to reclaim her cultural legacy in the lost art of falcon hunting against a force of automated colonizers.

VR Cover’s New Valve Index VR Headset Interface Goes on Sale for the Holidays

VR Cover’s New Valve Index VR Headset Interface Goes on Sale for the Holidays

For the last five years, VR Cover has been making custom-fit inserts for VR headsets.The big news is the interface that they recently launched for the Valve Index.VR Cover’s new system, customized for the Valve Index, consists of one “interface” and three adjustable foam inserts.

Half-Life Alyx Announcement: leads to a lack of Valve Index VR headsets

Half-Life Alyx Announcement: leads to a lack of Valve Index VR headsets

After the announcement of the new part of the Half-Live series, exclusive for VR, virtual reality kits were sold out in the U.S., Canada, and other countries.

Black Friday & Cyber Monday VR Porn Discounts

Black Friday & Cyber Monday VR Porn Discounts

Considering all the big VR Porn sites want to reach as many people and show their videos and spread their brand, it also benefits us, the consumers, as they keep the Black Friday/Cyber Monday offers going for a long time.

Even Half-Life: Alyx wasn’t enough to convince Xbox boss of console VR

Even Half-Life: Alyx wasn’t enough to convince Xbox boss of console VR

Earlier this week, Spencer said in an interview with Stevivor that “nobody’s asking for VR” on Microsoft’s consoles, and has followed that up on Twitter by saying that even after playing the highly-anticipated-yet-unreleased VR title Half-Life: Alyx he’s still not convinced.

Sportswear Brand evo Partners with Pixvana to Create XR Training Program for Seasonal Staff

Sportswear Brand evo Partners with Pixvana to Create XR Training Program for Seasonal Staff

Thus, evo decided to partner with XR solutions developer Pixvana to create a quick and effective training program for their seasonal workers.In reality, all industries need an effective and flexible training solution to onboard new hires faster.

Valve Index Headset Sold Out in Some Regions After Half-Life: Alyx

Valve Index Headset Sold Out in Some Regions After Half-Life: Alyx

Most packages of Index, Valve’s high-end VR headset released earlier this year, are sold out following last week’s announcement of Half-Life: Alyx.

Why Haven’t AR and VR Changed Our Lives Yet? 5 Barriers to Adoption

Why Haven’t AR and VR Changed Our Lives Yet? 5 Barriers to Adoption

We largely use AR/VR for entertainment purposes, entering this “world” through our computers and smartphones, for example, to play Pokémon Go. We can also purchase headsets for more AR/VR experiences at our homes.

First Look: ‘Phantom: Covert Ops’ Running on Oculus Rift S

First Look: ‘Phantom: Covert Ops’ Running on Oculus Rift S

It was incredible to see how frequently military operations have made use of kayaks from World War II all the way through to present day and how little of this we had seen in other games—the idea of bringing something new and fresh to fans of the military and stealth-action genres was really exciting!

Re-O-Ri on Steam

Re-O-Ri on Steam

“Currently, the Early Access version includes one AI opponent, online multiplayer PvP, and one starter deck.The starter deck is 40 total cards consisting of 14 unique monsters, 10 spells, and 1 trap card.” Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

Russian experiment hopes to reduce cow anxiety with VR headset

Russian experiment hopes to reduce cow anxiety with VR headset

To combat cow anxiety and thus increase milk production, , a news website for the Russian dairy industry, tested out virtual reality systems built specifically for the cows’ heads.

Russian cows get VR headsets 'to reduce anxiety'

Russian cows get VR headsets 'to reduce anxiety'

The herd donned VR systems adapted for the "structural features of cow heads" and were shown a "unique summer field simulation program".Moscow's Ministry of Agriculture and Food cited research which they say has shown a link between a cow's emotional experience and its milk yield.

Facebook Acquires ‘Beat Saber’ Studio Beat Games

Facebook Acquires ‘Beat Saber’ Studio Beat Games

Concerning the moddablity of game, which is a cornerstone of its functionality on PC VR and to some extent also Quest, Verdu had this to say: We understand and appreciate the value that modding brings to Beat Saber when done so legally and within our policies.

Russian cows get virtual-reality glasses to help them ward off winter blues

Russian cows get virtual-reality glasses to help them ward off winter blues

In a statement published on Monday, the Moscow region’s agricultural authorities said its milk farmers were drawing on the “best of international practice” in a bid to improve the wellbeing of their cattle.Bovine music therapy is not a particularly new technology in Russia.

Can Virtual Reality Persuade You Into Going Vegan?

Can Virtual Reality Persuade You Into Going Vegan?

Two factors are fueling its growth: innovation in vegan eating and the rising awareness around the meat industry.Armed with immersive experiences, advocates continue to educate consumers about the realities of farmed animals.

Welcoming Beat Games to Facebook

Welcoming Beat Games to Facebook

They will join Oculus Studios as an independently operated studio in Prague, continuing to create new ways for people to experience music and VR gaming.The Beat Games team will operate the same way they have to date as an independent studio, and they’ll continue to work on Beat Saber across all currently supported platforms.