This Week’s VR Game Roundup — I’m Walking on Sunshine!

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — I’m Walking on Sunshine!

The VR games included in the VR Party Pack are active across the board.Arizona Sunshine is perfect for VR fitness, because you’ll nearly always have your hands up to blast at the enemies in front of you.

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.

VR would be "a really dark space right now" without Facebook's money

VR would be "a really dark space right now" without Facebook's money

VR would be "a really dark space right now" without Facebook's money At Reboot Develop Red, Chet Faliszek reflected on progress in the VR industry since he departed Valve.

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Let’s Ride

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Let’s Ride

You’ll be moving the entire time you play Root Beer on Tap. If you’re not turning and moving your arms to fill a glass, you’ll be swinging them to send it to a customer.

Humble Learn and Play VR-AR Game Dev Bundle (pay what you want and help charity)

Humble Learn and Play VR-AR Game Dev Bundle (pay what you want and help charity)

Plus, your purchase will support the Girls Who Code, , and a charity of your choice!.This bundle has a minimum $1 purchase.Choose where the money goes - between the developer and a charity of your choice via the PayPal Giving Fund.

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — It’s a Knockout!

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — It’s a Knockout!

Available on Oculus Quest for the first time, Knockout League is a VR boxing game for arcade fans.Like any VR boxing game worth its salt, Knockout League makes use of 1:1 punch tracking on Quest.

The Most Anticipated VR Games Coming in 2020

The Most Anticipated VR Games Coming in 2020

Developer : Ready at Dawn Release date : 2020 Medal of Honor: Above & Beyond (Rift).Developer : Respawn Entertainment, Oculus Studios Release date : 2020 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (PC VR).Developer : Vertigo Games Release date : 2020 Iron Man VR (PSVR).

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Unleash Your Wrath!

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Unleash Your Wrath!

As with most physics-based combat games, Asgard’s Wrath makes heavy use of the tracked motion controllers.It’s up to you to decide how to take down each enemy, and when casting spells, you use your own voice.Link: Bandit Point.

Oculus Connect 6 Reveals New AR and VR Updates, Developers Weigh In

Oculus Connect 6 Reveals New AR and VR Updates, Developers Weigh In

Steve Hinan, Solo Independent VR Game Developer of METAL MULTIBALL , told us how Oculus Link will benefit duo Rift/Quest owners.“It’s very likely that any future AR headsets by Oculus will also use hand-tracking as their primary form of input,” he says.

Apple AR Headset FOV, Codename, and Stereoscopic Rendering Mode Reportedly Found in iOS 13.1

Apple AR Headset FOV, Codename, and Stereoscopic Rendering Mode Reportedly Found in iOS 13.1

Inside iOS 13.1 beta 3, a developer claims to have found codenames, display dimensions, and fields of view, for three separate AR devices, as well as functional ‘StarTester’ test mode which renders a stereoscopic view.

Virtual Hangout: Meet Up with Friends, Make New Ones in ‘Half + Half,’ Available Now on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform

Virtual Hangout: Meet Up with Friends, Make New Ones in ‘Half + Half,’ Available Now on Oculus Quest and the Rift Platform

“And there are hundreds of prototypes that hit the cutting room floor.” You can play mini-games in some of the spaces, like a virtual version of hide-and-seek, or you can dive into a freeform swimming area to explore with whomever you want.

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Massive non-linear open world Hundreds of crimes and stories to solve and explore complete with branching narratives and dialogue Procedural markets with thousands of purchasable item possibilities Interactive Photo-realistic NPCs 3D positional Audio Augmented Reality within Virtual Reality with multiple overlay programs Companion NPCs (biological and synthetic) Gun-play (Optional) Arcade Mini-games Playable on min-spec VR capable PCs We have already implemented many locomotion and comfort mechanics to the game to suit most player VR preferences.

Major Expansion to Vanishing Realms Released with Launch Discount

Major Expansion to Vanishing Realms Released with Launch Discount

Vanishing Realms: The Sundered Rift, as it’s called, is said to be even larger than the original game, bringing new environments, enemies, and weapons, while concluding the game’s story.

Register Now to Attend OC6: More Sessions Revealed!

Register Now to Attend OC6: More Sessions Revealed!

As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, Facebook Product Design Manager Tyler Hopf knows how important it is to have a place for people to feel like they belong, especially for communities that don’t feel safe to express themselves in real life or lack the support systems they need.

Swords of Gargantua Review: Beat Up Big Bads With Buds

Swords of Gargantua Review: Beat Up Big Bads With Buds

While it won’t make such a big impact on PCVR players who’ve had their hands on GORN and Blade & Sorcery for some time now, Swords of Gargantua offers fully physics-based combat, crossplay co-op with up to three other players in addition to yourself, and standalone Oculus Quest support.

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Quest for Greatness

This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Quest for Greatness

GORN makes use of the tracked motion controllers as you swing your weapons at anyone who stands in your way. Link: The Copper Canyon Shoot Out. Gun Club VR (Oculus Quest).

Reality Rebels Wants To Turn Your Home Into A Location-Based VR Playspace

Reality Rebels Wants To Turn Your Home Into A Location-Based VR Playspace

If you need proof of the standalone headsets viability as a location-based VR platform, take a look at the work being done by Reality Rebels, a small team currently in development of a local multiplayer house-scale VR experience which automatically generates custom levels based on the layout of your home, office, or any other location you choose to play in.

Titanfall Dev Respawn’s ‘AAA’ Oculus VR FPS To Appear At OC6

Titanfall Dev Respawn’s ‘AAA’ Oculus VR FPS To Appear At OC6

we learned Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment was making an Oculus Studios game. Back at E3 last week, we asked Oculus if the Respawn game would be coming to its new standalone headset, Quest. Tagged with: Oculus Connect 6, Oculus Studios, Respawn Entertainment, VR FPS.

Indie VR Gem Vanishing Realms to Get a "full expansion within weeks"

Indie VR Gem Vanishing Realms to Get a "full expansion within weeks"

After a seven month lapse in communication, today Bailey briefly poked his head above the water for some big news, saying that a “full expansion” to Vanishing Realms, including chapter 3 and chapter 4 of the game, will launch within weeks.

Oculus 'Forcing' Virtual Desktop To Remove Quest SteamVR Streaming

Oculus 'Forcing' Virtual Desktop To Remove Quest SteamVR Streaming

Original Story: Guy Godin, the developer behind VR productivity app, Virtual Desktop, says Facebook’s Oculus is “forcing” him to remove a key feature from the Quest version. Virtual Desktop was of one around 50 apps to launch on the Oculus Quest last month.

Arizona Sunshine Dev Vertigo Appears To Be Teasing Something New

Arizona Sunshine Dev Vertigo Appears To Be Teasing Something New

Vertigo Games, the developer of smash hit VR zombie shooter, Arizona Sunshine, appears to be hinting at an announcement. Vertigo also has a big presence in the location-based VR space with specialized versions of Arizona Sunshine and new games like The Corsair’s Curse.

Samsung Has Plans for Multiple AR, VR Products, Exec Says – Variety

Samsung Has Plans for Multiple AR, VR Products, Exec Says – Variety

Fallah made these remarks during a panel that outlined Samsung’s AR and VR strategy Thursday afternoon, which largely focused on augmented reality features coming to the company’s new Galaxy S10 handset.

New video game turns the Queen City virtual

New video game turns the Queen City virtual

After working in Ontario for more than a decade, Hutchence recently returned to Regina to open his own company called Massive Corporation Game Studios. Hutchence is part of a group of local video game developers who are advocating for more support for their industry in the province.

Superhot Quest Launch Sales ‘300% Higher’ Than Rift Without Cross-Buy

Superhot Quest Launch Sales ‘300% Higher’ Than Rift Without Cross-Buy

Notably, Superhot is one of several VR games that launched on Quest without cross-buy support on Rift. Cross-buy is an optional feature for developers, allowing them to provide players with both a Rift and Quest copy of the same game through Oculus Home.

Here's How Echo VR Will Work With Oculus Rift S Inside-Out Tracking

Here's How Echo VR Will Work With Oculus Rift S Inside-Out Tracking

Echo VR developer Ready at Dawn explained in a short blog post how the game will work with the inside-out tracked Touch controllers on Oculus Rift S.

Microsoft announces the $3,500 HoloLens 2 Development Edition

Microsoft announces the $3,500 HoloLens 2 Development Edition

As part of its rather odd Thursday afternoon pre-Build news dump, Microsoft today announced the HoloLens 2 Development Edition. Instead, it comes with $500 in Azure credits and three-month trials of Unity Pro and the Unity PiXYZ plugin for bringing engineering renderings into Unity.

Valve Index Hands-On: First Impressions Of Valve's High-End VR Headset

Valve Index Hands-On: First Impressions Of Valve's High-End VR Headset

“This is going to ruin you,” a Valve representative told me before I strapped on the Index controllers one last time and played Beat Saber at 144 Hz. After spending all weekend with the same game on other VR headsets, I have to say that he was mostly right.

Facebook's New Campus for Oculus Gets $515 Million of Financing

Facebook's New Campus for Oculus Gets $515 Million of Financing

(Bloomberg) -- The developer building Facebook Inc.’s new waterfront office hub just south of San Francisco has gotten $515 million of financing for the project, which will house the technology giant’s Oculus virtual reality arm.

Spuds Unearthed Coming to PlayStation VR, Indiegogo Campaign Launched

Spuds Unearthed Coming to PlayStation VR, Indiegogo Campaign Launched

Polish developer Gamedust (Neverout) released the rather unusual Spuds Unearthed via Steam Early Access in January and now it wants to bring the title to PlayStation VR with some public support on Indiegogo.

Oculus staffing up for new augmented reality glasses

Oculus staffing up for new augmented reality glasses

The product designer job meanwhile mentions that Oculus is recruiting to its team of designers who are “inventing the future of augmented reality and help define wearable AR experiences for Facebook”.These aren’t the only roles Facebook is hiring in for AR.