Tag: VR

Types, Videogame Virtualization

Sonic The Hedgehog In VR Looks As Dizzying As It Sounds

October 9, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Of all the many platforming heroes we’d love to bring to VR, we have to admit Sonic the Hedgehog wasn’t one we’d previously considered. As we all know, Sega’s Blue Bullet has gotta go fast, a little too fast for […]

Types, Videogame Virtualization

‘Goalie VR’ is a Cheap & Cheerful VR Party Game That Brings a Hailstorm of Hockey Pucks

October 6, 2017

Via: Road to VR

Hailstone Games, a Toronto-based VR studio, just launched their new goalie simulator, Goalie VR, a game that lets a single player defend a hockey goal in VR while up to five players using mobile devices try to score. It’s a […]

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Types

Pimax’s 8K VR Headset Smashes Kickstarter Goal In Hours

September 21, 2017

Via: UploadVR

It looks like a lot of people are hungry for Pimax’s 8K VR headset. We first heard about this new device, which is said to support Valve’s SteamVR platform, ahead of the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in January and subsequently […]

Types, Videogame Virtualization

Modder Bringing VR To The Original Half-Life

September 11, 2017

Via: UploadVR

We’ve known for some time that a team of enthusiasts is toiling away at a VR mod for Valve’s beloved Half-Life 2, but now another developer is integrating headset support into the original classic too. As recently discovered on Reddit, […]

Challenges, Trends

BBC Bets Big On VR With Reality Labs Initiative

September 8, 2017

Via: UploadVR

The BBC is no stranger to virtual reality. The research and development division of the media giant has been testing and experimenting with VR and 360 content for over five years. Apparently, there’s something promising in these VR dalliances, because […]

Types, Videogame Virtualization

5 Other Bethesda Games We Want To See In VR

September 1, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Bethesda is giving VR gamers what they’ve been begging for. Later this year, the publisher is releasing not one but three high-profile titles based on its most popular IP. The first is Doom VFR, a new game that combines new […]

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Sensics Releases High Resolution VR Headset Built Specially for Arcades and Theme Parks

August 30, 2017

Via: Road to VR

Sensic, a long-time player in virtual reality and co-founder of OSVR, finally released their VR headset destined to make its way to public venues such as theme parks and arcades. Teasing the project late last year, the enterprise-facing headset is […]

Types, Videogame Virtualization

Minecraft Is Coming To Windows VR Headsets

August 28, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Unsurprisingly, Microsoft is bringing arguably its biggest gaming IP to its new Windows 10 VR headsets. Minecraft is among the first wave of games that will be coming to the devices when they launch later this year. The smash hit […]

Innovations, Trends

UPS adds VR to driver training to simulate road conditions, hazards

August 15, 2017

Via: ZDNet

United Parcel Service said it will train student delivery drivers with virtual reality headsets to simulate city driving conditions. These headsets, designed to help drivers spot road hazards, will be deployed for training in September at nine Integrad facilities. Integrad […]

Vendors & Products

Why I Love The Radeon RX 580 For VR

August 14, 2017

Via: UploadVR

High-end virtual reality on the PC requires a ton of flexibility and dedication. But you can make it a more enjoyable experience by building your rig with AMD’s Radeon RX 580 video card. It can handle almost any game at 1080p and […]