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Monday, 6 February, 2023 UTC

Steam Fest Demo Available Now For Titan1Studios’ Events At Unity Farm

Titan1Studios are featuring their new ambitious open world VR game The Events At Unity Farm at Steam Next Fest from February 6th to 13th. The game also has a playable demo available to download on Steam right now. Events At Unity Farm is a title with ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 6 February, 2023 UTC

PlayStation VR2 Works Without A TV After Setup, Sony Confirms

If you’ve got a PS5 and PlayStation VR2 headset and already set it up there’s no need to have your TV on or even connected to the system, Sony confirmed. A TV is only required “to setup the PS VR2 unit for the first time” an official Q&A page for ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 6 February, 2023 UTC

Here’s why Meta is shutting down Echo VR

Image: Meta Last week, Meta announced that it would be shutting down the widely praised VR game Echo VR in August . Since then, Meta CTO Andrew “Boz” Bosworth has shared some further details about the shutdown, and former Meta consulting CTO John Carmack ... more - theverge


Monday, 6 February, 2023 UTC

PSVR 2 Is 7% Lighter Than The Original Despite New Features

PSVR 2 is 7% lighter than the original PSVR, despite utilizing new headset technology like haptic feedback and eye-tracking. With just over two weeks until PSVR 2 launches, Sony released a new FAQ today that seeks to address any outstanding questions ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 6 February, 2023 UTC

Gran Turismo 7 Was Always Designed for PSVR 2, Claims Director

Gran Turismo 7 was always designed with VR support in mind, confirms Polyphony Digital CEO Kazunori Yamauchi in a new interview. Revealed during CES 2023, Gran Turismo 7 arrives later this month as a PSVR 2 launch game, and we’re slowly learning more ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 6 February, 2023 UTC

Sony answers your burning PSVR2 questions in an extensive new FAQ

We’re just a couple weeks away from the launch of the new headset. | Image: Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony has posted an extensive FAQ about the PlayStation VR2 ahead of the imminent launch of the next-generation virtual reality headset. Though a lot ... more - theverge


Monday, 6 February, 2023 UTC

“Pump Up the Action: Pistol Whip Gives You a Realistic ‘Firing’ Experience in PSVR2!”

Pistol Whip, the popular action-rhythm game from Cloudhead Games will be available for PSVR 2 on February 22nd. Fans of the game can look forward to a more immersive experience with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers that provide amazing realistic ... more - vrgames


Monday, 6 February, 2023 UTC

Pistol Whip Promises A ‘More Realistic Firing Experience’ On PSVR 2

Popular action-rhythm game Pistol Whip arrives on PSVR 2 this month, and Cloudhead Games recently outlined how it utilizes the new Sense controller. Joining an extensive list of PSVR 2 launch games, Cloudhead Games previously confirmed its Pistol Whip ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 5 February, 2023 UTC

Between Realities VR Podcast ft Quinn Taber of Immerse

In this week’s episode of the Between Realities VR Podcast, Alex and Skeeva host Quinn Taber, CEO of the award-winning language learning platform Immerse. Quinn explains how Immerse is leveraging the power of virtual reality to make learning a new language ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 5 February, 2023 UTC

Ask Adam Savage: Ideal Kit for Mobile Cosplay Repair

Does Adam have any tips on avoiding mistakes while sewing? Is there a cosplay Adam has wanted to build but hasn't? What gear would Adam bring to a convention for cosplay repair? In this livestream excerpt, Adam answers questions from Tested members Frank’s ... more - [email protected]


Sunday, 5 February, 2023 UTC

“Quest 3 Owners Rejoice: Meta CTO Blocks Facial Tracking!”

Meta’s Quest Pro VR headset launched last year and is the company’s first foray into more expensive, high-end headsets combining eye tracking, facial recognition and virtual world productivity. In a recent Instagram AMA session, Meta CTO Andrew Bosworth ... more - vrgames


Sunday, 5 February, 2023 UTC

`Winter Week Reel: January 30-February 3!`

This week, the Meta Quest Platform released an exciting variety of new titles and updates. Among the most exciting developments include a comprehensive revamp of the user experience including improved menu navigation, a simplified game launcher that allows ... more - vrgames


Saturday, 4 February, 2023 UTC

Meta CTO Shoots Down Face Tracking For Non-Pro Headsets Like Quest 3

Meta CTO Andrew Bosworth said that the facial expression tracking technology in Quest Pro is still years away from making it into the more affordable line of Meta’s VR headsets. The Quest Pro launched late last year for $1500, featuring technology that ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 4 February, 2023 UTC

Blaston Now Available On Pico 4 & Pico Neo 3

Resolution Games one-on-one arcade shooter Blaston is now available on the Pico platform for both Pico 4 and Pico Neo 3 Link. Resolution confirmed that Blaston would be heading over to Pico late last year, while also detailing an update with major revamps ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 4 February, 2023 UTC

Next Dimension Podcast - S3E12 - PSVR2 - Should We Manage Our Expectations?

In today's episode of the Next Dimension Podcast we talk about the PSVR2 and the various experience reports that we got so far. We got glowing ones, but we also have some that don't paint such a rosy picture. Also, we discuss the recent VR layoffs and ... more - [email protected]


Saturday, 4 February, 2023 UTC

Score Big Savings on ‘The Light Brigade’ – Pre-Order Now!

Funktronic Labs, the renowned developer behind successful titles like Cosmic Trip and Fujii, is back with its newest title: The Light Brigade. This roguelike VR shooter combines realistic physics-based mechanics with intense action elements to create ... more - vrgames


Saturday, 4 February, 2023 UTC

“Guac Grows Wild in Mexico: Savor the Use of AR & AI!”

This year, Avocados From Mexico (AFM) is mixing up the Super Bowl game day experience by launching their 9th Digital Activation full of AR and AI powered experiences. The “Always Good” experience will include a TV commercial starring Anna Faris during ... more - vrgames


Saturday, 4 February, 2023 UTC

Bye Bye Echo VR: John Carmack’s Final Words

Read more about this here: https://uploadvr.com/john-carmack-statement-echo-vr-closure/ ... more - vrgames


Saturday, 4 February, 2023 UTC

John Carmack’s Full Statement On Echo VR’s Planned Closure

Former Oculus CTO John Carmack responded to a request for comment from UploadVR regarding Meta’s planned closure of Echo VR. You can read Carmack’s full statement below. For those catching up, earlier this week Meta shocked fans of one of VR’s earliest ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 4 February, 2023 UTC

Interpol working out how to police the metaverse

The global police agency has built its own virtual reality (VR) space, for users to do training. ... more - bbc.co.uk


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

EA and Meta weren’t the only companies to ax games this week

Apex Legends Mobile is one of the games shutting down. | Image: EA Over the course of this week, the developers of several major live service titles announced that their games would be shutting down. That means that players who actively enjoyed those ... more - theverge


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

Between Realities VR Podcast ft Monkey See Monkey Doo Doo

In this week’s bonus episode of the Between Realities VR Podcast, Alex and Skeeva host the team behind the newly released VR game Monkey See Monkey Doo Doo. David Burnham from Continuum VR answers questions about the origins and development of their ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

A remastered version of Myst is coming to iOS

Indie studio Cyan is bringing its latest Myst remaster to iOS. | Image: Cyan The classic puzzle game Myst is celebrating its 30th birthday this year with a new way to play: on your iOS device. Myst Mobile is based on the remastered version of the original ... more - theverge


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

Watch: Gran Turismo 7 VR Gameplay, New Details Revealed

A new hands-on video from IGN gave us our first proper look at Gran Turismo 7 gameplay on PSVR 2, alongside confirmation of some other minor details as well. You can see the gameplay in the video from IGN above, which includes snippets of PSVR 2 footage ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

SUDDEN Quest 2 Safety Recall... Is VR Dangerous?!

This week many people who bought the Quest 2 got this strange message... ► Recommended VR accessories here → https://www.amazon.com/shop/caschary (affiliate) I'll tell you what's going on, and while we're at it, let's talk about the common safety concerns ... more - [email protected]


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

Meta CTO: John Carmack Would Not Have Shut Down Echo VR

Addressing the recent announcement that Echo VR shuts down in August, Meta CTO Andrew Bosworth provided his perspective on the decision and said “John [Carmack] would not have shut down Echo VR.” During his latest Instagram AMA, someone asked Bosworth ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

Meta’s Quest 3 headset will have better mixed reality tech, according to Zuckerberg

The current-gen Quest 2. | Photo by Owen Grove / The Verge A key feature from Meta’s $1,499.99 Quest Pro headset will make an appearance — in some form — in a more affordable consumer-focused headset coming later this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in ... more - theverge


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

‘Love Trippin’: Exploring the Gory Details of Eli Roth’s VR Valentine’s Slasher!

Two weeks ago, we announced Eli Roth’s BE MINE: A VR Valentine’s Slasher experience—a follow up to his widely loved Halloween-themed game called Eli Roth’s Haunted House: Trick-VR-Treat. Just in time for Valentine’s season, players will get to have an ... more - vrgames


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

“Explore Chemistry in Futuclass – the Virtual Reality Game!”

Students looking to learn the fundamentals of chemistry can now brush up on their skills with Futuclass Education, a VR app and accompanying lesson plans developed in collaboration with educational professionals. Available through App Lab, this learning-based ... more - vrgames


Friday, 3 February, 2023 UTC

“Will PSVR 2 Make the Cut? Oculus CTO’s Uncertainty Revealed!”

John Carmack, the former CTO of Oculus and a key player in the formative years of virtual reality development, recently shared his thoughts about Sony’s upcoming PSVR 2 headset, which is set to launch this month. He praised its technical potential due ... more - vrgames