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Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

‘Blair Witch: Quest Edition’ Review – Real Psychological Thrills Worthy of the Name

Games built on film franchises are rarely good for a reason. Many suffer from comparatively lower budgets and seem to fundamentally lack creative flexibility. More often than not, this ends up leading to a clumsy replication of the source material and ... more - roadtovr.com


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

Light It Up: Catch Major Lazer’s Venues Performance November 18

COVID-19 has taken a toll on musical artists and fans alike, with tours being cancelled or postponed as a result of the global pandemic. Not... ... more - oculus


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

Introducing ‘Temple of Darkness,’ ILMxLAB’s Short VR Story Coming to ‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge’

It’s been just over a week since ILMxLAB announced that Frank Oz will reprise his iconic role as Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars: Tales... ... more - oculus


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

You can now Request the PlayStation VR Camera Adaptor for PS5

The PlayStation 5 is only a few weeks away from launch and virtual reality (VR) fans who’ve got their pre-orders in can now rest a little easier. Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has released details as to how you can request the PlayStation Camera ... more - vrfocus.com


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

Celebrating 20 years of human life on the ISS with NASA

Today we are proud to announce on Google Arts & Culture a new online celebration of this week’s 20th anniversary of humans living and working on the International Space Station (ISS). Created in collaboration with NASA, this project includes NASA ... more - google


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

Warhammer Age Of Sigmar: Tempestfall Is An All-New VR Game From The Makers Of The Wizards

Carbon Studio is working on an all-new VR game based on the Warhammer franchise – Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall. Tempestfall’s setting is one of the newer eras of the Warhammer series, trading in 40K’s metal crunch for a more supernatural angle. ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

Blair Witch VR Review – Bringing The Iconic Horror Series To Quest

Blair Witch originally released as a non-VR game from Bloober Team, the creators of Layers of Fear and the upcoming Xbox/PC horror game, The Medium, but is now getting the VR treatment with the Blair Witch: Oculus Quest Edition out today on October 29th. ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

PSVR Owners Can Now Request a Free Camera Adapter for PS5 Compatibility

Sony has finally revealed how and when PSVR owners can get their hands on a camera adapter to make PlayStation VR compatible with PS5. Sony will provide PSVR owners with one free camera adapter to enable support for the headset on PlayStation 5, and ... more - roadtovr.com


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

Top VR Esports Games for the Quest 2

As more people have access to virtual reality with portable headsets such as the Quest 2, it’s inevitable that many of these new users will be interested in competitive gaming with their portal to immersive realities. There are many different types of ... more - vrfitnessinsider


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

AMD Announces Radeon RX 6000-series GPUs with USB-C “for a modern VR experience”

AMD today introduced the Radeon RX 6800, 6800 XT, and 6900 XT graphics cards based on its latest RDNA 2 architecture. With a release date in November and prices starting at $580, AMD is aiming to compete directly with NVIDIA’s latest 30-series GPUs. ... more - roadtovr.com


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

Sci-fi Shooter Hive Slayer is Free, Asks Players for Louisiana Hurricane Relief Donations Instead

There are plenty of free virtual reality (VR) games if you know where to look but King Crow Studios’ latest wants to make a real-world difference at the same time. The studio has released Hive Slayer for free this week, instead asking players to donate ... more - vrfocus.com


Thursday, 29 October, 2020 UTC

AMD Unveils Radeon RX 6800, RX 6800 XT, RX 6900 XT – Its RTX 3000 Competitors

AMD just announced three next generation Radeon graphics cards: RX 6800, RX 6800 XT, and RX 6900 XT. They compete directly with NVIDIA’s RTX 3000 series. This RX 6000 series is built on the same RDNA 2 architecture used in the upcoming PlayStation 5, ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Snapchat Reveals 3D Full-Body Tracking For AR Lenses

Celebrate all hallows eve with seven AR costumes and three background dancers. Today, Snap Inc. unveiled a new line of Snapchat Lenses that combine 3D motion capture and multiple neural networks to create over 10 augmented reality costumes powered by ... more - vrscout


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Microsoft Transitions To OpenXR Standard For Windows Mixed Reality & HoloLens

Microsoft is transitioning to the OpenXR standard for future new features it builds in VR and AR. A post by Alex Turner at Microsoft explains that “starting in Unity 2021 , OpenXR will then graduate to be the only supported Unity backend for targeting ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Here’s how to request an adapter to use PlayStation VR on PS5

Since the PlayStation 5 was confirmed, Sony has been fairly quiet about virtual reality except when it comes to whether or not current-gen PlayStation VR headsets would be forward compatible with PlayStation 5 hardware. We’ve been told since the the PlayStation ... more - slashgear


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Inside ‘POPULATION: ONE’ – Developer Interview & HD Gameplay

Developer BigBox VR gives us the low down on their ambitious VR battle royale game. Population: One is a vertigo-inducing VR battle royale experience that pits six teams of three against one another for the honor of “Last Team Standing.” Players begin ... more - vrscout


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Here’s how to request a PS5 adapter for Sony’s PlayStation VR headset

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Sony’s PlayStation VR headset is four years old, but the company isn’t giving up on it when the PlayStation 5 console launches next month. The headset is compatible with the new system, but you will need a special adapter. ... more - theverge


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Crowdfunded AR Startup Tilt Five Secures $7.5M Series A Investment

Tilt Five, the startup behind the eponymous AR headset for tabletop gaming, today announced it has secured $7.5 million in Series A funding. The funding round was led by SIP Global Partners with participation from BITKRAFT Ventures, Galaxy Interactive, ... more - roadtovr.com


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

The Importance of XR Influencers

As part of VRFocus’ current Better-Than-Reality-Awards, each category features an industry ambassador to delve into a particular aspect of their subject. Today, Rhythmatic developer Blackwall Labs looks at the field of XR influencers. Of course, don’t ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Head Back Underground in 2021 With Cave Digger 2: Dig Harder

Finnish virtual reality (VR) developer VRKiwi launched its mining adventure Cave Digger back in 2018 for PC VR headsets followed by Oculus Quest and PlayStation VR support in 2019. Now the team has revealed its working on a sequel with plans to launch ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

How To Get The Free PSVR Camera Adaptor For PS5

We finally know how people can get their hands on the free PSVR camera adaptor for PS5. Sony’s next console, releasing in November, supports the original PSVR headset to play old PS4 titles on PS5. However, you have to use your old PS4 Camera to access ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Five All-New Multiplayer Modes Revealed for Tetris Effect: Connected

By itself, the single-player Tetris Effect is a very good videogame but the upcoming multiplayer addition will help to give the title that competitive edge. Initially revealed this past summer, today, Enhance Games and The Tetris Company have announced ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Scares & Screams on Dreams PSVR! – VR Roulette Halloween Special

Welcome to VR Roulette! This is our LIVE weekly game show on YouTube that’s streamed (usually) on Wednesdays . We select a list of weird, quirky, and/or bizarre VR games and take turns spinning the wheel to see what we’ve all got to play next. Tune in ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Population: ONE Quest vs PC VR Graphics Comparison

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Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Editorial: Lack of PSVR Support In Astro’s Playroom Is A Huge Missed Opportunity

Astro’s Playroom makes an extremely convincing case for Astro Bot to become a legitimate mascot for the PlayStation brand as a whole. And yet, despite his previous game being a VR exclusive, this one’s VR support is conspicuously absent. Go to this time ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

PlayStation 5 Unboxing and DualSense PS5 Controller Impressions (Feat. Astro’s Playroom!)

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Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

[LIVE @ 11AM PT] Horror & Screams in DREAMS on PSVR! – VR Roulette Halloween Special

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Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

FrankenQuest 2: THE Most Comfortable Quest 2 Mod!

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Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Snapchat’s new Halloween AR Lenses Offer Full Body Tracking

Snapchat was one of the earliest and strongest proponents of augmented reality (VR) in social media, from now common applications such as adding cute animal features to the world-facing Lenses. Today, the company has announced a new set of innovative ... more - vrfocus.com


Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 UTC

Astro’s Playroom is the perfect showcase for the PS5’s wild DualSense controller

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge As far as pack-in games go, Astro’s Playroom may not seem all that exciting at first. It’s not an instant classic like a bundled Super Mario. , nor something with the obvious appeal of Wii Sports . But Sony made a smart ... more - theverge