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Saturday, 25 June, 2022 UTC

Cosmonious High Has Added Some Major Accessibility Features

Owlchemy Labs is one of the supporting sponsors for the UploadVR Summer Showcase 2022. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out on our Youtube! Their generous donation helped produce the showcase and guarantee we can keep bringing you the best of the ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 June, 2022 UTC

Installing Quest 2 Custom Homes & PC Game Ports Just Got Easier With SideQuest

SideQuest’s new in-headset app for Quest 2 and Quest streamlines the installation of custom home environments and popular community-made VR ports of classics like the original Doom, Quake, and Half-Life games. The new app even makes it easier to find ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 June, 2022 UTC

Compound Is Getting A Quest 2 Version, Too

Not only is excellent VR shooter, Compound, getting a full PC VR release soon – it’s coming to Quest 2, too. Developer Bevan McKechnie confirmed as much to UploadVR following the reveal of last week’s news that the full version of the game was nearing ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 24 June, 2022 UTC

Satirical VR Shooter, The American Dream, Hits Quest Next Week

Satirical VR shooter, The American Dream, arrives on Quest next week. Developer Samurai Punk will bring the game — which first launched on PC VR and PSVR back in 2018 — to the standalone headset on June 30. It will cost $14.99. Check out a trailer for ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 23 June, 2022 UTC

Meta Research Suggests High Brightness HDR Key To VR’s Future

Meta research suggests VR’s most transformative gains in telepresence and visual realism may come from advances in display brightness and dynamic range. Speaking on Meta CTO Andrew Bosworth’s podcast, the company’s head of display systems research talked ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 23 June, 2022 UTC

Steam Summer Sale Includes Half-Life: Alyx At Half-Price

The Steam Summer Sale is on now until July 7 with big discounts on VR games including Half-Life: Alyx. If you haven’t played one of VR’s most polished games games you can grab it now for just $29.99. The discount is in place for the duration of the Steam ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 23 June, 2022 UTC

Guest Post: What New Findings Tell Us About Valve’s Deckard Headset

Steam VR had a notable update on June 14th. Not so much in what was introduced in the patch notes itself. But in the backend: we got a ton of new systems/strings related to Valve Deckard. The next HMD from the company who runs Steam. Join me as I walk ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 23 June, 2022 UTC

Zuckerberg: Meta Pay Is Part Of A ‘Wallet For The Metaverse’

Meta will introduce a digital wallet for use in the metaverse, as part of its Meta Pay (formerly Facebook Pay) service. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the news in a post shared to his Facebook account. Zuckerberg wrote that the company’s existing ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 22 June, 2022 UTC

Tim Cook On AR Headsets: “Stay Tuned And You’ll See What We Have To Offer”

Apple CEO Tim Cook was interviewed by China Daily, and he made an interesting comment when asked about AR headsets. Reporter: “Chinese consumers are highly enthusiastic about VR and AR technologies, but some of them are not very satisfied with products ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 22 June, 2022 UTC

Pico Neo 3 Link Review: A Decent Quest 2 Alternative That Signals Bigger Things To Come

Pico’s first consumer headset to release in the west is still a work in progress, but it suggests Meta has some serious competition in its future. Read on for our Pico Neo 3 Link review. Note: Please keep in mind that the Pico Neo 3 Link is described ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 22 June, 2022 UTC

Vive Flow Gets A Business Edition & Optional Controller

HTC launched the Vive Flow Business Edition this week, an enterprise version of its lightweight immersive viewer headset. As we covered in our review, Flow is the lightest VR headset on the Western market at just 189 grams. However, it’s a device with ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 22 June, 2022 UTC

The Last Taxi Review – Leaving The Meter Running

The Last Taxi has an intriguing idea at its heart but, ultimately, you should keep the meter running. Here’s our The Last Taxi review. Since the launch of Papers, Please in 2013 brought the concept of the darkly satirical simulation game to everyone’s ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 21 June, 2022 UTC

30+ VR Games Still To Come In 2022: Quest 2, PC VR & PSVR

It’s been a pretty decent year for VR so far, but there’s still a huge number of games releasing for Quest, PC VR and PSVR in the second half of 2022. We’ve compiled a list of every confirmed title below — while some have confirmed release dates or months, ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 21 June, 2022 UTC

Quest Summer Sale Offers Up To 40% Off Select Titles

The Meta Quest Summer Sale has begun, offering discounted bundles of games and sale prices for popular individual titles as well. As usual, there are a couple of bundled packs that give you a discount off multiple games (and will usually adjust the discount ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 21 June, 2022 UTC

New Standards Forum Meets In July To Plan Metaverse Interoperability

Open standards to accelerate the development of the metaverse will be the subject of discussion on a Zoom video call next month as members of the Metaverse Standards Forum meet for the first time. The effort to “foster the development of open standards ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 21 June, 2022 UTC

Vertigo Games Showcase Reveals Include Hellsweeper, Pathcraft, Pantera Unplugged

Vertigo Games is one of the supporting sponsors for the UploadVR Summer Showcase 2022. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out on our Youtube! Their generous donation helped produce the showcase and guarantee we can keep bringing you the best of the ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 20 June, 2022 UTC

Meta Presents Retinal Resolution & Ultra Bright HDR Prototype Headsets

Meta presented two prototype headsets each solving a different aspect of its goal to make VR “indistinguishable from reality”. Neither is a practical device intended to be made into a product. Instead they simply demonstrate the effect & feeling ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 20 June, 2022 UTC

NexiGo Meta Quest 2 Accessories Review: Headset Strap, Charging Stand

Lots of people use brands like VR Cover and Kiwi Designs when it comes to the best Oculus Quest 2 and Meta Quest 2 accessories, but NexiGo is a brand with some very promising products of its own. Much of what this US brand makes is comparable to others. ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 20 June, 2022 UTC

Meta Building ‘Mirror Lake’ Compact Varifocal Concept With ‘Holocake’ Lenses

Meta is building a prototype headset called ‘Mirror Lake’ to prove out “nearly all of the advanced visual technologies that we’ve been incubating over the past seven years” in a compact form factor. Mirror Lake hasn’t yet been built into a fully functional ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 20 June, 2022 UTC

Zuckerberg Wants Meta Headsets To Eventually Pass ‘Visual Turing Test’

Meta’s leaders aim to make VR headsets so advanced people wearing them can’t tell “whether what they’re looking at is real or virtual.” That’s a comment from Meta’s Chief Scientist Michael Abrash, who recently joined CEO Mark Zuckerberg and some of the ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 19 June, 2022 UTC

The Story of Unplugged: Bringing Air Guitar To Life In VR

When it comes to hand tracking games on Quest, nothing really comes close to Unplugged. Developed by Anotherway and published by Vertigo Games in late 2021, Unplugged is an air guitar game, inspired by Guitar Hero and many others, that lets you shred ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 19 June, 2022 UTC

Green Hell VR: Your Quick Guide to Survival

Incuvo is one of the supporting sponsors for the UploadVR Summer Showcase 2022. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out on our Youtube! Their generous donation helped produce the showcase and guarantee we can keep bringing you the best of the best in ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 18 June, 2022 UTC

Meta Avatars Store Coming ‘Soon’ To VR After Instagram & Facebook

Meta’s Avatars Store is coming soon to VR after it launches on Instagram, Facebook and Messenger. The new store offers the ability to “buy digital clothes to style your avatar” because “ digital goods will be an important way to express yourself in the ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 18 June, 2022 UTC

Between Realities VR Podcast: Season 5 Episode 17 Ft. Virtual Strangers

In this week’s episode of the Between Realities VR Podcast, Alex and Skeeva host Wes and Ruuts, hosts of the Virtual Strangers VR podcast. Wes and Ruuts give some insight about their approach to podcasting and livestreaming. Other topics include PlayStation ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 18 June, 2022 UTC

Swordsman Launches On App Lab For Quest, Alongside Advanced Combat Update

Originally scheduled for a late May release, melee combat game Swordsman VR is now available for Oculus Quest and Meta Quest 2 headsets via App Lab, alongside the advanced combat update launching for all platforms. The advanced combat update adds over ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 18 June, 2022 UTC

Tenacious D Returned To The Studio To Record For Unplugged

Comedy rock duo Tenacious D returned to the studio specifically for VR game Unplugged to re-record a song’s vocals. We recently spoke to Unplugged creator and Anotherway director Ricardo Acosta in our virtual studio to discuss the history of Unplugged ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 June, 2022 UTC

Anotherway Teases More Content & Music For Unplugged

“I would be very excited about Unplugged, if I knew what was going to happen.” That’s what Anotherway director and Unplugged creator Ricardo Acosta told us in a snippet from our upcoming feature piece detailing the story of Unplugged’s development. When ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 June, 2022 UTC

Sony-Owned Studio Firesprite Moving To A Much Larger Office

As first reported by Video Games Chronicle, the Liverpool-based studio Firesprite is moving to a much larger office, likely indicating some form of expansion. Firesprite are the developers behind The Persistence, a timed exclusive on PSVR, and The Playroom ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 June, 2022 UTC

Zenith: Celestial Throne Update Available Now, New Details Revealed

The Celestial Throne update is available now for VR MMO Zenith: The Lost City, adding a wealth of new content and minor changes. Developer Ramen VR announced The Celestial Throne update – Zenith’s biggest yet – with a short teaser trailer in late May. ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 17 June, 2022 UTC

Mothergunship: Forge Review – Riduclous, Riotously Fun Roguelite

Mothergunship: Forge isn’t a roguelite revelation, but its central hook makes for an outrageous amount of fun. Here’s our full Mothergunship: Forge review. I named him Goliath and I loved him. He was fitted with a chaingun at the front that ripped apart ... more - uploadvr