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Tuesday, 30 November, 2021 UTC

Valve On Steam Deck VR: ‘Technically’ Possible, But Not Optimized

A new FAQ page says that although it’s not optimized for it, VR on the Steam Deck is technically “possible”. The question, listed in the Steamworks documentation FAQ page for Steam Deck, says “Will Steam Deck Support VR?” Here’s Valves answer: Technically ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 30 November, 2021 UTC

Walmart Selling Refurbished 64GB Quest 2 Headsets For Just $199

A listing on Walmart’s site offers a refurbished Quest 2 headset for its lowest price yet, with a few caveats. The first caveat is, of course, that this is a refurbished standalone VR headset, which means that this hardware was most likely returned to ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 29 November, 2021 UTC

Kuo: Apple Headset To Launch Late 2022 With 4K Displays & Macbook Performance

Apple’s rumored upcoming headset will have MacBook level performance and dual 4K OLED microdisplays, according to a note from Ming-Chi Kuo MacRumors claims to have viewed. Kuo is a TF International Securities analyst known for predicting Apple products ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 29 November, 2021 UTC

Gorilla Tag Hits 1.5 Million Players, In App Purchases Come To Quest

An astonishing 1.5 million players have now monkeyed around in multiplayer VR hit, Gorilla Tag. Developer Another Axiom confirmed as much on Twitter this week, also confirming that in-app purchases are now available in the Quest version of the game. ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 29 November, 2021 UTC

Watch: Blade And Sorcery Quest Now Has Star Wars Lightsaber Mod

Well, that didn’t take long. Blade and Sorcery: Nomad, the Quest 2 version of the sword-swinging hit, now has the Star Wars lightsaber mod. This force-fuelled mod was a huge draw for the PC VR version of the game when it launched a few years ago. It ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 29 November, 2021 UTC

Cyber Monday Oculus Store Discounts Include Quest 2 Games, Bundles

Cyber Monday is here and there’s a bunch of sales on the Oculus Store for Quest, running for one day only. Similar to the Black Friday sales, there’s a mixture of single-game sales and bundle sales. However, unlike Black Friday sales, these Cyber Monday ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 28 November, 2021 UTC

Contractors Gets Swords And Archery In Ninja Warrior Update

Modern VR shooter, Contractors, now lets you become a ninja. Yes, really. Contractors Ninja Warrior Update Goes Live The game’s Ninja Warrior update is now live and adds a new loadout that lets you embrace your stealthy side. It features a katana to ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 27 November, 2021 UTC

HTC Vive Flow Review: A Niche Within A Niche

HTC’s Vive Flow is by far the lightest VR headset on the market, but should anyone actually buy it? Flow was announced in October just a week before Facebook Connect 2021 after a month of teases, speculation, and leaks. It started shipping at the start ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 27 November, 2021 UTC

Zookeeper: Blast Quest Brings A 2000s Puzzle Franchise To VR Next Month

Zookeeper: Blast Quest takes an early 2000s puzzle franchise and reimagines it for VR, releasing on Quest next month. Zoo Keeper is a tile-matching puzzle game that was first released in arcades and then later ported to the GameBoy Advance, PlayStation ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 November, 2021 UTC

Resolution Games Acquires New VR Studio

Resolution Games acquired Zero Index, the studio that helped port Carly and the Reaperman over to Oculus Quest earlier this year. The Zero Index team is based in Sweden and will be rebranded to ‘Resolution Tech’ in light of the acquisition. To be clear, ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 November, 2021 UTC

SimplePlanes VR Coming To Oculus Quest And PC VR Next Month

Jundroo’s SimplePlanes series is coming to Oculus Quest and PC VR headsets next month, with a few changeups to the formula. First announced back in August, SimplePlanes VR is set to release on December 17 on SteamVR for $9.99. Given that date is a Friday ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 November, 2021 UTC

Black Friday Oculus Store Sale: Up To 50% Off Quest Games

Black Friday deals for Quest 2 software, games and apps are now live, with some new bundles and single games discounted up to 40%. This year’s Quest 2 Black Friday sale runs on the Oculus Store from today until November 28 at 11:59pm PT. It’s running ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 November, 2021 UTC

Retro VR Shooter Compound Overhauls Tutorial, Full 1.0 Release Coming Soon

A new update for VR FPS Compound has dropped on Steam, overhauling the tutorial and adding a new player onboarding experience. The game is inspired by classic shooters like Doom and Wolfenstein, modernizing that retro feel with randomized floors of enemies. ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 November, 2021 UTC

Fruit Ninja VR 2 Sets Dec 3 Early Access Release For PC VR, Quest App Lab In 2022

Fruit Ninja VR 2 will release in Early Access for PC VR via Steam on December 3, with a Quest App Lab release coming in 2022. The sequel to the original mobile-turned-VR game was announced quietly by developers Halfbrick earlier this year in June, with ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 November, 2021 UTC

FitXR To Release Past DLC For Free, Offer Free Classes In Response To Subscription Backlash

VR fitness service FitXR is set to make some changes in response to backlash over its shift to a subscription-based model. The app, which was rebranded from the original BoxVR game in 2020, introduced a monthly subscription plan alongside Meta’s own ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 November, 2021 UTC

Building The Best Quest Library With $50 And Hitman 3 PC VR – VR Gamescast

How should you spend for $50 Oculus Black Friday voucher? Find out in the VR Gamescast, live today at 9am PT/12pm ET/5pm UK! Jamie and Zeena sit down to talk about Meta’s big Quest promotion available this week. Pick up a Quest 2 from participating retailer ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 November, 2021 UTC

Steam Autumn Sale: Alyx Goes 50% Off, Saints & Sinners And More Big Discounts

The Steam Autumn Sale is now live, with substantial discounts on some big VR games. The Steam Autumn Sale is one of many seasonal sales available at the moment for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, such as Meta offering store or retailer credit for Quest ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 November, 2021 UTC

Blade And Sorcery: Nomad Gets Mod Support With New Update

The latest update to Blade And Sorcey: Nomad brings mod support to the Quest 2 exclusive. When the standalone version of the PC VR hit launched earlier this month developer Warp Frog confirmed that it was working to bring mods to the game, but it wasn’t ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 UTC

No, The GTA Remasters Don’t Have An Unfinished VR Mode

A console command found in the Grand Theft Auto remasters led to claims of an “unfinished VR mode”. The command, gta.vr.1, was discovered by RockstarINTEL writer Ben Turpin. Turpin himself didn’t make any grandiose claims as to its purpose or significance, ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 UTC

Waltz Of The Wizard To Add Voice Recognition On Quest In Upcoming Update

An upcoming update for Aldin Dynamic’s Waltz of the Wizard will add voice recognition functionality, allowing you to talk to characters and cast magic using your voice. Aldin says the new features will arrive in a free update for Waltz of the Wizard: ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 UTC

Bean Stalker VR Is 30% Off Until December 1st

Every time you boot Bean Stalker VR from Steam there’s a new stalk to climb with different challenges and a new quest to beat. Developed and published by VR Storm, Bean Stalker VR is 30% off on Steam until December 1st, following its release in early ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 UTC

Epic Games Acquires Dance Central, Rock Band Studio Harmonix

Epic Games’ metaverse bid now includes music game studio Harmonix, after an acquisition announcement yesterday. Announced on its blog, Epic Games revealed it acquired Harmonix, the studio behind music games for both traditional and VR platforms. Some ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 UTC

David Attenborough’s First Life Documentary Available In Oculus TV Now

Another David Attenborough documentary, First Life, is coming to Oculus TV, focusing on the origin of life on Earth. It was only a few days ago that we found out that David Attenborough’s 3D documentary Kingdom of Plants was making its way to Oculus ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 UTC

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall Review – Sigmar’s Shame

Carbon nails the weighty atmosphere of Warhammer’s supernatural universe in Tempestfall, but there are consistent design problems. Read on for our Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall review! On most fronts, Carbon Studios was a great choice for a VR ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 UTC

Unplugged Air Guitar Comes To PCVR’s Valve Index Controllers In December

Thrilling air guitar game Unplugged is coming to Steam and bringing its breakthrough finger-tracked gameplay to the Valve Index Controllers on December 2. In his review, Harry Baker wrote Unplugged offers “a completely unmatched experience and technical ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 UTC

Pistol Whip Turns 2: What’s Next For Cloudhead’s Hit Shooter?

Pistol Whip released two years ago this month with a simultaneous release on PC VR and the original Oculus Quest. The new shooter from Cloudhead Games marked a key moment in VR’s shift toward low-cost standalone systems with tracked hand controllers. ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 UTC

Dash Dash World 4.0 Update: New Tracks, Improved Steering, Offline Mode & More

The 4.0 update comes to Dash Dash World on November 24, adding new racing tracks, upgraded virtual steering, an offline mode and a new season of unlockable rewards. The arcade racing game first launched in 2020 and has since brought out a bunch of updates ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 UTC

Resident Evil 4 VR Is Quest’s Fastest-Selling App Ever, Mercenaries Add-On Confirmed

Resident Evil 4 VR is the fastest-selling Quest app ever released, according to Meta. The company confirmed as much in a blog post today that also announced the already-leaked Mercenaries expansion, which is heading to the game next year. This is based ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 UTC

Best Quest Racing Games: 5+ Driving And Other Picks To Play Now

Get behind the wheel with our list of the best Quest racing games. The Meta Quest (formerly known as the Oculus Quest) has a lot of shooters and sports games, but one genre that’s surprisingly lacking on the platform is racing titles. Or at least they ... more - uploadvr


Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 UTC

Skyrim VR Mod Uses Your Brain To Charge Magic

This new Skyrim VR mod uses your brain to charge your magic meter. Modder Cangar recently showed his work on adding support for a relatively simple brain-computer interface (BCI) to Bethesda’s epic RPG. As you can see in the video below, the modder is ... more - uploadvr