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Monday, 29 June, 2020 UTC

Mortal Blitz: Combat Arena Is A F2P Multiplayer PSVR Shooter

Skonec Entertainment’s Mortal Blitz series lives on; Mortal Blitz: Combat Arena is coming to PSVR soon. The latest game in the shooter franchise was announced last week during the Bitsummit Gaiden stream. Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida introduced the title, as ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 28 June, 2020 UTC

Google Figured Out How To Stream 6DoF Video Over The Internet

Researchers from Google developed the first end-to-end 6DoF video system which can even stream over (high bandwidth) internet connections. Current 360 videos can take you to exotic places and events, and you can look around, but you can’t actually move ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 28 June, 2020 UTC

Kat Walk C VR Treadmill Reaches Over $1.2 Million On Kickstarter

Kat Walk C, the latest attempt at bringing a VR treadmill to the living room, is off to a great start with its Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign. The device launched its campaign last week with a $100,000 funding goal. At the time of writing, the campaign ... more - uploadvr


Sunday, 28 June, 2020 UTC

7 Great Non-VR Games With Must-Play VR Support

Virtual Reality might be one of gaming’s most immersive ways to play but it remains a niche platform. [UploadVR regularly commissions freelance writers to review products, write stories, and contribute op-ed pieces to the site. This article is an opinion-based ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 27 June, 2020 UTC

HTC’s Vive X Incubator Backs 7 New Startups, Focuses On Enterprise XR

Back in 2016, HTC created a $100 million fund for VR startups called Vive X, hoping to grow both applications and use cases for its then-new Vive VR headset. HTC hasn’t shied away from investments, unveiling 20 startups that December, growing the number ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 27 June, 2020 UTC

Editorial: Microsoft Partnering With Facebook Gaming Could Be Big For Xbox VR

Earlier this week Microsoft revealed they were ending the Mixer streaming platform and partnering with Facebook Gaming instead. Could this potentially mean big things for Xbox VR support finally via a relationship with Facebook-owned Oculus? In order ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 27 June, 2020 UTC

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Is Already On Sale On PSVR

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinner’s ace PSVR port is just over a month old, but you can already save a tidy sum in this sale. Both the Tourist and Standard Editions of the game are on sale on both the US and EU PlayStation Stores. The Standard version ... more - uploadvr


Saturday, 27 June, 2020 UTC

Facebook-Owned Beat Saber Is Getting Cut From VR Arcades

Facebook-owned Beat Saber is getting cut from VR arcades. The commercial licensing page for Beat Saber is gone as of this writing and we’ve heard multiple reports from arcades that one of their most popular games is being pulled from their locations ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 June, 2020 UTC

The Best VR Stealth Games For Quest, PSVR, And PC VR

Despite the seemingly obvious genre fit for VR technology, there actually aren’t a whole lot of VR stealth games. That being said — more are coming out all the time, so we want to collect all of the best in the genre for you here. We’ve included reviews ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 June, 2020 UTC

Virtua Sonic VR Fan-Game Gets Blistering Fast Gameplay Trailer

There are lots of game franchises that we’ve thought would be good fits for VR and honestly Sonic was never one of them. But this looks super fun! The Sonic VR game is called Virtua Sonic and it’s in development from a very well-known modder and Sonic ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 June, 2020 UTC

John Carmack Had Minecraft VR Running On Oculus Quest

John Carmack revealed said had a version of Minecraft running on the Oculus Quest with full positional tracking at one point, but said Facebook and Microsoft could never get the “schedules aligned” to properly send the game into production for the mobile ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 June, 2020 UTC

Solaris: Offworld Combat Aim Controller Support Confirmed For PSVR

You’ve been asking and now we know for sure: yes, Solaris: Offworld Combat Aim controller support will be included in the PSVR version of the game. A tweet from the game’s official Twitter account confirmed as much. The tweet reconfirms that the PSVR ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 June, 2020 UTC

Panzer Dragoon VR Debuts Nostalgic Retrospective Trailer

We’re proud to reveal to the world for the first time ever, the teaser trailer for Panzer Dragoon VR , coming in 2021 to all major VR headsets. The nostalgic retrospective trailer debuted today during the pre-show of the UploadVR Showcase: Summer Edition ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 26 June, 2020 UTC

Steam Summer Sale 2020 Now Live Discounting Half-Life: Alyx, The Walking Dead, And Hundreds More

The Steam Summer Sale for 2020 is now live until July 9th at 10PM PT with discounts across the entire storefront on thousands of games including some of the very best VR titles like Half-Life: Alyx and The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners. Every year ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Valve: Future SteamVR Features Will Be On ‘OpenXR Side’ As Valve Transitions From OpenVR

Valve’s transition toward the open standard OpenXR API from its earlier OpenVR efforts is gaining steam as the company announced they “expect new features on SteamVR to appear on the OpenXR side.” Valve recently rolled out initial support for the standard ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Until You Fall Exits PC Early Access And Launches For PSVR And Quest This Fall

After almost a year in Early Access on PC, sword-fighting roguelike Until You Fall is launching its 1.0 version and hitting PSVR and Quest this Fall. Watch some gameplay of what the game was like when it first hit PC Early Access back in August 2019: ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

The VR Download: Weekly VR News Live From Virtual Studio

The VR Download is UploadVR’s weekly show about all things VR and AR, broadcast from our virtual studios in the metaverse! Join us at 1pm PST on YouTube Live. If you have any questions about the week’s VR news, this is your opportunity to ask us directly. ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

In Death: Unchained Brings Hell To Oculus Quest On July 23

In Death: Unchained brings its procedurally generated levels of heaven, purgatory, and hell to Oculus Quest on July 23rd. The game is available to wishlist now on the Oculus Store and carries a price of $29.99. Check out the latest trailer we premiered ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Phantom: Covert Ops Review – Solid Footing For A VR Stealth Franchise

Oh to be a fly on the wall — or perhaps an agent in a kayak — when someone at nDreams pitched Phantom: Covert Ops. “An entire stealth game set in a kayak? Yeah right, like that’ll wor– wait that could work.” Such is the thought process of anyone that ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Bigscreen Update Adds Videoplayer For Native Video File Playback

A new Bigscreen update launching today adds the capability to play local video files stored on a device in Bigscreen, even when offline. The feature also supports synchronized multi-user online viewing sessions, provided each user has the same video ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Phantom: Covert Ops Oculus Rift vs Quest Comparison

Phantom: Covert Ops is sneaking onto Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest today and it’s pretty darn great, but how does each version compare side-by-side? Weighing up the quality of Quest versions of VR games against more powerful platforms is usually a question ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Maskmaker, A New VR Title From A Fisherman’s Tale Studio, Releases 2021

Video game publisher MWM Interactive announced that it’s partnering with Innerspace VR, the studio behind A Fisherman’s Tale, to release a new VR title in 2021. The game will be called Maskmaker, set in the magical workshop of a man named Prospero. A ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Iron Man VR Started Development On PC

Iron Man VR releases exclusively for PSVR next week and we recently talked with Ryan Payton, founder of developer Camouflaj, about the game’s development. During the conversation he briefly touched on the game’s early prototyping phase and mentioned ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Flipside Studio Provides Virtual Production Tools For Animation In VR

Flipside Studio is a new virtual production studio tool that allows actors and directors to capture and create animated content entirely in VR. The tool is leaving Early Access today, after a testing period where several notable companies and platforms ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Google Launches Depth API for ARCore, Increasing Realism And Improving Occlusion

Google announced today that the Depth API is now available for ARCore 1.18 on Android and Unity. The Depth API is meant to improve occlusion and increase realism thanks to new interaction types. The Depth API was first announced with a preview on the ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 25 June, 2020 UTC

Five Nights At Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted To Launch July 16 For Oculus Quest

Five Nights at Freddy’s fans rejoice, we finally have a date! Five Nights At Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted will launch for Oculus Quest on July 16. To say that the arrival of the famous horror franchise on the Quest has been highly anticipated would be a ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 June, 2020 UTC

Windows 10 ‘Hardware-Accelerated GPU Scheduling’ Claims Increased Performance

A new setting in Windows 10 increases graphics performance, according to Microsoft and NVIDIA. Called ‘Hardware-Accelerated GPU Scheduling’, the feature allows your graphics card to manage its own video memory (VRAM) instead of the operating system. ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 June, 2020 UTC

Hatsune Miku Is Getting Her Very Own VR ‘Amusement Park’ This Summer

Hatsune Miku is a vocaloid software voicebank, or in other words an entirely digital vocal performing artist, with a massive fan following in Japan. This summer, she is getting her very own VR ‘Amusement Park’ dubbed Miku Land Gate that you can visit ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 June, 2020 UTC

Project Cars 3 Racing To PC VR Headsets This August

Today Slightly Mad Studios announced that the latest entry in its popular sim franchise, Project Cars 3 will release on August 28th for Xbox One, PS4, and PC with support for PC VR headsets at launch. We have not tried the game yet at UploadVR, but according ... more - uploadvr


Wednesday, 24 June, 2020 UTC

3 Reasons Why Traffic Jams Could Be Your Next VR Party Game

Traffic Jams is one of those VR games that just sort of clicks as soon as you pick it up. In Little Chicken’s newest VR title, you control the flow of cars and pedestrians on bustling city streets. Perhaps not the most immediately exciting concept for ... more - uploadvr