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3 New VR Arcades Hit Utah, Ohio, and Washington DC

VR Arcades are beginning to make their spread across the US, offering users timed access to consumer VR systems and an array of games.<p>With the cost …

Virtual Reality

Ragnarok VR is an Immersive Remake of the Biggest MMO You've Never Heard Of

This is <i>Ragnarok VR</i>, a virtual reality remake of an early and hugely popular Korean MMO, which takes the original’s 3D assets and recreates the …

Virtual Reality

Platform Politics: Inside the Oculus and 'Revive' Dilemma

<i>Revive</i> is an application that allows select VR games exclusive to the Oculus Home platform to be played on a rival SteamVR-powered HTC Vive headset. …

The Problem With Projections and What Makes the Just-released '2016 VR Industry Report' Different

Today we publish the <i>2016 Virtual Reality Industry Report</i>. Co-authored with VR business intelligence firm Greenlight VR, the report is a distillation …

Facebook unveils “Surround 360” open source VR camera

How can Facebook get more 360-degree video in the News Feed and VR content on Oculus? By inventing its own virtual reality camera from scratch and open sourcing it so people can build their own and start shooting.<p>Today at F8, Facebook revealed the “Surround 360”, a 17-lens 3D VR camera that looks …

NASA-backed 'Mars 2030' is a Real Slice of Martian Landscape the Size of 'Skyrim'

Backed with support from NASA, the development of <i>Mars 2030</i> is underscored by a singular mission: do everything possible to make the player feel like …

NVIDIA Reveals Iray VR for “Breakthrough Photoreal VR”

NVIDIA at GTC 2016 today has announced Iray VR, a virtual reality adaptation of their Iray ray-tracing engine. The company says it enables …

Trump stumbling in Wisconsin as forces coalesce against him

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Next Tuesday's Wisconsin presidential primary is emerging as a crucial lifeline for Republicans desperate to stop Donald Trump's …

Sulon Q is a New VR and AR Headset Powered by AMD

Already known primarily for their endeavours in augmented virtual reality headsets, Sulon now look to have partnered with GPU manufacturer AMD to …

Former Oculus VP of Engineering Demonstrates Long Range VR Tracking System

Tracking is the foundation of great virtual reality. Knowing the position and orientation of the user’s head is essential to being able to move the …

First 'Golem' PlayStation VR Exclusive Gameplay Revealed

IGN has gone hands on with the new PlaySyation VR exclusive project from Highwire Games, a studio started by a gaggle of Ex-<i>Halo</i> and <i>Infamous</i> …

Virtual Reality

$30,000 in Cash and Prizes for Winner of Nvidia VR Showcase

NVIDIA’s forthcoming GTC Conference runs April 4-7 and is going to be dominated by the topic of virtual reality – with a dedicated session track and …

Sorry, Internet. The 'Sword Art Online' VR MMO Isn't Real

As much as I want to get swept away into a VR MMO based on <i>Sword Art Online</i> with the rest of you, the recently announced <i>Sword Art Online: The …

Virtual Reality

Hands On: SMI's Gear VR Eye Tracking is Accurate, Fast and Lightweight

SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) is a Berlin based company involved in creating eye tracking solutions across several industries, and has been doing so …

Indie Board Game 'Boss Monster' coming to AltspaceVR

<i>Boss Monster</i> is an 8-bit-inspired indie board game from Brotherwise Games, and it’s made virtual reality its new home. To welcome the tabletop game, …

Virtual Reality Headset Hygiene Best Practices

The general consensus is that by and large the troubles plaguing virtual reality in the past are behind us. Time will tell if virtual reality finally …

An astronaut can't believe this VR space game is so good

Astronaut Charlie Duke strapped on an Oculus Rift headset last year and launched on a virtual Moon mission for the "Apollo 11 VR Experience" — an educational experience that just won the award for Best Interactive Story at the 2016 Vision Summit.<p>"That's fantastic. Wow," Duke said. "That's really …

2016 VR Industry Report: Everything You Need to Know in One Place

Greenlight VR’s second industry report is co-authored with leading VR news site, Road to VR, and provides industry forecasts, analysis, and best …

This Guy Just Spent 48 Hours in Virtual Reality

Berlin-based Thorsten Wiedemann spent two days in various virtual realities with the help of a VR Shaman. Here’s what happened.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>After decades of broken dreams, virtual reality appears to be fulfilling its promise. It's not just that the hardware and …

Envelop VR adds Google Ventures to $5.5 million round for enterprise virtual reality

Envelop VR, which is creating virtual reality software for enterprises, has closed its Series A round of $5.5 million.<p>The newest investor in this round is Google Ventures, which recently branded as GV. Envelop VR previously announced the initial investors in the round, which was led by Madrona …