Facebook kills software updates for Samsung Gear VR

Facebook is ending software updates for the Samsung Gear VR. Further, users will no longer be able to access films or download the Oculus Video app. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. Like Google Cardboard and its plastic derivatives, users slot in their smartphone which acts as the display and computer. Unlike cardboard, however, it features a […]

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An Untapped Opportunity to Reducing Friction of Using VR Headsets

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address Usage friction—the time and effort it takes before actually starting to do anything in VR—remains a major hurdle for more mainstream adoption of VR. While hardware advancements have […]

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Inside Capcom's Huge Resident Evil VR Arcade In Tokyo

When I say Resident Evil in VR, you probably think about the sublime PSVR support for Resident Evil 7. But that’s not the only way to enter Capcom’s terrifying world of horrors, as the new Capcom Plaza Tokyo shows. At the company’s new site in Tokyo’s Ikebukoro district sit two new VR arcade experiences based around the fan-favorite franchise. via […]

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Boneworks Update to Bring New Weapon, Maps, & Physics Tweaks

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address A new Boneworks patch, Update 1.4, is confirmed to be coming next week with a handful of additions and tweaks. Launching next week on April 9th, Boneworks update 1.4 will […]

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'Lies Beneath' Review – A Nightmarish Shooter Oozing with Comic Book Style – Road to VR

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address Lies Beneath is a single-player survivor horror from Drifter Entertainment, the studio behind Gunheart (2018), Rise of the Gunters (2018), and the Quest version of Robo Recall (2016). Departing somewhat from […]

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Half-Life: Alyx Now Among Steam's 10 Best Rated Games Ever

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address As more people have had the opportunity to play Half-Life: Alyx over the first weekend since its release at the beginning of last week, the game’s user ratings have surged […]

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Google’s Tilt Brush finally hits PlayStation VR

Surprise! Google’s popular Tilt Brush VR creation platform is finally available on PSVR in the U.S., the U.K., and Japan. The app costs $19.99 (£15.99, 2,189 yen). Tilt Brush is the original VR painting app, enabling players to paint with a virtual brush in a 3D space. The experience was originally launched on the HTC Vive when it released four years […]

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