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A free expansion for Microsoft Flight Simulator brings the Top Gun experience to VR, with new missions, challenges and aircraft.  More details here…. Read more
Firmware sleuthing and an experimental setting apparently made available to a redditor suggest Meta is working on cloud VR streaming for Quest…. Read more
Peaky Blinders VR developer says PSVR 2 is "of huge interest" to the studio. It's also continuing work on its first original IP. More here…. Read more
PlayStation boss Jim Ryan says Sony is spending "a considerable amount of money" on third-party developers for PSVR 2…. Read more
Sony will reveal a "sneak peek" at new PSVR 2 games next week! More details here…. Read more
Zenith's first major update is called The Celestial Throne. And we just got our first teaser trailer!… Read more
The Metro & Traffic Routing Update, the first major content update for Cities: VR, will drop in just over two weeks. More details here…. Read more
Niantic's Lightship Visual Positioning System will allow interactions with 'global scale' persistent and synced AR content on mobile devices. More info here…. Read more
Beat Saber is one of VR's most recognizable titles, but does it hold up four years on from release? Here's our 2022 review of Beat Saber…. Read more
Green Hell for PC VR launches June 9… …during the Upload VR Showcase! More details here…. Read more
PSVR 2 will launch with  "20+ major first-party and third-party titles." More details here…. Read more

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In April, Rezzil launched a major update for their VR…
Published on: 2022-05-15
Metropolis arrives today in the world of BigBox VR’s Population:…
Published on: 2022-03-17
The 17-year-old arrived home, slipped off his shoes, and looked…
Published on: 2022-03-15
Editor’s Note:  Credit for this article goes to Codasleuth with…
Published on: 2022-03-15
Virtual Athletics League will host the annual Virtual Reality Winter…
Published on: 2022-02-24
During the Covid lockdowns, Christine Whyte dealt with stress by…
Published on: 2022-01-10
In one of the trailer parks where I lived as…
Published on: 2021-12-06

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Meta may be ramping up internal testing for its own first-party cloud gaming service which could let its latest standalone VR headset, Quest 2, play PC VR games without needing your own VR-ready computer. Mention of the ‘Avalanche’ cloud PC VR streaming function was allegedly uncovered in v24 of the... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-27
Among social VR platforms, VRChat is known for being remarkably flexible thanks to how it lets its users import custom avatars built using standard game development tools. Now the company is releasing an update that makes avatars even more realistic in how they move. VRChat announced it was bringing a “completely revamped”... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-27
During Sony’s annual investor day event, the company confirmed to investors that it has a lineup of more than 20 games ready for the launch of PSVR 2—despite having not yet confirmed the headset’s release date. Sony’s 2022 Investor Day presentation gives investors in the company an overview of recent... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-27
Cosmonious High contains 18 characters across six species all created by a team with zero dedicated animators. That means lots and lots of code to create realistic behaviors and Owlchemy-quality interactivity! The ‘character system’ in Cosmonious High is a group of around 150 scripts that together answer many design and... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-26
The Last Clockwinder is casual puzzle game that tasks you with building moving contraptions out of your own clones. While constructing complex factories essentially populated by just yourself is good fun, the game also excels in delivering a world that feels alive, which isn’t an easy task when you’re basically (ok,... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-26
This week Niantic announced Lightship VPS, a system designed to make possible accurate localization of AR devices at a large scale to enable location-based AR content that can also be persistent and multi-user. While the first implementation of the system will need to be baked into individual apps, the company... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-26
Valve released an update to SteamVR this week that unexpectedly added new content to SteamVR Home. Valve has long been making small but helpful updates to SteamVR, but especially in the last year there hasn’t been a particularly clear signal that the company was putting much work into the platform.... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-26
Lynx, the French XR hardware startup known for crowdfunding the Lynx R-1 mixed reality headset, today announced it’s secured $4 million in its Series A round, led by social VR platform Somnium Space. Alongside Somnium Space, participants in the latest funding round also include what Lynx calls early supporters of the... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-25
Pico Interactive primarily targets enterprise users outside of China, however now the company has taken a significant step into European consumer market, as it’s officially launched its new Neo 3 variant there, Pico Neo 3 Link, which features both standalone and PC-tethered capability. Update (May 25th, 2022): Pico announced the news... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-25
New research from Kent State University and Meta Reality Labs has demonstrated large dynamic focus liquid crystal lenses which could be used to create varifocal VR headsets. Vergence-Accommodation Conflict in a Nutshell In the VR R&D space, one of the hot topics is finding a practical solution for the so-called... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-24
It looks like Magic Leap is holding a barn burner of a sale on its first AR headset, Magic Leap 1, as the one-time $2,300 device can now be had for $550. As first reported by GMW3, Magic Leap appears to be flushing excess stock of the 2018-era AR headset via... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-24
Road to VR co-founder Ben Lang recently joined the crew of the Between Realities podcast. Bringing more than a decade of experience in the XR industry as co-founder of Road to VR, Ben Lang joined hosts Alex VR and Skeeva on Season 5 Episode 15 of the Between Realities podcast. The... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-23
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