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After announcing Daydream earlier this year, Google's platform for high-end virtual reality on Android, the company has now says the Daydream VR SDK has reached version 1.0 and is now ready for download. Building upon the prior Cardboard SDK, Google has...
Augmented reality, while growing in buzz, has been around in some form or another for more than two decades. But immersive head-mounted AR for consumers has had one major hurdle that Microsoft may have just solved. Despite copious concept videos showing...
A new chip that Valve is recommending for use in future SteamVR headsets and accessories brings improved performance and significant power reduction compared to the first generation solution along with potential manufacturing savings. An essential component in the first generation HTC...
Crytek's Robinson: The Journey is the studio's first PlayStation VR game. A new gameplay video reveals more about the title's gameplay and interactions. Robinson: The Journey is shaping up to be an ambitious VR adventure game, and a beautiful one at...
There's nothing that says virtual reality quite like a taco. That's apparently why PlayStation and Taco Bell are teaming up to give away 3,360 PlayStation VR headsets between now and October 19th. There's three ways to get a chance at winning...
FOVE has announced that their first eye-tracking VR headset, the FOVE 0, will open for pre-orders on November 2nd, and has also released the final specifications of the device. Much like Oculus, FOVE began as a successful Kickstarter which raised...
In collaboration with Queen, Google Play's Bohemian Rhapsody Experience for Cardboard is an impressive example of where VR music videos are heading. In an age where people rarely buy physical albums anymore, music videos are today's cover art; they connect memorable imagery to...
Oculus has confirmed work on a VR boundary system which they're calling Guardian. The system will launch this week with the Oculus PC SDK 1.8 update. While it's relatively easy to keep users safe in seated-VR experience, once you have...
Google's Cardboard Camera lets you capture immersive photos from smartphone hardware you already own. The app has now launched on iOS, letting you snap 360 degree 3D photos from your iPhone. Cardboard Camera launched on Android late last year. The...
Cloudlands: VR Minigolf's new level editor makes creating and sharing new courses a snap. Level editors in videogames can greatly expand available content thanks to community-made creations, but actually learning how to use them can involve a steep learning curve, often...
Virtual reality has been described as a 'new medium'—that is, a canvas for creation which is unique among other forms (books, radio, paint, music, video, etc). The truth of this is becoming abundantly clear thanks to artists who are...
Microsoft has announced plans to bring support for WebVR to Edge, which succeeds Internet Explorer as the default web browser in Windows 10. WebVR, which is currently a draft web specification in development by Mozilla, Google, and others, aims to...
Galaxy Golf by developer Liftoff Labs disguises a fun physics puzzler as a game of arcade golf in virtual reality. Galaxy Golf Details: Official Site Developer: Liftoff Labs Publisher: Big Fish Games Available On: Steam (Vive, Rift) Reviewed On: HTC Vive Release Date: August 24th, 2016 Gameplay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFV6vPHUCVY The courses in this game are actually 3D...
Oculus is asking for early adopters to give the company a second chance on delivery expectations with the forthcoming launch of Oculus Touch. After years of anticipation, starting with the Oculus' 2012 Kickstarter for the first development kit (DK1) of...
Posted earlier this summer, yet another Apple job listing seeks candidates with AR and VR proficiency. Apple says that their 'Game Technologies Engineer' role falls under the company's Interactive Media Group, which "provides the media and graphics software foundation across...