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Phaser Lock Interactive Reveals Cross-Platform WW2 VR Game Final Assault
credit// Phaser Lock Interactive Final Assault, a cross-platform VR action strategy game by Phaser Lock Interactive, will launch on Steam, the Oculus Store, and Viveport with support for the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets on May 16, 2019. Final Assault has players engage in strategic combat in a war ravaged battlefield in competitive[...]
We Tried Out The Oculus Quest at PAX East 2019
One of the coolest appointments that almost didn't happen at PAX East this year was a visit to the Oculus booth to try out the Oculus Quest! Which is something we seriously wanted to tackle at this event because the company went all out and made some massive VR booths to show off the gameplay[...]
Game On | Oculus Quest Content Preview
To celebrate the upcoming release of the Quest and Rift S systems this spring, Oculus is kicking off a series of content previews for the Quest. The weekly #QuestCountdown will reveal new titles coming to the brand new VR gaming system The Quest's launch titles will include intense shooters and fast-paced action games to VR sims, and adventure[...]
The ZeniMax and Oculus Lawsuit is Finally Settled
This morning, word came down that ZeniMax has settled their lawsuit against Oculus and Facebook, but the terms of the settlement are undisclosed. ZeniMax's originally took both companies to court, claiming they stole proprietary technology that was later used to develop the Oculus Rift VR headset Originally, a jury sided with ZeniMax back in 2017 and[...]
Oculus Co-Founder Brendan Iribe Departs After Project Cancellation
The CEO and co-founder of Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced today on Facebook that he is departing the company he helped create Reports are coming out that after Facebook made changes in the virtual reality section of the company, which eventually led to the cancelation of the Rift 2 (which would have been the technological successor of[...]
The Haunting of Hill Houst Netflix Trailer Still
Check it out below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9OzG53VwIk A modern reimagining of Shirley Jackson's iconic novel, "The Haunting of Hill House" explores a group of siblings who, as children, grew up in what would go on to become the most famous haunted house in the country.  Now adults, and forced back together in the face of tragedy, the family must finally[...]
Creed: Rise To Glory is Coming to Multiple Platforms in September
Survios released details this morning letting VR fans know the boxing game based on the Rocky franchise will officially be released on September 25th, coming to the PSVR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive And if you don't own your own VR unit, no worries, as the game will be coming to arcades the same day[...]
Echo Combat ket art
You just have to accept that you'll look like a fool and then everything is fine. Echo Combat will host an Open Beta on June 21st, 2018 for the Oculus Rift + Touch The beta is free to play, while the game will retail for $9.99 USD. Ready At Dawn's Echo Combat is a team-based competitive[...]
Oculus Wants to Avoid Exclusive Games in VR
It isn't often you hear someone from the gaming industry talk down about people having exclusive games and titles to their brand, but a recent interview with Matt Conte, the head of development engineering at Oculus, says otherwise In a recent interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Conte spoke on a number of different topics, one of them being[...]
PC Gaming Show
The show will be hosted by Day[9] once again and will include content from sponsors Oculus Rift, Acer, Improbable, Tripwire Interactive, Stardock Entertainment, Frontier, and Team 17 In addition, Drake's Cakes will be providing some of their signature baked goods to attendees, plus an "exciting announcement" though what a bakery could have to announce at[...]
Oculus Go
Facebook has released the Oculus Go, a tetherless and PC-less VR headset for the relatively cheap price of $199. I'm a huge believer in VR The form is so interesting and provides so many potential uses, that even though the technology hasn't yet exploded in the gaming space, I think it will be around for some[...]
That way, your weapons are now more useful the second you acquire them. The full patch notes for the Winter update include: Weapon progression: unlock new abilities for your weapons by using them in combat; Default mods: all weapons now have a signature modification that is applied as long as you have an open mod slot, increasing their[...]
Fable Studio Announces New Neil Gaiman VR Project At Sundance
The company, which is co-founded by filmmaker Pete Billington and Story Studio co-founder Edward Saatchi is made up of former Oculus Story Studio members who are aiming to produce better augmented reality content as well as new VR titles And their first big project to be announced at Sundance will be Wolves In The Walls, a children's book written[...]
Brass Tactics
They've also opened up pre-orders for highly anticipated RTS on the Oculus Store If you pre-order your copy of the game ahead of its release on February 22nd, you'll save $15 USD off the total purchase price. I was able to get hands-on with the game back during PAX West in September and had an absolute blast[...]
VR vs AR
For the past couple of years, VR has been the realm of dedicated PC gamers and people with a lot of cash to burn, while AR was something of the "everyman's alternative" to a VR system. It doesn't help that both systems often get confused for each other, occasionally intentionally.
ARKTIKA.1 Introduces Cloud Saves And Additional Language Support In New Update
The new localizations mean that the game is now playable in German, French, and Spanish. Oculus Rift users can now download Patch #3 from the Oculus app. ARKTIKA.1 is a visceral VR first-person shooter powered by the acclaimed 4A Engine and built from the ground up for Oculus Touch With breathtaking detail and superior shooting mechanics, ARKTIKA.1[...]
They've also got the PS Move controllers for $78.99, making the total purchase $328.99 USD.   Credit// Oculus The Oculus Rift and Touch is a little more versatile than the PSVR, as it is designed to work with both the Xbox One system of consoles and Windows PCs without any third-party software workarounds It's the lightest of the[...]
credit// Drifter Entertainment Drifter Entertainment, an independent video game publisher and developer comprised of industry veterans known for building award-winning franchises, hardware and gear, today released the third and largest content update for Gunheart, a futuristic co-op virtual reality shooter available on Steam Early Access for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Drifter Entertainment's Creative Director Brian Murphy details the latest content updates[...]
The Exorcist: Legion VR Will Launch On November 22nd
Each subsequent Chapter takes the player further in the journey as they assume the role of a detective investigating the demonic entities lurking in the shadows, culminating in a satisfying ending for any fan of the franchise. Five stand-alone episodic chapters that come together for a truly cinematic end. Don't just play the movies, live a whole[...]
From Other Suns
Gunfire Games, a leading independent developer of video games including the award-winning Chronos, today launched From Other Suns for the Oculus Touch In this action-adventure experience, players will pilot their own ship on a quest to try to save humanity, or just joyride through the galaxy until its extinction. From Other Suns takes players on an epic sci-fi adventure[...]
Brass Tactics
A post on the Oculus blog has announced that VR war game, Brass Tactics, is available for pre-order on the Oculus Store. Brass Tactics takes real-time-strategy to the next level by placing you in the middle of the action on a fantastic clockwork battlefield Experience the thrill of directly moving and interacting with your clockwork creations: grab[...]
Don't Knock Twice Is Out And Already Has A Scare Reel
Indie horror game Don't Knock Twice just released today on Steam, Playstation 4, Oculus, VIVE, and PSVR but the game already has a highlight reel featuring players getting scared absolutely witless while playing the game Wales Interactive put out the video today to coincide with the game launch, and it might just be the most brilliant marketing[...]
Marvel Games Announces 'Marvel Powers United VR' Game At D23
Yet another of Marvel Games' announcements at the D23 LevelUp! Games panel is Marvel's own VR game, Marvel Powers United VR, which is going to be an Oculus Rift and Touch exclusive The game will allow you to pick up the superpowers of all your favorite Marvel characters and try them on for size in VR. One[...]
Nielson research on the VR/AR market indicates that while adoption of VR is still low, awareness is spreading, and it looks like VR is here to stay.
Samsung Now Dealing With Legal Issues Over ZeniMax's VR Tech
ZeniMax already has a $500 million decision against Oculus in court that concluded back in February, but now it looks like the company is going after Samsung for the same issues On May 12, ZeniMax filed to take civil action against Samsung, who worked with Oculus in developing their Gear VR headset. You can find the complete[...]