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Who doesn’t love playing with their balls at home? However, you can only bounce a ball in your house so many times until it gets boring. You could set up your own puzzles, but then you would also have to clean up the mess afterwards. This is where playing...
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As a proud Wii owner, I can tell you that I’ve had to repurchase the Wii Sports game simply because of how much I use it. The game has an excellent Tennis and Boxing portion that really pushes the calorie burn. Now that we’re in the age of the...
It’s no surprise that touch has a major impact on the interactions people have every day, but recent research shows touch can also play a role when the “people” we interact with are virtual. According to the study from the University of Twente, virtual characters that touch you are considered...
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Welcome to Hoverskate VR, a skateboard game that seems to have completely missed the point of a skateboard. It is still one of the first of its kind, so I’m going to review it and give a few suggestions on what they did wrong and how it can still...
Maybe you think that VR is better served by the giant developers, but if you’ve been playing a lot of VR games, then you will likely have known the frustration that is Proprietary Content. You know, that pesky thing where Vive and Oculus have a technical specification hissy fit...
What if you walked into a room preparing to undergo a medical procedure, but the doctor said he was going to use only minor pain medications? You would probably run of the room in fear of the pain, and immediately begin looking for a new doctor, wouldn't you? Now...
Perhaps you think the title of this article is a bit... misleading. However, after you read through this you will find that the title is appropriate. As of right now, the biggest problems with mobile VR have to deal with power consumption, data latency, and sheer processing power. Almost...
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The world of AR has been a leery topic as of late with many of the biggest corporations looking into ways where AR can be applied. Apple, as an example, had a tendency to hint that they would prefer AR over VR any day of the week. There are...
New research has shown that virtual reality can play a role in helping those paralyzed from spinal cord injuries regain sensation and muscle control. The Duke University Medical Center study, published in the August 11, 2016 edition of Scientific Reports included eight people paralyzed from injuries to the spinal...
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I'm not going to lie, this game is what I've been waiting to see in the VR industry and it makes me very excited to review Unspoken. As always, I will try to stay unbiased as I do with all of my reviews but being able to throw a...
If you're really into your fitness, and you've got a strict regime that you follow religiously all year round, you're not going to let a holiday come in-between you and your workout. However, the issue here is that a big part of your strict regime is the gym that...
Can you imagine working out alongside Steph Curry?  It is a pipe dream for basketball fans. After all, why would the NBA's best shooter be willing to work out side-by-side with a random fan?  Steph has decided to do it in the name of technology. Curry's pregame practice routine...
When virtual reality first debuted, most people imagined it would serve as a creative means of presenting vivid video game environments. Few would have thought the technology would be used to expand knowledge and skills, especially in challenging professional fields. Yet this is exactly how virtual reality has evolved....
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If you've got what it takes to mow down mobs of enemies while under heavy amounts of fire, the Space Pirate Trainer is for you. Now, remember, this game is a training simulation for a position that doesn't exist so just think of it as a future investment. We'll...
Oslo-based researchers are using Microsoft’s HoloLens to transform two-dimensional medical images into three-dimensional models. This augmented reality technology is proving quite helpful in the planning of surgeries and navigating through patient organs in the midst of a surgical procedure. The Oslo research team's work combined with efforts of developers...
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At the GDC, we all got to see some incredible games and technology on display but one that piqued my interest has to be the Sprint Vector game. This is offered to us as an Adrenaline Platformer and it definitely seems to fit the bill, but that’s not what...
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Wouldn't it be nice to lose weight without moving a muscle? The creators of Minus Method claim their virtual reality technology can do just that and plenty more. This virtual reality, 3D hypnosis glasses device provides total immersion that ameliorates the quest to shed excess fat and overcome countless...
When the typical person considers whether he will strap a virtual reality headset, a number of different thoughts pass through his mind. Most people consider whether the technology is truly revolutionary. Once they recall the intriguing VR write-ups and videos they've seen, they start to think about who wore...
Those who follow the tech industry have caught wind of an especially interesting Google patent application. Filed on February 24, 2016, this application outlines what has been best described as an “integrated mobile device packaging and VR headset”. It appears as though the brainiacs at Google have figured out...
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Who's the next player in the VR Fitness landscape? Pulse Fitness is the dedicated equipment wing of the overarching Pulse Group. Pulse Fitness has announced it will soon bring a series of immersive virtual reality machines for use in gaming environments to market. This VR fitness equipment was recently...