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The Black Box VR community has lifted one billion pounds collectively in their virtual reality workout experience. Yes, you can you actually lift weights in virtual reality? It’s possible at the Black Box VR gym. Black Box VR combines real strength training and high-intensity cardio with an addictive esports-style video game...
Each gaming community has a unique story that includes development, evolution, and overall attitude of individuals and the group as a whole. Shared experiences among players in many of these communities can have tremendous impact on their lives as well as the lives of others. Fortunately some groups such...
National Esport Professional Association announces a charity cup to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics. Featuring Ready At Dawn’s Echo Arena, the LAN sporting event will be held at Busch Stadium’s Redbird Club in St. Louis on March 18-20, 2022 and will continue to blaze a trail...

Benefits of VR for Fitness

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Physical activity can be an enjoyable experience that enhances one’s life and many people are discovering how to integrate increased activity through VR gaming. Since regular exercise has benefits for physical, mental and emotional health, there are many reasons to put on those headsets and have fun on your...
In the VR world, there seems to be limitless possibilities of what kind of games you can come up with. Despite this, we unfortunately see the same kind of games being made with little to differentiate between them. Sure, rhythm games are fun, but after the 50th one, they...
As we move into the next stage of VR following the amazing Half Life: Alyx, we are expecting the next big thing that can make VR the gaming platform of choice. Unfortunately, the next big thing doesn’t always come often, so in the meantime, we have tons and tons...
VR is in need of some invigorating ideas these days. While you can have endless shooters, rhythm games, and sword fighting games, at a certain point these genres can get a little bit stale. VR is somewhat limited in how each game is played because the mechanics of every...
Reject humanity. Embrace your inner ape. Become gorilla. The mottos of Another Axiom’s Gorilla Tag, an immersive VR game created by Kerestell “Lemming” Smith, remind us that sometimes people just want to “be a little monke.” The game itself is relatively basic. There are no buttons, sticks, or teleportation and it’s...
Each person who commits to improved wellness begins a unique journey with different health considerations, preferences, and goals. Supernatural continues to excel in the realm of VR fitness and their latest update focuses on individual needs by providing an even more incredible experience that enables members to apply filters,...
VR allows us to do things we could not imagine in our wildest dreams. Apart from useful real-world capabilities, it lets us soar through the sky, become superheroes, play out our wildest action movie fantasies, become our favorite athletes, and countless other things. For me though, VR has always...
Impulse Gear, an independent game developer and publisher located in San Francisco, continues to prioritize game features based on community feedback and requests for Larcenauts, a team-based multiplayer first-person hero shooter that was released last month. Today’s Immersion Overload Update focuses on gameplay options that allow for an even...
Ready Player Golf is hosting a charity event that will take place in the Oculus Quest game Topgolf with Pro Putt. Tickets for the VR golf tournament are $100 each (tax deductible) and proceeds benefit XR Safety Initiative. Registration is open now for the September 24-25 event. Pro Putt made...
VR is maybe the most impressive technological achievement of this past decade. To be able to put on a headset and become immersed in a whole other world with graphics that are wildly impressive at times is something that a lot of us could not dream was possible, and...
In June 2019, Michael and his friends took a vacation to Florida and while visiting Harry Potter World at Universal Studios, the 265-pound 40+-year-old was asked to sit in the “test chair” to assess whether he could fit on one of the rides. Although it was an embarrassing experience,...
It’s party time in Echo VR! VR Party League is hosting a 2v2 tournament in Ready At Dawn’s Echo Arena, a virtual sport game set in a zero-gravity arena. Players are encouraged to partner with a friend and test their skills against others in the community. Although Echo Arena was set...
Since the release of Population: One in October 2020, players have been forming clans, independent leagues, and super secret societies accessible only to the elite, but community leaders are coming together to host the Population: One Community Cup where affiliations will be irrelevant, enemies will become friends, and players...
Isolation, job loss, and illness have impacted most everyone over the past 18 months, but the effects of Covid-19 on the population at large continue to highlight the need for concentrated support among groups that were already at increased risk of suicide and other mental health issues. Veterans and...
FitXR receives a major update this week, with a host of tracks from both established and emerging artists being launched onto the platform. The introduction of commercially popular, recognizable songs to work out to was a major selling point touted by FitXR, with the resulting licensing costs used as...
It can be hard to balance your VR workout routine when you first start out. Here's what you need to know about each critical muscle group!
Novice Echo Arena players are invited to participate in the Rookie Cup 2021, a competitive VR esports event organized and managed by Echo community leaders who encourage positive engagement between players of all levels. Registration is open now for the July 24-25 event. Organized through the Echo Games Discord server,...