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I’ve been a freelancer for about four years now, and I’m willing to bet some of you reading today’s post are freelancers too. First off: congratulations! You’ve chosen a difficult profession, you manage your workload and life balance, and you’ve stuck with it. These weren’t easy choices. And fitness doesn’t...
Turtle Rock’s Journey of the Gods is a Zelda style retro action RPG experience for the Oculus Quest. It’s also one of the few launch titles developed specifically for the system, as opposed to being a port of an existing PC VR title. It may not have the brand...
Eat this! Unless you’re using super-powered fertilizer or a secret formula unavailable to the public, most plants just need dirt and water to thrive. In Eat this!, the rules have changed. Taking place in a botanical garden, the game tasks you with feeding the growing flower population. The flowers need...
Major League Baseball seems to be all in on VR. This year will be the league’s second annual virtual home-run derby championship taking place during All-Star Week. Thousands are expected at Play Ball Park during the celebration, and anyone on site will the the opportunity to compete in the...
Fitness and wellness go beyond just making sure your body is in shape. You also must nurture your soul, and Esqapes Immersive Relaxation may have just found out how to do so via virtual reality. Go to your happy place Opening July 5 in Los Angeles, Esqapes transports you to a...
Katana X Katana X is a virtual reality fruit slicing simulator. Of course, we’ve seen that idea before, but this incarnation boasts a more realistic physics engine, with impressively accurate blade handling. Timing and accuracy are essential, and you have to be deft and precise with your strokes. A Fruit...
Final Archer VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvmlnsNwdPI If you were the only person stopping  evil monsters from taking over your home, could you defend it? In Final Archer VR, you don’t have much of a choice, as they’re quickly approaching. Only with the best archery skills and strategy can you hope to survive, but...
Room-scale virtual reality provides more immersive experiences, but they can also be more dangerous. You're more at risk of bumping into objects in your surroundings, but fabrication company Murdock Industrial has a solution with the ProxiMat. Why didn't we think of that? The ProxiMat's design is simple, but provides unique solutions...
Why Lyft when you can teleport to the dancefloor? VR is many things to many people. One of those things is a fully digital nightclub and festival machine. It's a pretty natural response for an adult human to associate dance clubs with traditionally attractive rich people and the consumption of...
PowerBeatsVR launched back in April, and combined obstacle-dodging with boxing-like gameplay to great effect. Upon release, Five Mind Creations promised that custom music support would be coming, and that time has arrived for all players. Ch-ch-ch-changes Available as part of a free update, custom song support can be utilized in PowerBeatsVR...
Bocce VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSZ0q6X50Fk Bocce isn’t just for old people living in a retirement home! It’s one of the most relaxing and engaging games around, and you can play it inside with Bocce VR. Set inside the stadium of a bocce club, which apparently exist, you can play bocce just like you...
When Preston Lewis and Ryan DeLuca founded Black Box VR in 2016, they had a mission to create innovative products and experiences that would create lasting change in people’s lives. They recognized that virtual reality was an immersive technology that could be combined with resistance training, gaming principles, and...
Synth Riders, the VR rhythm game that makes dancing an essential part of your success, has some very new exciting features. The game has received the first native integration with the YUR fitness profile platform, and a version is also in the works for Oculus Quest. She's got a ticket...
Do you think you're the ultimate VR gunslinger? What about the greatest VR swordsman? Do you have what it takes to prove you can be both? In Ascend, you'll have the opportunity to find out, all while flying through the air in lightning-fast jet packs. Do you have what it...
Popular Italian VR developer Antony Vitillo, aka SkarredGhost, talks about his upcoming active mixed reality title HitMotion: Reloaded. Priding itself as the first mixed reality fitness game, HitMotion and its newest iteration, HitMotion: Reloaded, seek to offer something to Vive Focus Plus players that they sorely lack without native support...
Dancing games for VR devices often use the same basic mechanics to calculate your score and improve your choreography. Odders Lab has a different plan for its upcoming game OnShape. The title is obstensibly a dancing game, but with a dose of the show Hole in the Wall thrown...
Garden of the Sea https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkzhC8jDrdY Our planet is quickly dying and the place you’re currently living will probably end up uninhabitable. Fear not, however, because Garden of the Sea gives you an entire magical island to do with as you see fit. You’re free to gather resources in the water nearby,...
Headsets: Oculus Rift, Oculus Quest (reviewed) MSRP: $30 If you've ever wanted to play a Dance Central or Just Dance-style game in VR, your wish has finally come true with Dance Central VR. Harmonix has pulled through with what may be their strongest entry into VR yet, and in doing...
KAT VR, the company behind the omni-directional KAT Walk VR treadmill, is back with a brand-new invention. Dubbed “KAT Loco,” the new product aims to decrease motion sickness and allow players to experience VR locomotion in smaller play areas. It's currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Locomotion, spice, and everything nice KAT...
How to find the good stuff at E3 2019. Oh, how E3 can be such a magical time of year. With it arrives the joys of new games and toys, a bounty of promises (and false promises!) to keep minds captivated for the back half of the year and later...