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The Virtual Athletics League and I-Illusions just announced that the esports league will be holding a global Space Pirate Trainer tournament from September 27 to the 30th. Competition is open to participating local VR arcades, with anyone, no matter the skill level, being qualified to sign up, compete for...
VR esports is still in its infancy, but the second season of the VR League has continued to attract competitors and fans. As competition progresses and players learn increasingly advanced techniques, the level of physical athleticism in VR esports becomes more evident. Each VR game forces players to master different...
Getting our daily cardio or aerobics training not only helps our bodies stay healthy, it sets us up for success in VR gaming and in our everyday lives. Moving our bodies by jogging, running and walking, pumping our arms, and even rowing and using elliptical machines make VR a...
Whether we’re drumming to the beat, typing, playing ping pong, or boxing an opponent, we use hand-eye coordination or HEC daily. Hand-eye coordination is our brain and body’s system of processing actions and stimulus with our eyes and translating it into movement and action in real life. Games and...
Windlands 2 VR
Windlands 2 https://youtu.be/BSeIn9q1jT4 Swing off of platforms with grappling hooks to move around in this single to 4-player, co-op, exploration, parkour, race, and bow-shooter combat game. Campaign against titans, get past laser traps, aggressive flying drones, and mechanical sandworms. Fitness Potential   Grappling from leaf to outstretched leaf in this wide barren...
Breath is life. It’s what keeps us energized throughout our day and stabilizes us when we’re under pressure. Breath and oxygen are the mechanisms that power our muscles to do another rep in the gym and gives our bodies the strength to spend hours in VR. It’s also the...
It's now possible to get into fantastic shape by doing nothing but playing the right set of games in VR. But how do you shop for a gaming PC that'll add more value than two years worth of gym memberships? Any PC with a nice graphics card and a modern...
Now that the gaming industry is taking off, you might be curious about dipping your own toes into the waters of game design. Naturally, you're on the hunt for strategies that successful game developers might use—besides making enough coffee to last up to 16 hours per day. Truth is, the...
We covered VR Health Group’s FDA approved applications earlier this year, but the company has shifted its focus a bit. Now offering a suite of interactions to both businesses and consumers, VR Health Group’s goal has become to analyze user interactions with virtual objects for real-time health data analytics....
When you play games and work out in VR long enough—like anything else you do that eats your energy—it can get difficult to find the motivation to keep going. Especially if you're getting sick of the same old routine! Luckily, you have friends. Or, at least, the ability to make...
Battle for Mountain Throne https://youtu.be/hAHlprjdoWA Video credit to: Pinyo Gaming HD This is a first-person goblin slaying action game for VR. Battle for Mountain Throne is out of early access and is in its full form. Battle groups of monsters, cave dwellers, and dungeon baddies to protect the throne of the Dwarven...
No cell phones. Those 3 simple words can throw some of us into a tailspin of “digital anxiety”, or a term Tyler Pridgen, the spa’s Co-creator, used in a video segment with VICE. For guests of Luxury Escapism’s The Oddly Satisfying Spa, disconnecting from the clutches of a cell...
The KAT Walk mini is a consumer and business-friendly omnidirectional treadmill and locomotion platform that translates walking and jogging in real life to virtual worlds, experiences, and games. Businesses, retailers, and importers that are interested in acquiring the KAT VR Kat Walk mini for distribution have until the end...
Echo Arena has had another successful season as part of the VR League. Teams that did well in weekly cups were awarded cash prizes and ultimately the world's top four teams secured spots at the grand finals coming up in a few weeks at Oculus Connect 5 in San...
Locomotion used to be tricky to pull off in Virtual Reality, but many games feature full VR locomotion systems now. There are also third-party systems, like Natural Locomotion, which have taken advantage of the arm-swinger form of movement. The user can swing his or her arms and move the...
NightKnight https://youtu.be/fq4xN7VBHjQ Guard Princess Day as the Night Knight. Build up the castle or at least try to keep it intact and use archery skills to kill an army of the dead. Use specialized Fire, Ice, Poison, and other arrow types to crack some skulls and collect some ghosts. Protect the...
If you own a VR headset and enjoy playing FPS games like I do, then I have good news for you. Whenever you log into your favorite VR FPS game, be it SUPERHOT VR, Onward, Pavlov VR or even Rec Royale, you are actually burning calories and breaking into a...
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Virtual Boxing League and Thrill of the Fight are two of the best boxing simulator titles I’ve had the chance to sample on the HTC Vive. Both are available for every major VR platform, except for PSVR, and both offer an experience that looks similar. At first glance, you...
When you think of radical self-care, what comes to mind? Many would simply answer: prioritizing self-acceptance, eating clean, getting sleep, and being physically active. Those are the core ideas behind self-care, but radical self-care goes a bit deeper. Radical self-care is actively defying our own mental or physical wiring...
I love most the full-body session I get in VR. I bend and move in ways that I would otherwise build a specific workout around, to the point where I sometimes feel like I’ve been through yoga. VR experiences ask gamers to perform actions targeted to various muscle groups....