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Imagine taking a stroll through the world of Skyrim. Not just using wands and walking around, but actually feeling the cool windy air. In combat, you would feel the impact blocking strikes with your shield or swinging your sword. That’s the dream of...
It can be difficult to work up enough motivation to jump up off the couch and into a daily workout, but one legendary name in exercise equipment is looking to change that. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, attendees were treated to a veritable cornucopia of new and exciting virtual...
You've probably heard or said at least one of these. Alright, so VR fitness gaming is admittedly a weird hybrid of sorts. A mish-mash of gaming, exercise, and VR. Development cycles for active VR games are only now beginning to...
How do I structure a VR Fitness routine? Do I just play a game, or is there more to it? I asked these questions when I first began my journey into VR fitness, both as a writer and as someone who wanted to get...
For now, you can find everything you need inside the Beat Saber Mod Manager. The Beat Saber hype train is rolling along steadily now that PSVR users are finally getting a taste of the action. Following the 2018 holiday season, the loudest clamoring...
VR fitness is a bit different from the typical gaming experience. It thrives on the gamified concepts like growing stronger, or engaging narratives, but the emphasis is on your ability. You become the controller in VR fitness, and you must have good stamina and endurance to keep up. We’re here...
When played together, these three fundamental VR fitness titles form the backbone of a complete full-body workout. Following the initial groundfloor of consumer-grade 6DOF VR in 2017, the budding 2018 VR catalog was full of games and applications that mix VR gameplay with...
Few movie characters are more heroic, noble, tragic yet total ninja badass than Maximus Decimus Meridius, played to perfection by Russell Crowe in arguably the greatest movie ever made, Gladiator! VirtualAge’s Gladius is the closest experience you can get to strapping on his sandals, donning his helmet and marching bravely...
It may seem like common knowledge that adults are supposed to clock in a minimum of 7 hours of sleep a night to function and stay healthy. For some of us, sleep comes when our head meets the pillow. For the rest of us, falling to sleep can become...
2018 flew by in the VR world. It’s crazy to think how much progress we’ve made as a platform and as a fitness tool. Developers are finally embracing the physicality of VR and players are diving head first into free locomotion. Multiplayer is...
HTC created a $99 device that adds real-world tactile objects into the game world. Dubbed the Vive Tracker, its most novel use was in apps like VR Chat. Users would attach them to their waist for a full-body tracking simulation, but the device has attachments and accessories...
While competition drives better strategic and technical skills, players carry their physical progress into the real world. After watching the explosion of esports into mainstream popularity, to the point where ESPN is proudly hosting its own esports coverage through its otherwise athletics-focused media...
Dead Moon - Revenge on Phobos https://youtu.be/0ajqWDQhXMg Fight waves of monsters on the Phobos moon base in this science fiction FPS game. Dead Moon is said to have interactive environments, is flush with weaponry and beasts that will test your ability to survive. Each beast has a unique fight style that...
2018 may be wrapping up but VR Fitness Insider readers know that the industry’s top fitness games, accessories, and headsets are still empowering and fueling the fitness community day in and day out. Before we toast to a new year, VR Fitness Insider is awarding studios and businesses that...
oVRShot brings the frenetic pacing of Halo multiplayer to VR, but replaces the rifles and space weapons with bows. oVRShot has a very familiar aesthetic about it, from the way the countdown timer sounds to the maps themselves, I got the distinct feeling throughout my session that it was...
Location-based VR experiences are springing up all over the world. What are LB VR experiences? They are out-of-home VR attractions that people visit like they would for arcades, movies, or theme parks. Why should we keep location-based experiences and attractions on our radar? Because they’re thrilling, get us and...
Coaches, have you thought about using VR in your team’s practice routine? Why not? The benefits are clear: Better reaction times Strength training Improved Agility and hand-eye coordination Faster Decision making Technology is more affordable and feature-rich than ever before. For you, this translates to data. It’s not just VR, either,...
ZOLO - Zombies Only Live Once https://youtu.be/OeznNxg1WQo This is an early access game. YOLO! I mean ZOLO! Take punch em’ up, FPS, and zombie game and put it in the blender. What you get is Zombies Only Live Once. Clock cube zombies in the face with sharp knuckles, send them hurtling...
The QuiVR of today is not at all like its predecessor. When I first played the title, it was a single map of walls that required frantic defense. Enemies came in waves, as players lept from spot to spot on the self-contained map searching for ways to stop the...
Rec Room is still one of the most accessible games in VR, and most notably for its crossplay between PC VR and PSVR users. It isn’t the most active game around by far, but it is still commonly played by VR veterans and newcomers for its social connectivity and...