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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...
Tranzient https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O039e40sitc No, Tranzient isn’t another virtual reality rhythm game, but it certainly appears to be one at first glance. Instead, the game is a music creation tool that allows you to create full looping music and beats using your tracked motion controllers. From the privacy of VR, you can become...
The VR Cover may provide the Oculus Quest a solution to its latent discomfort. The standalone Oculus Quest VR headset is currently receiving critical praise across the Internet for its high accessibility and low friction. Following a celebrated launch late last month, the Quest is now sitting at a 4.6...
The VR game Smashbox Arena gives players the chance to show off their dodgeball skills without getting hit for real. If you think you have the goods, Ctrl V is giving you the chance to win some  serious cash in a Smashbox Arena League tournament. Dodge this The Smashbox Arena League...
BoxVR has been a staple of virtual reality fitness for the past two years, even winning our 2017 Fitness Title of the Year award. It’s easy to forget that for all that time it was still in development as an early access title. Developers FitXR went quiet on PC...
Unboxing your new VR headset feels great! All the components slip out of the casing, everything new and shiny. I can still remember my first session a year ago, and how real and immersive everything felt. It was unmistakable. Fitness was changed for me forever, but I found out...
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Scaling your fitness routine is all about creating a workout that works for you. Your body type, your energy levels, your endurance, your overall fitness. A scalable routine is something everyone can do at their own pace, and still achieve their major milestones and goals. Everything from the game you...
Can you defeat The Morrigan? The Morrigan is a female character from Irish mythology, whose name translates roughly to ‘Nightmare Queen’. Maybe not quite Daenerys Targaryen level nightmare but she’s pretty cruel and scary in a Brothers Grimm kind of way. In this game from developer The Pixel Mine, the...
ThunderGod https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sNdWSqZUwQ Just finish watching Avengers: Endgame but aren’t ready to leave Thor and his Mjölnir hammer behind? In ThunderGod, you control the Norse god of thunder and must defend your village from incoming giants. As you defeat enemies, you can gain access to lightning bolt attacks to do devastating damage....
For viral Internet streamer ragesaq, it was hardly satisfying enough to attack the prolific musical box-slapping sim Beat Saber with dual laser swords. Now boasting millions upon millions of views on his mixed reality 'Darth Maul' videos across YouTube and Twitch, ragesaq is synonymous with feats of Beat Saber-dom...
Maintaining your exercise equipment is as important as maintaining your schedule using it. Well maintained equipment runs its lifespan easily, and often doesn’t involve much more than a simple cleaning. VR fitness equipment isn’t that different. A simple cleaning of your headset, your PC, a place for everything and you’re...
Beat Saber (Full Release) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJjikgd4Ezk It’s odd considering how enormously successful Beat Saber has been thus far, but the game just saw its full release this week! Taking the rhythm genre and adding in a dose of lightsaber-style combat, it’s a match made in heaven. A bumping soundtrack and several difficulty...
At VR Fitness Insider, we are a bit biased when it comes to using VR as a fitness tool. We honestly use it every day and constantly look for new ways to leverage this immersive technology to help people get more active. I love it when I run across...
Anyone with a VR headset and an interest in fitness knows how common rhythm games are in the medium. Few developers are are skilled with the technology as PlatformaVR, however, and this week its game Wave Circles will have you refining your dance moves. You might even have to...
Treat yourself. Now that the Oculus Rift S is now officially out in stores, you can finally purchase a Rift headset again and experience Oculus VR with inside-out tracking, a more widely accessible halo-ring headband, enhanced display resolution, and lower pixel persistence. If you're enjoying your new headset and are...
Get Questing. Without a doubt, the Oculus Quest's standalone $400 MSRP and lack of cable tethers are a difficult bargain to beat. As Quest pre-orders are fulfilled over the next several days, many fresh faces will inevitably wander into the domain of VR fitness, seeking out information on which games...
Oculus launches two of its more important VR headsets ever, the Quest and the Rift S, on May 21. The headsets both promise simplicity and an easier experience that should help expand the virtual reality community -- and potentially get more people working out. The Oculus Rift S takes...