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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...
Brush up your Beat Saber skills; you're going on a Quest. The long-awaited mobile Oculus Quest headset is launching in only a matter of days. This is a major deal to many folks, for whom this will be their first advent into the wonderful world of VR. The release of the...
Mace and Grace https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN9OwkTzNRA In the mood for VR murder, but need it to be a little bit cute at the same time? If such a thing is possible, Mace and Grace is the game to deliver it. You play as a giant protecting your kingdom from invading knights sent flying...
Virtual reality offers a gaming experience more immersive than any traditional platform, but it's limited when it comes to movement. Teleporting or simply pressing an analog stick can pull you out of the experience. WalkOVR is looking to change that with its motion nodes system, and you'll be able...
There's no shame in falling off the fitness wagon. Sometimes, life gets you down. Like, really down. So down, in fact, that you legitimately dread having to leave your bed in the morning. You slump your way to work, autopilot through the day, get home, and drown yourself in your...
We've seen plenty of virtual reality companies attempt to mimic the feeling of movement while in a virtual world, but Chicago's MassVR is taking a different approach. With multiple arenas each comprised of 8,000 square feet and a VR game equipped to handle real movement, MassVR has created the...
Schell Games already saw enormous success with its VR escape game I Expect You to Die. Now, the developer is going into more intense territory with the sword combat game Until You Fall, and the first teaser shows both brutal and tactical action. En garde! In the teaser, we saw the...
The Walking Dead franchise -- both the comic and television series -- has been adapted into video games before. These let us experience the story and universe of the series, but they didn't throw fans directly into the action. With The Walking Dead Onslaught, AMC and Survios aim to...