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Focus your Chi and be one with the dragon's pulse, my friend. Also, remember to plug in every night. You're not just a ninja...you're a ninja cyborg.  Sairento VR is a bullet time hack and slash shooter where you play the role of a ninja assassin who can slow down...
We play VR, walk, run, swim, cycle, climb, box, and lift to stay fit, strong and healthy. Some futurists expect that “health conscious” people of the future will be taking pills that alter their DNA to exercise themselves. This may sound welcoming to couch potatoes waiting around for a...
People are touchy-feely beings. We hug, hold hands, high-five, and use our hands to interact with objects as life requires. In VR, we use handheld controllers to pick up items and search through rooms, use them as weapons, boxing gloves, to walk, run, and even grapple off walls in...
The VR gear we wear on our face is a portal to new places that we’ve never seen before like Mt. Fuji, and be put in situations where us non-astronauts are unable to venture like outer space or another dimension altogether! VR is the ground floor for the seemingly...
Odd Meter Games, an independent VR game developer from Moscow, has given us a fantastic bow and arrow first person shooter set in medieval times. In Sacralith:  The Archer’s Tale, you are an archer who accompanies three monks on a quest for a magic stone known as the sacralith....
Recently, I tried my hand at a hoverboard and discovered that trusting in this moving object below me was an exciting challenge. Then I came across the Alto 100, which uses hoverboard style technology to create a balance board for VR locomotion. Alto is a sleek little pad users...
Virtual Fighting Championship wants to bring the excitement of fighting games to the realm of VR. Fighting games revolutionized arcades. Coming out of the 80’s heyday you see in Stranger Things, arcade operators needed a way to turbocharge profits and fighting games pit two users against one another directly....
Recently, a friend approached me and asked whether it would be worth buying a PSVR headset for his PS4. Or, if it would be better to go all-in with a new gaming PC and an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. He had seen some of the work I’d been publishing here,...
Low impact cardio that takes some adjusting before the experience really pays off. My school was lucky enough to have a ping-pong table, so I was part of our student ping pong league. I learned how to use both pen hold and standard hold, respond to serves, block and...
Paul Brown asked NFL players in the 1950s to complete a simple task: dash for 40 yards. The physical test provides an easy assessment of a player’s skill, and it’s quantifiable. You can take out a stop watch, make the player run through a piece of tape to finish,...
Contagion VR: Outbreak https://youtu.be/34L5gboNBao This game is early access. Contagion VR: Outbreak is an FPS, single-player mission mode, multiplayer PvP and co-op game. Blast your way through a city full of zombie hordes in the apocalypse. Play this game in the POV of one of the characters and try to survive...
Fitness and history lesson combine in this action orientated reenactment of one of the legendary conflicts in Chinese history, the Battle of Red Cliffs. Apparently, this decisive conflict marked the final stages of the Han Dynasty and forms a major part of the narrative of the 14th-century Chinese novel...
Life is a balancing act. We go all in at the gym or in VR, we nourish ourselves with food, work, play, and creativity. We rest and recharge. Lots of us work hard and then play hard as a life motto, but when we do more of one than...
Table tennis courts are everywhere. They’re in your local sports bar, your office breakroom, and in the basement of your friend’s house from college. You keep trying to ping the pong with your friends and co-workers. But you’ve never been able to catch a break in your life. No matter what you do,...
Steph Curry has two regular-season MVPs, and he made an NBA record nine 3-point shots in this year’s Finals. That kind of talent is both physical and mental, encompassing modern athleticism in its fullest form. The 30-year old is at the top of his game and improving year-over-year, and...
The fitness machine and flight simulator, Icaros, has been popping up in gyms across America and has just received funding from an Austrian company, Segnalita, that’s in the “mid-seven figures”, according to reports by Road to VR. The exercise machine uses the planking position or flying in prone and...
The Thrill of the Fight keeps getting new updates, and this one is pretty significant. While there were some changes to the mechanics of the game, the biggest change was the introduction of a new boxer: Hojo Mizushima. I've gone toe-to-toe with Hojo, and here are my thoughts on...
It can be difficult to lose weight. If you aren’t athletic, and you don’t have good eating habits, you might feel like you’ll never be able to improve your lifestyle. After all, obesity is one of the largest health problems in America for a reason. Motivating yourself to work out costs too...
QuiVr https://youtu.be/hiUFa9ZILxc QuiVr has made it out of early access on Steam and is now a fully released VR archery game. Play with a group in multiplayer or go co-op as a duo, or play a solo adventure and fling arrows at enemy targets by fighting with your own special abilities....
Both kids and adults use smartphones, computers, smart watches, TV’s, and gaming technology on a daily basis and think nothing of it except that it’s a good time, however, some kids and adults with autism who are minimally verbal or are non-verbal use iPads and voice apps to speak...