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Every athlete strives to make the most of a workout session while minimizing injury. Injury time gets worse as we age, and especially as we’re working on our fitness plans. Those first few months of getting back in shape are prone to injury, which kills momentum, ultimately stalling your...
Real Fishing VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIv1StIB-5k Fishing is a relaxing activity, but who said you can’t also get a workout while you try to nab the biggest catch possible? There are 100 different stages to try out, with classic fishing gameplay that feels right at home with the tracked motion controllers. You can...
There’s no question that shooter games are integral to the growth of VR. Overwatch, one of the top eSports games in the world, is a first-person shooter. Call of Duty and Battlefield are triple A games that sustain entire businesses, and both are first person. The immersive nature of...
The Nintendo Switch continues to prove to be one of the most versatile gaming systems ever created, and it has now taken things a step further. With the introduction of the Nintendo Labo: VR Kit, the Switch can now be used as a virtual reality headset for parents and...
As long as you're standing up, you can always burn calories. I don't write or talk about this too much, but PSVR exclusive Astro Bot: Rescue Mission was my favorite VR game of 2018, hands down. Relying solely on the DualShock 4 controller, it's arguable whether it really counts as...
According to a report released last summer from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), less than 23% of American adults are meeting federal recommended standards for exercising. Since advances in technology have led to our increasingly sedentary lifestyles, is it possible that...
If you've ever wanted to become a real-life ninja but weren't satisfied with throwing on a costume, VR Ninja Dojo just might be the solution. The Japan-based experience combines virtual reality with training from a professional to truly transform visitors into deadly assassins. Become a ninja master Available in Tokyo, the...
  Virtuix -- creators of the Omni virtual reality walking simulation device -- have managed to rack up more than 1 million plays on its Omniverse game platform. The platform is available in commercial locations, and the company has a few theories for why it has done so well. Keep it...
One of the newest titles in VR brings dodgeball to the living room, exactly where Mom always said it should never be played. Dodgeball Simulator VR is a team-based game of catching and blocking incoming balls, while throwing balls at your opponents to get them “out”. It’s the quintessential...
VR League Season 3 returns with weekly cups, qualifiers, a finals LAN event in Leicester, UK, and a $250,000 prize pool! Games included this season are Space Junkies, Onward, Echo Arena, and Echo Combat. The third season was launched in grand fashion with live coverage of kickoff show matches from...
Salute and do battle (in style). If you've ever wanted to experience a full-blown gladiator arena in VR—complete with blood and guts galore—you should absolutely check out Free Lives' GORN. GORN is the VR game that you'd generally want to play when you're trying to exhale stress, but you don't have a...
SkydiVeR https://youtu.be/IXkQZdG2w7I?t=12 Eager to give skydiving a try but don’t know if you’ll be able to handle the intensity? In the cleverly titled SkydiVeR, you leap out of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules plane and begin your rapid descent toward the Pacific Ocean. You can turn and look up at the clouds...
They move in the shadows and are equal parts swift and deadly. Ninjas are badasses with bladed weapons and hand to hand combat. These swift-footed assassins and powerful warriors can easily lay waste to a group of henchmen and skillfully maim a swarm of flying fruit! Whether you’re aiming...
I recently tuned into the MLB Homerun Derby finals and was impressed at the age diversity I saw there. The game puts players in the batter’s box to swing for the stands. A volley of balls comes flying at the player while gamers rush to make full contact. Old...
There comes a point in your fitness journey that things just stop changing. You’ve been Beat Sabering every night, absolutely slaughtering yourself to hit all of the notes. You mix it up by throwing in some Thrill of the Fight. Hell, when you’re really not feeling it you still...
It’s the end of February and we want to keep motivations high! Fitness is best done as a group pursuit, where we motivate one another and push each other to be our best selves. VR is all about your body as the controller. It’s the chance to turn gaming...
Hyperball https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DicnPiyXRyo Many virtual reality games -- particularly fitness games – are single-player. Developer izyl’s Hyperball, however, is an online sports game that will test your throwing skills and reaction time. After grabbing the ball, it’s your job to throw it across the court and score points, and the first player...
Thrill of the Fight January 23rd Update If you’re a fan of using virtual reality for exercise than chances are high that you are already familiar with Ian Fitz’s Thrill of the Fight. Launched way back in 2016 it instantly became the ultimate lung buster, the benchmark against which all...
Learn how to play at a global top 50 level. As a regular Beat Saber player, it's easy to look at the scoreboard after you've hit a high score on a song that's taken you a while to 'master', realize you've only hit a ~70%, and feel like your accomplishment...
We’re all busy people, but there’s no reason we can’t commit to fitness! Fitness is a lifetime pursuit with a long term payoff. No one likes feeling like their body is locked up, or like they are constantly out of breath or short on energy. Fitness helps us sleep...