It’s been tough to engage in team sports over the past year. Particularly, basketball has suffered greatly as the joy of heading to a local park to play some pickup has now become a thing of the past. So Gym Class VR appears to us as a solid if...
Competitive VR esports team Cobra Kai is hosting the All Valley Onward Charity Tournament on Saturday, April 3 to raise money for Hugs Children’s Cancer Charity, a not-for-profit foundation that supports families battling childhood cancer. Events such as this remind us that gamers are interested and involved in endeavors that...
Velocity Vector
During last week's VR Game Roundup, we saw the release of the highly anticipated The Climb 2, a new rhythm game, and a title built around testing your spatial reasoning. This week doesn't have a ton of big releases, but there is still an array of interesting titles that...
VR has shown the ability to be far more about gaming. We’ve seen advances in the medical world with VR, through sports, and through people with certain disabilities as well. The spectrum of things that can be improved with VR is nearly endless and Reakt comes to us with...
Spawn. Die. Repeat. Spawn. Die. Repeat. My experience with First Contact Entertainment’s fast-paced multiplayer shooter Solaris could’ve ended there because I very much don’t like to die and that’s all I seemed capable of. Fortunately every time I died, I heard encouraging words coming through my headset from a team...
VR enthusiasts are invited to participate in Population: One Community Day, a special opportunity to find experienced players who will share tips and tricks, party up for some matches, and pass along helpful strategies in BigBox VR's top-selling battle royale game. Community Day begins now and extends throughout the...
BoomBox
During last week's VR Game Roundup, we saw an adaptation of wheelchair basketball, a game where you make ramen for customers, and a new multiplayer shooter called Hyper Dash. Sadly, this week doesn't have much of anything noteworthy besides The Climb 2. While this week is certainly lacking in...
Winter sports enthusiasts continue to pursue a top scoring time in Terje Håkonsen’s Powder VR Winter Games and a chance to win a portion of the $500 prize pool as well as bragging rights. To qualify for the Virtual Athletics League Winter Games 2021, participants must have earned at least...
There's no doubt Oculus has high hopes for The Climb 2. One of only six titles to earn a hallowed spot on the retail box for the Quest 2 at launch, it was one of the big three announced as being exclusive to the Oculus Quest platform. I already...
Virtuix, developer of the “Omni One,” an omni-directional treadmill that lets players run and walk through virtual worlds, has announced that their SeedInvest campaign has surpassed over $11MM in funding from more than 4,000 investors. Back in 2018, I began writing about Virtuix’s Omni treadmill and then later covered Omniverse...
Another week, and another VRCover Quest 2 accessory, this time a replacement for the soft stock head strap that Oculus bundled with both the 64GB and 256GB versions by default. I’ve spent some time with it, and fiddly assembly aside it’s a definite winner for those who prefer a soft...
March Madness has been one of the most exciting sports events since 1939, but I had never heard of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament before my junior year in college, when I had the great fortune of being friends with some of the best college basketball players...
If you're ready to release pent up frustration, engage in some physical activity (exercise), and feel pleased with yourself for contributing to the elimination of walkers (dead people), then this week is a great time to start as The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners provides you with ample opportunity...
The MarineVerse Cup Winter Games 2021 Competition has begun for virtual sailors around the world as they participate in daily races through March 14 for an opportunity to win a portion of a $700 AUD + $150 GBP prize pool. The Winter Games Race Series features four leagues:  standard, pro,...
Dana White The Thrill of the Fight
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to put on another ESPN+ card this weekend and the mixed martial arts promotion's President took time out of his busy schedule to give a shoutout to The Thrill of the Fight on Oculus Quest 2. On his Facebook page, Dana White praised...
With the launch of Season One: Uprising, BigBox VR delivered a massive content drop that will change virtual combat and impact VR gaming overall as they continue to set higher standards for the industry with their award-winning battle royale game, Population: One. Yesterday’s update launched a 10-week-long season that includes...
Hyper Dash
During last week's VR Game Roundup, we saw several new shooters, a fresh spin on Pong, and Space Dance Harmony. This week lacks many big-name releases, but there is a surprising amount of intriguing titles coming out. This week's most notable virtual reality releases include an adaptation of wheelchair...
Even though the VR fitness subgenre has continued to grow more and more over the past few years, there are very few titles that could also be classified as party games. Luckily, one developer is now looking to change that notion if an ongoing Kickstarter campaign proves to be...
PSVR2 VR Fitness
With Sony confirming on its blog that the second iteration of the PlayStation VR headset is on the way for PlayStation 5, it's an exciting time for virtual reality gaming. After all, the PSVR was a sizable success for Sony, selling over five million units and becoming the best-selling...
While we typically cover mostly virtual reality video games here at VRFI, augmented reality titles are similar enough in nature and can often have fitness benefits of their own. To that end, a new AR game is set to release within the coming months that should do more than...