MLB Home Run Derby VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYS67APstdU Baseball fans unite! Major League Baseball’s true to life baseball sim is going to make you feel like you’ve just stepped onto the plate and are ready to hit baseballs outta the park. Play inside Marlins Park, Nationals Park, and Progressive Field as you become...
Jonathan Voudrie has a Bachelors degree in counseling, is in PTSD recovery, an Oculus Rift owner, and is a Twitch streamer that sees the potential for VR technology to improve people's lives. He talked with us about how VR has helped him get active, has helped his body become...
If you’re searching for the best Oculus games you can play for fitness then we’ve got ones that are going to leave you sweaty and ready for more! There are so many different types of VR games that anyone, regardless of their exercise level, can find one that they...
With all the hype surrounding the release of Skyrim VR, you may have heard your friends boasting of the amazing health benefits of playing while running in place. But if you’ve recently purchased an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, you may have noticed that the basic (vanilla) version of...
Virtual Boxing League is a fairly new boxing VR game that has great potential as a trainer, confidence booster, and a workout tool. There are also several mini-games you should take advantage of that will teach you, mechanics of the game, while working up a sweat. I’m particularly fond...
I’ve been on a bit of a personal quest to find the VR equivalent of an old Konami arcade machine called Police 911. You stood on a matt, which read the pressure of your foot while sensors on a rack above you tracked the motion of your gun and...
Gyms, cyclists, active individuals and even physical therapists should pedal on over to the Fit Immersion Indiegogo page to help fund the VR compatible indoor bike training system. They have set up a flexible goal of €10,000 or about $12,345 and have 23 days to reach it to bring their wireless...
Ready Player One: OASIS beta https://youtu.be/4I6Lh6LrcpA Video Credit to: vrgamecritic via YouTube There are now 4 games for the OASIS beta: Smash, Rise of the Gunters, Battle for the OASIS, and Gauntlet. Vive expects to release more VR experiences for Ready Player One in the future. Smash is the newest game of...
Archery is an action intense activity that uses the entire body, especially in VR. Most people don’t realize that the legs, core, back and upper body muscles are all working together to stabilize the body to take an accurate shot in room scale. Even if you’re flinging arrows around...
Haptic suits, vests, and gloves for XR are known to have protective casings for exoskeleton designs that can add weight, wiring and a bit of extra heat to the wearer's body. In Potsdam, Germany researchers Pedro Lopes, Sijing You, Alexandra Ion and Patrick Baudisch from the Hasso-Plattner-Institute at The Human...
Yesterday, the FitXR Team announced that their Vive, Oculus, and Windows Mixed Reality compatible VR boxing workout, BOXVR, has gone from solo boxer to multiplayer! The update to the workout app had another surprise in store, it can be played with mp3’s and is now compatible with Itunes! BOXVR...
Ride on a rocky and twisting trail through a redwood forest with the virtual sun on your face and a real breeze blowing through your hair. The VRee Motion team is designing and developing a VR compatible mountain quadricycle that players ride on a diverse looped map that’s 3...
Unexpected Baseball in a Fantasy Realm The Wizards is an RPG style game where your hands are utilized to throw out various destructive spells that will damage and stop the evil ogres invading the towns under your protection. This workout is reminiscent of hitting the bullpen, but there is more...
Minneapolis’ WellnessVR by Visual, Inc. is bringing positivity and compassionate VR experiences to the elderly living in senior communities and activity programs. Virtual reality has rapidly become a legitimate life tool that doesn’t discriminate against age or ability. Rather, it is accepted by forward thinkers of all ages and...
Sourcenity and VisionBody have come together to create a new full-body haptic suit that sends Electrical Muscle Stimulation, or EMS pulses, to the wearer’s body to simulate touch and impact in virtual reality. The pulsations and vibrations sent from their PowerBeatsVR game and to the VisionBody PowerSuit, work together...
Since VR has become more popular, the industry has created characters, storylines, and interactive worlds that allow virtual reality users to take on roles and interact with games and goals presented to them. Playing games as another character or inside a virtual world that defies our reality’s constraints can...
The complexity of sports today demands critical thinking skills the industry didn’t rely on even a decade ago. The back office’s ability to manage talent by allocating players based on how they perform is crucial to a team’s success. Moneyball is an excellent example of this kind of thinking,...
In virtual reality, there are those that experience VR motion sickness from locomotion movement and those who can jump in head first without any issue. Before you throw in the towel and ship or return your VR headset back, please know that we’re here to help you earn your...
Zombie Grenades Practice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enbuOXHHYcE Throw grenades at zombies to save hostages and blast them apart with specialized frag, contact, and UV grenades as well as other exciting explosives and objects! Hide and strategize which grenade to use, aim and then throw them to avoid taking damage from zombies and turrets. Fitness Potential...
"Oh, there once was a hero named Ragnar the Red, who came running to Whiterun from ole Rorikstead. And the braggart did swagger and brandish his nerd as he told of bold battles and the calories he burned." It is official! Skyrim VR has been released for the HTC Vive...