Traditionally the period between Christmas and New Year is a listless period of eating leftovers and evaluating the previous 360 or so days of one’s life, but it’s time to replace that “betwixt” period with something productive and the Tower Tag Duo Cup offers such an opportunity! A multiplayer VR...
Nailing the physics of something like sports is a tough thing to do in VR. But right now given the state of our world, it’s not the best idea to engage in a game of pickup basketball with total strangers sweating all over you, so the alternative comes to...
The coolest tournament in VR esports, the Echo Arena Snowflake Cup, will take place in a one-day event on December 16 for the Oceania region and a two-day event on December 19 and 20 for North American and European regions. The 4v4 community cup will have a unique team...
War Dust, an ambitious VR game from Raptor Lab that features 64 players on a battlefield in 32 v 32 combat, is definitely near the top of my list of favorite VR games and communities. While there have been challenges, the community has rallied together and they’ve continued building...
After a rocky start following their launch earlier this summer, the High School VR League is back on track and their first tournament finals began last week. While the league was initially announced with three games for the first season, an administrative decision was made to postpone Echo Arena and...
I've said it before but rhythm games are often the titles you see popping up most frequently in the VR space, but that's not a bad thing. Unlike games of other genres, most rhythm titles encourage you to get up off your couch and get active. Fortunately, if you...
X-Booster
During our last VR Game Roundup, we saw several releases including a drumming-based rhythm game, a self-defense title, and some budget VR workouts. The number of titles releasing is upped after the holiday, but there aren't many high-profile releases this week. That's not to say there aren't intriguing titles...
VR Cover is back with a brand new Facial Interface & Foam Replacement kit for the Oculus Quest 2. Here's what it brings to the table.
Virtual Reality itself has many benefits for the mind and the body. Now let's take a peek into how exercise, in general, helps our minds. It is proven that getting up and moving has a profound impact on how we process information. After all, we only recently have evolved...
  The world of VR rhythm games gets more crowded each week it seems. While some put their stamp on the genre in unique and exciting ways, others seem to half-ass it and expect to be the new BeatSaber. The key to becoming part of the superstars in this genre...
Releasing in November 2019, Pistol Whip was undeniably one of the standout VR titles of that year. Jerry rigging first-person shooting into a rhythm game does not exactly sound intuitive but as anyone who has played Pistol Whip can attest, it really works. In fact, we voted it our...
It was only the other day that we were talking about how one practice facility in Canada is using the tech behind virtual reality to improve the skills of youth hockey players, and now, some of those same tools are being utilized to help users get better at America's...
There's no doubt whatsoever that Pistol Whip has been one of the biggest surprises in the VR space over the past year or so. Since releasing last November, developer Cloudhead Games has continued to add new content to the rhythm-focused shooter which each ensuing update seemingly improving on the...
Battle Arena VR
During our last VR Game Roundup, it was quality over quantity as we focused on PowerBeatsVR, a new Star Wars title, and a game based upon Tarzan. This week is once again on the slower side, which is to be expected on a holiday week due to Thanksgiving. While...
If you've been wanting to add some interest to your cardio machine workouts and you own a VR headset then Holodia's Holofit Black Friday offer is a deal well worth checking out. From now until November 30 at 11:59 pm PST you can grab an annual subscription for just 54...
Success of one developer or product manufacturer in the overall VR ecosystem can have reverberating effects throughout the industry. Cybershoes, the world’s first accessory for walking and running in VR, launched their second successful Kickstarter campaign last week and that success will benefit VR esports. In 2018 Cybershoes conducted a...
As time has gone on, we've continued to see more and more instances of people using the tech behind virtual reality to help themselves get better at a real-world activity. The most frequent application of this type has been related to sports, with soccer likely being the most prominent...
VR gamers in Downpour Interactive’s Onward recognized a moment of silence on Saturday as they mourned the loss of a friend and teammate. Players paid their respects to Kensai187, a long-time community member and co-founder of the world championship Onward team Beginners. Many times when news is shared of a...
Oh no, you must be thinking, is this yet another rhythm game review in VR? Well, yes, but trust me when I tell you this isn’t just another indie developer throwing together a vaguely impressive Beat Saber clone, PowerBeats VR has been fine-tuning its formula for a couple of...
Kick back and watch the best of zero-gravity esports action this weekend during the Echo Arena Quest 2 Rookie Cup and the Dunks & Half-Court Invitational. While they’re very different types of events, both indicate significant growth of the VR esports ecosystem overall so viewers can take their pick...