Ashley Riott is a colorful character with a VR origin story as striking as her long pink hair. A freak injury while out running led to her being rendered almost completely immobile, and needing risky spinal surgery. Around this time she discovered virtual reality, a tool she used extensively...
Chinese virtual reality players looking to train their brains in new ways now have a great tool to do so. Enhance VR, a cognitive training tool aimed at improving memory, audio awareness, and more, is now available in the country. Whether you are making use of Oculus Quest or...
“What does wellbeing have to do with virtual reality? Isn’t VR a form of escapism?” I work with mindfulness and VR, and I’ve been asked questions like this many times before. Often, my answers involve some sort of invitation, like “You have to just experience it yourself to find...
The VR Master League (VRML) will kick off the first VR esports competitions of the decade on Monday, January 20 with Downpour Interactive’s Onward and davevillz’ Pavlov. A community-driven platform the was formed in 2017 by DaKinMan, the VR Master League celebrates its three-year anniversary this month. VRML supports some...
Cloudlands 2 (Steam) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynVyPYudnUU   Available now on Steam after releasing on Oculus Quest over the summer, Cloudlands 2 is not your standard miniature golf game. For one thing, you have a wedge and a driver in addition to your putter! There are 54 holes to play through, mixing standard miniature golf...
Kids love video games, but it is often an inactive hobby that involves a lot of lounging around. Since it's never too early to get your kids involved in living a healthy lifestyle, we recommend introducing children to the best VR fitness games for kids in order to do...
Want a VR weapon-based duel game that lets you feel the roar of an enormous crowd instead of just your enemy's grunts? That is what developer E McNeill is hoping to deliver in Ironlights, an advanced and fluid melee combat game designed to feel as natural as possible. En garde! Currently...
Strings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgIhDZPnW10   Strings may just have the most interesting movement systems we’ve seen in a VR shooter to date. The fast-paced game has you destroying enemies with stylized weapons, but you won’t just be walking from point to point. Instead, to move you throw special movement orbs that teleport you to...
While plenty of people have picked up the affordable entry-level headset, the Oculus Go isn't much of a fitness machine. There's a good reason for that as the headset only offers three degrees of freedom rather than the six that are needed for the most immersive virtual reality experiences....
Anyone who has worked out in or even just used virtual reality for an extended period of time knows about the "VR sweats." As your body has trouble determining if it is actually in motion based on what your eyes see, it can have a bit of a short-circuit....
If you own an Oculus Quest and regularly search Youtube looking for virtual reality content chances are high that you are already familiar with the popular Quest channel BMF. The channel’s owner and host Matt Quinlan has already amassed nearly 40,000 subscribers in a short space of time and...
The combination of fitness and virtual reality made the ICAROS seem like a good product to check out at CES 2020 so I headed over to the Sands in Las Vegas. ICAROS GmbH was established in Munich, Germany in 2015 to combine virtual reality with an ergonomic design to provide...
There are more things in VR and AR, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy – Hamlet (probably) The world of VR is vast and sometimes a little terrifying; this is true both with general VR interactions as well as those focused more on the fitness side. Well,...
It's hard to imagine two more comfortable VR headsets than the Oculus Rift S or its direct competitor, the Valve Index. Unlike its much weightier cousin, the standalone Oculus Quest, the primary conceit of the Oculus Rift S headset is that it's extremely comfortable for prolonged use. That said, how...
While the Valve Index has been one of the most impressive virtual reality headsets released so far, it's been a distant third on PC to the Vive and Oculus Rift in terms of popularity. Thanks to it receiving exclusive content for Half-Life: Alyx, the platform will see more virtual...
The cord-free Oculus Quest has been a revelation for virtual reality fitness enthusiasts as it allows players to get their workout in with minimal setup and no fear of tripping over any wires. There is no device that is better suited to help you sweat off the pounds, and...
Community cups have always been popular events in Ready At Dawn’s Echo VR games and it’s time for the first competition of the year! Registration is now open for the Echo Combat Beginner Cup that will take place on January 18 at 3:00 EST / noon PST. In the past,...
Nintendo systems have been home to fitness games for decades, dating back to the days of Track & Field on NES. More recent hardware created by Nintendo itself, like the Wii Fit Balance Board, have blurred the lines between gaming and exercise. The issue with many of these games...
Space Station Invader VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3zOpT6O77g Building a nuclear facility capable of destroying the Earth doesn’t seem like a good idea. That’s what scientists decided to do in Space Station Invader VR, however, and you might just pay the price. Invaders have entered the station and it’s up to you to defend...
Two virtual reality companies are joining forces to provide Major League Baseball players with even more ways to train. Monsterful VR has acquired an exclusive license to baseball technology developed by TrinityVR, and will integrate its existing system to make it easier than ever for players to practice. This...