Exercise keeps our bodies strong as our minds power our resilience day after day. After working and creating, taking care of partners, kids, pets, and adventuring around the metaverse, energy levels are at their peak or all worn out. Our brains and bodies are an interconnected battery system that needs...
5G is certainly some really impressive stuff. The connection speeds are faster than what basically any of us are used to, so fast, in fact, that it will be possible to livestream video from a headset with one to one movement. Saturday’s Kings game delivered an impressive real-time VR view. It...
HOLOFIT bikes, rowing, and elliptical trainers are high-tech machinery for 21st-century gyms. These fitness machines are cardio powerhouses that are made mightier with VR headsets! The fitness company is celebrating the release of their new fitness app, fresh game modes, trophies, and on top of it all, digital coaching! Whether...
With the Oculus Quest coming up in Spring 2019, and the new efforts from Oculus's competitors to bring their own standalone devices up to 6DOF with inside-out tracking, the VR world is going to see some pretty intense changes within the next year. Among those changes will be the introduction...
The Thrill of the Fight just got more thrilling! AT VR Fitness Insider we love the Thrill of the Fight. Two years on from its early access launch and it’s still the undisputed king of the ring in terms of its arm and shoulder destroying, calorie torching, sweat inducing, maximum...
Beat Games and VRsenal are debuting the Beat Saber VR machine at IAAPA 2018, which is the first time the rhythm slasher and fitness game will appear in North America since it first dropped in arcades throughout Korea and China. IAAPA kicks off November 12th in Orlando, Florida and...
Meleap’s HADO is an augmented reality team sport building lots of momentum in Japan and in countries throughout the world. HADO players wear wireless and mobile AR headsets they can see through and arm trackers. Casual and serious players gather on a court and throw powered up energy balls...
Windlands 2 is a unique VR platformer that, along with Astro Bot, will absolutely live past its release as a pivotal stepping stone in the development of future VR platforming games. That said, playing Windlands 2 long enough will coat you in sweat and give you a very nice...
Salsa-Virtual https://youtu.be/eLfODbxzN-I Early access game. Learn how to salsa with virtual dance instructors. Dance in a virtual classroom and then bring those skills to life at salsa night, a club, or wherever the mood strikes! Learning fundamental salsa moves in VR is great for those that want a headstart before stepping...
Lately, coverage around the media has painted VR as a dying technology that — like Google Glass, or the Nintendo Wii — came along well before its time. Citing sinking sales numbers, retreating developers and a lack of content as the reason VR doesn’t deserve to be taken seriously,...
If you like rock climbing, scaling up and down walls, and bounding through obstacle courses as fast as you can, To The Top is a VR game you’ll really enjoy playing. The VR climbing and obstacle course game is available for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality...
BOXVR is a VR Fitness game we have a lot of experience with, here at the VRFI studios. We have logged hundreds of hours swinging away at those pesky little orbs all while burning a massive amount of calories.  BOXVR won last years VR Fitness Awards 2017 for Best VR Fitness Game of...
After having two children, working at a bakery, going through unemployment, and going back to school, Amber Hancock, was, like so many of us, looking for a solution to fitness and to add a spark to her life. While life may bring its stresses, she changed how she dealt...
There are those with evergreen bank accounts and then there’s the rest of us who have to save and budget. The reality is, money is fluid but there are times where we can’t justify buying one trendy $30 or even $60 VR game (yep). Lots of love and labor...
DEUS, a Russian VR developer of both software and hardware, has created a new kind of system built entirely for fitness clubs. Called DEUS FIT, the VR system uses motion tracking and high-quality graphics to push competitive multiplayer. Achievements and leaderboard tracking will turn your local gym into a...
I recently got ahold of a preview build for upcoming sci-fi action-RPG Scraper: First Strike, by Labrodex Studios, the first episode in an upcoming series of Scraper RPGs. While it’s a seated experience, there are some parts of it that will provide a decent micro-workout for VR users who...
Hardlight Blade https://youtu.be/3LSEhEQWtM0 Pick your sword color and get to slicing and dicing! Robots are flooding in and you’ve got some metal to destroy. Use your glowing swords and throwing axes (more like boomerang axes!) to halt bullets and missiles from making you a target! Fitness Potential   Move around in 360-degrees and...
Virtuix Omni is an omnidirectional and free-roam platform company that's making waves in VR with an announcement that they are launching Omniverse ESPORTS, a competitive VR gaming platform, a schedule of events, and their brand new VR ARENA! Omniverse ESPORTS Arcades and businesses that want to break into esports, multiplayer gaming,...
SyncThink, VR platform for performance and medical analysis, is announcing a new partnership with the Atlanta Hawks. The device is FDA approved and also HIPAA compliant and uses sophisticated eye tracking and advanced analytics to study fatigue.  Founded by Dr. Jamshid Ghajar MD, Ph.D., SyncThink is also backed by the...
Virtual Fighting Championship is a new PVP fighting game that was recently released on Steam (as of September 21) by L&L Studio, co-founded by brothers Xind and Yang Liu of Melbourne. It managed to find a solid player base of its own, despite contending directly against Creed: Rise to...