Warning, extreme and graphic violence ahead! Beat Saber may have been the top selling virtual reality game of 2018, but the coveted title of Christmas number one actually went to a brutally violent sword, archery and magical hack and slash called Blade and Sorcery. As I write this at the...
Biathlon Battle VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGwtp_RSE0s Ski down a virtual snowy slope, and attempt to beat your competition in both single-player and multiplayer races. As you travel along the course, you’ll have to stop and fire at the targets to increase your score before racing toward the finish line. The snow downhill areas...
When you buy a club today you’re treated to something special: the simulated driving range. vGolf wants to use AR and VR to bring this experience to your home, your range, and anywhere else practice takes you. The basic simulator goes like this: a screen inside of a dark room...
Healium wants you to calm down with VR and AR You can use virtual reality for some of the most exciting experiences in interactive media. Just look at all the first-person shooters and action games on the Vive, Rift, and PlayStation VR. The technology can be used for much more...
'If he dies, he dies' in the latest Creed: Rise to Glory update Creed: Rise to Glory is embracing its Rocky roots with the latest free content update. The Rocky Legends update, which is available across all supported platforms, adds some of the most iconic characters in the series’ history. Available...
SynthRiders VR is a Dystopian surf ride through a nostalgic 80s with a ripping good soundtrack. Synth heavy music pulses through your speakers. You’re on what I imagine is a surfboard floating over a dystopian nightmare vision of someone’s 80’s bedroom. A mechanical spider, the face of a CRT...
Controllers not needed for this yoga-based mixed reality program With typical virtual reality programs, there is some level of “gaminess” still at play, whether it be from a traditional DualShock 4 gamepad or a touch-based device on the Vive or Rift. MAP Design Lab’s EMBODY aims to change that with...
Frag your way to a better body, and make some new friends doing it. You’re turning the corner, completely unsure of what’s waiting for you. Weapon in hand, eyes locked on the horizon, heart thumping in anticipation. This is the telltale adrenaline rush of the first-person shooter, as it has...
Derail Valley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMQUoYLlONQ Think you have what it takes to operate a steam train by yourself? In Derail Valley, it’s up to you to control every aspect of either a heavy steam train or a diesel shunter, and with procedural jobs to accept, you can keep playing and improving your skills...
There's still a lot to love if you're a PSVR owner. Move aside, Ready Player One. If VR has a claim to anything in pop culture, it's Beat Saber. Without a doubt, Beat Saber is currently the most popular VR game around the globe. Because of its popularity on PC,...
VR is its best self when movement feels natural and unrestricted. PC players have long had access to third-party applications like Natural Locomotion, which simulates arm-swinger movement. Though it does require some configuration, the app works wonders for your PC experience, and we highly recommend it. PSVR players now...
Take a pill for a headache, take a pill for joint or muscle inflammation, get sick or go through surgery and get prescribed a pain pill. There is a growing concern by patients and their loved ones about how strong and addictive pills are and whether they are a...
I suffer from occasional neck and shoulder pain, and lately it’s been real bad. I had to stop my usual workout routine in VR thanks to this stress-induced pain. It messes with sleep and everyday life. I do find lifting can help, but sometimes the pain is just too...
VR-Enabled Treadmill Could Make Your Living Room Infinite A new VR-enabled treadmill could completely change the way you work out, and its creators believe it could find a home with gamers, the military, tourists, and even first responders with its 360-degree movement system. The OmniPad, currently running a crowdfunding campaign on...
Winter is officially upon us. Christmas trees are down and now it’s just January. Gloomy and unmotivated January. Not today, friends! Today, we get off this couch, we put on our visors and we begin the VR workout for winter that will keep your blood pumping. But Why? Every Winter...
Gun Beat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zlha_8JaAVQ Combining elements of the first-person shooter, rhythm, and bullet hell genres, Gun Beat will push your VR gaming capabilities to the limits. Using motion-tracking controllers on either Rift or Vive, you must blast away at the enemies on screen. Unlike in other shooters, however, you’ll be judged on...
It’s the New Year and many have taken on the ambitious goal of getting fitter. Viral squats challenges are motivating many to hit the ground running, working up to 100+ squats! We here at VRFI are all about meeting goals, and we’re here to help you figure out how...
If you've been looking for a simple beginner's training course, look no further. VR Fitness Insider is filled to the brim with information about choosing the right games, gear, and health hacks to boost your fitness-building potential in VR. But when you're new to the site, it might be tough to...
Locomotion in VR still has a ways to go before it’s where it needs to be. Developers have created some great ways to traverse VR landscapes, my favorites being blink teleportation and free locomotion. Still, we’re not really getting the sense as gamers that we’re actually moving....
HTC made a surprise announcement at CES 2019, but its Twitter account hinted at big things to come. We think the company had a big year this year, even if the buzz is all over Oculus’ Quest visor. HTC, meanwhile, was unveiling ProEye. The upgrade to the...