There's already a budding community of modders in Audica—here's how to find and install their work. The launch of Harmonix's pulsing rhythm-shooter hybrid Audica has been met with much fanfare from the VR community, including some Redditors hailing it as Han Solo having stepped up to the plate to try...
Fitness results are the exciting part of your workout. The definition in your body tells you whether that workout is really working, but it can be tough to get the results you want for many reasons. Maybe you’re not eating right, or you’re plateauing. If you’re not getting the results...
The first set of 'EXOS' haptic wrists is being sold to the industrial sector first, at a price point of $6000, but there are potential future applications for active VR gaming in a home setting. If you haven't followed VR Fitness Insider in the past, you might not know that...
Human Sacrifice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmYm7rGx1fc Is there anything more terrifying than knowing you’re about to die a grisly death? In Human Sacrifice, you awaken at a strange ceremony, trapped in a prison cell and about to be put to death. You have to use the tools at your disposal and your wits to...
The flagship Oculus Rift headset is getting a bit of an upgrade, and it will be at a price most players can afford. The Oculus Rift S is the newest iteration, offering increased resolution and tracking without external sensors, which should make it the ideal workout headset. We have technology The...
Audica combines the best of rhythm and shooting games for a unique and challenging fitness experience. Audica started with a formula that looks a lot more like Space Pirate Trainer, then built a rhythm game around it. The game, made by Harmonix Music Systems, combines the rhythm and shooting...
Are you tired of playing Beat Saber from the comfort of your living room or office? Soon, you'll be able to play the massively popular rhythm game practically anywhere, as it's coming to the Oculus Quest. Practice your swings on the go Announced on March 18, Beat Saber for Oculus Quest...
Blade and Sorcery is what I imagine it’s like to be Geralt of Rivia or the Strider made famous in Lord of the Rings. It’s a physics-based sandbox based on finding the most creative ways to dispatch your enemies. You can see our review here. Before you dive into the...
If you've ever wanted to practice your boxing skills but needed to do it in time to some funky beats, then Shadowbox VR is the game you need to play. Genres collide Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, Shadowbox VR players like a combination of a boxing game and something like Beat...
Stupid Cupid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr7Qdq8jFzg There are plenty of archery games on virtual reality devices already, but most of them have you killing or destroying enemies. In Stupid Cupid, your goal is to save the wildlife on Earth by making them fall in love with each other again. However, you’ll also need to...
If the boxing games available on the market today just weren't cutting it, then AR studio Bublar has the game for you. Glowing Gloves turns anyone into a champion boxer, and all you need is an iOS device. The game has exited its beta stage and is available right...
Virtual Reality Sports Battle
Wanna try a new sport? For many of us, competing in a sport ended with high school or college. For others, sports is something you watch for hours on the TV or is something that helps you and your friends build a fantasy sports league (Go sports team!). Heck,...
Tips and tricks for the high flying platformer. Windlands 2 is still one of the best first-person platformers you can play on Oculus, Vive and SteamVR headsets. While the best moments always come about when you're swinging from tree to tree, you might find yourself lost at certain points in...
Every athlete strives to make the most of a workout session while minimizing injury. Injury time gets worse as we age, and especially as we’re working on our fitness plans. Those first few months of getting back in shape are prone to injury, which kills momentum, ultimately stalling your...
Real Fishing VR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIv1StIB-5k Fishing is a relaxing activity, but who said you can’t also get a workout while you try to nab the biggest catch possible? There are 100 different stages to try out, with classic fishing gameplay that feels right at home with the tracked motion controllers. You can...
There’s no question that shooter games are integral to the growth of VR. Overwatch, one of the top eSports games in the world, is a first-person shooter. Call of Duty and Battlefield are triple A games that sustain entire businesses, and both are first person. The immersive nature of...
The Nintendo Switch continues to prove to be one of the most versatile gaming systems ever created, and it has now taken things a step further. With the introduction of the Nintendo Labo: VR Kit, the Switch can now be used as a virtual reality headset for parents and...
As long as you're standing up, you can always burn calories. I don't write or talk about this too much, but PSVR exclusive Astro Bot: Rescue Mission was my favorite VR game of 2018, hands down. Relying solely on the DualShock 4 controller, it's arguable whether it really counts as...
According to a report released last summer from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), less than 23% of American adults are meeting federal recommended standards for exercising. Since advances in technology have led to our increasingly sedentary lifestyles, is it possible that...
If you've ever wanted to become a real-life ninja but weren't satisfied with throwing on a costume, VR Ninja Dojo just might be the solution. The Japan-based experience combines virtual reality with training from a professional to truly transform visitors into deadly assassins. Become a ninja master Available in Tokyo, the...