Back in the early days of music based games, a game called AudioSurf was made. This was one of the first and most widely know audio games to incorporate music as an obstacle in the game. With the rebirth of Virtual Reality, we have a rebirth of this type...
The truth is that although nearly everyone knows they should workout and eat right, most people don't do it. They do their best for a few weeks or a month, and then give up and are back to square one. The frustration continues. The biggest and most amazing benefit of VR fitness...
It has become very obvious that computer hardware manufacturing companies, including MSI and HP, are enthusiastic about the future of virtual reality. Most notably, these companies are aimed at delivering a VR backpack computer solution to help customers immerse themselves in the experience even further. What's more, MSI proved...
Why Does Virtual Touch Matter? Of our five senses, the most important one as far as fitness goes is touch. Whether it is the feeling of the track under our feet or a weight in our hands, fitness is physical. Since its beginnings, one of VR's biggest problems is how it...
We here at VR Fitness Insider are constantly trying to give you the latest updates and information on the rather unconventional, yet extremely positive, use of virtual reality in fitness. As we've recently discussed there are some naysayers that don't believe in the future of VR fitness, despite facts...
If you have ever thought you would survive in a Zombie Apocalypse, now is your chance to prove it. If you have ever found that something chasing you would encourage you to run faster then nothing will make you run faster than zombies coming after you. Let's get the...
It’s long been known that pairing up or joining a group can help you achieve your fitness goals. Unfortunately, not everyone has the time, money, or ability to workout with others. Now there’s good news for those who found it difficult to reach their goals on their own, but...

How To Build The Best PC for VR

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Ever wonder what you really need in order to truly experience VR at its best? From HMDs to personal computers, the landscape of what you can buy is massive. We list a lot of useful games and experiences that you can combine with your VR experience, but this is...
Is Snapchat Developing AG Glasses? According to an industry insider, Snapchat just joined the Bluetooth Special Interest Group as an adopter. This means Evan Spiegel's social media company will be building Bluetooth-enabled products alongside all those selfie lenses. They have already acquired Looksery and Vergeance Labs. The first is the company behind the facial modification...
SnowWorld and Lt. Brown Lt. Sam Brown survived an IED attack in Afghanistan in 2008, but the experience left him a burn victim. He has endured painful surgery and therapy since his return to the United States. The process is a different kind of battle than what the soldier was trained...
It has been a long dream of the everyday gamer to hold a bow and arrow inside of a game. With Tomb Raider and Crysis 3 playing into the hearts of these gamers, we saw the true marvel of a completely stealthy long range kill. Although, you could also...
So you've ordered your very own VR set, and in a few days, you'll be getting your feet wet in the exciting frontier of virtual reality. But hold your horses there, pilgrim. How ready is your room for VR? Have you planned out a space to set up your...
Virtual reality has been capturing the imagination of thousands upon thousands of people and developers. Presenting new and amazing opportunities, VR helps us immerse ourselves into new worlds, letting us not only see, but interact with them. With further development and new devices on the market, the prospects of...
Are you as confused as we are when it comes to why 360 video hasn't become as epic for fitness as it has the potential to be? With Virtual Reality and 360-degree technology, there's a lot more access to fitness that has been made available to individuals who simply...
Do you like first person shooters, but also need exercise and don't want to give up that time you play with video games? This is perfectly understandable and that's where father.io, the MM-Laser Tag game, comes in to provide you with both. What is Father.io? Father.io is Laser Tag with the...

A Fitter You With VR Gaming!

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Do you think you look like your VR gaming self? Recently, researchers at the University of California, Davis, discovered a link between the appearance of a game player’s avatar and his or her physical performance. The study, published by Jorge Peña, Subuhi Khan, and Cassandra Alexopoulos in the Journal...
If you enjoy shooting aliens out of the sky, getting some extra exercise, and protecting the Earth, welcome to Clandestine Anomaly. This game is one of the few that take into consideration: Data Plans, Player Safety, and Disability. What is Clandestine Anomaly? Clandestine Anomaly is like Starcraft, but for those who...

Treating PTSD with VR

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The homecoming of a soldier evokes images of celebration. Balloons flying in the air, streamers littering the ground, and the open arms of friends and family. But one out of ten soldiers will be coming back to U.S. soil with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They've lived through some of the...
If you have ever wanted to jump in a movie to fight off a zombie horde or if you just like the zombie genre in general, then HordeZ is the perfect game for you. Provided that you have a healthy heart and a real urge to be scared out...
We all sit down too much. We sit at work, we sit at movies, we sit on our couch at night, and we sit down to play our favorite video games. And it's slowly killing us. Our bodies and brains were not meant to sit for extended periods of time. We...